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    SHRM Olympia Annual Conference: The Body of HR

    Date: September 24, 2012, 7:30am – 3:30pm
    Andrea Ballard/Tina Vanderwahl
    Lacey Community Center, Lacey, WA
    6729 Pacific Avenue SE
    $125 member; $145 non-member
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    The Body of HR: Extend Your Knowledge and Influence as a Business Partner in Your Organization

    Extend your reach as a business partner by developing your deep knowledge of HR practices and policies. Learn how to bring the values and core beliefs that brought you into Human Resources into your workplace where you can make a difference.

    Keynote Speaker: Cathy Raymond, author, Reclaiming the Soul of HR

    As an HR professional for more than 36 years, Cathy Raymond has learned a thing or two!  The most important thing she learned was that nurturing and protecting the human spirit is the heart and soul of the profession.  But just what is that?  How did we lose it?  And how do we get it back?  Cathy’s recently-published book, Reclaiming the Soul of Human Resources, identifies nine strategies that support the human spirit while helping organizations achieve their goals.  Whether you are a generalist or a specialist, a sole performer or a manager, new to the profession or well-seasoned, you’ll find her stories inspiring and her suggestions invaluable as you strive to fulfill this core purpose of “people professionals” everywhere.

    Jodi Slavik, Vigilant, Social Networking:  Can We Just Go Back to Ignoring Each Other?

    How do you respond to employees trashing your company in online posts? Can you research job candidates on Facebook? Can you require employees to grow your business through social networking? What do you do if a group of your employees creates a religious networking site? In addition to solving these problems, learn how to craft a social networking policy that curbs unwanted behavior without crushing employee spirit or running afoul of the National Labor Relations Board.

    Anita Paige, EDGE Learning,Strengthening Teams With RESPECT: The Process to Building High Performing Teams

    The RESPECT process guides participants to a common understanding of what respect looks like, feels like, and how it differs from tolerance. Through carefully researched and validated exercises, this brain-based workshop takes your leaders and associates along a comprehensive learning path that expands their awareness, develops their emotional intelligence, offers critical insights into human thought and behavior norms, and helps them develop an easy-to-apply “tool kit” proven to increase their capacity for more consistently respectful behaviors.

    Mike Cook, AMJ Group, HR’s Strategic Leadership Role: Initiating the Tough Conversations

    The Human Resource function in any organization will not have an equal seat at the leadership table until senior HR leaders become full partners with their CEO and Executive Team. How does a senior HR leader demonstrate this kind of strategic value when so much of what they deliver to the organization is tactical in nature?

    Register here!!!
    We are sorry, we are unable to provide refunds for cancellations after September 15

    Thank you to our lunch sponsor Vigilant and our afternoon snack sponsor Express Employment Professionals of Olympia