By Emily Payne
Photo: SHRM CEO and president Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. (Photo: SHRM)
The SHRM 2018 Conference kicked off with keynotes by SHRM’s CEO and former Florida governor Jeb Bush talking about the role of people and policies in shaping the future workforce.
There’s a lot of ground to cover for the 20,000 HR professionals attending this year’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference, which officially kicked off Sunday afternoon in Chicago. Following a musical performance by America’s Got Talent sensation Kechi Okwuchi (singing, aptly, Taylor Swift’s Fight Song), introductions of the SHRM family of organizations and several Father’s Day references, newly appointed SHRM president and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., took the stage to set the tone for the conference and a vision that would extend far beyond.
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