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SHRM and CHCI Explore Technology and Future of Work at NYC Panel



“It is people, not machines, who will build tomorrow’s greatest organizations,” according to SHRM Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff Emily M. Dickens.

On October 17, Dickens (pictured far left) led a panel discussion on “Innovation, Automation and the Future of the Workforce” as part of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) Regional Event series at S&P Global Headquarters in New York City. She spotlighted SHRM’s work on reskilling and upskilling the workforce, the need for HR to innovate even faster than the workplace, the impact of technology...


#Nextchat RECAP: HR's Role in Organizational Change

On October 24, @shrmnextchat chatted with 2018 SHRM Young Professional Council members Amanda Brunson (@theHRPanda), Andrew Marcotte (@andrewpmarcotte) and Schyler Houck (@SchylerHouck) about HR's Role in Organizational Change.

If you missed this excellent chat filled with great tips and advice, you can read all the tweets here:





SHRM Surprises National Down Syndrome Society with Donation


To mark National Disability Employment Awareness Month, SHRM supports efforts to expand the talent pool for jobs, including with people with Down syndrome


ATLANTA, Oct. 24, 2018 — Given the most competitive job market in decades, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) actively advocates for employers to expand the pool of people considered for employment. Today, SHRM recognized the progressive work of the National Down Syndrome Society with a surprise to the organization to further its #DSWORKS® Employment Program. 

A donation, announced by SHRM Corporate Secretary and Chief of Staff Emily Dickens, was made at SHRM’s national...


An Interview with SHRM President & CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. #SHRMDIV

Career Diversity Is a Builder – In Today’s Increasingly Diverse Workforce and Economy, Embrace it.

As a former NCAA Student-Athlete, no day was the same, each opponent created a new challenge as did a rigorous academic schedule and no season nor semester was like the previous one.  This experience prepared me to be adaptive, prepared and embracing towards new opportunities throughout my career path. 

I currently serve in a myriad of roles – I’m a Dad, husband, an Employee and Brand Ambassador for a leading tech company (ManTech International), a Public Affairs Officer in the Navy Reserves, Professor, Mentor,...


#SHRMDIV – How Do You Get People to Talk?


brandonDay One of the 2018 SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference began with a keynote address from Brandon Stanton, creator of the wildly popular (it reaches 25 million people) blog, Humans of New York. I’m a fan of the site because I like hearing/reading people’s stories. Everyone has one. I care about people so it would follow that I care about their stories.

If you’re not familiar with Humans...


Diversity Analytics: You Need Macro Numbers to Improve Results #SHRMDIV

This week I am in Atlanta for the SHRM Diversity Conference. I had the opportunity to speak on bias, HR technology, and how AI might be able to help us avoid some of our biased tendencies (if we can keep the bias out of the systems themselves). It was a great session because the audience was more than willing to kick in ideas on how to solve for a variety of problems in the D&I arena.tie wang jones ikea...


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