Future Friday: The use of Artificial Intelligence in HR

On Wednesday, January 23rd, there was an online discussion of the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in human resources. The lead for the discussion was Ben Eubanks who is the author of the book Artificial Intelligence for HR: Use AI to Support and Develop a Successful Workforce, which has been recently released. (I will be …

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Future Friday: The Workflex in the 21st Century Act

Yesterday I participated in a #NextChat for SHRM that was hosted by the legislative team of SHRM. We talked about a lot of issues, and believe me, there are a lot of issues that HR pros think should be addressed with Congress. One of the areas discussed is the WorkFlex in the 21st Century Act …

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The Workflex in the 21st Century Act: Workflex Options

Yesterday I covered the compensable time options of the Workflex Act, in other words, the paid time off option. However, the Act is more than just a PTO program, it also includes, in fact, requires, options to have employees have the ability to have some flexibility in their work schedules. Possible options All employers involved …

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The Workflex in the 21st Century Act: Some of the details

On January 30th I wrote What is the Workflex in the 21st Century Act? as an introduction to a bill in the House of Representatives that the Society for Human Resources Management  (SHRM) is supporting. I think is certainly worthy of consideration by employers. If you have not read my overview of the bill click …

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Report from #SHRM15

The keynote address to kick of the Monday at SHRM15 in Vegas was Marcus Buckingham. What a great presentation. I will be posting more about his work later. I plan on reading his book. Buckingham talks about employee engagement, but in a different manner than the normal discussion. A few tweetable moments I captured include: …

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SHRM Atlanta Annual Conference

I will be tweeting and blogging from the SHRM Atlanta annual conference. This will be a great conference. The Monday keynote is one of the true super stars in HR today, Jennifer McClure, of Unbridled Talent. Other session will include presentations by Dwane Lay, Robin Schooling, Paul Hebert, Eric Winegarten, Matt Charney and many more. …

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Future Friday: Advice for Future HR Professionals

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5mq0TQQ4PI[/youtube] A friend and colleague, Bill Ramsey, asked me the other day what I would tell a high school senior, who had expressed an interest in human resources, about what they should be doing to prepare for a career in HR. He thought I would be challenged by this since I write about future HR. …

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One big reason to attend the 2013 Tennessee SHRM Conference

What do Nashville, Middle Tennessee SHRM, and social media have in common? The answer is me! I got a call from my friend Chris Fields a couple of weeks ago. He needed a hand. Big time HR guru and social media expert Michael Vandervort had a change in his schedule that made it impossible for …

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#SHRM13 – One Heck of a Conference

  I have just returned from spending most of the week in Chicago attending the 65th annual conference for the Society for Human Resources Management. It was one heck of a conference. Technology problems I had hoped to have several blog posts per day. Unfortunately I had a glitch in getting to my blog site. …

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SHRM Advice Day

  I have been a member of SHRM back to the days of ASPA, the American Society of Personnel Administrators. It was located in Berea, Ohio at that time. I have seen the organization undergo a tremendous amount of change during that period. Some of it I was happy to see and some I was …

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