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APRIL 2015

In This Issue:

President's Pen
Important Dates
Updates & Blogs
Job Postings
Board of Directors

President's Pen: Membership has its Privileges
By Amy Hardesty, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Amy Hardesty - IndySHRM President
Congratulations! Our chapter was awarded a Membership Superstar award by SHRM for 2014. Thank you to Keisha Underwood, our VP of Membership, and the Membership Committee for their dedication to meeting one of our membership goals.

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Important Dates
04/09/15 - 11:00 AM - Lunch With Representative Susan Brooks: Restoring Hoosiers' Sense of Security
04/10/15 - 12:00 PM - State SHRM Webinar: Social Media: Communicate Smarter, Better and Faster
04/22/15 - 2:00 PM - Webinar: Lessons Learned from Retirement Plan Litigation. Sponsored by ProCourse
04/30/15 - 11:30 AM - Strategic Leaders Forum
Updates & Blogs

Workforce Readiness Update

The Operation Hire a Hoosier Vet (OHHV) Job Fair is the largest Veteran employment event in Indiana and one of the largest in the nation. Hundreds of Veterans attend the career fair in hopes of making connections and finding the next position in their career.
IndySHRM partners with Rolls Royce to host a Pre Career Fair Workshop every year for Veterans who attend the job fair in order to help them hone various job search skills.
Read More

Certification Committee Update

Register Today to Take Your PHR/SPHR Exam
To apply to take the PHR/SPHR exam go to http://www.hrci.org/apply/
application-process – late exam registrations are currently being accepted through April 17, 2015 for the spring HRCI (PHR/SPHR) testing window May 1 – July 31, 2015. Read More

Become a Millennial Magnet: Ten Ways IT Can Make Companies More Millennial-Friendly

Organizations are turning to the best and the brightest Millennials to fill their entry-level customer-facing positions, project specialist positions and supervisory training programs. But the technology gap between small and medium-size employers and potential young hires could easily be enough to stop the hiring process even before it gets started. This same gap could increase new-hire turnover in any organization if the new hire is less than 30 years old. It therefore behooves Human Resources to team up with IT to make their companies more Millennial-friendly. Read More

Benefits of Membership

By becoming involved with a professional association like IndySHRM, you can…

  1. Stay current on issues and trends within your industry
  2. Connect with others in the industry; potentially leading to open doors to new job opportunities
  3. Learn best practices from others in your industry
  4. Build and grow your professional network
  5. Expand your professional development

What Stops HR Professionals From Addressing Substance Abuse in Their Workplace?

Fear, lack of knowledge on the subject, limited time and not knowing what resources are available are all among the various reasons that HR professionals do not address substance abuse in their workplace. How can these concerns be addressed? Read More

Why having a GOLD STANDARD for health screenings is critical for your wellness program

Last month, I gave you some information to consider regarding the quality of your wellness screens for your organization. Over the years, I have heard many stories about screening snafus! Read More
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