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Andrew Morton is SHRM's Director of Social Media Engagement 

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Preview of this week’s #Nextchat with special guest Christine Porath

March 26, 2018


Why you need to connect with the #SHRM18Blogger Team!

I’ve been working with bloggers for over a decade now, across 4 continents and 3 separate careers.  They are passionate, if not persistent- and fiercely loyal to their following.  Yet, what I found above and beyond all the other personality traits is that they are- to put it as simply as I can- good at what they do. 

March 14, 2018


While in Chicago for the SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition site visit I had an opportunity to sit down and talk to blogger, podcaster, U.S. Navy Veteran, and HR Director Tony Zamora.  Here’s our discussion on what it’s like to be a SHRM18blogger, practicing HR and what’s the best pizza in his home town.  



February 26, 2018


Two of the most important skills the military gave me!

October 23, 2017


Thoughts before heading to the SHRM Leadership Development Forum

September 29, 2017

Photo Copyright: National Football League (NFL) High School Expereinceship

May 11, 2017



“What do you do?” A seemingly innocuous question we ask and are all asked so many times in our adult lives.  At a party, on an airplane, when meeting someone for the first time- it’s the “icebreaker” that helps understand, or perhaps even define each other.  But what’s struck me through the years- particularly since I’ve retired from the military- is what I reveal to and about myself in the answering. 

January 31, 2017

The former- POW’s equally inspiring journey after combat 

In March 2003 our nation’s conscious was fixated on the start of military operations in Iraq.  Tens of thousands of our troops marched to Baghdad and beyond, and one of those Soldiers was Army Private First Class Jessica Lynch.  While many may recall the former POW’s harrowing and inspirational story of courage and commitment, her journey and dedication to service after the military is equally heroic. 

November 11, 2016


Veteran’s Day- A great opportunity to watch some seriously inspirational films.  From John Wayne’s “The Longest Day” to Tom Hanks’ “Saving Private Ryan” these movies inspire generations, and while I certainly have enjoyed those and many others through the years, there’s one particular movie and very specific scene that hits me harder than all the rest- and it takes place in a cereal aisle. 

November 11, 2016
Like many of you- so much of my life’s lessons have been informed by my experience with sports. Intestinal fortitude, teamwork, and humility (a hard and often experienced one) all quickly come to mind. Yet, what struck me yesterday as I watched my oldest son’s soccer game was how a group of 8th grade girls and boys, all playing on the same field is more powerful than any lesson more than 40-years of sports taught me. 
October 7, 2016