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Certification Update January 2020

Scholarship Opportunities 5th Annual Barnes & Thornburg/Ken Yerkes Scholarships for HR Professionals Please check out two new scholarship opportunities.  Certification Scholarship – Award to support the pursuit of a professional SHRM Certification.  Conference Scholarship – Award to support attendance at the HR Indiana Conference and waiver of HR Indiana Conference registration fee. Deadline to apply is June 30, 2020… Read more »

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Spotlight: Julie Smith

FAST FACTS Employer: Indiana University Health Title: Director of Human Relations Certifications: SHRM-SCP Q&A WITH JULIE Q: Why did you get into HR? A: I wanted to be an OSHA inspector, but I thought people wouldn’t like me! I went into HR because everyone likes HR — right? Q: What do you love most about your job? A:… Read more »

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Certification Update December 2019

Membership Discount Code for SHRM Membership Renewal SHRM professional memberships can be renewed with a $20 discount using the code STATE20 through December 31, 2019. One More Way to Earn PDCs Remember, your annual national SHRM membership qualifies for three (3) PDCs per year. SHRM automatically loads the credits in your SHRM portal. Winter Testing… Read more »

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for HR Pros

It’s that time of year again, when we start setting goals and making resolutions for the upcoming year. Maybe you’ve done this in the past with either great success or none at all, whether you set out to eat a vegetable, take up jogging, or read more books. This year, we’ve got resolutions of a… Read more »

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How to Create an Inclusive Hiring Process

Inclusivity is more than a buzzword or a box to check. We all have a moral obligation to create workplaces that are fair and open to all, and that’s why inclusivity is an integral part of building a successful business. In fact, diverse organizations are 45% more likely to improve their market share. It’s easy… Read more »

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Foundation Update November 2019

The SHRM Foundation continues to evolve its mission, vision and values to reflect the growing need for HR as a catalyst for workplace and social change.  Overview The SHRM Foundation’s mission is to mobilize the power of HR and activate the generosity of donors to lead positive social change impacting all things work. The Foundation… Read more »

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Certification Update November 2019

SHRM Recertification Provider Reaffirmation for 2020 As of October 3rd, the person assigned as your chapter’s SHRM Recertification Provider point of contact can complete the SHRM Recertification Provider Reaffirmation process for 2020 so your chapter can pre-approve and offer SHRM PDCs for programming in 2020, after attesting to adhere to program guidelines. Your chapter must… Read more »

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What is Second Chance Hiring?

As HR professionals, we’re passionate about helping people cultivate fulfilling careers while helping companies succeed. Second chance hiring is a great opportunity for both organizational and individual growth. When companies consider all qualified candidates, even those with a criminal record, they grow stronger and more diverse because of it. Second chance hiring is the act… Read more »

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Certification Update October 2019

Now in Effect: Policy Changes to SHRM Recertification SHRM formally announced via email several enhancements to the SHRM Recertification process for those with an existing SHRM Certification. A brief recap: Earn PDCs During the Grace Period, effective August 1, 2019. SHRM Certification holders who are working toward recertification can earn PDCs for activities they participate… Read more »

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4 Things to Know About Employees with a Criminal History

Making the decision to hire formerly incarcerated individuals is a big step in developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. While some HR professionals may hesitate to explore this particular talent pool, your company can reap many benefits from second-chance hiring. Through our Getting Talent Back to Work initiative, SHRM is passionate about ending outdated, non-inclusive… Read more »

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