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Viva Las Vegas

I was back in the office yesterday after attending the SHRM Annual Conference. If you didn’t make the trip to Las Vegas this year, you missed a great experience. The sessions were excellent, the vendors were great and the networking was incredible. And I think that makes three great host cities in a row (New […]

Abercrombie, Fitch and Ouch

The-below story was obtained from SHRM’s web site, and was written by their manager of workplace law content. “The U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations announced Sept. 28, 2010, that a settlement for more than $1.04 million had been reached with Abercrombie & Fitch for violations of the Immigration and […]

The Proper Lineup

To whom does your organization’s top HR executive report? That is the current poll on SHRM’s web site. You could choose from the CEO, CFO, COO, legal counsel or “other.”

This has always been an interesting debate for me. Very early on in my career, the HR Department (for the company I worked for at […]

Layoff Assistance

Harry Dahlstrom of Dalhstrom & Company wrote and published a guide which I found to be very informative. It’s called “Surviving a Layoff – Your Guide to a Soft Landing and a Smooth Re-entry.” So I decided to give Dahlstrom a free plug.

As an HR Professional, I will tell you that this book is […]

The Health Care Debate

Every morning at work, I have the same routine. I turn on my computer and go to SHRM’s web site to see what the news of the day is. Below was one of today’s lead-in stories:

“After nearly three months of behind-the-scenes maneuvers, a bipartisan summit and numerous speeches, the final vote by Congress on […]

We’re Back

We apologize for not updating this site sooner. We run HR Whiz on the side of our day jobs and October was just a mess – for lack of a better term.

But the good news is that we’re back with a vengeance and we’ll be updating this site more regularly moving forward.

Thank you […]

Out and About

As we work to get more content, visitors and comments on this site, we have planned a huge marketing campaign. If you work in HR, have HR duties as a part of your job or provide services/products to HR Professionals, we’re looking for you.

Our first stop will be in Ohio at the 37th Annual […]

Some Free Advice

Are you a SHRM member, a SHRM chapter member or both? Or are you a SHRM at-large member?

Hopefully this post will help clarify some options available to you, if you work in HR or you “also do HR” as a part of your job.

I’ve been a SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) member […]

Welcome

Welcome to HR Whiz – a blog for Human Resource professionals.

HR Whiz was created by two seasoned HR Professionals who have more than 30 years of field and corporate HR experience in industries such as retail, manufacturing, health care and media.

Our vision is for HR Whiz to be a full-functioning and resourceful HR […]