We are super excited to be heading to the Windy City next week for the #SHRM18 Annual Conference and Expo! This is the conference to attend for HR professionals to gain powerful and relevant training and professional development, have opportunities to network with others and stay up to date on the latest compliance and cultural trends that affect every organization. With a mix of mega and concurrent sessions, a smart stage for snippets of learning and a huge expo to demo various products and solutions, this conference has it all!
This is also a great opportunity to hear from an impressive line up of keynote speakers like Malala Yousafzai and Adam Grant who I’m sure are great, but I am most excited to hear from Sheryl Sandberg who will be closing the conference and I’m sure going to send us off in an inspirational way! I even re-read her book “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead in anticipation!
Additionally, Hire Ventures will be hosting a meet-up networking event on Sunday evening for other HR Consultants, HR Business Owners, and Independents. Every entrepreneur knows that it can be tough building a business, I wanted to have an event that would allow us to connect, collaborate and network with other like-minded HR entrepreneurs!
Initially, I was thinking this was going to be a handful of people meeting in a hotel bar, it has since turned into over 60 RSVPs! Luckily, I have a great relationship with a certain recruiting software company who has graciously offered to help with my event. Phew! Either way, I’m really excited about making new connections, strengthening existing relationships and coming away from #SHRM18 ready to crush the last half of 2018!