How to Be a Ferociously Awesome HR Pro

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference

The HR profession is at a turning point. We’ve arrived here due to a number of factors including the transformation of the workplace, the rise of employees-as-consumers, and our own – let’s face it – track record. HR has a PR problem. But we can get out in front of this when we clarify why HR exists, understand what HR does, and focus on how HR delivers value. There’s a place for exceptional and innovative HR in our future and we’ll cover a few easy tips for having a wildly successful HR career.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 2:10pm to 2:28pm

Robin Schooling, SPHR

Schooling, SPHR

Robin Schooling, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, is on a mission to make organizations better by making HR better. With 20+ years of senior HR leadership experience in a variety of industries, she consults with organizations, advises HR teams, and writes for a variety of sites and publications. She explores what HR does (and why we do it) by discussing the intricacies, complexities, and absurdities through the sharing of information, the exploration of ideas, and the development of solutions. She rattles cages, takes an audacious approach, and works to ensure HR is valued. She’s been an active and involved SHRM volunteer leader and once upon a time received an award as “HR Professional of the Year.”


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 Not Available for Credit
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