If you’ve been following my blog, you would know that I have a goal to run 1000 miles in 2017. To date, I’ve run 886 miles. Much like the format of last quarter’s update, here are some observations from Q3: My running is still a habit. It’s as much a part of my week as sleeping … More 3rd Quarter Goal Update
Just when you thought using sports references in the workplace was bad, the NFL was thrown right into our living rooms, timelines, and water coolers thanks to the excessive attention brought to it by the POTUS. There are people boycotting and protesting the NFL for their discriminatory hiring practices of a back-up QB. Others are … More Stand Up for Those Taking a Knee
For years, I have written thoughts and ideas in the Notes section of my phone. I had aspirations of writing a blog and I also liked to capture my thoughts on topics that looked interesting. These thoughts would be reactions to current events or topics in the HR space. At the time, I didn’t have … More The Need For Strong HR Leadership
The first full day of the ILSHRM conference is in the books and it did not disappoint. It was a jam-packed day of content that got started with an inspirational message from Mallory Weggemann. She shared her inspirational journey and successes as a paraolympian. It’s a story of perseverance and determination and really set the … More #ILSHRM17 Day One Recap
Today is the first full day of the Illinois SHRM State conference. Over 600 HR professionals from all over the state are gathered in Oak Brook, Illinois to take time away from work and families to learn more about HR and hone their craft. Many are here for the recertification credits, and that’s ok. Many … More #ILSHRM17 Officially Kicks Off
It’s game day. No, not the epic matchup between the Colts and the Browns. It’s ILSHRM game day. And I’m jacked. I know, I know, you’re wondering why I’m so excited to attend an HR conference starting on a Sunday that takes me away from making pancakes for my family. I’m excited because I get … More No Pancakes. Just #ILSHRM17
This weekend, I’ll be attending, and participating in, the Illinois SHRM state conference. This will be my 6th straight conference and it’s one of my favorite. While I have attended many HR conferences, including a few SHRM National conferences, the IL SHRM state conference is the most meaningful to me. I first attended ILSHRM in 2012 … More #ILSHRM17 and More!