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
[HRJazzy wrote a blog post a few months ago introducing two great guys who were looking to get into the HR world, read it here > The Break In – Welcoming New HR Young Professionals. Well, I now have an update on one of them and I asked him to write his experience in his own… Continue reading Following Up with An HR Newbie Officially in Training!! [Internships] Guest Post by Alfred Russell, Jr.
I had my first speaking engagement this past Sunday! I was extremely nervous and have been for the past few weeks. What if I didn't provide them with the right amount of information, what if I rambled on and on, what if the presentation messes up? There were so many concerns I had over the… Continue reading Preparing the Future – Speaking in Public
My last vacation of 2017 was pretty amazing. It was my very first real vacation that wasn't over a weekend in the last two years. I can't believe how much rest I got or how much I didn't want to go back to work. Don't get me wrong, I missed my job, and couldn't wait… Continue reading HR – Take A Vacation!
"When you want something, all the universe conspires in helping you to achieve it" - Paulo Coelho Read more at: https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/paulo_coelho_406635 Every January my timeline is flooded with resolutions my peers are aspiring to. For instance, to lose weight, fix their credit, and attempting to find the one yet again. One thing I do not see… Continue reading Getting Unstuck: Creating a Vision Board Guest Post
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?
Retention is another big HR word, you read about it in a lot of blog post, so of course, you're going to read it in mine 🙂 As the #HRNewbie in the office setting, you get to see the company through a fresh pair of eyes. I've said before, don't go into a company and… Continue reading A Young Professionals Guide to Helping Your Boss w/ Employee Recognition
So, let's talk for a bit. I work with a lot of young professionals I'm not trying to point us out, because we definitely don't need another article saying how horrible we are, but I am seeing a problem occurring more frequently in the workplace. There plenty of reasons to leave a job. You've outgrown… Continue reading 3 Reasons Leaving Without Proper Notice Can Hurt You
Young Professionals are making some great changes in this world, hey I don't care if you're upset that we are killing the housing market. Our efforts to make a better workplace comes with teaching our bosses new ways to do things and learning why some of the old ways still work best. In this new… Continue reading A Young Professionals Guide to Leading Your Boss – New Series