In this season of our new normal of pandemic challenges, the great resignation, and global unrest, I invite you to ask for what you need, then act like you deserve it. You need and deserve SHRM21!
The 2019 SHRM Annual Conference and Expo rejuvenated me and my career. How? Inspirational moments with excited attendees, experts, speakers sponsors and expo vendors.
Excited Attendees: The new HR practitioners brought unmatched curiosity and enthusiasm. The seasoned HR Professionals shared a global perspective, lived experience and tenacity for breakthrough sustainable change.
Experts and Speakers: The experts and speakers imparted nuggets of wisdom that oftentimes kept me thinking well beyond the session.
Sponsors and Expo Vendors: All shared tools, systems and support to enrich the employee experience.
Your Call to Action
Sign-up for SHRM21 Virtually or in-person at least two people from your organization. Why? There are so many events it’s best to divide and conquer
Identify Your development opportunities share with your supervisor your professional goals as you participate in the conference. I built my business case to attend based upon areas that were identified for growth and performance goals.
Identify your team’s development opportunities if you have direct reports or you are a functional leader, seek out resources that will help you and your team. From SHRM19, I was able to share some outstanding information regarding Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) which continues to pay benefits daily.
Identify Your Organization’s Strategic Priorities what content could be most beneficial for your clients and the total organization. As an HR Director, I was able to share data-based actionable business insights on retention and more. My clients and leadership team were pleased.