Wichita SHRM


Wichita SHRM - An HR Investment
A Wichita SHRM membership investment connects members to the local HR community through monthly programs, online forums, quarterly newsletters, job postings, networking opportunities, and much more!  A list of additional membership benefits can be found by clicking here.  

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Wichita SHRM membership is truly an investment in your professional development and is critical to our success. If you have any questions, concerns, or difficulties joining or renewing your membership, please email membership@wichitashrm.org.

Jena Lysen, SPHR
VP of Membership - 2014 Wichita SHRM

The ADAAA revisions have led to an increase in disability discrimination claims. this session will address the ADA's requirements and provide practical advice on ways for an employer to best position itself to more successfully defend these claims when they arise.
8/20/2014 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Join us in Wichita for the KS SHRM Conference 2014!!!
9/17/2014 to 9/19/2014
Measuring and improving the performance and strategic contribution of a human resources department continues to be a challenge for organizations. Although most HR Individuals and departments are satisfied with the way they approach HR. the seminar is designed to provoke your thinking and challenge you to see a fresh approach on how top performing organizations do strategic HR including essential elements and day to day actions.
10/15/2014 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Profitable growth is a primary goal of business leaders, and innovation is the only sustainable way to drive profitable growth. Organizations that excel in innovation effectively manage their technical talent, those individuals who have deep expertise and are major contributors to innovation and competitive advantage.
10/24/2014 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Understand how Kansas employment law has been impacted by legislation passed by the 2014 Kansas Legislature: Discuss overall legislative history behind any changes made: Review legislation which failed to pass and explain the reasons: and Provide an overall outlook to the 2014 elections and denote candidates which promote a strong HR and Business community in Kansas.
11/19/2014 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
The pre-conference certification class starting on Monday Sep 15 and ending Wed Sep 17 right before the conference starts. Members who are HRCI certified before the end of the year will be eligible for the new SHRM certifications rolling out in Jan 2015. Cost is $799. Register through the KS SHRM website!
The International Rescue Committee (IRC) has its next Employer Advisory Council Meeting Wednesday, July 30 from 10 – 11:30 am at their offices, 401 N. Emporia. The purpose of the forum is to exchange information and insight among employers, foster community collaboration, educate prospective and current employers of the IRC’s clients and their existing staff on the backgrounds of refugees, identify additional opportunities for entry level jobs-particularly for limited English proficien
The BLN (Business Leadership Network) of Sedgwick County is offering a seminar Tuesday, July 29 from 8-10am at Abode, 1330 E. Douglas – ADA: Best Practices for HR Professionals. It is presented by Ray Petty, Consultant for Great Plains ADA Center and approved for 2 hours of HRCI recertification credit. Register at:http://blnsg.org/events/view/16. Questions can be directed to Diane Cole at (316) 660.1941 or diane.cole@sedgwick.gov. 
We are currently seeking nominations for the 2015 board.  If you are interested or would like to nominate someone, please contact Shelbye Smith at ssmith@isienvironmental.com by July 31st. Thank you.
REGISTER NOW!Kansas SHRM Business Partners Brochure | Exhibit Hall Layout2014 Conference Magazine | Conference Preview Video  Please join us for the 25th Annual SHRM Kansas State Conference "The HR Game is Afoot" being held September 17-19, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Wichita, Kansas. This year's conference will be packed with keynote, general and concurrent sessions covering a wide range of human resource topics for all levels of practitioners. Keynote SpeakersOpe