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Opening Keynote Rounds Out Exciting Lineup for HRVA2024

We are thrilled to announce the opening Keynote for the 2024 HR Virginia State Conference: Karith Foster! Karith was featured in two hit documentary films, “Can we Take a Joke?” and “No Safe Spaces,” which have garnered accolades in the Washington Post and TIME Magazine, as has her TEDx Talk, “The Art of Defying Stereotypes: […]

HRVA Keynote Announcement!

Announcing our Wednesday Keynote, John Register, CSP, for the HR Virginia 2024 State Conference! From Olympic hopeful and Army Officer Candidate – to amputee – to Paralympic Silver medalist, John Register teaches audience members how to move from the pathway of fear to freedom and from mindset to mindset.

HR Virginia Announces First Keynote for 2024 State Conference

HR Virginia is excited to announce our Tuesday Keynote, Ruben Gonzalez, for the HR Virginia 2024 State Conference! Ruben decided when he was 21 years old that he wanted to compete in the Olympics. After spending the next four years learning the sport of Luge, he was racing for gold against the best athletes in […]

Fostering Engagement from Volunteers

Volunteerism is a great way to engage employees and professionals in their careers, and offering meaningful ways to make a difference can have a huge positive impact on the culture of any organization. However, keeping volunteers engaged can come with its own set of challenges.

Building a Positive Workplace Culture

It’s no secret that recruiting and retaining talent is challenging these days, so it’s just as important now as it ever has been for organizations to focus time and energy on building their culture.  Creating a positive workplace culture is even becoming an important factor when candidates are considering position changes.

HR Virginia Call for Volunteers

If you’re seeking opportunities to get involved with your HR community, the HR Virginia State Council has several openings! Volunteering is a great way to give back while building leadership skills and learning bast practices from fellow HR professionals. There are several positions available.

HR Virginia Awarded for Elevating Human Resources, Improving Workplaces

SHRM recently awarded HR Virginia its prestigious Excel Platinum Award for the state council’s accomplishments in 2022. The Excel award is given to state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the profession of human resources.  

When Good Workers Go Bad

Coping with and Preventing Burnout: Psychological first aid (PFA) frequently takes place either directly in the workplace or because of an emotional wound obtained during work hours. Over the years, I’ve received numerous emotional 911 calls from workers, from a myriad of occupations, to deal with the psychological injury known as burnout.

HR Virginia Hosts Student Case Competition

Entertainment at HR Virginia

After a full day of learning, HR Virginia State Conference attendees are looking to making evening plans. Here are some ideas the conference committee has pulled together, in partnership with the Downtown Richmond Tourism Bureau, to help you plan for the “party after the party!”

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2024 HR Virginia Annual Conference
04/21/2024 - 04/24/2024
SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2024
06/23/2024 - 06/26/2024
SHRM INCLUSION 2024
11/04/2024 - 11/07/2024
SHRM 2024 Women in Leadership Institute™ (WIL)
11/11/2024 - 11/14/2024