Nancy Davis is editor of HR Magazine.

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The first speaker at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation Thought Leaders Retreat was no longer an HR professional. And no wonder: Padma Thiruvengadam, a vice president of operations at Pfizer Oncology, used an extensive background in human resources to help lead the drug manufacturer’s oncology integration activities during a merger with Wyeth. Then, she moved on. She now drives performance of Pfizer’s oncology business units in the Asia-Pacific and Canada regions, and she offered strong words to HR professionals:

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December 5, 2010

When Georgia Sherrill, PHR, was an HR professional at the store level of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., she focused on the engagement of cashiers, maintenance workers and cart pushers in particular. Maintenance workers keep stores clean, pushers make carts available to every shopper, and cashiers—a vital link—create customers’ final impression before they leave the store.

Sherrill knows about engagement among cashiers firsthand because she started out as a part-time cashier and worked her way into management.

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September 21, 2010