Top 5 Things to Do at SHRM

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When you ask folks about their favorite time of year, you probably expect to hear things like the holiday season, summer, or Halloween. But if you’re asking someone in Human Resources, you might be surprised to hear them say “SHRM season!” There’s good reason for that. In less than a week, HR professionals from all […]

Flying the Friendly—and Safe—Skies

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Each time we fly, it’s SOP to be screened by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to help ensure no passenger will pose a threat to any other passenger, the aircraft, or its crew. So we board with confidence, secure in the knowledge every individual on board has passed this multi-check safety screen. But what about […]

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5 Ways Hiring Seasoned Employees Spices Up Your Workplace

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There’s a lot of literature out there concerning diversity and the consequences of bias in hiring. There’s a good reason for that of course; minority groups are disproportionately affected by bias of all types, but bias isn’t limited to minority groups. The amount of articles telling folks how to job-hunt and combat age-bias after 50 […]

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The Thank You Note that Launched a Thousand Tweets

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Earlier this month, Business Insider published an article that caused quite a stir on Twitter and left a lot of people scratching their heads. You probably already know the one I’m talking about. It’s the one where a hiring professional stated that if a candidate doesn’t send a thank you note after the interview, that […]