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!”

Conference Countdown: Re-Engage

In part 3 of our conference session overview, we are excited to share some of the sessions that will help you Re-Engage. We are happy to have a tremendous slate of speakers to share their topics in the areas of engagement, leadership and workplace culture.

How to Get the Most Out of Attending a Conference: 3 Steps to Recharge, Refresh, and Re-engage

One of our keynote speakers, Diane Allen, shares some things to keep in mind as you are preparing to attend the HR Virginia State Conference.

Conference Countdown: Refresh

The second focus of this year’s conference is Refresh. The past few years have brought no shortage of updates and changes in legal arenas, benefit plan design philosophies, and sensitivity to the needs of a diverse employee population. We are excited to have attorneys from many of HR Virginia’s trusted legal partners and benefits professionals from […]

Conference Countdown: Recharge

We are a week into April, so HR Virginia is in countdown mode for our annual state conference. Keeping with the theme, here is an overview of concurrent sessions that will go along with the first theme of the conference: Recharge.

Conference registration rates increase 4/1

Just four weeks remain until HR professionals from all around Virginia and beyond will gather for the annual HR Virginia State Conference in Richmond, Virginia. With an exciting slate of keynote speakers, over 70 concurrent sessions, and up to 20 recertification credit hours for HRCI and SHRM, this year’s state conference packs a powerful punch […]

Don’t Miss: HR Virginia is Coming to Richmond

Chapter Resources

Impact Award Best Practices
Best Practices Impact Awards
Deadline is Friday, November 19, 2021
Best Practices Impact Awards
2021 Virginia Health Care Conference
2021 Virginia Health Care Conference
2021 Virginia Health Care Conference
HR Virginia Annual Conference
April 11 - 14, 2021
2021 HR Virginia Annual Conference
Join over 500 Human Resources from Virginia, DC and beyond as we Journey to 2021.
April 11-14, 2021
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September 7 - 12, 2021
Best Places to Work in Virginia
2022 Program Information

The Best Places to Work in Virginia is a survey and awards program dedicated to identifying and recognizing the areas best employers and providing organizations with value employee feedback. Deadline is August 2022.

2022 Best Places to Work in Virginia
The Hampton Roads Diversity & Inclusion Consortium
The Hampton Roads Regional Diversity & Inclusion Consortium - Think Outside Your Circle
Think Outside Your Circle
SHRM SHRM-CP -SCP Recertification Provider Seal 2021
SHRM 2018 Pinnacle Award Winner
Top 10 Fundraising State Council 2019 SHRM Foundation
Approved Provider 2021

HR Virginia SHRM partners for the eleventh year with Virginia Business Magazine and The Virginia Chamber of Commerce to bring you a state-wide survey and competition. If you think your organization has what it takes to be honored on the “Best Places to Work in Virginia” list or if you simply want to learn more about the project, we invite you to visit