Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Astronology - Honoring Ted Kennedy

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Volume X

Issue 14


September 8, 2009

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Fact or Fiction?


Ted Kennedy was the first congressman to have his own website.


Sometime in 1994, Kennedy started his own website after spending a year posting press releases on bills he supported on an online community bulletin board at MIT. The Hill on the Net by Chris Casey, a former systems administrator for Kennedy's Massachusetts office, shares the details of this groundbreaking work. Click here for a screen shot of his very first website.


The Astron Road Show


Back to school means back to learning! The Astron team continues to travel the country to provide you with the latest HR knowledge you need to be successful.

On Friday, September 25th, National Director Michael Maciekowich will present When the Money Runs Out: Retaining and Motivating Long-Term Employees Without Increasing Pay at the 2009 Upstate New York Healthcare Human Resources Conference. The Woodcliff Hotel and Spa in Rochester, NY will be host to the conference from September 23 - 25th. Please contact
Mike for more information on attending.

On Wednesday, September 30th, National Director Jennifer Loftus will moderate the panel discussion, HR Certification, MBA or other Advanced Degree: Which is Right for You?. The discussion is open to HR/NY members only, so if you're not a member join today at www.hrny.org! Jennifer moderates these HR/NY sessions on career planning and development annually, and is honored to be part of a long-standing HR/NY tradition.

Stay tuned! Our Road Show continues strong into October.


Honoring Ted Kennedy

On August 25, 2009, Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy passed away. Ted Kennedy, as the public called him, and his work had a great influence on the human resource practices of today. In this special issue of Astronology, we pay tribute to Ted Kennedy by examining 6 areas of influence he had on Human Resources. The Senate will not be the same without Ted Kennedy....more


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