Having a “seat at the table” has long been the tagline for HR professionals wanting and needing to become part of the strategic planning process of their organization. This presentation will focus on what it means to be a Strategic Business Partner (SBP) and break down the components needed to get that seat at the...
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We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.Our professional organization is dedicated to serving the human resource professional and advancing the human resource profession.
We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. If you are an HR professional, you will find membership in our chapter rewarding, helpful and fun! We meet the second Thursday of each month. For additional information, please refer to the About Us page and email questions or comments to any of our board members.
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March 13, 2014, 11:00am – 1:00pmWiley Wilson 127 Nationwide Drive Lynchburg, VA 24502
April 10, 2014, 11:00am – 1:00pmWiley Wilson 127 Nationwide Drive Lynchburg, VA 24502
April 28-30, 2014The Homestead
Your conference will feature an exciting lineup of keynote speakers and multiple tracks of concurrent programming. You will have an opportunity to earn more than 16 HRCI recertification credits covering the full breath of the SHRM body of knowledge including Strategic and Global opportunities. In addition, you may...
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So here we are right in the middle of another holiday season. It’s that time of the year where things tend to get more hectic as many firms work hard to close out a calendar year which may coincide with their fiscal year. All this craziness while trying to keep your employees engaged the closer it gets...December 8, 2013
In 1995, I was an aspiring young HR professional full of energy and enthusiasm with nothing but clear, smooth sailing in front of me…so I thought. After all, I had started as a Compensation Analyst and moved to an Employment Relations Representative within my first year on the job. It was during this...March 3, 2013
The EEOC recently announced its renewed focus on the hiring process, and it is crucial that you dot your ‘i’s and cross your ‘t’s. There are several key points to keep in mind when hiring new employees. If you require a background check, the first question to ask is whether the...January 31, 2013