How to Show Your Workforce That You’re Really Listening          

By Dr. Natalie Baumgartner, Achievers It’s no secret that the majority (87 percent) of today’s workers feel disengaged in the workplace. While there are many reasons for this high level of disengagement, employee complaints about employers not listening to them certainly ranks high on the list. In fact, a recent study revealed that more than one-third of […]

Member Spotlight: Yvette Wagner, SPHR

The June 2019 Next Concept HR Association Member Spotlight is on… Yvette Wagner, SPHR HR Director, Kelly-Moore Paints, Inc. What led you to Human Resources as a profession/How did you get into your current role? I believe we are a sum of all our experiences, and I was fortunate to have worked for a company that […]

You Can Be Your Own Futurist

By HR West 2019 Keynote Speaker, Sally Thornton, Founder + CEO, Forshay Originally posted on, February 2018. Here’s the fantastic thing about being a futurist :  Who knows if you’re wrong until much later? As much as I enjoy researching and exploring the future of work, the reality is I am looking to the future […]