#SHRM 17- Report on Patrick Lencioni

by Michael Haberman June 29, 2017

Tweet Day three of the conference started off with a keynote address by Patrick Lencioni, the author of the book The Ideal Team Player and founder of The Table Group. His presentation was very interesting and I have tried to capture the high points below. The old model Lencioni started off by telling us that […]

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#SHRM17 Entertainment night

by Michael Haberman June 28, 2017

Tweet I am focusing on the entertainment on Tuesday night in this post. I don’t always go to the entertainment, but given it was New Orleans and it was Harry Connick, Jr. (and the fact that my wife was with me) we went and enjoyed. Connick is a multi-faceted personality and entertainer. He was certainly […]

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#SHRM17 Report- Technology and background checks: An Interview with First Advantage

by Michael Haberman June 27, 2017

Tweet This year at #SHRM17 I was focusing more on future views and technology such at Artificial Intelligence (AI) and what companies were doing to incorporate these advances in technology. Last year at #SHRM16 I interviewed Michael Pilnick of First Advantage. In that interview I had asked Pilnick what he saw as the challenges his […]

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How HR Leaders Can Promote Better Workplace Safety

by Michael Haberman June 26, 2017

Tweet This post is brought to you by my friends at SocialMonsters.org. I am a big believer in having a culture of saftey and HR can play a big role in that. This June, Wisconsin-based employer Ashley Furniture Industries reached a $1.75 million settlement with the Department of Labor that requires the company to improve […]

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Future Friday: Lessons from the SHRM conference

by Michael Haberman June 23, 2017

Tweet I have just returned from the SHRM17 conference that was held in New Orleans. With hundreds of sessions and over 17,000 attendees it was a busy time. I looked for themes while attending sessions, conducting interviews, and visiting vendors. Naturally compliance was a major issue, as it always is. Vendors were interested in showing […]

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Report from Day 3 of #SHRM17

by Michael Haberman June 21, 2017

Tweet Tuesday at #SHRM17 started off with a rousing presentation from Patrick Lencioni, CEO  The Table Group. Patrick’s theme was selecting the right team. He had a great deal of information but the information that I thought was most important to record was his advice on selecting the right team. He said: We need to stop […]

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Day two report from the #SHRM conference

by Michael Haberman June 20, 2017

Tweet The day started off for many attendees with attending a 7 am session. I am not that ambitious this year, but it was interesting walking by the various session rooms hearing snippets of wisdom as I walked by. My first session was the general session where we learned that this is the second biggest […]

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A Report from #SHRM17- Kat Cole the REAL Wonder Woman

by Michael Haberman June 19, 2017

Tweet The opening session of #SHRM17 was held today. People scrambling to register, others looking a might peaked from a night on Bourbon Street Saturday night. We met in the main hall to the music of Irwin Mayfield playing Satchmo on the trumpet. He said the rules for our time in New Orleans was to […]

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Future Friday from the Archive: Don’t let today get in the way of tomorrow

by Michael Haberman June 16, 2017

Tweet I had a student ask me the other day about how she can further her HR career. It reminded my of this post. If you are going to be at #SHRM17 in New Orleans, watch for me, I can be found at the Bloggers Lounge or in a session. I read an interesting post […]

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Carnival of HR: It’s all about SHRM17

by Michael Haberman June 15, 2017

Tweet Next week is #SHRM17. I will be in attendance. To recognize #SHRM17 this month’s Carnival of HR is hosted by Melissa Fairman. She is encouraging you to follow the conference via social media if you cannot attend in person. In the meantime she posted this set of blogs to spark your interest in some […]

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