February 2018 Email Blast Column

Here are some educational opportunities and exciting events that you can take advantage of in February. For our Tennessee subscribers, WGU is offering a $10,000 scholarship. But you must apply by March 15Click here to apply! WGU’s HR degree is aligned with the SHRM curriculum. You can start any month you want! Watch this quick video to learn about WGU’s online degree that let’s you move as fast as you want so that you can cut your costs!

The SHRM Memphis HR Excellence Awards will be February 20th at the Memphis Bioworks Foundation. I am so honored to be nominated for the prestigious George Mabon HR Executive of the Year Award! Visit the website, www.shrm-memphis.org to register for this exciting annual event.

The SHRM-Memphis Half Day Legal Seminar will be on March 20. Click here for details on how to register!

The Savannah SHRM Chapter will host “Destination: Workplace Health” Workplace Health Conference 2018 on February 22 at the Savannah Technical College. Click here to register.

Attention SHRMGA members! BLR is offering an exciting event in Savannah March 8-9, “The Leading HR Event on Igniting Engagement for Performance and Retention.” You will learn how to create a powerful action plan to protect your brand and bottom line. Recertification credits will also be offered.

Click here to register for the SHRM-Atlanta Conference at Cobb Galleria March 27-28. We are excited to be the official media sponsor for this fantastic annual conference. Over 1200 HR professionals will be in attendance!

Save the Date for the 2nd Annual Supervisor and Manager Training Seminar April 13 at the Crescent Club in Memphis. This seminar will focus on what managers and HR professionals need to know to reduce the risk your employer will be faced with a lawsuit from an employee. The seminar will provide an update on current workplace law. You can earn SHRM and HRCI recertification credits! This seminar is in partnership with SHRM-Memphis.

We are looking so forward to the 2018 SHRM Employment Law & Legislative Conference in Washington D.C., March 12-14. They have some excellent keynote speakers lined up including Gloria Borger who is the chief political analyst for CNN, and Peter Sagal with National Public Radio. My personal favorite keynote speaker is Mike Aitken, VP of SHRM Government Affairs. He will present the Washington Outlook! I hope you will join me for one of SHRM’s best annual conferences! We will also be going to Capitol Hill to visit our Congressmen and Senators. Please join me there!

How would you like to meet the famous Lilly Ledbetter? She will be a keynote speaker at the SHRMGA Legal Summit in Savannah May 4. I am looking forward to meeting this icon of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. We will bring you full coverage of this event including a Facebook Live Video with Mrs. Ledbetter. Please register today for this once in a life time opportunity!

Attention TN SHRM members! It’s not too late to register for the TN SHRM Strategic Leadership Conference in Nashville April 27. This is an excellent annual conference offering lots of HRCI business credits along with SHRM PDCs. Click here to register. You will save $50 if you register by March 27!

The Tennessee Public Management Association for Human Resources Tennessee Chapter Annual Conference will be April 23-27 in Franklin, TN, at the Marriott Cool Springs Hotel. We are looking forward to brining you the highlights of this excellent conference in June.

Here are the dates for the 2018 SHRM Conferences. Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to attend:

SHRM Talent Conference & Exposition will be  in Las Vegas April 16-18

SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition in Chicago June 17-18

MSSHRM State Conference in Biloxi April 2-4

ARSHRM State Conference in Hot Springs, April 4-6

SHRMGA Conference in Savannah August 12-14

KYSHRM State Conference in Louisville August 28-30

ARSHRM ELLA Conference in Little Rock September 20-21

TNSHRM Conference in Sevierville September 19-20

We are proud to be an official media sponsor for these SHRM Conferences. We will bring you previews of each conference with keynote speakers and agendas prior to the events along with the SHRM PDCs and HRCI credits you will earn. Then we will bring you highlights of each event as they occur on Facebook and Twitter and full coverage in HR Professionals Magazine. Watch for our Facebook Live Interviews from the conferences. Be sure to LIKE us on Facebook.com/hrprofessionalsmagazine.com to receive instant notification of our live coverage from each of these exciting SHRM Conferences!

Save the Date for our 1st Annual HR Executive Cruise on the Royal Caribbean Mariner of the Seas. We are combining a robust Human Resources Executive Conference with an exciting cruise to the Bahamas October 22-26. You can earn a boat-load of HRCI business  credits and SHRM PDCs, learn from a line-up of top-notch keynote speakers, and network with your peers from Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee during this innovative concept in HR conferences. It is everything that a land-based conference offers –  except it moves. Email cynthia@hrprosmagazine.com, or give me a call at 901.598.0123 if you are interested.

Mark your calendars and plan to join me for our monthly complimentary webinar, “How to Conduct an HR Audit,” is sponsored by Data Facts on February 27, at 2 PM CDT. You will receive 1.00 SHRM and HRCI Business credit for this webinar. Watch your email for your invitation!





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