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HR Tech 2015 with a Vengeance

It’s HR Tech 2015 week. In my little community, which is nearly a $100b industry, that’s a big deal. My first HR Tech conference was back in 2008 or maybe 2009. These events can be expensive and difficult to justify in even the most generous of circumstances. Not everyone can attend, so you can follow…

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SHRM Leadership Boundaries

A few months ago, SHRM announced that it was holding board elections. I had to laugh because an election at SHRM, a professional human resources membership association, is barely an election. They pre-select a slate of candidates to run unopposed through a very cumbersome ballot process. SHRM leadership reports that it has a quarter-million members…

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