Shelby Toney, MBA, PHR, SHRM-CP, is the 2017-2018 Social Media Director for OKHR and the 2017-2018 Treasurer for the Sooner HR Society. Shelby is also an HR Consultant at Nextep, providing HR guidance to small business owners on employment best practices, employee relations, discipline and termination, employee handbooks, job descriptions, FMLA, unemployment, and more. Shelby is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Human Resource Management and holds an MBA from Southern Nazarene University.

Say, “Hello!”, to the 2017 OKHR State Conference Social Media Team!

We can’t wait to connect with you in person and online at the 2017 OKHR State Conference, April 12-14! OKHR’s Social Media team will be online, giving you updates throughout the event! Search #OKHR for conference information, or use #OKHRfun to join our social scavenger hunt! More details on #OKHRfun tomorrow! Shelby Toney, MBA,…

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How To Improve Company Culture & Improve The Customer Experience

Have you ever thought about the correlation between a company’s success and the consideration they have for their customers? In today’s world of online shopping and social media, it’s imperative that successful companies offer superior customer experience and grow revenue significantly faster than companies with inferior customer experience. In fact,…

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Nine Strategic Ways to Reduce Employee Benefit Cost

Today’s guest post is brought to you by a proud 2016 OKHR State Conference sponsor, Hub International! In today’s rapidly changing workplace, building a cost-effective benefits plan is essential. To meet this objective, companies need to determine an overall cost-savings goal. Once you have determined your overall cost-savings goal, there…

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Visit INSURICA at the 2016 OKHR State Conference

INSURICA SPECIALIZES IN EMPLOYEE BENEFITS Recruiting and retaining the best and brightest employees is critical to your long-term success. All too often, the difference between a “loyal career” and “just another job” comes down to employee benefits. But unfortunately, after payroll, employee benefits are the largest budget item for most…

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OKHR State Council Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

Oklahoma City, OK, March 28, 2016 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the OKHR State Council its prestigious EXCEL Gold Award for the OKHR State Council’s accomplishments in 2015. The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils’…

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