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!
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!!
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
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
[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 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
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