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    • Friday, July 10, 2020
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (EDT)
    • Webinar

    This webinar is hosted by Veterans Ascend in partnership with GSHRM.

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    From tax credits to retention practices - you can maximize the value of hiring a veteran. In this free webinar, you will learn:

    • The value of and process for obtaining a tax credit
    • Military culture translation to civilian organizations
    • Specific retention practices at little to no cost

    SHRM and HRCI credit are pending for this program. Please email accommodations requests to talent@veteransascend.com at least 3 days prior to the event.

    Judy Horton has over 20 years’ experience in multiple variations of team leadership. She’s led HR and IT teams for three global multi-billion-dollar companies including two global manufacturing companies. She understands the value of learning and supporting ongoing business transformation. Her experience in Information Systems, Human Resources, Learning, and Diversity as well as Project Management give her a unique perspective on business, people evolution and superior business performance.

    Judy possesses certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP), SHRM-SCP (Society for Human Resource Management – Senior Certified Professional) and recently achieved the SHRM Veterans at Work certificate to support her work with Veterans. She is also a certified practitioner for the Center for Creative Leadership as well as Herrmann International’s HBDI assessment which allow Judy to focus on critical productivity improvements and team building.

    Judy is also an active member in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Greenville-SHRM, and currently serves as Diversity Leader on the Board of the Spartanburg Human Resource Association.


      • Tuesday, July 14, 2020
      • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
      • VIRTUAL
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                                                 Sponsor: OPEN

      Registration Fee & Deadline for VIRTUAL Meeting: $15 - Monday, July 13, 2020.

      Return to Work: How to Combine Business Necessity with Employee Safety and Satisfaction

      Right now, many companies’ primary concern is how to successfully push the restart button while considering the changes to both the workplace and the workforce. Our panel of experts will share the HR legalities, issues, and best practices for running an organization while also prioritizing employees’ concerns of well-being, safety, and satisfaction. In this program, attendees will:

      • Learn what current and soon-to be enacted laws regarding return-to-work will have the most impact on business necessities and employee concerns.
      • Learn which HR best practices are effectively creating a response to the virus in policies, procedures, and rules of the workplace.
      • Understand how stress concerning the virus may compromise employee satisfaction and safety, and what can be done to address it.

      Craig Douglas Haydamack joined Milliken & Co. in July 2014 and is the Senior Vice President for HR and guides the global team of 140 HR professionals. Prior to joining Milliken, Craig spent 18 years with Intel Corporation as a Director in both the IT and HR functions managing a wide range of global functions. He was also an instructor for Intel’s Management & Leadership development program. Craig has a BA and MA in Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara, and an MBA from the University of Oregon. He also holds the SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications. Craig has been married (Johana) for 25 years and has four daughters between 12 and 21 years of age. He enjoys coaching his daughters’ softball teams, volunteers with his church’s recreational basketball program.

      Julie Godshall Brown is the President and Owner of Godshall Professional Recruiting and Staffing, a locally owned recruiting and contract staffing firm established in 1968, that is also a certified Woman Owned Business through WBENC and SC. She has been with the second generation family business since 1995 and President and Owner since 2004. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Clemson University and a Master of Personnel and Employee Relations from the University of South Carolina. Julie has been married to Drew Brown for over 22 years, and they have two sons in college. 

      Demetrius Pyburn is an employment and aviation attorney at Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, P.A. in Greenville, SC. He provides advice and counsel to employers on everyday compliance issues involving the ADA, FMLA, FLSA, NLRB, Title VII, state law employment statutes and other employment-related regulations. He also has experience in litigating claims involving wage payment, discrimination and retaliation. Demetrius regularly blogs about workplace issues on www.scemployersblog.com. Prior to joining the firm, Demetrius served in the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment in the U.S. Army. He continues to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Human Resources Specialist in the 812th Transportation Headquarters. 

      Poonam Kahlon, SHRM-SCP, is Director of Human Resources at CastleBranch in Wilmington, NC. Poonam has over 10 years’ experience working in various industries (Manufacturing, Education, Financial Services, Retail, Consumer Services, and Technology). She holds two master degrees - Masters in Computer Applications from India and an MBA from Clemson University - along with multiple HR Certifications. A strategic, visionary leader with strong business acumen, Poonam utilizes a holistic business insight to position short and long-term organizational growth and success.

      Andy Sexton is co-founder of ProActive Response Group. Prior to that, Andy spent 12 years with the Greenville County Sheriff’s office where he held the rank of Uniform Patrol Sergeant. During that time Andy gained vast experience in criminal investigation, including armed robbery and homicide. Andy was a member of the SWAT team for six years and served as an assistant SWAT team leader. Andy served on the training committee for Greenville County Sheriff’s Office and was chosen to assist in the creation and implementation of the Greenville County Sheriff’s active shooter response curriculum. In 2012, Andy was awarded the Medal of Valor. Andy is a 2006 Honor Graduate of the Citadel where he earned a BA in Criminal Justice, and a 2006 Honor Graduate of the SC Criminal Justice Academy.

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      HR Certification Credit: This program is approved for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. It is approved for 1 hour of HRCI general re-certification credit. Certificates will be emailed to those in attendance after the meeting along with a Feedback Survey.

      No solicitation: please review our solicitation policy here.

      Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations after the deadline date are subject to the meeting fee payment. Please direct changes or questions to greenvillehr@gmail.com.

      Accommodations: Please indicate any accommodations on your reservation form, or contact greenvillehr@gmail.com at least 3 days before the meeting.

      • Tuesday, August 04, 2020
      • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
      • VIRTUAL
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                                               Sponsored by 

      Registration Fee & Deadline: $15 - Monday, August 3, 2020.

      Calling all students and early career HR professionals: Your questions answered! This meeting will feature Survive HR podcast creators Steve Nail and Kelly Mendez-Scheib for a live broadcast that addresses the HR issues on early career professionals' minds. Kelly and Steve will respond to pre-submitted questions from students and emerging professionals and take audience questions. This is a great opportunity for HR professionals, business leaders, and CEOs at every level of experience to learn about emerging professionals' concerns, observations, and questions. All members' voices are important to hear and consider, making this an excellent time for students and professionals new to HR to speak out about the challenges of HR from their perspectives. We'll also find out from Steve and Kelly how, in today's digital world, there is a platform for making your voice heard through their engaging podcasts on real world topics with laughter, disagreement, and differing viewpoints. Come join us for this engaging meeting with two of our very own!

      Learning Objectives:

      1. Learn about HR students' and early career professionals' concerns and hopes regarding the pressing topics of our day

      2. Challenge and enhance current assumptions about the HR profession to include a diversity of thought from the perspective of new professionals

      3. Gain insight into the use of digital platforms that further the HR profession by giving voice to new ideas.

      Speaker Bios

      Kelly Mendez-Scheib graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Master of Science, Industrial Relations and Human Resources, as well as a Bachelor of Science, Labor Studies and Industrial Relations from the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State. She serves as the Vice President of Human Resources at Proterra, which includes overseeing workforce planning, compensation and benefits administration, development and training, employee relations and more. Kelly has performed numerous duties within Human Resources, and brings with her a host of professional certifications, including the Senior Professional in Human Resources certification (SPHR) awarded by the HR Certification Institute, Senior Certified Professional certification awarded by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM-SCP), and the Registered Corporate Coach (RCC). In her spare time, Kelly enjoys volunteering in the local community, teaching as adjunct faculty at local universities, serving as a foster mother, and spending time with her family and five children.

      Steve Nail is currently the Dean, College of Business, at Anderson University. He is a labor and employment attorney who began his career with the National Labor Relations Board. Thereafter, he served as Assistant General Counsel for Michelin, including two stints in France, where he worked on the structuring of the European Economic Community and served in the HR and Legal Departments. Later he served as the Vice President of Labor and Employee Relations before moving on to Hubbell where he served as the Vice President of Human Resources. Steve was appointed by Governor Nikki Haley to serve on the SC Healthcare Planning Committee and was reappointed by Governor McMaster in 2018. Steve was named the 2012 South Carolina HR Professional of the Year and awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 by the Greenville SHRM chapter. He is a frequent speaker, a published author, and mentor to many in the HR profession. He often coaches individuals and consults organizations on strategic matters. He is a Register Corporate Coach, certified by the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches, and holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications.

      HR Certification Credit: This program is pending approval for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. It is pending approval for 1 hour of HRCI general re-certification credit. Certificates will be emailed to those in attendance after the meeting along with a Feedback Survey.

      Cancellation Policy:  Cancellations after the deadline date are subject to the meeting fee payment. Please direct changes or questions to greenvillehr@gmail.com.

      Accommodations: Please indicate any special accommodations or dietary needs on your reservation form or contact greenvillehr@gmail.com by the registration deadline date.

      • Tuesday, August 18, 2020
      • 12:00 PM (EDT)
      • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
      • 4:30 PM (EDT)
      • VIRTUAL
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      The GSHRM HR & Management Conference is the premier conference in the upstate Carolina region for HR professionals of all levels, business owners, and others that seek to know the latest in HR innovation, policy, and practice.

      GSHRM has adapted this year's program for virtual attendance, making it possible for attendees from across the state and region to access every session! We offer 12 SHRM & HRCI re-certification credits, including 6.5 business credits

      The program has been adapted to cover today's pressing HR issues in an interactive format with extra features like group chats, virtual sponsor booths, games, raffles, and virtual networking. Nationally and locally recognized speakers will keep you engaged and learning throughout both conference days.  

      Conference Fees Reduced! Early bird fees of $150 for GSHRM and all SHRM chapter members, and $175 for nonmembers, have been extended throughout registration and includes all sessions on August 18th and 19th. You can access all sessions, including recordings of additional concurrent sessions.

      Aug 18th: Day 1 Agenda
      Tuesday afternoon kicks off with a legal session at noon, followed by a  half-day pre-conference workshop featuring two keynote speakers.

      Aug 19th: Day 2 Agenda
      Wednesday will start early with a legal panel Q & A followed by a full day of general and concurrent sessions to keep you engaged and learning. Virtually visit our sponsors throughout the day to learn about their services and make connections. Our sponsor bingo game has been adapted to give you lots of chances to win terrific raffle prizes.

      To Our Valued Sponsors: We have adjusted our sponsorship packages to give you optimum virtual exposure at every level. Stay tuned for an upcoming sponsorship communication on July 1st - we think you'll be pleased!


      HR Certification Credit: 12 HR credit hours, including 6.5 Business credits are offered!

      • The pre-conference legal session is approved for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and is approved for 1 hour of HRCI general re-certification credit.
      • The pre-conference add-on workshop is approved for 4 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. It is also approved for 4 hours of HRCI business re-certification credit.
      • The full day conference is approved for 7 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. It is also approved for 7 hours of HRCI general re-certification credit, including 2.5 business credit.

      Cancellation Policy: Cancellations after the deadline date of August 1st will be refunded at 50%. Cancellations after August 14th are subject to the full ticket price.

      Accommodations: Please indicate any accommodations requests on your reservation form, or contact the administrator by the registration deadline date.

      • Tuesday, August 18, 2020
      • 12:00 PM (EDT)
      • Wednesday, August 19, 2020
      • 4:30 PM (EDT)
      • VIRTUAL
      Register


      The GSHRM HR & Management Conference is the premier conference in the upstate Carolina region for human resource professionals of all levels, business owners, and others that seek to know the latest in HR innovation, policy, and practice. 

      This year's program has been adapted for a virtual format, giving sponsors exceptional visibility while offering attendees access to the highest number of PDCs ever procured by GSHRM in one event - including the highly sought after HRCI "business" credits. Our nationally and locally recognized speakers know how to attract and engage the audience. We'll use the Whova virtual platform to offer interactive exhibit booths, games, giveaways, chats, and more. 

      Sponsorship levels are available to meet every need and are available in packages to support Greenville SHRM throughout the year, or for conference purposes only.

      Sponsorship Registration Includes Two Steps:

      1. Select & Purchase Your Sponsorship Level
      2. Register Your Booth Staff (choose Conference Sponsor Ticket - there is no extra charge)

      The HR & Management Conference provides a terrific way to connect your business products and services with HR professionals and other business decision makers throughout the Upstate region.

      Sponsor Cancellation Policy: Cancellations after August 1st are subject to the full sponsorship price. Cancellations between July 15th and August 1st are subject to 50% refund. Cancellations prior to July 15th are 100% refundable.

      Accommodations: Please indicate any accommodations on your reservation form, or contact the administrator by the registration deadline date.

      • Tuesday, September 01, 2020
      • 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)
      • Poinsett Club - Room To Be Determined
      Register

      Welcome to GSHRM! 

      If you are new to GSHRM or would like a refresher introduction, please join the Member Relations Committee for a Getting on Board Orientation.  In this session you will learn more about the chapter, how to get involved, how to make the most out of your membership and meet other new members. 

      Please note, the monthly membership meeting will immediately follow this session, please register separately for that event.

      • Tuesday, September 01, 2020
      • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
      • Poinsett Club, 807 E. Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601
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                                                        Sponsored by:  SportsClub logo      

      Registration Fee & Deadline: $25 - Thursday, August 27, 2020.

      Late Registration Online or at the Door: $30

      Program Topic: Digitalization & AI

      Program Speaker: Ashley Cuttino

      HR Certification Credit: This program is pending approval for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. It is pending approval for 1 hour of HRCI general re-certification credit. Certificates will be emailed to those in attendance after the meeting along with a Feedback Survey.

      Poinsett Club Dress Code: Business casual. For gentlemen, a necktie is not required. Ladies shall dress appropriately. No jeans, shorts, or tennis shoes will be allowed. Cell phone use is not allowed in the Club.

      Late Registration & Cancellation Policy:  Late additions will be added to the waiting list and accommodated on a first-come, first served basis.  Cancellations after the deadline date are subject to the meeting fee payment. Please direct changes or questions to greenvillehr@gmail.com.

      Accommodations and Special Dietary Needs: Please indicate any special accommodations or dietary needs on your reservation form, or contact greenvillehr@gmail.com by the registration deadline date.

      • Tuesday, October 06, 2020
      • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (EDT)
      • Poinsett Club, 807 E. Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601
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                                     Sponsored by:                                                                                                        

      Registration Fee & Deadline: $25 - Thursday October 1, 2020.

      Late Registration Online or at the Door: $30

      Program Topic:  The Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA)

      Program Speaker: TBD

      HR Certification Credit: This program is pending approval for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. It is pending approval for 1 hour of HRCI general re-certification credit. Certificates will be emailed to those in attendance after the meeting along with a Feedback Survey.

      Poinsett Club Dress Code: Business casual. For gentlemen, a necktie is not required. Ladies shall dress appropriately. No jeans, shorts, or tennis shoes will be allowed. Cell phone use is not allowed in the Club.

      Late Registration & Cancellation Policy:  Late additions will be added to the waiting list and accommodated on a first-come, first served basis.  Cancellations after the deadline date are subject to the meeting fee payment. Please direct changes or questions to greenvillehr@gmail.com.

      Accommodations and Special Dietary Needs: Please indicate any special accommodations or dietary needs on your reservation form, or contact greenvillehr@gmail.com by the registration deadline date.

      • Tuesday, November 10, 2020
      • 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM (EST)
      • Poinsett Club - Room To Be Determined
      Register

      Welcome to GSHRM! 

      If you are new to GSHRM or would like a refresher introduction, please join the Member Relations Committee for a Getting on Board Orientation.  In this session you will learn more about the chapter, how to get involved, how to make the most out of your membership and meet other new members. 

      Please note, the monthly membership meeting will immediately follow this session, please register separately for that event.

      • Tuesday, November 10, 2020
      • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM (EST)
      • Poinsett Club, 807 E. Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Register

                                                                                                                             

      Sponsored by:   MAU    

      Registration Fee & Deadline: $25 - Thursday November 5, 2020.

      Late Registration Online or at the Door: $30

      Program Topic: Post Election Legislative Update

      Program Speaker: TBD

      Getting On Board: A new member "Getting On Board" orientation session will take place at 11:15 a.m. just prior to the meeting for all new members as well as those wanting a refresher on GSHRM and how to get involved.  Please indicate if you plan to attend on your registration form.

      HR Certification Credit: This program is pending approval for 1 PDC for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. It is pending approval for 1 hour of HRCI general re-certification credit. Certificates will be emailed to those in attendance after the meeting along with a Feedback Survey.

      Poinsett Club Dress Code: Business casual. For gentlemen, a necktie is not required. Ladies shall dress appropriately. No jeans, shorts, or tennis shoes will be allowed. Cell phone use is not allowed in the Club.

      Late Registration & Cancellation Policy:  Late additions will be added to the waiting list and accommodated on a first-come, first served basis.  Cancellations after the deadline date are subject to the meeting fee payment. Please direct changes or questions to greenvillehr@gmail.com.

      Accommodations and Special Dietary Needs: Please indicate any special accommodations or dietary needs on your reservation form, or contact greenvillehr@gmail.com by the registration deadline date.

      • Monday, December 14, 2020
      • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (EST)
      • Poinsett Club, 807 E. Washington Street, Greenville, SC 29601
      Register

      Sponsored by: 

      Clemson Center for Corporate Learning Logo     Ogletree Deakins logo   

      Registration Fee & Deadline: $25 - Thursday December 10, 2020.

      Late Registration Online or at the Door: $30

      Program Topic: Networking Social & 2020 HR Awards

      Poinsett Club Dress Code: Business casual. For gentlemen, a jacket is required. Ladies shall dress appropriately. No jeans, shorts, or tennis shoes will be allowed. Cell phone use is not allowed in the Club.

      Late Registration & Cancellation Policy:  Late additions will be added to the waiting list and accommodated on a first-come, first served basis.  Cancellations after the deadline date are subject to the meeting fee payment. Please direct changes or questions to greenvillehr@gmail.com.

      Accommodations and Special Dietary Needs: Please indicate any special accommodations or dietary needs on your reservation form, or contact greenvillehr@gmail.com by the registration deadline date.


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    PO Box 5202

    Greenville, SC 29606

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