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Published by Adrienne Neal, PHR, Legacy on on Oct 6, 2014

Submitted by Nikial Boston-Majors, HRA-NCA VP, Programs and Professional Development

Published by Adrienne Neal, PHR, Legacy on on Oct 5, 2014

New Survey Compares Workplace Traits of Generations Y and Z

Gen Z better prepared, less motivated by money

By Bill Leonard, Senior Writer for SHRM, submitted by HRA-NCA Diversity Committee

Move over Generation Y, Generation Z is set to take your place as the youngest generation in the workforce.

And if a new study is any indication, the latter have a stronger entrepreneurial spirit, are less motivated by money, are less entitled and will be better prepared for jobs than their Generation Y counterparts.

Published by Adrienne Neal, PHR, Legacy on on Oct 5, 2014

I joined HRA-NCA in 2012.  Both professionally and personally, it was one of the best decisions I have made.  Shortly after becoming a member, I served as the Programs chair for the 2012-2013 season.   I have been serving as the chapter’s VP, Membership since 2013.

What are you most looking forward to in the upcoming season?

Published by Victoria Wilkins on on Oct 5, 2014

Article written by Andrew Brickman, Director of Benefits Administration, Corporate Synergies

I’m typically one to avoid clichés but when I consider the current employee benefits landscape, I often think of the phrase, “No good deed goes unpunished.”

Published by Chapter Office on on Sep 26, 2014

Are you interested in sharing your HR knowledge with a group of university students who are eager to learn more about employer expectations in today’s workplace? Washington Adventist University has developed a program that focuses on the skills that students need to develop as they transition through their college years and into the business world.

Published by Kara Maciel, Esq. on on Sep 15, 2014

Special Interest Group (“SIG”)

The Affordable Care Act and Wellness Interest Group

HRA-NCA members include companies, universities, research institutions and organizations striving to provide the best fringe benefits and wellness programs to their employees while trying to keep up and ensure compliance with the ever-changing health reform regulations under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). 

Published by Peter Asaad, Esquire, Immigration Solutions, PLLC on on Sep 10, 2014

HRA-NCA Special Interest Groups (“SIGs”)

SIGs provide valuable opportunities to acquire & develop HR knowledge in a more focused, intimate group setting.

As a member of HRA-NCA, you have the opportunity to learn and engage with subject matter experts in areas that impact you and your company or organization.

Select from the SIG(s) relevant to your area(s) of interest.  You may contact the Leader for the SIG to express your interest and simply stay tuned to:

Published by Chapter Office on on Sep 5, 2014

Join us for a full day of exciting and informative programs geared towards Compensation and Benefits professionals.  Speakers/Topics Include:

Published by Chapter Office on on Sep 3, 2014

Registration is now open for the 2014 Volunteer Leaders' Summit (formerly Leadership Conference), November 20 - 22 in Washington D.C.  Click on this link for a listing of eligible positions, schedule and registration information.  Note: 2015 State Certification Directors are eligible to attend to learn more about SHRM's Competency Certification.

Published by Chapter Office on on Sep 3, 2014

The 2014 HRA-NCA Salary Planning Survey deadline is extended through this Friday, September 5th! Every year HRA-NCA conducts this survey to provide HR professionals in the Washington-Baltimore region with a projection of pay increase budgets, variable pay and staffing plans for 2015.