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Current Thought Leadership Articles

Thought Leadership Articles: 2020

  • August 5, 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.  
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  • May 4, 2020
    Why is Data Collection Important in 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 from the information gathered by corporate data. So why, then, do we spend time using methods of data collection that are ineffective, broken, or nearly nonexistent? Data collection is one of the fundamental pillars to understanding what works and what doesn’t in every business. Data collection exposes weaknesses and places to grow.  View more…

All Thought Leadership Articles

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…

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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…

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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…

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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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Apr 26, 2018

LEAD FEARLESSLY - LESSONS LEARNED

By: Kyle O’Hearn, HR Professional & PSHRM Thought Leader On Thursday, March 22nd, Philadelphia SHRM hosted the annual HR Premier event: the Philly SHRM Symposium. HR professionals gathered from many industries…

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