‘I would like to believe, three years past the depths of the worst economic time since the Great Depression, there are lessons learned.’
Articles by Rick Bell
Imagine my delight when I found out over the holidays that my daughter was promoted into management. Like any good father, dear old Dad was more than happy to impart his years of experience from the managerial front lines.
Someone brought up a previous job they’d worked at and how the company would hold a Secret Santa event. I immediately felt this chill, like a nor’easter howling off Lake Michigan through an open window. Secret Santa? Oh man. Call in our EAP. I’ve harbored a Secret Santa humbug for years.
This year’s event, held March 24 in Chicago at the Mid-America Club located in the Aon Center, took on a global perspective, as Mumbai, India-based Tata Consultancy Services won General Excellence honors.
Federal regulations may soon put a crimp in bloggers’ lack of transparency, though some contend adequate self-policing is already in place. Until then, the flow of information continues from hundreds of bloggers in a mix of sensational headlines, anonymous sources and even some news you can use.
Traditional media isn’t always available to tech companies when they have news; because of the nature of competition and immediacy, they often turn to bloggers.
Quietly isolated from the congested exhibit hall in the entry ballroom of New Orleans’ Morial Convention Center, the Lee Hecht Harrison Career Transition Center offered hourlong workshops as well as half-hour one-on-one career coaching sessions with some of the organization’s top professionals.
As the noontime temperatures in New Orleans soared into the low 90s, the 75 or so SHRM members participating in Saturday’s ‘Voluntourism’ event didn’t wilt. SHRM volunteers laid sod and planted dozens of oleanders and trees.
Tonya Armbruster, public relations director for the SHRM-affiliated HRMA New Orleans Chapter 0063, is a true Crescent City insider. She gladly lays out for all the HR practitioners descending on her city what to see and do while in town for the 61st annual SHRM convention.
An insider’s guide to the top places to eat and things to see and do in New Orleans.