HR Magazine and the SHRM online news
team won several national journalism
awards this year.
“ A Hidden Epidemic,” HR Magazine’s
March 2016 cover story about the impact
of prescription drug abuse on the workplace, by Dori Meinert, received a national
gold award from the American Society of
Business Publication Editors (ASBPE).
The SHRM editorial team won an
“Eddie” award from Folio for “Your Guide
to Overtime,” HR Magazine’s July/August
2016 cover story. Staff writers contributing
to the report were Stephen Miller, CEBS,
Allen Smith, J.D., Dori Meinert, Roy Maurer, Dana Wilkie and Aliah D. Wright.
“Working with Conviction,” HR Magazine’s October 2016 cover story about hiring people with criminal histories, won
a first-place award from the Specialized
Information Publishers Association and a
best feature award from the Society for Professional Journalists’ Washington, D. C.,
chapter. The feature was written by freelance writer Mark Feffer.
In addition, ASBPE recognized SHRM’s
HR Daily e-newsletter with a national sil-
ver award, while online election coverage
and the SHRM.org website redesign won
bronze awards. The new and improved
site also received a bronze “Tabbie” award
from the Trade, Association and Business
“The Age of Rage,” HR Magazine’s
April 2017 cover story on creating a culture of civility at work, by Dori Meinert,
and “Working with Conviction” received
honorable mentions in min’s editorial and
HR Career Tools at Your Fingertips
SHRM’s new career resources can help
you launch and navigate your HR career.
Based on the SHRM Competency Model,
these members-only tools can be accessed
in three simple steps:
1. Take the Competency Self-Assessment to identify your strengths and developmental needs in the leadership, interpersonal, business and technical competency
2. Use the Development Activity Wizard to get tailored activity recommendations to build your proficiency.
3. Create a Competency Development
Plan to put your goals into action.
If you have a SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification, you will receive 1
professional development credit for each
year you complete (or update) the Competency Self-Assessment. Use the self-assessment to help you evaluate how best
to work toward the 60 credits required for
recertification over three years.
For more information, visit shrm.org/
SHRM Editorial Staff Takes a Bow
Expand Your World
Two inspiring and provocative keynote
speakers are already in the lineup for the
SHRM 2018 Annual Conference & Exposition, which will be held June 17-20 in
Chicago. They are:
• Malala Yousafzai, who at age 15
was shot by the Taliban for advocating
for girls’ education in her native Pakistan.
She went on to establish the Malala Fund
to promote education for girls around the
world. At 17, she became the youngest
recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize and
was appointed a United Nations Messenger of Peace.
• Adam Grant, a management professor at The Wharton School of Business at
the University of Pennsylvania and author
of three New York Times best-selling
books, including Originals (Viking, 2016),
which explores how to fight groupthink.
In addition, choose from almost 200
educational sessions. Register early and
For more information, visit www