HR skeptics are still among us. When skeptics band together, they can push HR out of the strategic landscape and devalue HR’s input and proposals outright. So how do we flip the script when we feel unsupported and possibly insecure in our role?
Liz Petersen, SHRM-SCP, is the Quality Manager for the HR Knowledge Center at SHRM. Prior to this role, she worked as a SHRM HR Knowledge Advisor. Liz has a bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a Business minor. She has a master’s degree from University of Maryland University College in Human Resource Management.
Liz has over 25 years of HR experience and the SHRM Senior Professional Certification. Prior to SHRM, Liz worked as an Outsourced HR Manager for several small and medium-sized organizations in multiple industries including technology, engineering, hospitality, retail, service, construction, healthcare, manufacturing, etc. She also worked as an in-house HR Manager and Director in the manufacturing industry.
Liz is lives in Oceanside, CA with her husband. She has one daughter finishing college this spring. In her free time, Liz is discovering a love for painting, hacking away on golf courses, doing anything water or beach-related, watching Seahawk and Steeler football, and trying to earn a green thumb.