#HRSocialHour: Innovation in HR

Another great #HRSocialHour conversation was had on 3/25/18! We had a few people doing some multi-tasking as there was some crazy games in March Madness happening and 60 Minutes decided to air it's interview with Stormy Daniels at the same time. Could we really compete? Yes. Yes we can. We had quite a few first …

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Banning Salary History

As the president of a local SHRM chapter in South Dakota, I have the privilege (?) of receiving legislative updates from our lobbyist. Which is actually rather nice and interesting. Typically, my knowledge of what's going on legislatively in the state has been limited to what others share on Facebook and Twitter (and there's not …

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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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It’s Okay for You to be Wrong

This week was Quarterly Strategic Planning time and we took time to gather off site to work On our business. We had some good conversations and some not-so-good conversations but we got some shit done. We made some revisions to our 3 year plan to clarify a few goals. We revisited our Core Values, we …

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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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Future of HR as told by Jennifer McClure

I was so excited when I found out Jennifer McClure was coming to the annual SE SHRM Safety & Health Conference in Sioux Falls. I knew I needed to attend. I don't believe I've attended in the past because while safety can tend to fall into the HR lap, I’ve found most front line workers …

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Selecting the #RightPerson

So, we've designed our new seat & have come up with an AWESOME marketing plan to attract the right candidate. The candidates should now be banging on our door to work for our fantastic organization - after all, we've shared our culture, our values and we've shared a clear expectation for this role & know …

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