Katherine Mehr

Katherine Mehr has been working in the news/media/publishing industry for over five years. Currently Mehr is the Publisher for Human Resources IQ, an online HR/training magazine and portal for sharing ideas, best practices and solutions within the business community.

Prior to Human Resources IQ Mehr’s roles included reporting for Long Island Newsday, Hicksville Illustrated News and the Westbury Times on local news, crime, politics and human interest/features. She then moved to the production side of the industry as a conference director for the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), which provides business executives with tailored conferences, seminars and training. Mehr’s emphasis was in the pharmaceutical and human capital divisions.

Mehr earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communications from St. John’s University, Queens, NY. She has received numerous awards for her written work from the International Society of Poetry and the National Poets Society.

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According to Brian Beckstein, VP of Leadership Development for Bank of America, organizations who have a leadership development program contribute approximately 20-30% to their organizations' profits. He states, leadership development starts at the top of an organization. Identifying what your organization wants to build as a culture and what...Full Article »
Thinking of centralizing your human resources function into a shared services center? There are some legal risks that you should be aware of, according to an expert in American labor and employment law. An HR Shared Services environment can magnify your legal compliance risks and create a "bigger target" for litigation, says Jonathan Bumgarner,...Full Article »
Ranked #1 for Chief Learning Officer Magazine’s 2012 LearningElite Award, General Mills has grown their internal learning initiatives substantially and the results are linked right back to people development. Kevin Wilde, Chief Learning Officer for General Mills speaks with Human Resources IQ (HRIQ) on the learning mission, training...Full Article »
Ayman Madkour, Country Learning and Development Manager speaks with Human Resources IQ on Hilton Worldwide's HR and Talent strategies, challenges and outlook of the business....Full Article »
Leaders today are faced with a vastly different atmosphere than what was once considered the norm. Every day they are faced with multiple, ill-defined and ongoing threats to their company’s survival. Most fail to perform under this pressure and as a result, performance slides.1 Human Resources IQ speaks with Justin Menkes, author of...Full Article »
In 2005, Capital One as an organization was making the move to outsource key functions within the business; recruiting followed that lead and out-sourced all of their non-exempt recruiting to an external vendor. Changing business focus and priorities led to a change in the recruiting model in 2010. Bringing a recruiting shop back in-house...Full Article »
Hiring predictions for 2011 are estimating that we will see an increase in jobs within the upcoming year, and with these dynamic changes in the economy and ongoing organizational changes, retaining top talent is top of mind for business leaders. Companies are evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of their current Talent Management plans in...Full Article »
HR shared services is continuing to grow and expand as a mainstream delivery model for HR Services. Employee relations services in particular are becoming more commonplace, which can be interpreted as a testament to the model’s ability to execute. In the coming years, growth may be expected in business segments, such as health care and...Full Article »
Carolyn Turman, Chief Learning Officer for Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division, discusses creating awareness to build your talent pool from within through strategic planning. In this podcast interview with Katherine Mehr, they talk about how to: • Create an awareness programs to build your talent pool from the youth level –...Full Article »
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