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It’s New Year’s Resolution Season! How Can HR Support?

The holidays are over, and January is upon us. It’s the time of year when many people experience the all-too-familiar holiday hangover and just want to hibernate at home – but also, a time when people tend to slow down and do some thoughtful planning for the year ahead. How can employers support employees’ resolutions […]

HR Virginia State Conference – Early Bird Deadline Approaching

Do you have training & education budget funds left to use in 2023? If so, register before 1/31/2024 for the HR Virginia 2024 Annual Conference, “LEADING THROUGH WORKPLACE HURDLES.” The in-person conference will take place April 21-24 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond.

Support the SHRM Foundation on Giving Tuesday

Participate in HR Virginia’s 50/50 raffle for your chance to win up to $300 AND a chance at a free registration to the 2024 State Conference while also supporting a great cause!

And the Alcott HR Stewardship Award Winner is…

The Alcott HR Stewardship Award was created in 2020 and named after Richmond SHRM’s first Executive Director, Jeannie Alcott. Attributes of nominees for the Alcott HR Stewardship Award include:

Leading LIKE A BOSS: What’s the secret sauce to being a great boss?

On this Boss’s Day, what are some of the best characteristics of leaders? Hint: It’s not just assigning tasks and setting deadlines.

From Employee Relations to Employee Experience

Today’s business environment is more complex and ambiguous than ever. Post COVID-19, the world of work is forever changed, causing organizations to transform at an unprecedented pace. It’s time to transition away from the traditional Employee Relations function to an Employee Experience mindset.

Speaker RFP Now Open

Career is Just as Important as Pay for Employee Retention

What do you think is the number one reason employees leave their jobs? To most people, the answer is relatively obvious: compensation. But the truth is far more complicated.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage: What Can Organizations Do?

September is Hispanic Heritage Month, and it provides an opportunity for organizations to highlight the richness of Hispanic cultures and celebrate contributions and achievements of the Hispanic community. Taking time to honor Hispanic heritage is one way to boost employee engagement, learning, and understanding, which are all important in an increasingly diverse workforce. We wanted […]

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: […]

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