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
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
The end of the year is near, only 13 days away! You've worked hard to land the job, internship, network, reach a goal, gain a certification, & for some, simply make it day by day. In your career journey, I'm sure there have been a few people who've helped you along the way. A coworker,… Continue reading A Year of Work Deserves A Moment of Thanks
We have a lot of information at our hands on a daily basis and it's not just the employee records. Companies have trade secrets that only a few people are allowed to know, they have financial records that are private, money rules that we follow and so much more. It is important when you're coming… Continue reading 3 Pieces of Sensitive Information – How Are You Keeping the Records HR?
Let’s start by understanding that business causal has changed over the years, but I don’t think it has ever reached the point where t-shirt and jeans are acceptable. In this post, I’m going to give you a few pointers on what business casual should mean to a young professional. When you’re prepared for success, success… Continue reading 3 Business Casual Tips for a Young Professional
Well, at least about HR. College is all about the years you have fun and learn just enough to land a job. The problem is, just enough, isn't the best information. There a lot of Young Professionals in every profession who have to learn as they go, about way too many basic functions of our field.… Continue reading Things You Might Not Learn In College
Well, let's be upfront, this isn't how to get your boss to give you a raise. The end of the year is coming faster than I can even believe. Certain plans are getting wrapped up and budgets for next year are being created. Now is the time to get your goals into the company for… Continue reading Convincing Your Boss .. Conference Season
Ok, first question, are HRPros actually willing to throw coffee at someone if there is no possible way to make another cup? I've been binge watching Blacklist lately, great show you should check it out, so of course, I had to write a blog about HR and the show! I'm sure there are a lot of… Continue reading HR Blacklist – Lessons from A Show
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