HR Mavericks

HR Maverick

Lauren Mallon

Lauren Mallon

Lauren began her career in HR as a recruiter working for a staffing agency. She quickly discovered her love for HR and went back to school for her MBA and became an HR Generalist upon graduation. She has a passion for employee engagement and being a culture champion for the companies she's worked for. When Lauren isn't promoting HR initiatives, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her friends and family.

What words of advice and encouragement would you give to someone just starting out in HR?

Don't be afraid to ask questions to learn as much as you can. Talk to those in all areas of HR to find what you're passionate and absorb as much knowledge as possible.

HR Encyclopedia articles written by Lauren Mallon:

National Labor Relations Act of 1935

From an HR perspective, unions and labor practices might seem intimidating. If you are part of a unionized organization, your employees are planning to start a union or initiate collective bargaining, or you feel unsure what is considered an unfair labor practice, this is the article for you.