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The Women's March on Washington on Saturday will be sending a message to businesses as well as to President Donald J. Trump and others in government, according to a gender strategy expert.

Women’s March on Washington Broadcasts Message of Parity, Equity

President Donald J. Trump's administration will begin transforming the U.S. immigration system soon after he is sworn in as the nation's 45th president, fulfilling a major campaign pledge.

Trump Promises Immigration Plan Within First 100 Days

President Donald J. Trump’s first 100 days will be dedicated to initial steps such as repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act and proposing paid maternity leave.

Trump’s First 100 Days: Slow Action on Some Items, Swift on Others

In some cases, Donald J. Trump is calling for less regulation; in other situations, he calls for more. And his proposals aren't without some controversy.

Trump’s Ideas for Change in the Workplace

Today is Inauguration Day and SHRM and our affiliate, the Council for Global Immigration (CFGI) are on site! SHRM has participated in the last 2 inaugural events.

During the inauguration, the 45th President of the United States, Donald J. Trump, will deliver his inaugural address, outlining his intentions and initiatives. Key HR topics will likely be included.

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Get the knowledge you need to kick start your career in HR Generalist: Building Your HR Toolkit—Offered in-person and virtually this spring!

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So what are "Competencies" anyway? We've broken down SHRM's Competency Model in a way that's relatable, real and relevant to your work. Find out what everyone's talking about with SHRM's new (and interactive!) Competency Model page.

About the Competency Model

Books are a helpful way to earn PDC's towards recertification. Here are 10 credit-approved book / e-book options. Have you read any great HR topic books lately? [ Goo.gl Link ]
The working relationship between recruiters and hiring managers can often be strained by poor communication, especially when recruiting for tough-to-fill roles.

Recruiters: Challenge Hiring Managers to Improve the Search Process

The practice of offering relocating employees a core set of benefits plus optional, flexible add-ons is gaining popularity.

More Companies Offer Flexible Benefits for Relocating Employees

Recruiting for the CIA has got to be markedly different than talent acquisition anywhere else, right? Well, yes and no.

What It’s Like to Recruit for the CIA

Extroverts and introverts each bring their own contributions to the workforce. It's important that managers understand and accommodate their employees' different approaches so that they can help all employees do their best work.

Extroverts and Introverts: How to Get the Best Work from Both

Rep. Tom Price, the nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, outlined broad goals but was short on ACA replacement specifics during his testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee.

Price Stresses Health Care Affordability and Choice at Confirmation Hearing

Henry G. “Hank” Jackson, president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), has announced that he will retire at the end of the year. Jackson, 65, has led the world’s largest HR association since 2010.

SHRM CEO Hank Jackson to Retire Dec. 31

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"I love helping people understand things while also enabling the company to operate better. My attitude is ‘Yes, let’s help employees, but let’s also help ourselves!’” --HR Magazine 30 Under 30 honoree Sarah O'Neill

30 Under 30: Sarah O'Neill

The California Legislature is once again considering a bill that would expand parental leave requirements to smaller businesses.

California Lawmakers Revisit Parental Leave

A school district director who was reassigned shortly after taking medical leave could go to trial on his FMLA claims because his superintendent said that she was "frustrated" that his leave did not begin immediately.

Supervisor’s Comment on Timing of Leave Supports FMLA Claims

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is urging Congress to maintain the effectiveness of the employer-based health care system.

SHRM: Reconciliation Must Strengthen Employer-Based Health Care