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  • 21 Mar 2018 11:47 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)


    Are you planning to obtain your HRCI or SHRM credentials? Take note!!

    1) Apply before FRIDAY March 23rd for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP spring exam to avoid late fees! https://www.shrm.org/certification/apply/Pages/default.aspx

    2) HR Certification Institute is offering $75 off your application fee - Ends 3/31/18. Use promo code: CLIMB75


    3) Did you know that the SHRM Foundation offers Conference Scholarships AND (Re)Certification Scholarships?! The deadline for the Winter Exam Window and Recertification Scholarships is April 10th. Apply now!!



    #HR #BGSHRM #SHRM #EmpowerHR

  • 21 Mar 2018 7:44 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    HRCI & SHRM Pre-Approved Free Webinar

    Tuesday 3/27/2018 : 2-3PM EDT

    Celebrate the Fair Labor Standards Act’s 80th birthday with a wage and hour refresher! Employment attorney Allyson Terpsma will discuss key compliance issues, as well as common pitfalls. Topics, and the real-world questions that arise, will include:

    • White-collar exemptions: Just who is exempt from overtime pay?
    • Hours worked: Do I really have to pay employees for checking their email at home?
    • Overtime: Why can’t I pay all my hourly employees the same amount for an attendance bonus?

    Approved for 1.0 HRCI and 1 SHRM-CP credits for advanced professional credentials for HR professionals worldwide. Credits are only available for live attendance.

    For more information and to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1975176270535999234

  • 20 Mar 2018 9:20 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    HRCI & SHRM Pre-Approved Free Webinar

    Wednesday 3/21/2018 : 2-3PM EDT

    Please join AssuredPartners and change communication expert Kip Soteres for an HRCI and SHRM pre-approved webinar addressing how your onboarding process can improve employee retention and appreciation for your company and its benefits beginning on Day 1.

    Employees recruited into your company have often been shown the best and brightest face — they are likely excited to be starting a new job and have been sold on the best features of your organization. Day 1 orientation and ensuing on-boarding efforts can either continue that momentum or kill it. 20 percent of employee turnover happens in the first 45 days of employment; effectively communicating benefits in a sustained way can make a significant positive difference in the way new employees view their job and the way they define their relationship with their employer. Please join our webinar to receive information and training on how to communicate information on your company and benefits effectively during the onboarding process to obtain the best results.

    For more information, visit: 


  • 16 Mar 2018 8:00 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    Were you unable to attend the March Chapter Meeting, or maybe you didn't get a chance to review everything on the Meeting Announcement Powerpoint?

    Well you're in luck! See the attached file to stay up-to-date on BGSHRM Happenings!

    Chapter Business Update March 2018.pdf

  • 15 Mar 2018 12:57 PM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    Help us grow our network by referring members to Bluegrass SHRM! If you are a current Bluegrass SHRM member, you could win a prize for referring a friend (now through March 31st!). The winner will be announced at our April Chapter Meeting!

    It's the best time of the year for HR professionals to join our local Bluegrass SHRM chapter! Renew your membership or join BGSHRM today! Enjoy the benefits of networking and gaining knowledge through our monthly chapter meetings, obtaining HRCI and SHRM credits, volunteer on committees, free job and resume postings and more!

    • Dues are only $50 per calendar year for National SHRM members, $75 for Non-National SHRM members.
    • You may also choose to pre-pay for meals for the year along with your membership dues. Credit card payments are accepted online.

    New members registering will need to enter the referring members name (first AND last name) at the bottom of their online application. You will be entered into a prize drawing for EACH new member you refer!

    Contact membership@bgshrm.org for any questions.
  • 13 Mar 2018 4:00 PM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    Did you attend our March Chapter Meeting, Coaching for Managers? We want to know what you thought, what you liked, what we could improve on, and more!

    Please complete the following survey - we really appreciate your feedback: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZJF6FZH

  • 13 Mar 2018 7:53 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    If you are planning to take obtain your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, the regular application deadline is March 23, 2018.

    Testing window = May 1-July 15

    Learn more here: SHRM Certification - Apply!

  • 09 Mar 2018 4:45 PM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    Location Change (minor)- The Grand Reserve

    Due to a large attendance (yay!!) at our meeting on Tuesday, we will be located in the larger room/space called The Grand Reserve. It is connected to The Speakeasy. This is where we were located for our February Meeting.

    Please plan to enter through The Grand Reserve, which is where registration will be set up! Food will be served at 11:15AM

    Parking Reminder - Larger crowds call for busy parking!

    Please remember to review the parking map below,  prior to the meeting. Note: Street parking IS allowed!

    Thank you for going through the motions with us! We're happy to have such great attendance at our meetings this year! 

    Please email communications@bgshrm.org if you have any questions/concerns!

  • 08 Mar 2018 9:28 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    It's that time of year again, where you unfortunately lose an hour of sleep! :( Don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday. 

    Check out some of these resources SHRM has provided regarding the impact of sleep loss, FLSA/Payroll and DOT Minimum Rest Periods:

    Express Request: Daylight Saving Time (3/11)

    (must be a SHRM member to have access)

  • 08 Mar 2018 9:24 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    We look forward to having University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union back at our March Chapter Meeting, as our Premier Sponsor! Make sure you stop at their booth on Tuesday!

    Did you know they were one of 100 companies that made the 14th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list? 

    Check them out at: https://www.ukfcu.org/

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