Recently, I was given the opportunity to speak as a panelist for a webinar on The Value and Impact of Recognition on Human Resources Today website, sponsored by impraise, both great websites you should visit! The recording is now available, if you'd like to go back and watch. Recognition in the workplace can hold a… Continue reading Recognition in the Workplace – 4 Steps to Getting It Right
Loyalty is interesting, it comes in many forms. You might be loyal to a relationship, a family member, a friendship, or in this case, an organization. But, what you need to understand is, are they loyal to you? I'm loyal to a fault when it comes to organizations. I think about how my departure will… Continue reading End of the Year Check – Who Is Loyal to YOU?
SHRMLead just finished, it was a wonderful 2 days in Boston meeting great HR Professionals and Speakers. The weather was chilly, the food was delicious, and the conversations flowed. I'm thankful to receive the chance to attend SHRMLead, along with Carlos and Claire, as part of the SHRMLead Bloggers Trio! I decided on my sessions… Continue reading SHRMLead Recap: Connect, Learn, and Share
Making decisions in your career can be very difficult. When you're not sure which road to take, getting others to take a chance on you isn't easy. Over the last few years, younger generations have received a lot of backlash for choosing to leave a company, but not enough credit for realizing what we want… Continue reading Becoming the Best You!
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!
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
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
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?