Philly SHRM News is articles that the Philly SHRM chapter creates to provide highly specialized information to the Human Resource audience. Each article is jam-packed with resourceful content to assist in the growth of your career. If you are interested in submitting an article or placing an ad in our newsletter please contact us.

Current Thought Leadership Articles

Thought Leadership Articles: 2020

  • December 10, 2020
    Showing Up to Discuss Race, Racism, and Human Resources
    By: Katie Calabrese
    At its annual Symposium on September 25, the Philly SHRM community had the good fortune to participate in a breakout session with Melissa DePino and Michelle Saahene of From Privilege to Progress (“FPTP”) a national movement to desegregate the public conversation about race. The conversation was moderated by Philly SHRM Board Member Jameel Rush, who formerly served as Philly SHRM’s President and is currently the VP of Diversity and Inclusion at Aramark. What follows is an overview of the September 25 discussion. View more…
  • September 10, 2020
    5 Workplace Predictions and How These Redefine the Employee Experience
    By Arden Harper“[An] HR Analyst’s job really is keeping up with everything,” presenter George LaRocque pointed out, when asked about what HR Analysts really do in their job. COVID-19 has shown that employee experience is everything. Amidst the upheaval of the workplace, LaRocque tuts that he’s seen “a great disconnect in many areas,” as companies explore the uncertain world of trusting employees to get work done at home, often without support they’re accustomed to. This has led to an evolution of HR departments to adjust.   View more…
  • May 4, 2020
    Interview: One Look at the Impact of COVID-19 on HR
    By Mike Wiley & Melissa Sims
    To gain further insight on the impact of COVID-19 on our Human Resources profession, the following are interview highlights conducted by Melissa Sims, Thought Leadership VP at Philly SHRM, and Mike Wiley, President of Chane Solutions, a Nationwide Talent Acquisition & Recruiting Solutions firm headquartered in the Philadelphia, PA area.  
    View more…

All Thought Leadership Articles

Dec 22, 2020

Showing Up to Discuss Race, Racism, and Human Resources

Written by: Katie Calabrese At its annual Symposium on September 25, the Philly SHRM community had the good fortune to participate in a breakout session with Melissa DePino and Michelle Saahene…

View More »
Sep 10, 2020

5 Workplace Predictions and How These Redefine the Employee Experience

Written by: Arden Harper Based on attendance at Philly SHRM’s August 5, 2020 Virtual Discussion and Debate between Founder and Principal Analyst at HRWins, George LaRocque, and Culture Evangelist at Culture…

View More »
May 11, 2020

Interview: One look at the impact of COVID-19 on HR

Interview: One look at the impact of COVID-19 on HR By: Mike Wiley and Melissa Sims To gain further insight on the impact of COVID-19 on our Human Resources profession, the following…

View More »
May 04, 2020

Why Is Data Collection Important for HR?

Why Is Data Collection Important for HR? By: Arden Harper Modern life runs on data. Every decision made for and by us is structured by data. Nearly all business decisions are made…

View More »
Feb 27, 2020

Create an Employee Experience Like Mr. Rogers

by Arend Boersema, PHR, SHRM-CP September 2019 “It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood” might not be the first thing you think of when you arrive at work on a Monday morning

View More »
Dec 18, 2019

No Way Out: A Returning Citizen’s Nightmare

October 10, 2019 By: Dennis Paris  On the day of my release, I walked through the gate with my wrist watch, 3 public transportation tickets, and $20. I felt both elation and…

View More »
Sep 09, 2019

Confronting Culture for Lasting Change

By: Melissa Sims When you hear Tony Moore speak, you will hear him describe himself as a culture architect. As a disrupter. A designer. A man who is well versed in…

View More »
Sep 09, 2019

"Defining Our Fears" By: Melissa Sims

It’s the end of a jam-packed day at the 2019 Philly SHRM Symposium. Pete Smith, closing keynote speaker, queries the audience “anyone in here afraid of public speaking?” Several people…

View More »
Apr 17, 2019

Philly SHRM Examines: Workforce Readiness in Philadelphia: Are You Ready?

By: Kyle O’Hearn, HR Professional & PSHRM Thought Leader Kena Sears-Brown, MBA, VP, Workforce Readiness, Philly SHRM Philadelphia is a tale of two cities. First is a booming city with top-notch industry, education…

View More »
Mar 29, 2019

2019 Philly SHRM Symposium: Sage Advice by Shark Tank’s Daymond John

By: Kyle Joseph O’Hearn “Everyone thinks you need money to make money, but you don’t,” says Daymond John. This is how the conversation got started at the 2019 Philly SHRM Symposium…

View More »

 

Featured Videos

menu