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!

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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!

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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!

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Telecommuting options for employees increase over the last year

Our own Joanne Krueger gives insight on the current work trend.  See the article below

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Leadercast Live hosted by Fox Valley SHRM

Fox Valley SHRM Hosts Leadercast Live

One of the strategic initiatives of WISHRM is to “Expand the External Brand” of SHRM. For the last seven years, Fox Valley SHRM has been a host site for “Leadercast Live” which has provided our chapter a chance to expand our external brand to over 250 HR and business professionals here in the Fox Valley and surrounding communities.

This year’s Leadercast Live will be May 5th, 2017 at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in the Kimberly Clark Theatre.

What is Leadercast Live?
Leadercast Live is the largest one-day leadership event in the world. Broadcast live each year from Atlanta to 100,000+ people in hundreds of locations around the world, Leadercast Live brings together many of the world’s most recognized and respected global leaders to create a leadership experience unlike any other.

Leadercast 2017 will focus on what it means to be Powered by Purpose.

What does it mean to be powered by purpose? To be part of a purpose-driven organization? To work with a team of people who understand the meaning in addition to the metrics? To recognize that why you do what you do matters as much or more as what you do. Where defined values drive a strong culture and intentional leadership inspires amazing results.

Leaders who are Powered by Purpose come from all walks of life … they are not limited to any single role or responsibility … no one type of company or industry or community. Instead, they have taken the time to distinguish their values, lead with intention, lift up their teams, and create a collective vision. And they are passionate about sharing their organization’s purpose with the world.

Come to Leadercast 2017 – where every detail of the experience is purposefully crafted to inspire and engage you in surprising and meaningful ways. Discover the steps you can take to uncover your purpose … to reconnect to your organization’s why … and to truly live, work and play in this world, Powered by Purpose.

2017 Speakers
Leadercast features a lineup of world-renowned leaders, speaking straight to your community, team or organization.

• Andy Stanley | Leadership Author and Communicator
• Dr. Henry Cloud | Clinical Psychologist, Leadership Expert, Author
• Molly Fletcher | Sports Agent, Author, and World-renowned Public Speaker
• Tyler Perry | Director, Playwright, Screenwriter, Producer, Actor, Author & Entrepreneur
• Suzy Welch | Leadership Expert and Best-Selling Author
• Jim McKelvey | Co-Founder of Square and Founder of LaunchCode
• Daniel Pink | Behavioral Science Expert, Author, and Host of Crowd Control
• Jess Ekstrom | CEO of Headbands of Hope
• Donald Miller |CEO of Storybrand

Leadercast Live will once again be directed and hosted by Comedian Tripp Crosby.
The Fox Valley SHRM chapter would like to extend an invite for you to join us at Leadercast Live in 2017 as we explore what is means to be a Visionary Leader, and learn what it means to lead in such a way that create bold cultures, builds faithful employees, and produces high achievement.
Cost of the all day program is $85 with includes breakfast, lunch, participant material and more! Attendees must be registered prior to the day of the event. Seating is limited so sign up today at!!

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How are your local chapters doing?

Please join these webinars for some great membership recruiting and retention ideas!
Membership CLA – 2017 webcasts
Thursday, Mar. 23, @ 4 p.m. ET
Thursday, May 25, @ 4 p.m. ET
Thursday, Aug. 17, @ 4 p.m. ET
Thursday, Nov. 2, @ 4 p.m. ET
How are you doing with your required SHRM numbers? New chapter affiliation requirements went into effect on January 1, 2017. Applies to all existing and new chapters.
• All 100%-Chapters
• Minimum of 25 national SHRM members AND
• 100% SHRM membership – no categories for non-SHRM members
• All Non-100% Chapters
• Minimum of 25 national SHRM members
Are you taking advantage of the E-Blasts and the Chapter Promotions E-mail Program?
• SHRM offers State Councils, Super Mega chapters, and 100% chapters the opportunity to reach at-large members via e-mail eight times per year (two per quarter)
• New! Non-100% chapters are provided with two SHRM-provided e-mail communications per year (Chapter Promotion E-mail Program)
• Use online request form in the VLRC; SHRM sends the e-blast on your behalf

Debbie Fedel Membership – Recruiting & Retention Tools

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