You Better Recognize! (Giving Thanks)

Gratitude shouldn't be reserved for one day of the year. Show gratitude on a regular basis for your work and the people you work with.

Doing the Right Thing: Being a Good (#HR) Person

HR professionals are in a unique position when it comes to the types of information we can be privy to. How do you balance confidentiality with transparency?

#SHRMDIV Day 2: Inclusion Paves the Way for Innovation

I nearly filled an entire notepad on day two of the SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference, feverishly taking notes on everything from business cases to legal considerations to behavioral science. The day kicked off with Dr. Tony Byers discussing The Multiplier Effect of Inclusion. Engaging us with wit, humor and authenticity, Dr. Byers started by sharing a …

#SHRMDIV Day 1 : Change How You Think About Diversity & Inclusion

Despite having to wake up at the crack of dawn, nearly missing my connecting flight and fearing for my life on the taxi ride from the airport,  I FINALLY made it to San Francisco and the SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference in time for the afternoon sessions. At first glance, the two sessions I attended …

Let’s Start with Decency

Lately I have engaged in several conversations (online and IRL) surrounding race, racism, diversity and inclusion, as I'm sure many of you have given today's political and social climate. These conversations have been with friends, colleagues and fellow HR professionals. Thankfully I associate with some pretty intelligent, thoughtful, decent individuals who can discuss heated topics …

MYTH: Teleworkers Aren’t Working

This topic has been on my mind for a while. I'm a huge fan of teleworking. HUGE. Or rather of giving employees the option to telework. It's not for everyone and it doesn't work for everyone- some people need more structure & guidance or don't work well in isolation. It also won't work for every …

Focus on What Matters (#SHRM17 Takeaway)

We only have so much time in a day. What strategies do you use to be as productive as possible?

Your (HR) Voice Matters

Am I the only one who's ever wondered if their voice is really necessary in a sea of HR bloggers?

Should HR Pros Be Held to a Higher Standard?

Is there an expectation that people who work in HR should behave differently than others when outside of work?


SHRM 2017 ended last week and I'm experiencing withdrawal. The people, the sessions, the music, the BEIGNETS! What's not to love? If you missed it, you missed something big. Literally. It was the biggest SHRM conference ever! Between the concurrent sessions, the Smart Stage, the Take 10s and the General Sessions, you could soak up …