|| VIRGINIA SHRM STATE COUNCIL respects
your privacy. We have prepared this policy to give you notice of the information
we collect, what we do with it, and how to review, correct, change or delete
personally identifiable information that you provide to us. This notice
applies only to VIRGINIA SHRM STATE COUNCIL and not to any other sites with
which we link. We may change this policy from time to time, so you should
review this site for updates.
Information We Collect.
VIRGINIA SHRM STATE COUNCIL may request a person or an entity applying
for an account to provide certain personal information (such as their
name, email address, postal address etc.) in connection with various
services offered on our site. If you contact us directly, we may keep
a copy of the email and your email address.
We also collect anonymous user information such as the date and time
of your visit, your browser type, the search terms you use, and the
links that you click through. This information is accumulated anonymously
and is used to analyze trends and gather aggregated user information.
What Happens to Your Information.
Our purpose in collecting information from you is to help us provide
you with better service, such as notifications about VIRGINIA SHRM
STATE COUNCIL special offers and VIRGINIA SHRM STATE COUNCIL promotions,
and to improve the ease of use and efficiency of our services. We
will not use or disclose this information except as stated in this
policy. We may use the information to contact you directly.
We may hire another company to provide certain services, and will
only share the personal information they need to provide the services
for which we contract. Such companies are required to maintain the
confidentiality of any such information.
We may access and/or disclose your personal information if we deem
it necessary to do so in order to: (a) comply with legal requirements
or proceedings, (b) protect or defend our rights or property including
personal or public safety. This action may include exchanging information
with relevant organizations and authorities for the purposes of fraud
detection or protection, or in other situations involving suspicious
or illegal activities.
Cookies and Web Beacons
For account management purposes and like most sites, VIRGINIA
Cookies are data files stored on your computer that identify you as
a unique user. Cookies, web beacons and the like enable us to track
user trends, preferences and patterns to better understand our user
base and to improve the quality of our service. Cookies also store
information on your computer to save you time by eliminating the need
to repeat certain processes.
VIRGINIA SHRM STATE COUNCIL web pages may contain content and ads
from third parties that track users in ways that are different from
those described above. You must review each such party’s privacy
policy to determine what information they collect and how they use
Links to Other Sites
VIRGINIA SHRM STATE COUNCIL web pages may contain links to other sites.
These sites may send their own cookies to users. Since we do not control
these sites; we are not responsible or liable for the privacy practices
or content of such sites.
If VIRGINIA SHRM STATE COUNCIL goes through a business transition
such as a merger, acquisition or sale of assets, it is very likely
that your personal information will be included as a transferred asset.
You Are In Control
You can review, correct, change or delete personal registration information
you provide to us by clicking through this link: Communicationsdirector@shrmva.org.
Children Under 13
Children under the age of 13 are not permitted to register with us.
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information or
offline personal contact information from users under 13 years old,
or knowingly use or share with third parties information from users
under 13 years old.
Contact us any time with any questions you
may have regarding our privacy statement.
SHRM partners for the fifth year with Virginia Business Magazine and The
Virginia Chamber of Commerce to bring you a state-wide survey and competition.
If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the "Best
Places to Work in Virginia" list…or if you simply want to
learn more about the project…we invite you to visit www.BestPlacesToWorkVa.com.
||Virginia’s Voice of the HR Profession
Welcome to your Virginia SHRM State
Council website. We provide HR professionals in the Commonwealth of Virginia and District of Columbia information on local, statewide
and national HR events, resources, initiatives and legislation to assist you
in your day-to-day HR duties. For those who serve on local chapter boards, we
are also here to assist you in your leadership role. We are a 100% volunteer
council that takes a strategic approach to advance the profession and serve
the HR professional.
|Learn about Virginia and DC Chapter Events HERE|
Learn more about the State Conference HERE
2016 VA SHRM Best Practices Awards
Click HERE for more on the 2016 Awards
(deadline to apply is 11/18/2016)
View past winners HERE
We are excited about next year’s conference, The Joy of HR: Celebrating our Profession and “Cooking Up” Great HR Ideas and Content with the Right Ingredients, the Best Recipes, & the Proper Techniques.
We are pleased that one of our keynote speakers will be Food Network/American Public TV star and cookbook author Sara Moulton.
Early-bird registration for the 2017 VA SHRM Conference is NOW OPEN. For more on rates, hotels, parking and more click HERE or to REGISTER NOW click HERE.
The Call for Speaker Proposals is Now OPEN. Click HERE for full details and to apply.
Be a Sponsor/Exhibitor in 2017 - Reserve early and receive special pricing if you purchase by November 15, 2016 (Deposit paid as indicated). Click HERE for more...
Southeast SHRM: Get Out the Vote 2016!
Click HERE for tips and resources
Learn more about Communications
|Council Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing Profession
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Virginia SHRM State Council its prestigious EXCEL Silver Award for the Council's accomplishments in 2015.
The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and council’s activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.
For more information on the award Click HERE to visit the page on the SHRM website.
|Virginia Supreme Court Case Challenges At-Will Employment|
On Monday, Jan. 11, SHRM and the SHRM Virginia State Council (VASHRM) (joined by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, the Virginia Assisted Living Association, the Virginia Retail Merchants Association, and the Virginia Restaurant Lodging and Travel Association) filed an amicus brief in the Virginia Supreme Court case Johnston v. William E. Wood & Associates, Inc. In this case, Johnston, whose employment was terminated by William E. Wood & Associates in 2013, argues that her termination was unlawful because she was not provided "reasonable notice" in advance of her termination. Learn MORE
Update: On June 2, 2016, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled that providing an at-will employee with reasonable notice of termination “simply means effective notice that the employment relationship has ended” and does not require advance notice of termination.
| Virginia SHRM Sponsored Scholarship Awarded|
Virginia SHRM is proud to announce the inaugural winner of the Virginia SHRM Certification Scholarship award by the SHRM Foundation. This scholarship of $750 was created to directly support HR professional who are working to obtain their professional HR certification from the Society for Human Resource Management.
The Inaugural Virginia SHRM Certification Scholarship winner is Beverly Riddle from Martinsville, Virginia. Riddle says that having this certification will better my
Certification - HRCI and SHRM
Click HERE to learn more
|Commonwealth Stem Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)|
The Commonwealth STEM industry Internship Program (CSIIP) is a no-fee online system that enables companies to select and hire spring, summer, and fall interns from a large pool of pre-qualifed college and university STEM students throughout Virginia. Funded by the Commonwealth of Virginia, CSIIP is managed by the Virginia Space Grant Consortium, and is partners with organizationa like Virginia SHRM. Visit www.CSIIP.org for more details and/or download the program flyer HERE.
SHRM17 Annual Conference & Exposition
June 18-21 | New Orleans
For more click HERE OR
Register Now click HERE