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Virginia Business BEST Places to Live logo Virginia 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

To learn more about the State Conference HERE

2017 Virginia SHRM State Conference
Keynote Speaker:
Sara Moulton!
 Learn MORE

If you would like to speak:
vashrm17@gmail.com and sponsor or exhibit:vashrmsponsor@gmail.com

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.

2016 Health Care Conference Consumerism & Technology
 Click on left to download flyer
 June 9, 2016
 Health Care Conference Consumerism & Technology
 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center
 See flyer for more on Agenda and Sponsor Opportunities

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 July 13-14, 2016
 Diversity & Inclusion Symposium 2016
 at the Siegel Center at Virginia Commonwealth University
 To learn more click HERE.

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

Drum Roll Please...
VASHRM 2015 Best Practice Award Winners Are
2015 VASHRM Chapter Best Practices Awards

     - Charlottesville SHRM
     - New River Valley SHRM
     - Southwest Virginia SHRM
     - Winchester SHRM
     - Peninsula SHRM
     - Fauquier/Culpepper SHRM

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 MORE

HR Resources - NEW!
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.

Annual Conference & Exhibition Washington D.C.
Annual Conference & Exhibition Washington D.C.
Washington D.C. | June 19 - June 22, 2016
Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Annual Conference & Exhibition Washington D.C.

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