The HR SOURCE Live – SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference Review

Last week, we were at the SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference and we would like to share our thoughts about the conference, as well as the new tools The HR SOURCE will use to help your workplace more diverse. Join us on Thursday, November 2 at 9AM.


Bill Shackelford

Germaine Robinson

Visit Us at the SHRM Diversity and Inclusion Conference

SHRM Diversity
The focus on Diversity and Inclusion continues. The SHRM Diversity Conference & Exposition runs from October 23rd to October 25th in San Francisco, and we invite you to come and visit us at Booth 506.

The SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference and Exposition provides HR managers, HR generalists, diversity practitioners and senior managers and recruiters with an opportunity to upgrade your skills and network with others. Diversity and Inclusion plays a pivotal role in today’s recruitment, training and retention process. At SHRM you’ll find scads of innovative, forward-thinking strategies, philosophies and practical examples that will help you develop and implement successful Diversity and inclusion programs and initiatives for your business. Click here to read more.

2017 SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference

The HR SOURCE will be at the 2017 SHRM Diversity & Inclusion Conference in San Francisco on October-23-25. We will be at Booth 506. Come by to learn about our diversity services and the new tools we are implementing to help you create a truly diverse workforce. We hope to see you there.

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HoCo HRS and The HR SOURCE Presents: Social Media In The Workplace

The HR SOURCE is sponsoring the next Howard County Human Resource Society meeting as we welcome Steve Stern, an attorney with Hyatt & Weber, P.A. Steve will be covering topics ranging from social media in the workplace to protecting your company’s trade secrets!

About the speaker:

Stephen Stern is a partner with Hyatt & Weber, P.A., where he advises businesses and represents them in litigation. Mr. Stern helps employers minimize risk and exposure to liability by developing effective employment policies and practices. He advises employers on strategic matters, such as trade secret protection programs, non-compete, non-solicitation, and confidentiality agreements, privacy issues, wage/hour matters, independent contractor relationships, document retention practices, and employee handbooks, among other things. Click here to read more.

Bite Night!

Bite Night is a fundraising event in support of 2 local charities — A Wider Circle and Street Sense, whose missions are to fight poverty and homelessness in the DMV.

Bite Night will feature local, up and coming Chefs who will prepare appetizers for the event so that they can demonstrate their culinary skills. Bite Night will also feature Wine Tasting, an open bar, a silent and live auction and original art produced by local artists.  Please help make a difference in a homeless person’s life by joining us at Bite Night! Click here to read more.

The HR SOURCE Live – Bill Shackelford, Part 2

Join us on April 6 for our next The HR SOURCE Live chat again with our Director of Diversity Services, Bill Shackelford. We will be talking about putting your diversity & inclusion plan in your workplace and a preview of his seminar, “Tips & Tools for Designing, Developing, and Delivering Diversity Training That Hits The Mark,” which will be held on Wednesday, April 27 to Thursday, April 28 in Washington, D.C.

William (Bill) Shackelford has assisted scores of government agencies, Fortune 500 corporations and universities address workforce diversity issues. He has been successful in making fundamental, lasting change in organizations by using a dual strategy of working from the “top down” – coaching and mentoring executives and managers – and from the “bottom up” – empowering employees through participation on/in diversity committees and affinity groups, and is a recognized leader in the field of multicultural human resources consulting. Click here to read more.

Boot Camp for New Managers, Supervisors, and HR Professionals


Are your supervisors a little confused?


The HR SOURCE Presents: Boot Camp for New Managers, Supervisors, and HR Professionals.

This boot camp is an intensive, full-day course providing information, solutions, and real-world techniques for challenges faced by first-time supervisors and managers.

This course will feature a variety of case studies and group exercises around the following topics:

• Employment Law
• Diversity Awareness
• Conflict Management
• Performance Management
• Interviewing and Hiring
• Termination

Wednesday March 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Click here to read more.