Johnny C. Taylor Jr.

Survey: 84 Percent of U.S. Workers Blame Bad Managers for Creating Unnecessary Stress

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 4:30pm

A new SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) survey affirms the workplace adage that employees leave managers, not companies, as 84 percent of U.S. workers say poorly trained managers create a lot of unnecessary work and stress.

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  • A new SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) survey affirms the workplace adage that employees leave managers, not companies, as 84 percent of U.S. workers say poorly trained managers create a lot of unnecessary work and stress.
  • "There is no relationship in the workplace more powerful than the one between people managers and employees," said SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP.
  • SHRMs PMQ provides people managers with the training and skills they need to build high-performing teams.
  • By skilling up managers, HR can spend more time strategizing, cultivating culture, and delivering bottom line results.

Ashford University Student Chapter Receives Merit Award from Human Resources Society

Saturday, August 1, 2020 - 12:20am

SHRM's student chapter merit award program encourages the development of more effective student chapters by recognizing outstanding activities and projects.

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  • SHRM's student chapter merit award program encourages the development of more effective student chapters by recognizing outstanding activities and projects.
  • "Our SHRM chapter extends membership to all of Ashford's alumni, faculty, and current students from all degree programs interested in the field of human resource management.
  • "Today's members of our student chapters are the human resources leaders of tomorrow," says Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, SHRM president and CEO.
  • For more information regarding the Ashford University SHRM Chapter, please visit the chapter's LinkedIn Group Page , YouTube Channel , or website , whichincludes information on the student organization, chapter officers, upcoming events, and access to webinar archives.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund And United Negro College Fund Partner With Testing For America To Help Safely Reopen HBCUs

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 - 2:33pm

WASHINGTON, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) today announced partnerships with the nonprofit Testing for America to support historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in their COVID-19 testing plans for students, faculty and staff to help safely reopen campuses.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) today announced partnerships with the nonprofit Testing for America to support historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in their COVID-19 testing plans for students, faculty and staff to help safely reopen campuses.
  • We are happy to partner with TFA on this critical work to help our campuses and students successfully navigate this pandemic."
  • "The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is confident our new partnership with Testing for America will bring abundant and accurate COVID-19 testing to our member-schools, helping them to safely reopen and protect our communities," said TMCF President and CEO Harry Williams.
  • Established in 1987, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) is the nation's largest organization exclusively representing the Black College Community.

American Red Cross Elects Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. as New Member to National Board of Governors

Friday, July 20, 2018 - 4:53pm

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --The American Red Cross has elected to its National Board of Governors Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Human Resource Management.

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  • WASHINGTON, July 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --The American Red Cross has elected to its National Board of Governors Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of the Society for Human Resource Management.
  • At the Annual Meeting of the Red Cross held on July 19, 2018, delegates from local Red Cross units elected Taylor to a three-year term.
  • "We are truly privileged to welcome Johnny Taylor, with his strong record of leadership, to the Red Cross Board of Governors," said Chairman Bonnie McElveen-Hunter.
  • The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission.

TMCF Appoints Two HBCU Presidents To Board Of Directors

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 3:25pm

WASHINGTON, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Board Chairman, Jim Clifton announced the additions of Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, President, Central State University, and Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr., President, Langston University, as the two newest additions to the TMCF Board of Directors.

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  • WASHINGTON, May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Board Chairman, Jim Clifton announced the additions of Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond, President, Central State University, and Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr., President, Langston University, as the two newest additions to the TMCF Board of Directors.
  • "I am pleased to serve on the Thurgood Marshall College Fund Board of Directors, said Dr.
  • "As a former college president who also served on our board, I found the experience to be incredibly rewarding, said TMCF president and CEO, Dr. Harry L. Williams.
  • "I know Dr. Hammond and Dr. Smith well, and am confident their perspectives as HBCU presidents, being so connected to our students and faculty, will prove to be invaluable to our TMCF Board of Directors."