#HRSocialHour Twitter Chat 7/12 7 pm ET: Small Business HR

According to the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council, 99.7% of businesses have fewer than 500 workers and employ 46.8% of private sector employees. Small businesses accounted for 61.8% of net new jobs from the first quarter of 1993 until the third quarter of 2016. So small businesses make up a large part of the employment …

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#NotAtSHRM20!! Join us!

If not for COVID, I would be traveling to San Diego today. There would be brunches and lunches, and coffees and cocktails. We’d be hugging, laughing and learning together. But alas, we are not. At least not together! We STILL get the cocktails, laughing & learning! Jon and I are partnered with Paycor to do …

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#NotAtSHRM20: a Twitter Chat

In February, our usual plans for SHRM changed. With SHRM changing their plans for the blog squad, Jon & I decided to take advantage of the situation and were introduced a sponsor, Paycor, (thanks to Jennifer McClure) which would definitely take our SHRM national conference experience to a different level. And then, COVID. Things were …

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#HRSocialHour Chat about Employee Perks

This may seem an odd time to talk about Employee Perks -- after all don't we have more important things to worry about than those little extra things we share with our employees? Perks can be more than just donuts in the break room or tickets to a Dave Matthews concert. The perks you share …

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Recruiting During a Recession

While there is a lot of talk about how we are in ‘unprecedented times’, some of us have been here before. A couple of times actually. Yes, this is the first pandemic of the modern working world, but we have been through recessions in recent history. In my working lifetime, I’ve been through 2: after …

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Racism & Microaggressions, an #HRCommunity Chat

I am always up for a good Twitter Chat! So when my friend Wendy Kelly put out that she wanted to lead a chat on racism & microaggressions, I knew I wanted to help. It’s not easy to lead a chat and I wanted this one to be successful. https://twitter.com/wendymshrmphr/status/1266044214007271425?s=21 Please join us 6/2 at …

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Mental Health Awareness Chat

Even thought we try to keep things light on the #HRSocialHour chats, sometimes, we do dig a little deeper. As it's #MentalHealthAwareness month and we are still in the middle of a crisis, this felt like the right time to talk about mental health in the work place. It was a great conversation, it was …

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