Engage and Inspire the Human Resources Professional to drive excellence and innovation, and to make a difference in the Community

  • 04 Apr 2018 8:13 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    New PHR and SPHR Exams for HR Professionals Will Have Greater HR Emphasis on Employee Experience and Data-Driven Business Decisions,

    Learn more here: 


  • 03 Apr 2018 10:30 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    Filing late is better than not filing at all!

    Check out this SHRM Article for more information: 

    ACA Filing Deadline 4/2/18 : What To Do Now

  • 02 Apr 2018 8:10 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    Good news!!! The $75 off promo code campaign has been extended to Midnight ET on April 3rd. Please use CLIMB75 when applying.


  • 28 Mar 2018 9:00 AM | Amanda Sutton (Administrator)

    Learn about Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requirements simply by viewing DOL's new series of short COMPLIANCE VIDEOS!

    Watch and Learn - FLSA Compliance Videos

  • 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

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