OKHR is a Gold EXCEL Award Winner!

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the OKHR State Council its prestigious EXCEL Gold Award for OKHR’s accomplishments in advancing the HR profession during 2014. The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils with SHRM’s goals. The award recognizes accomplishments and…

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Changing Your HR Thinking and Approach

Guest Post from Nancy Roberts Five years ago, hiring managers understood one simple concept – treat every applicant the same and you can eliminate discrimination in hiring. This “equality” mantra resulted in every hiring manager creating a standard applicant and on-boarding process. No applicant should be treated differently and every…

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2014 Ready to Work Conference

Join OKHR October 24, 2014 for the Ready to Work Conference! This Program has been approved for 4.5 Business Credits. Read more about our dynamic presenters below. Cassidy J. Solis Workplace Flexibility Program Specialist Society for Human Resource Management Drive Business Success with Workplace Flexibility Demographic and technological transformations are…

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SHRM Certification Update

As the OKHR State Council Director, I wanted to share some additional thoughts on SHRM’s development of a new HR certification based on competencies. First, you should know I have been certified for 14 years.  During my certification tenure, I witnessed CEO’s across the nation recognize the importance of transitioning…

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Handling Harrassment Complaints

Guest Post From NATSB NATSB helps companies successfully hire employees. Visit them at booth 323 during the 2014 OKHR conference and visit them online at natsb.com. Suppose a manager or supervisor makes a sexual advance on an employee. What is the employer’s responsibility? Most employers are not able to have…

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