Articles

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes…Turn and Face the Strange!

Posted on 10/19/2020 12:05 pm  /   October 2020

Bob Dylan sang The Times They Are A Changin’. They were changing back in the 60s and they are still changing today. HR teams cannot escape this change or the (r)evolutions they bring. Two of the biggest changes and challenges are the dramatic rise in healthcare costs and the fight for human ca...

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Human Resources Staff Makes the Missouri Botanical Gardens Safer for Staff & Visitors

Posted on 10/19/2020 11:37 am  /   October 2020

The Missouri Botanical Garden is a St. Louis treasure, beloved by many as an oasis in the city and respected internationally as a scientific institution. The unprecedented three-month closure of the Garden this spring was heartbreaking for our visitors, staff, and volunteers. When we unexpectedly cl...

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Intent vs. Impact: is the D&I Training Landscape About to Change?

Posted on 10/19/2020 11:26 am  /   October 2020

The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the authors. Back in the 1980s, we rolled out Sexual Harassment training called “Intent vs Impact.” We explained to all of our employees that they may not have “intended” to offend anyone with their language, joke...

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Welcome New Members

Posted on 10/19/2020 12:00 am  /   October 2020

We would like to officially welcome our newest members! We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings! Maida BijelicRegional HR ManagerEyeCare Partners   Elaina Richardson-Lee, SPHR, SHRM-SCPManager, Human Resources Business PartnerCentene Corporation   Deanne Blume, S...

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Message From the President

Posted on 08/17/2020 12:00 am  /   October 2020

Focus Forward 2020: Lead with Passion, Serve with Purpose Are you ensuring inclusive recruitment of and accessibility to those with disabilities?As October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, I hope you will utilize resources available to you to assist you in your outreach and effort...

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