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?
In a week, a complete freaking week, SHRM18 will be starting. Around this time, I will probably be in the SHRM Young Professional Session streaming a little bit for the NotAtSHRM18 crew. I am ready. So, I want you all to get prepared, especially the SHRM Annual First Timers. Listed below are the links to… Continue reading #SHRM18 HRJazzy Blogs to Get You Ready – Expand Your World HR!!
Attention People ... We are officially 9 Days from SHRM18!!!!!!!!! Ok, sorry, had to get that out. My excitement is reaching an all-time high. while I did attend SHRM17 last year, this year holds so much more for me because I'm one of the SHRM18 Bloggers, a SHRM18Steps Challenge Team Captain (HR High Steppers, all… Continue reading #SHRM18, While We’re Partying … They’re Working
Hey HRNewbies, it's been a while since I've addressed a topic for you specifically, but I've had this on my mind a lot lately and feel that it needs to be discussed. A few people have been reaching out regarding questions of what they should do next in the steps to becoming an HR Professional… Continue reading Experience Matters
We are under 25 days away from gathering in Chicago for SHRM18 this year! I'm so excited to be visiting the city and meeting a few of the people I stay connected with throughout the year. While I have a lot of responsibilities this year, besides just having fun, I find it important to make… Continue reading #SHRM18 People to Meet