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    Give So We Can Move Forward Together

    Have you ever sat down and asked yourself why did you join SHRM?  Was it originally because you wanted to grow as an HR pro or was it because you were looking for that next great opportunity?   Yesterday at the SHRM Foundation’s luncheon, I had the chance to meet this year’s conference scholarship winners.  This was their first time attending this mega conference and I could see their excitement and gratitude on their face. Brandi Levanel, a scholarship winner, mentioned how she volunteers to be able to give back to the community. This opportunity to help her is the reason that many of us give to the foundation.  In…

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    Helpful #SHRM18 Quick Tips: How to Meet New People

    The best advice that I can give you when preparing to go to this year’s SHRM18 conference is to wear a smile and say hi to everyone. Trust me I know that not everyone can just go up at random and say hi to someone they don’t know. Let me give you a few winning tips. First, body language is everything. 1-Body Language: Want to Connect If you see someone with a smile on their face and their arms are by their side while their hands seem open, go to them they are waiting to say hello and meet someone. If you see someone with their fists on their hips…

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    SHRM18 Can Change Your Life Too!

    My Experience at SHRM17 Changed My Life!   At this time last year, I thought that I had everything in place to be the best #HR pro ever! I had a few friends in Houston and other places who were helping me, and I thought I couldn’t do better. I was so wrong. Last year, I was chosen as one of the recipients of the SHRM Foundation’s Conference Scholarship. It was an amazing experience.  Everyone at #SHRM17 was so nice and so easy to talk to.  So I decided to take a moment and let it all sink in. I sat back and watched people at the conference.  I noticed…

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