Anthony Paradiso

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Anthony Paradiso is a HRBP/Senior Account Executive with Industrial U.I. Services, who specializes in unemployment insurance cost control.  He is also a Senior Consultant with Point Made Learning.  Anthony is very active with SHRM, as the Diversity & Inclusion Co-Chair for the Garden State Council-SHRM (GSC-SHRM), as well as being the Director of Diversity & Inclusion with the North Jersey-Rockland SHRM chapter.  Additionally, he is the GSC-SHRM Conference Social Media Chair and is an active member with NYC SHRM.  Anthony regularly blogs for SHRM and attended #SHRM18 in Chicago as a #SHRM18Blogger.  He is also the Bergen County Human Relations Commissioner and in the Good Neighbours Toastmasters club.  Anthony received his BA from Binghamton University and his MS in Human Relations & Business from Amberton University and has his SHRM-CP Certification.  If you would like to contact Anthony, please email him at, follow him on Twitter @allthingzap, and connect on LinkedIn.


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September 26 is #HumanResourceProfessionalDay. 

Every day, HR professionals positively impact the lives of employees in workplaces around the world and contribute to the business strategy that allows their organizations to compete, grow and thrive. 

We asked our bloggers to share their HR stories.

Why did you choose a career in HR?

September 26, 2019



December 3, 2018



(Left – Right) Paula Harvey, Anthony Paradiso, Michelle Kohlhof, SHRM CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., Mary Williams, & SHRM Board Chair, Coretha Rushing

July 6, 2018




We are what feels like seconds away from the SHRM18 Conference. 

June 15, 2018




This will be my last blog before SHRM18.  I wanted to share my experience with Diversity Stride 2018:

June 11, 2018


I had the great privilege to present an unconscious bias presentation with Judy Elliott-Pugh, SHRM-CP, PHR, MBA.  Judy and I are the Diversity & Inclusion Co-Directors with the Garden State Council-SHRM (GSC-SHRM).  We presented to the North Jersey-Rockland SHRM Chapter.  We wanted to explore unconscious bias by discussing what it is and how we address it in our everyday lives and in our workplaces.

May 30, 2018



Attending the 2018 NYC SHRM Conference on April 27th, 2018 was a great experience.  The conference concentrated on three-core elements, Focus –Align – Transform.  HR was surely at its best!  This was an event that certainly was not worth missing and definitely improved us professionally.

May 14, 2018

It was a great pleasure to interview, Dan Schawbel, Partner & Research Director, with Future Workplace.  Dan is a New York Times Bestselling Author, Recognized on several lists including Forbes & Inc.

March 1, 2018


by Anthony Paradiso and Todd Cohen


When faced with terminating an employee, it’s sometimes a struggle for employers to know the nuances of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) system. As they go through the complicated UI process, they should be sure they don’t make any of these employer mistakes:

January 11, 2018


I hope everyone had a nice holiday season and I also wish you a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year!  2017 was a great year for me.  I really have enjoyed and learned so much as the Diversity & Inclusion Co-Director with the Garden State Council SHRM (GSC-SHRM).  This year, I am also the Diversity & Inclusion Director for the North Jersey-Rockland SHRM Chapter, as well as the GSC-SHRM 2018 Conference Social Media Chair.  All good things and all offer great learning experiences. 

January 4, 2018



The 2017 SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Expo in San Francisco was without a doubt an amazing experience that I will never forget.  SHRM posted my first blog about the conference on October 24. This is my second blog about the conference. 

October 26, 2017

Attending the SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference & Expo has truly been an amazing experience.  I first must thank the Garden State Council SHRM (GSC-SHRM) for sending myself and my Co – Chair to this amazing conference.  It has been nothing but a fantastic learning experience.

October 24, 2017