SHRM Annual Conference

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  1. You'll see friends you don't see often enough.  It is possible the NLRB may prohibit H.R. from having friends, so enjoy the friendships while you can.  You might be thinking, “The NLRB cannot regulate HR." Silly rabbit. Friendships among HR professionals could chill concerted activity by employees covered by the NLRA. As logical as.....
June 17, 2014

Is this your FIRST SHRM National Conference? If so, this post is directed to you.  If you have been before you are welcome to review my thoughts, and add any helpful thoughts you might have in the comments section. I am told by a reliable SHRM insider that there will be a session Sunday morning for first time attendees, so you might check on that as an option while you are at registration.

June 4, 2014
The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is once again upon us. Practitioners, recruiters, HR Managers, and anyone who’s anyone will be flocking to the sunny state of Florida June 22-25, 2014. This year should bigger and better before with speakers like Robin Roberts, Mrs. Laura Bush, David Novak, Tom Friedman, and the country musings of Tim McGraw.
May 28, 2014

The 2014 SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is fast approaching, and we have an amazing experience planned for you!

As thousands of attendees prepare to travel to Orlando on June 22, SHRM is working tirelessly to create a world-class conference experience.

If you’re in the human resources profession and you’ve never attended a SHRM Annual Conference, then it’s time to put it on your bucket list.

May 19, 2014
The Wall Street Journal called Andrea Nierenberg a 'networking success story'. She is a master at helping others build their interpersonal skills to create strong connections and build a solid network of business relationships and lifelong customers. Networking is the secret.
May 15, 2014
OK, I realize I am a little late to the party on the SHRM 13 recap.  For the weeks leading up to, and the weeks after, I have learned a lot about empathy and understanding what my employees may be going through from time to time in their personal lives. I will save the empathy and stress management for another post and focus on the SHRM national conference. As a rare conference attendee, my experience in Chicago was one of the more rewarding, humbling experiences I’ve had in a while. 
July 11, 2013

Last week SHRM hosted more than 15,000 members in Chicago, and The SHRMStore offered more than 900 items to choose from. Here are the top 10 best-sellers.

July 8, 2013
CHICAGO--What keeps people from realizing their full potential?
Doubt. Lack of confidence. Lack of preparation and consistently repeating the same mistakes.
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July 5, 2013
SHRM13 has wrapped up and it was honestly the best National SHRM Conference I’ve attended.  The vibe was cool and people seemed to be at ease and engaged at the same time.  Just prior to the Conference kicking off, my good friend, Mark Stelzner, put a challenge out on Facebook to see if anyone could come away from the event with 5 new ideas.
June 25, 2013
This morning HR Professionals across the world catapulted themselves through the office doors full of inspiring new ideas. The SHRM annual conference has concluded, now it is up to us to carry the well-lit torch of knowledge into our organizations. We came to Chicago to learn and share. Through human consensus, however, I can tell you that HR's greatest challenge is ending the stigma!
June 21, 2013
Becoming More.
That was one of the overarching themes of the 2013 SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition.  A theme meant to encourage us, as HR professionals, to think about how we can bring ourselves and our profession to the next level.
June 21, 2013

Wanna see a bunch of HR people cry? Put them in the an expo hall the size of an airplane hanger and put Mr. Blake Mycoskie on stage. We HR folk are often called upon to put our emotions such luck on Monday morning in Chicago!

June 20, 2013

Mark Kelly and Gabby Giffords were our keynote speakers on Wednesday morning at #SHRM13.  Check out what attendees had to say about them...



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June 19, 2013

Daniel Pink was our keynote speaker on Tuesday morning at #SHRM13.  Check out what attendees had to say about him...



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June 18, 2013
I will be joining the #SHRM13 Social Media Team this year at the SHRM Annual Conference in Chicago.  In years past, I worked on an exhibitor booth team.  Here’s my take on the vendor mindset and how you can maximize your exhibitor hall experience. 
By the way, you can meet me at “The Hive” (located in the South Building of McCormick Place in HALL A right next to the SHRMStore) for a social media tutorial:
Monday 2pm - 4pm
June 14, 2013
Every profession has its own words—words that we use and, at times, over use.
When does the use become overuse?  Well, when lots of us are together!
So as we enjoy SHRM’s Annual Conference next week, we need to be careful of HR lingo.  What are some of the words and expressions to avoid?
I have narrowed it down to a “Top 10.”  Out of respect to your colleagues, please avoid:
June 14, 2013
Be sure to check out our SHRM Party Guide and Text ‘SHRM’ to 55678 to receive text alerts and reminders of speakers, parties and other happenings directly to your phone. Jessica proudly supports SHRM and has been a member since 2001. 
June 13, 2013

The most common mantra heard from job search experts around the globe is network, network, network. Job seekers everywhere are given advice over and over about the power and necessity of networking. And I certainly do not disagree. Networking, like so many other things, can be a very powerful piece of a job search strategy. But what do you do at networking events? How do you go about ensuring that you are leaving a lasting impression? I’ve compiled a short list of things you must have at a networking event to be able to work the room properly.

June 11, 2013

Advice has already starting flowing in about what to do while in Chicago for the big event.  In case you missed it: China Gorman provides some excellent advice about maximizing your SHRM Conference experienceJessica Miller-Merrill provides you with the top 10 things to do while you are in Chicago and not going to the conference.  

June 10, 2013