From the Chapter Management Office

Messages from the HRA-NCA Chapter Management Office.

DC SHRM Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the DC SHRM its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the DC SHRM’s accomplishments in 2016.

The award aligns individual chapters and state councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

“Advancing the human resources profession is a daily mission at SHRM and DC SHRM’s outstanding work this year contributed significantly to that goal,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Recipients of this prestigious award are those who show a strong commitment to advancing the HR profession through service to the community, local networking, and professional development activities.”

DC SHRM is on the Move

Effective January 1, 2017, DC SHRM staff members are moving to a new location and management companhy.  We are also gearing up to launch a brand new website in early 2017.  To learn more about the new company and contact information, click here

Annual Call to Office

Volunteers are needed to lead the DC SHRM Chapter by serving on the HRA-NCA Board of Directors and we are now accepting nominations for the 2016-17 season.  Build your professional network, develop vital career skills, and aim to position yourself higher in the HR community.   The Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area is widely respected and recognized as a SHRM affiliate and is the region's premier group of accomplished HR professionals since 1945.  If you want to advance your career, give back and have fun, Apply Today.  
 

TPUS Fiduciary Training Program

Join Us For An Exclusive Half-day Fiduciary Training Program 

Learn how to better manage & optimize your company’s retirement plan 

No cost to attend, space is limited. 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM 

Virginia Tech Executive Briefing Center Second Floor, Ballston Room 

900 N Glebe Road Arlington, VA 22203 

AdjunctLecturer:   JosephF.DeNoyior, CRPS®, AIF®, C(k)PTM 

CRPC® 

This program has been pre-approved for
5 PDC Hours and 5 Hours HR HRCI Re-certification Credit 

Become a Commuter Benefits Expert

Save the date for a public info session on DC’s Commuter Benefits Law, coming February 11. The Department of Employment Services (DOES) and the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) will present information about the requirements and answer questions, and benefits providers and transit agencies will be on hand to answer your questions.

 
Commuter Benefits Info Session

District Department of Transportation (DDOT) - New Ordinance Affecting DC Employers

Attention HRA-NCA Members and Friends:

Starting on January 1, 2016, employers with 20 or more employees will be required to offer a commuter transit benefit.  For more information about this requirement, including the official language of the Commuter Benefits Ordinance ordinance, please view the Employer Transit Benefits Toolkit from goDCgo, a program of the District Department of Transportation.

Speaker Wanted - Safety and Emergency Preparedness in the Workplace

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.

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Reminder: The 2015 Salary Planning Survey Final Deadline is August 31st!

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.

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS - 2016 SHRM Annual Conference

CALLING ALL HR VOLUNTEERS!

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

 

Win a Free Registration to the 2016 VA SHRM State Conference

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.

2015-16 Slate of Volunteer Officers

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.

SLATE OF OFFICERS 2015-16

SHRM's New Workflex Manufacturing Guide

Attention HRA-NCA Members and Friends:

At the link, please find SHRM's just-released Workflex in Manufacturing Guide:  Workflex Manufacturing Guide.

In conjunction with the Guide, SHRM will be offering a Workflex in Manufacturing Pre-Conference session at SHRM Annual Conference.  For more information:  SHRM Annual Pre-Conference Workflex in Manufacturing.

HRA-NCA Mentoring Committee Meeting

An HRA-NCA Mentoring event is scheduled for April 2nd, 2015 from 6pm-8pm at the Gavi Alliance office, located at 1776 I Street, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20006.  This program is designed for both mentors and mentees who are currently engaged in the HRA-NCA mentoring program.

Annual Call to Office

Volunteers are needed to lead the DC SHRM Chapter by serving on the HRA-NCA Board of Directors and we are now accepting nominations for our 2015-16 season.  Build your professional network, develop vital career skills, and aim to position yourself higher in the HR community.   The Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area is widely respected and recognized as a SHRM affiliate and is the region's premier group of accomplished HR professionals since 1945.  2015 marks our 70th year!  If you want to advance your career, give back and have fun, Apply Today.  
 

Register now for the HRA-NCA Annual Conference

PREPARE - CHANGE - SUCCEED

REGISTRATION FOR THE HRA-NCA ANNUAL CONFERENCE IS NOW OPEN - PLAN AHEAD - ACT NOW!

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