August 2017 Programming

Summer may be ending this month, but most WI SHRM local chapters are heating back up for August!  Click on the program title below for event details or the local SHRM chapter name for membership and other information.

August 2 – Compensation Networking Group Meeting – Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley SHRM

August 3 – The Down and Dirty of Discipline – Wausau, Central Wisconsin SHRM

August 8 – Workplace Safety and Security – Janesville, Blackhawk Human Resource Association

August 9 – Change Management vs. Human Nature: How HR Can Help – Stevens Point, Stevens Point Area HRA

August 15 – Best Practices for Conducting an HR Audit – Kimberly, Fox Valley SHRM

August 16 – Annual Summer Program – Summit, Jefferson County HR Management Association

August 16 – Project Proven – La Crosse, La Crosse Area SHRM

August 17 – WOW Onboarding: How to Excite, Engage, and Equip Employees – Wausau, Central Wisconsin SHRM

August 17 – GMA SHRM Casino Night – Madison, Greater Madison Area SHRM

August 24 – Leading Change with Grit, Compassion and a bit of Humor – Altoona, Chippewa Valley SHRM

August 24 – Healthcare – Racine, Racine/Kenosha Area SHRM

Not sure which chapter is nearest you?  Take a look at WISHRM’s Local Chapters page for more information.

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Early Bird Registration for WISHRM 2017 State Conference Ends 7/31!

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Registration is currently open for the WISHRM 2017 State Conference Oct 11-13 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center.  Early bird registration fees expire on 7/31/17 so register today!

Registration fees for the conference are as follows:

Early Bird: Register AND pay by July 31st, 2017

National SHRM Member $350
Non- SHRM member $400
Student $100
Wednesday Half-Day PreConference only $75
Thursday Night Guest $50

Register and pay between August 1st and September 15th:

National SHRM Member $380
Non- SHRM Member $430
Student $100
Wednesday Half-Day PreConference only $75
Thursday Night Guest $50

Register and pay after September 15th and Onsite:

National SHRM Member $460
Non- SHRM Member $510
Student $100
Wednesday Half-Day PreConference only $75
Thursday Night Guest $50

For more information about the conference including registration and accommodations information, visit http://wishrm.org/2017-State-Conference.

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July 2017 Programming

Sumer is here!  Beat the heat by staying as COOL as some of WI’s local SHRM groups!  Click on the program title below for details to events in your area.

NOTE: Most chapters are on summer vacation so stay tuned for August events as they ramp back up.

July 11 – Open House & Summer Outing – Milwaukee, Metro Milwaukee SHRM

July 18 – Cheers Pablo Social Networking Event – Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley SHRM

July 19 – Membership Appreciation Event – La Crosse, La Crosse Area SHRM

July 20 – The Importance of a Strong Relationship between HR and Finance – Kenosha, Racine/Kenosha Area SHRM

Not sure which chapter is nearest you?  Take a look at WISHRM’s Local Chapters page for more information.

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SHRM foundation new initiatives

The SHRM Foundation together with the support of it’s members accomplished big things in 2016.   232 Scholarships were awarded, the first workplace inclusion initiative, Preparing for the Aging Workforce was introduced, 11 research-based HR solutions/reports were published and the first military veteran scholarship was awarded. Our funds helped to make these efforts possible and is used to empower HR professionals and students.

In 2017 the SHRM Foundation has a new mission and vision refocused on the needs of its members. The SHRM Foundation will launch the second inclusive workplace initiative: Engaging and Integrating Military Veterans, award 220 certification scholarships, 43 academic scholarships and 34 professional development scholarships.

Please join me in supporting the SHRM Foundation in 2017 through activities such as the Cork and Spirit Pull and the Longest Marshmallow Drive at the Leadership Conference and Silent Auction at the State Conference. And as always, you may make a direct donation to the SHRM Foundation on their website.

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June WI SHRM Events

Happy June! Kickoff summer with one of our exciting local SHRM events. From wine tastings to baseball games, you can enjoy summer and still network with other HR professionals! Find an event near you below.

Not sure which chapter is nearest you? Check out WISHRM’s Local Chapters page for more information.

June 6th: Benefits Networking Group Meeting – Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley SHRM

June 6th: Summer Social with the Fond du Lac Dock Spiders – Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac Area HRA

June 8th: Table Topic Talk: When HR & Safety Intersect! – Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley SHRM

June 8th: Network Like a Pro – Building Win-Win Relationships to Reach Your Goals –Wausau, Central Wisconsin SHRM

June 14th: Just Culture Policies: What You Need to Know – Stevens Point, Stevens Point SHRM

June 15th: SRKA June Breakfast Meeting – Creating an Inclusive and Supportive Work Environment – Kenosha, Racine/Kenosha SHRM

June 16th: Recruiting Networking Group Meeting – Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley SHRM

June 20th: Professional Development Summit – Madison, Greater Madison Area SHRM

Jun 21st: Improving Employee Productivity Through Health, Humor, and Happiness – La Crosse, LASHRM

June 27th: FVSHRM Wine Tasting Event – Appleton, Fox Valley SHRM

June 27th: Summer Social: HR Department of One SIG – Milwaukee, Metro Milwaukee SHRM

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North Central HR mixer in June!

In New Orleans next month? The North Central Region is going to host a FREE event with drinks and food on Monday June 19th at the Windsor Court Hotel. All you need to do is register here Eventbrite (no credit card needed) and show up. The event runs from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. You can ride a SHRM coach to the hotel from the Convention Center, last bus leaves at 6:30. It’s also within walking distance to many of the hotels and is near Harrah’s Casino.
The region has hosted events in the past and we wanted to continue the tradition. Please register early to ensure that you have a place as there is a limit to the number of guests that the hotel can accommodate. Register here! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/north-central-hr-bash-tickets-34582607510

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Check out our May events around the state

May is here! Which means summer and sunshine is just around the corner. Speed up May and prepare for summer with SHRM!

Not sure which chapter is nearest you?  Take a look at WISHRM’s Local Chapters page for more information.

May 3 – Compensation Networking Group Meeting Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley SHRM

May 4 – The Ins and Outs of FMLA Wausau, Central Wisconsin SHRM

May 5 – Leadercast LIVE Eau Claire, Chippewa Valley SHRM

May 5 – Leadercast LIVE Green Bay, Green Bay SHRM

May 5 – Leadercast LIVE Appleton, Fox Valley SHRM

May 5 – Leadercast LIVE Oshkosh, Oshkosh Area SHRM

May 8 – Membership Appreciate Dinner Janesville, Blackhawk HR Association

May 9 – Workers Compensation: Understanding Proposed Changes in 2018 Watertown, Jefferson County HR Association

May 10 – Diversity, Inclusion and Workplace Readiness SIG Milwaukee, Metro Milwaukee SHRM

May 10 – Advanced Issues in FMLA Administration Stevens Point, Stevens Point SHRM

May 10 – Compensation Analysis & Other Pay Related Challenges Beaver Dam, Dodge County SHRM

May 10 – LGBT Issues and Millennials in the Workplace Kenosha, Racine/Kenosha SHRM

May 11 – The Healing Power of Humor Wausau, Central Wisconsin SHRM

May 12 – May Meeting Tomah, West Central Wisconsin SHRM

 May 16 – Human Capital Conference Madison, Greater Madison Area SHRM

May 17 – Professional Development Symposium La Crosse, LASHRM

 May 17 – The Future of HR Kimberley, Fox Valley SHRM

 May 18 – Power of Coaching River Falls, SCVEA

 May 18 – May Lunch Meeting: Successfully Working with Staffing Agencies Racine, Racine/Kenosha SHRM

 May 18 – May Chapter Program: Legal Update Sheboygan, Sheboygan Area SHRM

 May 19 – Performance and Development SIG Milwaukee, Metro Milwaukee SHRM

 May 23 – HR Development of One SIG Milwaukee, Metro Milwaukee SHRM

 May 24 – Lunch Meeting: Generation Awesomeness Green Bay, Green Bay SHRM

 May 24 – Business Acumen for HR Manitowoc, Lakeshore Area HR Association

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Deadline for SHRM scholarship is 4/10!

Wisconsin SHRM State Council Certification Scholarship deadlines are coming up!
http://www.wishrm.org/index.php?module=express&cmd=newsviewpost&id=1518

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Check out the April events around WI!

April Shower Bring May Flowers! Click the link to see our April events all over the state.

April SHRM Events 2017 (002)

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Talent Acquisition Trends

Be ready for a shake up!

http://www.crowdstaffing.com/blog/talent-acquisition-trends-2017?utm_source=Linkedin&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog

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