Gainesville Loves Innovation

Steve Boese Innovation, SHRM, Steve Boese

Earlier in the week the FOT crew (well actually just Tim Sackett and I), took to publicly lamenting our respective SHRM 2011 Annual Conference presenter proposal rejections. While getting rejected is never fun (and if you believe Sackett, is an entirely foreign experience), from the carnage of said rejections, I noticed something really interesting in one of the comments on …

SHRM Doesn’t Like Us – But You Should

Tim Sackett Conferences, SHRM, Tim Sackett

Like fellow FOT blogger, Steve Boese, I got a rejection letter yesterday from SHRM regarding a proposal Kris Dunn and I sent to speak at SHRM National 2011 in Vegas.  I knew it was a rejection letter before I even opened it because, you know, it was the thin envelope. One piece of paper, standard 3 paragraph – intro, body, conclusion – very …

SHRM Recertifications Up for Sale, No Attendance Needed

Tim Sackett HR, SHRM, Tim Sackett

I don’t know if anyone else saw this, but my favorite HR organization, SHRM, decided it was time to start selling upgrades!  That’s right, for the low, extremely value conscience amount of $295, you too can get a special ribbon on your badge at the 2010 SHRM National Convention as part of your “New Annual Conference Premium Package.”  But wait, …