5 must-reads for the in-the-know HR professional: Week of June 7th, 2013

industry_headlinesThe SHRM National Conference, June 15-19 in Chicago, is fast approaching. That means if you are a lucky HR professional that will be going this year,  there is lots to be done, so much to be seen, and numerous people to meet. Whether this is your first, second or 15th SHRM there is always something new to learn, so in that spirit, below is a collection of articles from seasoned SHRM go-er’s to make your SHRM experience the best one yet!

  1. “Tic Toc… #SHRM2013 in Chicago: Just Around the Corner” (via stratify.co)

Don’t know what The HIVE is or where the ‘tweet up + afterparty’ is going to be? Then you need to check out Jeff Waldman’s SHRM 2013 blog post to get the scoop and be an HR professional in the know at this year’s conference.

  1. “Maximizing your SHRM Annual Conference Experience” (via weknownext.com)

Take it from the experts themselves; SHRM releases their guide to this year’s annual conference. Learn how you can stay connected with fellow attendees and maximize the SHRM mobile app to be the next SHRM conference all-star!

  1. “Eight Things NOT To Do at #SHRM13” (via truefaithhr.blogspot.com)

Now that you have received some good pointers on what to do at SHRM,  Matt Stollak is here to tell you what not to do when you head to Chicago for SHRM 2013. These eight tips will keep you in line and as effective as possible at this year’s conference.

  1. “SHRM 2013 Conference in Chicago, IL” (via upstarthr.com)

In this vlog, Ben Eubanks from upstartHR shares with us what he wishes he knew when he attended his first SHRM conference three years ago.

  1. “NEXTCHAT Recap: #SHRM13 Bloggerpalooza” (via weknownext.com)

If you missed this week’s #NEXTchat this is the recap where this year’s SHRM blog squad shared their insight on all things SHRM. Learn the tips & tricks from the pros that have done it all and seen it all.

Hope you found these articles helpful for your SHRM planning. Let us know your favorite SHRM 2013 conference tip or trick in the comments.

Also, mark your calendars for the Achievers & #Tchat in booth ‘Meet Up & Margaritas ‘on June 17th at 3:15 p.m. with the founders of #TChat Kevin W Grossman and Meghan M Biro. They will be leading a HR Executive panel discussion on the ‘Class of 2013’. So come by for a drink but stay for the discussion!