Summer interns come and go, and some are so wonderful that you feel the need to write about them.
This summer, I had the pleasure of working with Lindsey Allen. Lindsey is the social media summer intern in the Public Affairs Department and, as a soon-to-be senior at Virginia Tech, she will be leaving SHRM on Aug. 21. She helped manage the We Know Next campaign this summer, among several other projects within the department -- and she is awesome.
Lindsey is pleasant, professional, conscientious and super smart. She has an excellent work ethic. Of course she’s a fast-learner and...
At the 2011 SHRM national conference, former SHRM President Susan Meisinger chaired a session entitled, “10 Things Your CEO Will Never Tell You but HR Needs to Know.” Why wouldn’t a CEO be compelled to tell the head of HR what they tell others who sit around the table? Why, why, why?
The core issue seems to be one of HR having both a longstanding identity problem and a fairly widespread public relations problem.
"That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain” –Hamlet.
#NextChat will answer the tough...
As almost everyone now knows, Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook. She is also the author of the ground-breaking book, Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead .
I have read the book twice. Simply put, I think it is a brilliant manifesto for women and men alike.
Yet, the acclaim is not universal. To the contrary, the book has been met with some hot criticism.
Perhaps I project onto Sandberg what I want to see, but I suspect that she would welcome the critical analysis. Remember, she closes her book by saying: “My goal is not...
- August hiring rates will be strong. A net of 49.9 percent of manufacturers will add jobs in August, and a net of 35.1 percent of service-sector companies will grow payrolls during the month.
- Recruiting difficulty increased in July. Difficulty in recruiting ...