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SHRM@QU Workshop: Digital Dirt- Digital Information & HRM with Prof. McKee

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SHRM@QU is a local student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. We provide students from across the University with the opportunity to gain knowledge and insight into the effective management of human capital in the field of Human Resource Management through affiliation with the New Haven Chapter, the CT State Council, and the national SHRM organization.

The objectives of this chapter include:

*Promoting the exchange of work-related experience of established business professionals with the theoretical academic perspectives of student and faculty members through open forums and information exchanges.

*Encouraging the acquisition, growth, and continuation of our respective careers in human resource management through expanded knowledge, camaraderie, respect, and mutual support among chapter members and through our affiliation with SHRM and our sponsoring chapter.

*Provide a pool of human resource management leaders for perpetuation of the chapter and of SHRM.

*Function as an important vehicle for promoting the field of human resource management to students.


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On Tuesday, March 31, 2015, SHRM@QU hosted a workshop for members with Prof. McKee. Prof. McKee hosted an interactive workshop on tips and techniques for managing digital information and virtual profiles. Members discussed their experiences with their social media accounts and discussed ways HR departments can use social media and the web to access information. Prof. McKee discussed the current legal issues surrounding the use of digital information, particularly in hiring situations, and as it relates to bias. She also have them tips for creating a professional digital brand that attracts employers and makes them marketable for jobs.

Prof. McKee worked with our members to develop their digital information competence so that they will better understand the implications of what they post online. Members were encouraged to regularly monitor their digital information and post wisely.


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