Posts Tagged SHRM YPAC


Anyone who knows me well knows that I love to support other young professionals on their journeys to learn and grow! I’ve been fortunate on my professional journey, and am passionate about sharing what I’ve learned with others so they can get ahead.

May 11, 2020



For as long as I can remember, I’ve always asked questions. I was lucky to have a parent that indulged and encouraged my curiosity and always treated me as an equal part of every equation. My thoughts and opinions mattered in our house. We lived by the saying “you’ll never know unless…you ask for it or you try it.” However, there came a point when I stopped believing “there’s no such thing as a stupid question.” I believe this happens to many of us.

May 10, 2018

The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition is just around the corner and the YPAC is gearing up for the event! 

What does “YPAC” mean?

June 15, 2015

Please join the SHRM Young Professional Advisory Council (YPAC) for the monthly #SHRMYP Twitterchat at 12 p.m. CST on December 18.

December 9, 2014


Join the SHRM YPAC for the monthly #SHRMYP Twitterchat at 12 p.m. CSTon November 20, 2014.  

The topic this month is “How to Ace Your Interview.”  We are anticipating a great dialog based on the questions listed below.  We look forward to chatting with you!

Q1. What’s the craziest question you’ve been asked?

Q2. Does the first 30 seconds of an interaction really matter? How important is the “firm handshake”?

Q3. The first question a candidate is often asked is “tell me about yourself.”  How long should the answer be?

November 11, 2014


SHRM is shining a spotlight on some amazing young HR professionals!  Meet SHRM Young Professional Mario Martinucci.


Q. What inspires you as an HR professional?

A. What inspires me as an  HR professional is the opportunity to work with a lot of different and talented people at all levels of the organization. At the end of the day, if I know I made a difference for someone I can go home happy. 

Q. What book are you reading right now?

August 26, 2014

Dress codes in the workplace are written (or more often unwritten) rules that dictate what we should and should not wear to work.  With summer coming to a close, many organizations will start to worry less about their dress code policies. 

Dress codes may be put in place to maintain professionalism, identify employees, and/or for safety purposes.  But do cooler temps ALWAYS mean there should be no enforcement of policy or cause for concern?

August 15, 2014

Millennials, those born between 1981 and 2000, face many challenges as young professionals, including negative stereotypes and difficulty finding a job after graduation. They also are considered to be the most financially stressed age group.

August 4, 2014