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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 Wichita Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Scholarship Fund exists to serve the needs of the HR professional, to advance the HR profession, and to enhance the effectiveness of our members as business partners. In fulfilling our mission, the Wichita Chapter of SHRM Scholarship Fund is pleased to award a scholarship to be applied to tuition to a deserving future practitioner in the human resources field.Students who meet these criteria are encouraged to complete the s
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Good Morning!It is hard to believe that the conference is in 6 weeks! Here is a link to volunteer opportunities we have available for the conference https://m360.ksshrm.com/ViewEvent.aspx?id=99174&instance=0  (is under the KS SHRM Conference tab click on Volunteer Schedule) if you would please let me know if you or anyone in your chapter is interested in volunteering (if you can update on the spreadsheet you will not need to notify me) we will update the spreadsheet weekly.&nb
Hello Wichita SHRM Membership, There have been a lot of questions and uncertainty regarding the decision by SHRM to launch their own certification program, in direct competition with the established HRCI program.  I went to the national conference, hoping to talk to both parties, but only SHRM was present.  FAQs of information learned at the conference and later received from HRCI includes: Q:  Is SHRM wanting to replace the HRCI certification? A:  Yes.Q:&
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!