True Fact: I used to (and still kind of do) hate networking. It's hard! Walking up to a stranger and trying to make small talk to find out about them and how you both could potentially help each other, has never been my strongest trait. Thankfully, I do have great friends who help me connect… Continue reading Networking for an HRNewbie – 3 Quick Tips If You’re Looking!
We all know these haven't been the best last few weeks for SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) and the President and CEO, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. I've spoken up about my concerns regarding the "partnership" between SHRM and this horrible administration. SHRM came into my life approximately 3 months before I started my official… Continue reading Opinions from the Non-Certified HR Pro
If you attended SHRM18 this past June in Chicago, you know that Microsoft had a major booth with the chance to win a brand new Surface Pro Book! It was a great surprise to many. My Surface Pro has made creating blog post (like this one!) much easier and has eliminated my use of other… Continue reading Connecting With Companies that Matter – #SHRM18 Microsoft Special
If you haven't heard about DisruptHR - The Rebellious Future of HR, you're missing out! I wrote about DisruptHR last August, Creating A Boom in HR - DisruptHR Special, so its funny to me that the event is happening this month! I wasn't sure it would make it to Huntsville anytime soon! Check out the… Continue reading #DisruptHRHSV Is Happening!
Music and road trips are a big part of my life. While my boyfriend and I have been taking 10 hour road trips these past few weeks looking for a car, we've been listening to a lot of music. I don't always agree with rappers or the things they've done in the past or present… Continue reading Inclusion is a Hell of a Drug
Injuries in the workplace can be easy as a small cut or as tough as an employee falling out. Depending on your organization, there are a number of possible work injuries. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, "In 2016, there were approximately 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers"… Continue reading Workplace Injuries – 3 Tips for HR
Welcome to HRJazzy.Blog and the HRCarnival! Here are your tickets to enter the carnival, I hope you have a great time ... I'm so excited to host the HR Carnival this month with the theme of Expanding Your Knowledge, a play off the SHRM18 Conference in Chicago - Expanding Your World. This month, I want to… Continue reading HR Carnival – Expanding Your Knowledge
Heading to SHRM18 I was nervous for multiple reasons. This would be my second year attending, but my first year on the SHRM Blog Squad. I worried I wouldn't be able to keep up with the rest of the crew, Mary Faulkner and Kristina Minyard type REALLY fast. I remember seeing them at SHRM17, it… Continue reading #SHRM18 – Inspiration is All Around You
I'm already missing the SHRM18 Conference in Chicago! So many great memories made and ideas for speaking, hopefully SHRM2020! The conference provided me with so many opportunities for my job and my personal brand (Smirk). It always goes by way too fast, but the amount of knowledge and connections I've gained makes it worth every penny. This… Continue reading #SHRM18 Recap – We’ve Learned, Now We Need to Change
Wow - that is the best way to describe the SOLD OUT SHRM18 Annual Conference! It's the last day, the hardest day, the day when you realize those lessons you've been writing down or tweeting out must be put to work. When you are required to go back to work and for most, teach and… Continue reading #SHRM18 – What Now?