Editorial Note: Keeping with tradition, we are bring you new talent first, all the time. Today it is our friend and supporter Janelle Rodriguez, PHR, SHRM-CP. Her complete bio is at the end of this wonder article.   Are you new to human resources? Transitioning from another career?  Do feel over your head? Not to…

I recently returned from a Society for Human Resource Management conference in San Diego called the “SHRM Regional Council Business Meeting”.  On twitter we adopted the hashtag #SHRMBiz.  Those in attendance were State Council Directors from all 50 states, the Director Elects and the Workforce Readiness Chairs as well.  In total, there was about 130…

Today’s post is about creativity, something many of us in Human Resources  could us a little more of.  Sadly much of my creativity has been overtaken by 941’s,  1099’s, WH381s and the like.  Today I am recycling something from the past. In 2012 my youngest son was a recent graduate from college and had not…

“I’ll be your baby, I’ll be your score, I’ll run the gun for you and so much more.” “Tumble 4 Ya” – Culture Club   It’s Culture Month here at PIC, and as much as I wish it meant we were celebrating Culture Club, it actually means we are tackling Workplace Culture. So much has been…

Gamify That Training Process After reading my colleague – coconspirator and PIC mate, Janine Truitt’s article “Building Training Programs for Effective Learning and Development” I was inspired. You see in my practitioner days my major responsibility was training and development. I loved it. I got a buzz out of making the old process new, better…

*Part of our micro blogging series where we share our point of view on certain topics. Today Sarah Williams and Chris Ponder II tackle anonymous accounts, HR, bashtagging and indecent behavior on SM* Sarah Williams- When I started writing my blog 2 years ago, I chose to write under a pen name because my employer…

*Part of our micro blogging series where we share our point of view on certain topics. Today Janine and Chris tackles anonymous accounts, bashtagging and enablers* Chris Fields – Anyone who knows me or read any of my articles knows that I love HR and hate to see it devalued and embarrassed. But in this…

This week is #SHRM13 in Chicago, Illinois, and with the number of bloggers who will be sharing their experiences this week via Twitter and/or their blog, Performance I Create is going to stall this week on new content to allow you plenty of time to read the #SHRM content. We will pick back up with…

This week is #SHRM12 in Atlanta, Georgia, and with the number of bloggers who will be sharing their experiences this week via Twitter and/or their blog, Performance I Create is going to stall this week on new content to allow you plenty of time to read the #SHRM content. We will pick back up with…

Today began the first day of the Louisiana SHRM (#LASHRM12) conference here in New Orleans and as I reflect back on the first day, a lot of thoughts come to mind:  exciting, innovative, engaging, refreshing, enlightening, fun, and informative. So many thoughts come to mind because I can honestly say it has been a while…