Society for Human Resource Management

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.

Ryan Named One of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in New York State

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 - 12:00pm

The annual list of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in New York was created by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group.

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  • The annual list of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in New York was created by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) and Best Companies Group.
  • Best Companies Group managed the overall registration and employee survey process and analyzed the data, using their expertise to determine the final rankings.
  • For more information on the Best Companies to Work for in New York State, visit https://nys.shrm.org/2020-best-companies-winners .
  • Ryan, an award-winning global tax services and software provider, is the largest Firm in the world dedicated exclusively to business taxes.

Checkster Brings Candidate Screening Insights to HCI Webcast

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00pm

Join Yves Lermusi, founder and CEO of Checkster, for a special HCI webcast to find out.

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  • Join Yves Lermusi, founder and CEO of Checkster, for a special HCI webcast to find out.
  • During Candidate Screening Tactics to Increase Employee Diversity and Improve Brand, Lermusi will explain how companies can use collective intelligence to screen smarter, promote diversity and build brand advocates to optimize hiring outcomes.
  • The webcast has been approved for 1 certification credit by the HR Certification Institute and SHRM.
  • More than 500 organizations around the world use Checkster to power their people decisions and improve quality of hire.

SHRM Announces Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Equity

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 1:59pm

Today, SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) announced the members of its new Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Equity.

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  • Today, SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) announced the members of its new Blue Ribbon Commission on Racial Equity.
  • SHRMs Blue Ribbon Commission will help drive a longer-range agenda on diversity, equity and bias in the workplace by promoting productive conversations about race while challenging workplace leaders to hire for inclusion and diversity.
  • SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.
  • With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally.

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.

Intelligent Waves, LLC Appoints Heidi Pirela as its New Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 2:58pm

Intelligent Waves, LLC, a leading-edge trusted IT systems integrator, that delivers high-impact transformational IT solutions to Governments most mission-critical challenges in austere and demanding environments, has announced today that Heidi Pirela will join the company as its new Chief Human Resources Officer.

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  • Intelligent Waves, LLC, a leading-edge trusted IT systems integrator, that delivers high-impact transformational IT solutions to Governments most mission-critical challenges in austere and demanding environments, has announced today that Heidi Pirela will join the company as its new Chief Human Resources Officer.
  • Tony Crescenzo, President of Intelligent Waves, LLC , commented, We are excited to add Heidi Pirela to our leadership team as we continue to experience unprecedented growth.
  • Heidi is also certified by the Society of Human Resources Management with the designation of the Society of Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP).
  • About Intelligent Waves LLC Intelligent Waves LLC is a service-disabled veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB).

CSI Named 8th Best Large Company to Work for in Texas

Thursday, July 9, 2020 - 12:35pm

Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end fintech and regtech solutions, has been recognized as one of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in Texas, ranking 8th in the large employer category.

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  • Computer Services, Inc. (CSI) (OTCQX: CSVI), a provider of end-to-end fintech and regtech solutions, has been recognized as one of the 2020 Best Companies to Work for in Texas, ranking 8th in the large employer category.
  • This awards program is a project of Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and Best Companies Group.
  • Companies from across the state entered the two-part survey process to determine the Best Companies to Work for in Texas.
  • We are honored to be named one of the best places to work for in Texas for the second consecutive year, Culbertson said.

F1 Payments Earns Top Honors as Austin, Texas Employer

Thursday, July 2, 2020 - 4:29pm

core values and that naturally extends into the connection between our family relationship and superior business performance, said Chad Anselmo, President of F1 Payments.

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  • core values and that naturally extends into the connection between our family relationship and superior business performance, said Chad Anselmo, President of F1 Payments.
  • Texas Monthly, the Texas Association of Business (TAB), Texas SHRM and the Best Companies Group, identifies, recognizes and honors the 100 best places of employment in Texas, benefiting the state's economy, workforce and businesses.
  • F1 Payments has been profiled in a special Best Companies magazine supplement accompanying Texas Monthlys July issue.
  • F1 Payments delivers a dynamic and diverse payments technology ecosystem with frictionless connections.

Nearly All Employers Are Offering Remote Work Accommodation Option Upon Reopening, Says New XpertHR Poll

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 2:00pm

In response, nearly all employers (92%) are offering a work-from-home option to meet accommodation requests, most of which are from at-risk employees (77%), according to a new XpertHR poll of 276 human resource professionals.

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  • In response, nearly all employers (92%) are offering a work-from-home option to meet accommodation requests, most of which are from at-risk employees (77%), according to a new XpertHR poll of 276 human resource professionals.
  • "Employers must take action if an employee's health will be jeopardized upon returning to the workplace," says Robert Teachout, SHRM-SCP, XpertHR Legal Editor.
  • The poll found that more than half (59%) of employers have been asked by employees for accommodations.
  • In responding to employee accommodation requests, 92% of respondents are offering a remote work option; 64% are allowing a modified work schedule or alternate shift assignment; 60% are providing PPE or modified PPE; and 58% are making changes to the work environment.

Rocky Mountain ADA Center's Training Initiatives Accredited by The Society of Human Resource Management

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 5:00pm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Rocky Mountain ADA Center (RMADAC), is honored to be the first member of the National Network of ADA Centers to have its online, virtual and customized in-person training curriculums be accredited by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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  • COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Rocky Mountain ADA Center (RMADAC), is honored to be the first member of the National Network of ADA Centers to have its online, virtual and customized in-person training curriculums be accredited by The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).
  • "The Rocky Mountain ADA Center is elated to have our training programs accepted by SHRM", said Emily Shuman, Deputy Director of RMADAC.
  • About the Rocky Mountain ADA Center: The Rocky Mountain ADA Center provides information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) to individuals and organizations throughout Colorado, Utah, Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota.
  • The Rocky Mountain ADA Center is available to assist with any of the following areas: Material Dissemination,Technical Assistance on the ADA, Training, Referrals and Research.