How Expensive Will #SHRM16 Hotels Be?

True Faith HR

To examine this question, I look at selected SHRM conference brochures (i.e., Clearly, prices in 2001 will be different than in 2016, so I use an inflation calculator to adjust costs to today's dollars.

My Take: Macroeconomic uncertainty makes a return thanks to the coronavirus


In 2001, the recession was already in its sixth month when the attack occurred. GM introduced for the first time the no-interest loan in its “Keep America Rolling” plan, leveraging the Fed’s sharp rate cuts. The recession was over by November, at least technically.

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A Life Lesson I Learned as a Teenager During an Afternoon on MTV

Thrive Global

In the summer of 2001, I was 16 years old. We were in front of the MTV studios in Times Square about an hour before the taping of Total Request Live, a popular live television show that featured the top-requested music videos of the day.

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Could telecommuting be a career mistake?

45 Things

At the same time, this difficult job environment may mean that you have to work even harder and smarter if youre not in the office everyday. People get all excited, and then the first day at home, they say they miss the camaraderie of an office,” he says.

The Mentors of My Life

Thrive Global

She spent a great deal of time with her friends and cohorts in Hadassah. She supported my decision to run for president of United Synagogue Youth (USY) and she was proud that I chose to work with kids at the JCC, while I was in high school.

Navigating the Stress of the Holidays

Thrive Global

The holidays are the very best time to be grateful for all of our blessings, family, and friends. A Time To Start Anew. We bought a Christmas tree for our little temporary apartment and moved it to our new home on December 21, 2001. Visit my website at

#SHRM18 – Johnny Taylor is the Exciting Leader HR has Needed!

The Tim Sackett Project

I’ve been a SHRM member since 2001. Over that entire time, I have never been excited about the leadership of my professional organization in HR. At the SHRM National Conference this year in Chicago, Johnny Taylor , SHRM’s new CEO, will take the stage and many in attendance will get to meet the man for the very first time. Johnny is the CEO the SHRM membership needs at this point in the history of our profession.

Why building an alumni network will benefit your business


Look at a list of ex-Paypal employees and it’s a who’s who of Silicon Valley: alumni include founders or senior management for innovative brands such as LinkedIn, YouTube and Tesla – and that’s no coincidence.

The Symptoms of an Employee Without Career Opportunities


Alternatively, a member of your team who is in the process of securing a job elsewhere may refuse to accept new assignments where they were once enthusiastic, or begin to use their vacation time, possibly to attend interviews. The level of US workers quitting their jobs remains at an all-time high. of the workforce quit their jobs – the highest rate since 2001. The Symptoms of an Employee Without Career Opportunities.

Tips From The Top: One On One With Shelly Sun

Thrive Global

Adam: Thanks again for taking the time to share your story and your advice. After we talked for some time, I asked him to please consider allowing us to provide care to him, and with a smile, he gave me the opportunity. Overall, it balances out where I feel I can be phenomenal at both.

What Shapes Our Opinions?

Thrive Global

This leads to nagging thoughts that preoccupy us so much that when we are at work, we are caught up in what needs to be done at home. When we are at home, work is on our mind. “The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking.

Workplace Communications: The Power of Employee Ambassadors


Last week, I attended IABC’s World Conference in Vancouver and had the privilege of recording a couple of episodes with some industry veterans and voices while in attendance. With Mike, we’ll chat about what it means to be a regional chair at IABC and the power of employee advocacy. Chuck Gose: Have you kept track of how many World Conferences you’ve attended? Mike Klein: I was a volunteer at one in Washington. Then, I attended on later in Washington.


True Faith HR

With the news today that hotel reservations are now being accepted for the 2012 SHRM Annual Conference, I bring you my 3rd annual expose of SHRM hotel costs.this time, 7 months early. In the previous two Junes, I have conducted a quick statistical analysis of the cost to attend the SHRM Annual Conference in terms of housing. I look at selected SHRM conference brochures (i.e.,

How to Avoid Common Form I-9 Violations

HR Daily Advisor

If your documents are inaccessible and you’re unable to produce them in a timely manner, this sends up red flags to the auditors before their inspection has even begun. Contact Holly at for more information on this topic.

Three Takeaways from #SHRM17

True Faith HR

I've attended for seventeen (17) straight years, so what did I notice in particular about this one? Planning a conference is an enormous undertaking, especially of this magnitude, and is reliant upon a number of people working hard in addition to their full-time jobs. That it exists at all is a minor miracle. The presentations are available for download ahead of time. Should they cap attendance? Events started at 7:00 am, and I was tired from the night before.

5 Positive Things SaaS CEOs And Leaders Should Do To Get Through COVID-19

Business2Community Leadership

As leaders, whether in business, our families, or our communities, we have a role to play now just as our leaders did in 2001 to help them deal with that fear. Don’t attend events. Don’t hire, as our friends at Sequoia say. This is the time for creativity.

Make Meetings Matter

HR Daily Advisor

For me, their main importance is as a forum for making timely decisions that will benefit the business. But most people know the feeling of frustration when the meetings they have to attend get overlong and dull, or the subjects under discussion don’t concern them. Meetings do matter.

Are Managers Cutting It As Coaches?


to attend Aon Hewitt’s Top Companies For Leaders Think Tank. Click here to find out who these organizations are, and how they landed on the most recent list, the first iteration of which appeared in 2001). Not all of his thoughts found their way into print at the time, of course.

Lonely, Burned Out, and Depressed: The State of Millennials’ Mental Health Entering the 2020s

Thrive Global

Millennials are changing the way people look at and talk about mental health. Business Insider took a look at the mental-health state of millennials ( defined by the Pew Research Center as the cohort turning ages 23 to 38 in 2019). in the same time frame among white adolescents.

3 Reasons Conversational Technology Should Be on Your Radar


Full disclosure: When I’m not on the road attending an HR event, I probably speak to Amazon’s Alexa at home more than just about all the people I know. While there have been numerous advances in enterprise knowledge management since 2001 that make that 1.8

Banksy’s latest prank actually has a long history

Fast Company The Future of Work

million at  Sotheby’s , did he know how the art world would react? Did he anticipate that the critics would  claim  that the work, in its partially shredded state, would climb in value to at least $2 million?

Rock the Shack

True Faith HR

Last June , I examined the cost of hotels at the 2010 SHRM Annual Conference, and found some significant differences. Once again, I looked at selected SHRM conference brochures (i.e., Clearly, prices in 2001 will be different than in 2011, so I used an inflation calculator to adjust costs to 2011 dollars. Never has there been a better time than to attend the SHRM conference than today with hotel prices at their lowest prices by far.

Brace Yourselves, Winter is Here: Tips to Survive an ICE I-9 Compliance Audit

HR Daily Advisor

As we previously reported , late last year Acting Director of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Thomas Homan instructed Homeland Security Investigations, the investigative unit of ICE, to increase their time spent on worksite enforcement by “4 to 5 times” in this fiscal year.

The Real World – #HRTechConf Edition

Robin Schooling

I felt like a double agent at last week’s HR Technology Conference & Exposition. My first assignment was to attend (fortunately!) Like any good counterintelligence provocateur though I had a secondary mission; for the first time in 3 years I was there as a practitioner.

Heart and Edge: The Secret Ingredients of a High Performing Leader


You might have already read several leadership books, watched numerous TED talks, and attended countless training programs. It is this healthy combination, that is developed over time, that leads to leadership success. Expect things to finish on time and within budget.

Learning and Development: A Comprehensive Guide

Digital HR Tech

Training Training is aimed at teaching immediately applicable knowledge, skills, and attitudes to be used in a specific job. Development Development is aimed at the long term. Besides the identified organizational need, it is important to look at a function or task level.

Voice, Value, Feedback – The “Must Try” Communication Tool Driving Employee Engagement


Leaders don’t enjoy preparing them and employees dread attending them. It is critical that leaders are fearlessly proactive in the difficult conversations that are required in order to keep their direct reports engaged and at their most productive. In 2001, she founded Equanimity, Inc.

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“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with John Schwarz CEO of Visier

Thrive Global

Organizations need to take both a macro and micro look at their pay practices to understand if they are fairly compensating their employees. John was also President and Chief Operating Officer of Symantec during the period of its biggest expansion from 2001 to 2005.

SaaS Economics, Competitive Moats, And Interrogatory Configuration

In Full Bloom HR

Doing all of this at the same time produces IMO the secret sauce of true SaaS economics and, in doing so, creates an enormous competitive moat for vendors who can’t achieve this. [You may also enjoy my “Firing Line with Bill Kutik” episode on this.].

Bansky’s latest prank actually has a long history

Fast Company The Future of Work

million at  Sotheby’s , did he know how the art world would react? Did he anticipate that the critics would  claim  that the work, in its partially shredded state, would climb in value to at least $2 million?

Are Employees Entitled to Leave During an Emergency or Natural Disaster?

HR Daily Advisor

Paid Time Off and Compensation. Of course, some will genuinely be unable to do so, at which point employers must determine how to address missed shifts. Employers may also continue to apply standard attendance, call-in, and, yes, even disciplinary policies.

RecruitCon 2018: What Does the 2025 Workplace Look Like (Part1)?

HR Daily Advisor

Vitale is the Chief Marketing Officer at iCIMS , a company you may recognize from its suite of applicant tracking and recruiting software solutions. We all needed a little additional nurturing at that point. It’s proactive and saves time. Apparently, I’m an X-ennial.

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Q&A: Employment Authorization for Remote Workers

HR Daily Advisor

During a recent webinar on Smart I-9 Recordkeeping , we had a subscriber ask several timely questions on how best to comply with the requirements of Form I-9 when you have remote workers. Contact Holly at for more information on this topic.

My First Epiphany Of 2015? It’s A New Era Of Innovation!

SAP Innovation

For the 22nd time in the past 27 years, I had the pleasure of attending IDC Directions this year. I certainly remember the turmoil in the high-tech industry as these disruptive technologies changed everything we knew about the industry at that time.

“ Never Say Never and Never Give Up. If One Way Is Not Working, Try Another.” With Joerg Molt and Marco Derhy

Thrive Global

I had the pleasure of interviewing Joerg Molt , Bitcoin Co-Founder & Founder of Satoshi School, Freedom Fighter and also one of the most controversial persons our times. Until this time, I never thought about political consequences or computer technologies as a central control system.

“We need more positive coverage of cultural accomplishments.” with Len Gaincola & Patrick Pennie

Thrive Global

Patrick dedicated his time and expertise to caring for military veterans who suffered with heart disease and other associated complications at the VA Medical center in Manhattan New York. Leaders must check the ego at the door, leaving it out of business operations.

Driving Success with HR Tech


First, the HR-technology market continues to grow in size, capability and complexity (we expect up to 400 HR-tech providers to exhibit at the conference this year), making the assessment, selection and eventual implementation of HR-technology solutions more difficult than ever.