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Indiana SHRM News
Indiana SHRM News

SHRM Update May 2018

Callie Zipple, SHRM-CP SHRM Field Services Director

EXCEL Awards: 

We are currently reviewing all Excel applications and hope to be able to announce winners by mid-May.  Stay tuned!

Diversity Job Fair

Save the date for SHRM’s 2018 National Diversity & Inclusion Job Fair to be held in conjunction with SHRM’s Annual Conference in Chicago.  SHRM partnered with Thurgood Marshall College Fund, the Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement and other leading diversity organizations to connect employers from across the country with a diverse pool of job candidates at this event.  The event will be held at the Union League Club of Chicago on Wednesday, June 20 and will begin at 1:00pm.  To read more about the event and to register to recruit or attend, please see the official press release.

Will you help us promote? An email template that we would love your chapter to send to your members can be found here.  This is the first of two campaigns to increase both companies looking to recruit diverse talent and those looking for diverse opportunities.  Stay tuned for a second template, and THANK YOU in advance for your help in getting the word out.  We want to be able to do more events like this so let’s work together to make it a success!

SHRM Foundation Announces PsychArmor Partnership

The SHRM Foundation has partnered with PsychArmor to drive veteran hiring!  PsychArmor Institute’s “School for Employers Who Invest in Military Talent” has been made available to all SHRM members as part of the SHRM Foundation’s initiative to encourage and expand veteran hiring.  The courses provide information on different aspects of military culture to assist HR professionals in ensuring service members are successfully hired, on-boarded and retained.  These courses are offered at no-cost to the attendee so long as they are members of SHRM.  Read more about this offering and the partnership on the SHRM Foundation’s News page & register for courses here.

SHRM Foundation Innovation Grants

The SHRM Foundation is now accepting applications for the 2018 Innovation Grants.  These grants will support SHRM State Councils and Chapters working on local programming, events or services that have a practical and measurable impact on veteran employment.  Five grants of up to $10,000 each will be awards to successful proposals designed to help veterans find careers that match their unique skill sets, or to help increase veteran hiring and retention in the workplace.  To learn more about these grants or to apply, please visit the SHRM Foundation Innovation Grants page. An informational flyer can be found hereDEADLINE TO APPLY IS MAY 4!

Looking to promote SHRM Foundation at an upcoming meeting? 

SHRM Foundation materials can be requested by chapters and state councils via the SHRM Foundation materials request form.

When Work Works Applications

Help promote the When Work Works Award! A flyer can be found here, and below is some verbiage!  Application deadline is May 11.

Bragging rights, national recognition as a top employer, and a free benchmarking report are just a few reasons to apply for the 2018 When Work Works Award. Get the recognition you need to attract and retain the best talent for your organization.

The WWW Award is national in scope, and recognizes model employers of all types and sizes across the U.S. for their innovative and effective workplace practices. It is a worksite-based award honoring organizations that are using workflex as a strategy to make work work better—for both the employer and the employee. Apply NOW!

Strategic Planning

Let’s plan a Strategic Planning Event for your chapter! I’d love to come visit and work with you and your members to bring your chapter into its next phase.  Let me know some dates/times that work and we’ll get is scheduled!

If your chapter has a session scheduled already, let me know as I’d love to attend/help however needed.

Questions?  Reach out to your regional team:

Callie Zipple – Field Services Director – callie.zipple@shrm.org – 703-535-6345

Nicole Hall – Member Engagement Associate – nicole.hall@shrm.org – 703-535-6324