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Published by HRA-NCA Survey Administrator on on Sep 29, 2015

The Salary Planning Survey is an invaluable budgeting tool for pay increase budgets, variable pay, and staffing plans for next year. This economical report provides detailed breakouts by industry, revenue, size and location. With participation from over 100 companies in the Washington-Baltimore area, the Salary Planning Survey helps you answer tough questions as you plan for your budgeting and policy needs.

Published by HRA-NCA Survey Administrator on on Sep 22, 2015

Executive Pay Reform – Round Two

This month’s analyst is Challie Clemons, a member of the HRA-NCA Compensation committee.  Challie has over 17 years of experience in Human Resources including Total Rewards and executive compensation for publically traded companies. She holds a Master’s in Business Administration and is a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and a Global Remuneration Professional (GRP).

What is the Dodd-Frank Act?

Published by Chapter Office on on Sep 10, 2015

HRA-NCA (DC SHRM) is looking for a professional speaker well-versed in the topic of Safety and Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace. The select speaker will conduct a 1.5 hour presentation to our membership of HR professionals at a future date to be determined. Please contact us if you are interested/qualified or know someone who is.


Published by Chapter Office on on Aug 31, 2015

This month’s analyst is Denise Mascola, a member of the HRA-NCA Compensation committee.  Denise has over 17 years of experience in human resources, specializes in employee relations and compensation and has been an HRA-NCA member since 2010.

Published by Chapter Office on on Aug 24, 2015

We would like to remind you that the 2015 HRA-NCA Salary Planning Survey deadline is Monday, August 31st! Participation in the survey is the only way to receieve free access to the results that include: a projection of pay increase budgets, variable pay and staffing plans for 2016.

Published by Chapter Office on on Jul 14, 2015


VOLUNTEERS are needed for the 2016 Annual SHRM Conference, which will be held in Washington, DC on June 19-22, 2016.  You may pre-register to VOLUNTEER using the link above.  

Additional Conference Details


Published by Chapter Office on on Jul 10, 2015

HRA-NCA is proud to announce the release of the 2015 Washington-Baltimore Metro Area Benefits Survey Report. The 2015 HRA-NCA Benefits Survey Report provides a snapshot of the current policies and practices from 160 organizations, employing over 109,944 employees. HRA-NCA partners with the Washington Area Compensation and Benefits Association (WACABA) and the Washington, D.C. chapter of Worldwide Employee Benefits Network (WEB) to provide expert, in-depth analysis of healthcare, retirement, welfare, work-life benefits and over 20 other Benefits topics.

Published by Chapter Office on on Jun 26, 2015

In regions with knowledge-intensive industries, finding the right kind of talent to add to your organization is as challenging as ever.  The demand for talent has placed pressure on human resource staff to identify the best candidates for each job.  In order to meet that demand, the primary way the HR staff can really gauge the true value of each position available in an organization is to take a peek at other players’ cards and see what other organizations are giving for compensation and benefits for the same position.  An excellent resource that you can use t

Published by Chapter Office on on Jun 11, 2015

Registration is now open for the 2016 Virginia SHRM State Conference to be held at The Omni Homstead Resort in Hot Springs, VA on April 17-20, 2016.  With a Spring Training theme, Jim Morris, inspiration for the movie "The Rookie," will be the opening Keynote Speaker.

Published by Chapter Office on on Apr 30, 2015

Congratulations to your HRA-NCA Elected Officers, Season 2015-16!  You can meet your chapter representatives in person at the June 10 Annual Meeting and Volunteer Celebration.  HRA-NCA Members come free - food and beverages will be served.  Non-members are welcome for a small fee.  Visit our HOME PAGE to register in advance.