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 …

I Don’t Discriminate, I Regulate… Meet John Jorgensen

William Tincup Conferences, HR, William Tincup

50 states plus the D.C. – and that means there are a lot of local-level SHRM conferences. Including in Illinois. The Twitter hashtag #ILSHRM10 conjures up interesting memories for folks within the HR/HR social media community.  No less than five different blog posts about the conference, one session in particular that inflamed, the speakers, the bloggers… what was said, not …

HR Tech 2010: “Social” Is Now HR’s Baby (Sorry, Marketing Department!)

Josh Letourneau Conferences, HR Tech, Joshua Letourneau, Social Recruiting

If there is one thing I learned during Tamara Erickson’s keynote at the HR Technology Conference in Chicago, it’s that “Social” just grew up. (For you hashtag lovers like me out there, it’s #HRTechConf).  We’re not just talking media anymore, Baby.  Yep, we’re goin’ big . . . Near the end of the address, there was a line that not …

Sourcer and Now Conference Junkie…

Kelly Dingee Conferences, Kelly Dingee

I feel like I’ve been a conference junkie as of late.  I’ve gone to more conferences in the last nine months than I’ve ever gone to in the last 15 years!  It started with #socialrecruiting NYC when Laurie Ruettimann asked me to moderate a panel.  And then rolled into TWTRCON DC, where I geeked out and volunteered. I then had …