GRHRA News - August 9, 2019


News At A Glance

With the summer coming to a close, we are ramping up for fun and exciting fall GRHRA events, the first of which will be our annual GRHRA networking event being held on August 20th from 4:00PM - 7:00PM at the J Bar! We hope you will join us! See below for more opportunities and details in the near future.

  • Don't miss our annual GRHRA networking event! Join us the evening of Tuesday, August 20th. We'll start the evening with Sinikka Waugh who will offer insights to help you ensure your team has the 5 characteristics of a healthy, safe and productive and high-performing team. Following the presentation (5:30PM - 7:00PM), stick around for social time where you have the opportunity to meet, mingle and network with those in attendance. Tickets for this event, whether a member/non-member/guest, are $15 so bring a friend or guest!
  • Plan ahead and reserve your seat now for our September 17th lunch event, Assistive Technology Support Through IVRS. Our presenter, Vienna Hoang, will dispel the fears surrounding accommodations and hiring persons with disabilities. 
  • Our 2019 Iowa SHRM State Conference is just around the corner (October 9-11). Read details below or visit the article on our website to learn more about this event and register. If you are interested in serving as a volunteer at the registration table for the state conference, email our GRHRA President, Stacey Cary.

 

IMPORTANT DATES & UPCOMING EVENTS

Harnessing the Power of Your Team - Evening Networking Event!

Tuesday, August 20, 2019 (4:00PM - 7:00PM)

(4:30PM - 5:30PM) Practical & tactical as ever, with real-life examples and tools you can use, Sinikka Waugh will offer insights to help you ensure your team has the 5 characteristics of a healthy, safe and productive and high performing team. (5:30PM - 7:00PM) Join us for social time to meet & mingle!

 

 

Assistive Technology Support Through IVRS

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 (11:00AM - 1:00PM)

Hear from Vienna Hoang, Assistive Technology Counselor Specialist for Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services/IVRS, around dispelling the fears surrounding accommodations and hiring persons with disabilities.

 

2019 Iowa SHRM State Conference - GAME ON!!

Wed-Fri, October 9-11, 2019 in Des Moines, IA

The 2019 Iowa SHRM State Conference will be held in Des    Moines, Iowa, on October 9-11, 2019. Find all the necessary information for the event here. We would love to have you join us! If you are interested in volunteering at the registration table for this event, please contact Stacey Cary.

 

 

SPECIAL SHRM MEMBERSHIP OFFER

Special SHRM membership offer for GRHRA’s members:  Save $20 on a new or renewal SHRM membership by 12/31 with promo code STATE20 and get access to the HR tools and resources to help you be confident, compliant and current on all things HR. To take advantage of this opportunity, click here

 

 

JOB BOARD OPPORTUNITIES

Compensation & Benefits Manager, posted 08/02/2019

   Stanley Consultants, Inc., Muscatine, Iowa

 

HR Recruiting Specialist, posted 08/02/2019

   The Arc of the Quad Cities, Rock Island, Illinois

 

 

"I am convinced that nothing we do is more important than hiring and developing people. At the end of the day you bet on people, not strategies." Lawrence Bossidy