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Articles by Heather Kinzie

I had the opportunity to walk around the Exhibitor Hall yesterday and I tried to practice what I preach...have a purpose and don't just wander.

In previous years, I have always scoffed at vendors who offer "canned" training.  As someone who prides herself on her ability to develop and present "in person" training, I have always looked at these organizations as sub-par, beneath me, and not nearly the value of someone who has the ability to adapt her training, interact with her students, etc.

June 23, 2014

Here is a short post...but was inspired this afternoon after being disappointed by people stirring the pot.

I had the pleasure of spending some time with two fantastic HR professionals, Joel Peterson and Enrique Antonio, this afternoon. After catching up with our lives and careers, the conversation turned to professional certification, and the recent decision by SHRM to manage it on its own.

June 22, 2014

It’s about that time!

It’s about time to think about packing.

It’s about time to touch base with friends I haven’t seen in awhile.

And it’s about time to get excited about learning something new.

SHRM 2014 National Conference starts in less than a week, and it’s about time to get prepared for it!

June 18, 2014

How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. - Anne Frank

I have three talents…none of them are bowling.

I have bowled quite a bit in my 44 years; I used to be on a team in my late 20s but that’s mostly because it came with pizza and beer and, to be honest, there wasn’t much else to do in Juneau, Alaska in the wintertime so I thought, “why not bowl…and eat and drink with friends?”  

June 16, 2014