I’m late to this party. But as they say, better late than never. Yesterday was “Tim Sackett Day.” If you’re not familiar with this annual occurrence, it’s the one day a year that the HR blogging community comes together to recognize someone who doesn’t get recognized enough. A leader in the HR space who doesn’t…read more
We’re now past the halfway point of September, and summer officially comes to a close this week. That can only mean that the HR Technology Conference is right around the corner! This year’s event moves back to Chicago from its typical Las Vegas location, and will take place from October 4th – 7th at McCormick…read more
We are now officially less than a week away from the 2015 edition of the HR Technology Conference and I for one am now if full out psyched up mode! Yes, I know I’m an “official blogger” for the show so of course I’d say great things about it, but the truth is, I’ve been a…read more
As Labor Day has now come and gone, and the long and sultry days of summer begin shifting towards the cooler, brisker days of fall, the change in seasons also brings us just a little bit closer to the mecca of all things HR tech related, the annual HR Technology Conference. As we approach what…read more
“”My relationship with the office bully is strained and unproductive. Whenever we interact I get a knot in my stomach.” If you have experienced something similar, you’re not alone. In 2013, The Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI) reported that “35% of the US workforce has experienced workplace bullying” (http://www.workplacebullying.org/individuals/problem/being-bullied/). Bullies yell, spread rumors, roll their eyes…read more
We all have random encounters and some impact us more than others. Inspired by Kristin Kaufman’s book, Is This Seat Taken?, Women of HR share encounters that impacted them.
We are well into the new year now, and I am thinking about HR professionals and what steps we can take to become more strategic, get a seat at the table, and be seen as a strategic partner, and not an administrative task team? Here are 6 ways you can step up your HR game.
When it comes to being a working mom, I often cannot quite tell what exactly I feel so guilty about. Do I regret not having as much time as I would like with my girls? Or am I feeling badly about the fact that I like my job, that it satisfies a core part of my personality, and sometimes my day is actually physically easier when I am sitting at my desk? If the latter, what kind of mother does that make me?
There are some things in life that truly tie us all together. I think that one of them is music!! Seriously, think about it. We can remember a certain song or group that defined high school, college, weddings, etc. Have you got the music in you?
Here in Louisiana we’re mighty proud of our unique and fascinating culture. When designing the overall program content for the 2013 Louisiana SHRM State Conference which will be held on April 8/9 in Baton Rouge, it seemed like a natural fit to explore another type of culture – organizational culture.