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!
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
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
Respect In the Workplace – Being vocal on this workplace topic shouldn't be left up to HR, but we should start the conversation and keep it going, especially in this current political climate of the world. Geoffrey is bringing something different to SHRM presentations by having a theater-based session, and it’s one I’m very excited… Continue reading #SHRM18 Q&A With Speaker Geoffrey Scheer – Respect In the Workplace
I'm not sure if my HRJazzy Readers have heard or not, but, little ole me will be co-hosting this Wednesdays #SHRMNextchat on Twitter with the new SHRM CEO and President Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. Check out all the details here and hopefully, you can join in! HRNewbies is a strong passion of mine because I'm… Continue reading HRNewbies – An Experience of a Lifetime!
You'd think this is something I wouldn't need to write about, but unfortunately, I do. I've said it many times that SHRM18 will be big and the McCormick Place is even bigger! With that comes the need to have volunteers to help us find our way. The SHRM17 Volunteers helped me so much while I… Continue reading #SHRM18 First Time Attendee? Be Nice
Welcome back to the SHRM18 First Time Attendee Series, this time around I want to talk with you about the different sessions of SHRM18. Before my first conference last year, I was confused as to what I could and could not attend (I have the biggest fear of walking into a room and not belonging,… Continue reading #SHRM18 First Time Attendee? Sessions, Sessions Everywhere!
Hey all! It's time for a check-in, I haven't been blogging as much because I was finishing up my final course and preparing for a move! But, thankfully, that didn't stop you from checking out the HRJazzy Blog and a few projects I was able to get to. So, what has been going on?? School!… Continue reading Catching Up With HRJazzy
I was talking to a friend the other day, they wanted to know if any HR positions were available in our area. I first referred them to Northern Alabama Society of Human Resources (NASHRM), one because I'm trying to increase our membership and two ... we're awesome, duh. Anyway, I informed them of a few… Continue reading Should You Leave?
Wow, this is the 50th Blog Post for HRJazzy ... Dance! In HR we talk a lot about getting the "buy in" from leadership, it's in almost every discussion, just like getting a seat at the table. I've been talking to one of my HR friends and he's been discussing the problem of holding management… Continue reading Holding Management Accountable … At least for Paperwork