SHRM: Networking & Twitter Chats

When I first came on to the professional world, I heard a lot of talk about Networking. You need to Network. It's good for your career. It will help you find your *dream job*. But it always seemed so complicated and for someone else. I was never quite sure how it applied to me. I'd, …

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#HRSocialHour We are Thankful!

What a fantastic conversation we had to close out the long Thanksgiving Holiday weekend (at least for those of us in the US). I really enjoyed spending a little extra time with my #HRSocialHour / #HRTribe on Twitter. Jon & I have a few things brewing for 2018, so we are so thankful for everyone …

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#SHRMVLS Final Day!

After a phenomenal "continental" breakfast (which included breakfast pizza & smoothies!), I was stuck deciding between Ignite - a DisruptHR type of session listing to other HR leaders like Steve Browne, John Baldino, Melissa DeVore, Rose Morales, [and 4 others whose names I'm trying to find!!] -- and a session on "Delivering a WOW Membership …

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Are You Ready to Step Out? #HRSocialHour

We had another successful Twitter chat on Sunday. I loved chatting about our HR/professional groups and seeing what others are doing. The chatter moved fairly quickly; I'm glad I've got the Storify to go back to, so I can remember who brought up which topic or question for follow up. I spent last week at …

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Learning from Fictional Leaders #HRSocialHour

As an HR professional, it is sometimes hard to suspend disbelief when it comes to some HR issues I see on TV. I don’t know any HR professionals who can watch Michael Scott or Jan Levinson (US) or David Brent (UK) from the Office without cringing. On the other side, Nick Fury from the Avengers …

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#DisruptHRBrookings: the day after train of thoughts

DisruptHR Brookings was last night. I spent most of the night telling people I was: overwhelmed, proud, humbled, blown away. We had 102 people check in. That did not include the 11 speakers and 6 committee members. The room was set up for 100. People were standing in the cocktail area watching the talks. Not …

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