|| 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 fourth 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
|The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) |
is conducting a research project to better understand the importance of non-technical employability skills, also referred to as soft skills, to Virginia businesses. A short on-line survey has been designed to solicit critical business
input. The results of this survey will be used to assess programs and tools being used by the VCCS to help individuals better prepare to enter into and advance in the workforce. The survey will continue
through Sept 9, 2014. Please help make this a success: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VAe2Skills
|2015 Slate of Officers for Virginia SHRM State Council|
President - John Kates, SPHR (incoming)
President-Elect - Karen Edmonds, SPHR, IPMA-CP
Secretary - Sam Morton, PHR, CSP
Treasurer - Pam Thornton, SPHR (continuing term)
Past President - Susan Craft, SPHR, GPHR
Elections will be held at the October 24, 2014 meeting in Chesapeake, VA
Attending the October 24 Virginia SHRM State Council Meeting? Register Now
While in Chesapeake for the meeting think about making plans to attend the October 23, First Annual Easter Virginia Regional Diversity & Inclusion Conference, too! Key info including how to book a room at a great group rate on/before the 9/24 booking deadline is provided below.
|The First Annual Eastern Virginia Regional Diversity & Inclusion Conference|
October 23, 2014 | Chesapeake, VA
This conference will catalyze the success of Diversity and Inclusion change agents like you by expanding your capacity to lead the next generation of meaningful results. We have canvassed the best of local professionals who can help to sharpen your vision for the future of Diversity & Inclusion and identify the path that will get you there.
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Register for the Conference
Click Here to secure an overnight accomodation at the Marriott Chesapeake at the group rate of $83 USD/night. Rate available from 10/22 to 10/23/14. Must be booked by 09/24/14.
Revolutionary HR Marching Onward
2015 Virginia SHRM State Conference
March 09 - 11 | Williamsburg Lodge
to visit the 2015 Virginia SHRM State Conference website to learn more and register or click the button below to go directly to the registration portal.
|Conference Call for Speakers!|
If you are interested in speaking at the 2015 Conference, to be held at the Williamsburg Lodge on March 09-11, 2015, please download the Request for Proposals and the Proposal Information Sheet. Completed proposals are due by 5:00pm Eastern Daylight Time on Sunday, September 7, 2014.
If you have additional questions, please contact Robin Rubenstein, PHR and Robin Hobson, SPHR Speaker Committee Co-Chairs at us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Legal Forum:
October 1, 2014 - Shenandoah Valley Society for Human Resource Management is hosting the Virginia Legal Forum at the Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center Blue Ridge Community College from Noon to 5PM. The Virginia Legal Forum is designed to provide the latest legal information and practical advice for logal HR professionals and their business colleagues.
$55.00 per person includes lunch.
Download the Shenandoah Valley Virginia Legal Forum Trifold to learn about this year's speakers and topics or to register now go to: www.svshrm.org. Registration Required by September 22nd.
Employment Law Summit:
October 3, 2014 - Prince William Society for Human Resource Management is hosting the 3rd Annual Employment Law Summit at Continential Event Center, Manassas, VA from 8AM to 4PM. With over 100 participants last year, many rated the summit extremely beneficial to their professional development.
Early bird registration is $99 and incudes breakfast, lunch, 6 HRCI credits and free door prizes.
Download the 2014 Prince William SHRM Employment Law Summit Trifold to learn about this year's speakers and topics or to register now go to: www.pwshrm.org.
|HR Resources - New Fact Sheets|
click here for new Fact Sheets on FLSA and the Family and Medical Leave Act
Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP)
The 2014 program has been broadened to include internships in spring, summer and fall.
Download the Commonwealth Stem Industry Internship Program News Release or visit the website at www.CSIIP.org for more on how to gain a list of pre-qualified students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to fulfill for your intern needs.
In addition to full-time students, part- time students meeting certain criteria may now also use the program. Students must be STEM majors, at least a rising college sophomore at the time of internship, and attending a Virginia college or community or be a Virginia resident if attending an out-of- state school. The minimum grade point average for consideration is 2.7 on a four-point scale.
Click Here to learn more about the Commonwealth STEM Industry Internship Program (CSIIP) that offers a no-cost, centralized, online application system that allows Virginia undergraduate college students majoring in STEM the ability to search and apply for paid, STEM-related internships with Virginia companies. Additionally, it provides Virginia companies with year-round free access to a large state-wide pool of qualified students for their internship opportunities. Students provide one comprehensive application that can be reviewed by companies throughout the state.
SHRM 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition Las Vegas
Las Vegas Convention Center | June 28 - July 01, 2015
For additional information and registration