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  • On Demand Webinar: Beyond Diversity

    If you were unable to attend the live session of this webcast on September 22, take the opportunity to watch the recorded session and obtain 1 hour of continuing education credit through SHRM through December 22, 2020.

  • Article: Employers Hesitant, Confused Over Payroll Tax Suspension (By: Stephen Miller, CEBS)

    SHRM Online has selected a handful of articles to provide a deeper look at employer considerations regarding the payroll tax holiday. Great information to read and know prior to offering to your employees.

  • Article: Driving Out Bias Should Start in the C-Suite (By: Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP)

    Tools created years ago when D&I was the focus were developed for different times and different problems. There hasn't been enough focus on innovating new resources & approaches. Read what SHRM is striving to solve with Together Forward @Work.

  • On Demand Webinar: How to Conduct Benefit Open Enrollment in a COVID World

    If you were unable to attend the live session of this webcast on August 25, no worries! Until December 1, take the opportunity to watch the recorded session and obtain 1 hour of continuing education credit through SHRM.

  • Article: 6 Ways to Foster Inclusion Among Remote Workers

    To build and maintain inclusion in today's remote work environment, HR leaders should consider these following six tactics...

  • Survey Results: Back to School and the Impact of COVID-19

    Management Resource Group conducted a survey that explored the difficulty of schedules for organizations with parents of school-aged children before the start of the school year in a pandemic. Check out the results.

  • SHRM Resource: Together Forward @ Work

    SHRM has introduced Together Forward @Work, a call to action to bring racial equity to the workplace. This resource has an immense amount of information for those new to HR, seasoned HR professionals, managers & executives.

  • On Demand Webinar: Leadership During Turbulent Times

    If you were unable to attend the live session of this webcast on July 28, no worries! Until November 24, take the opportunity to watch the recorded session and obtain 1.15 SHRM credits. **You must watch the recording in its entirety to receive credit**

  • Accommodating Working Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

    While some companies are adjusting expectations for working parents, others may not be. If employers can't accommodate working parents, however, they could face a barrage of issues, including legal action against them. 

  • Leadership for the Quad Cities (St. Ambrose University Professional Development Center)

    St. Ambrose University's is launching a completely re-designed certificate in Leadership for the QC this fall which addresses current issues facing both experienced and emerging leaders. Learn more about this offer by reading here.

  • Assessments Are Needed Now More Than Ever (By: Lauri Flanagan)

    There are many skills that can be evaluated and tested before making the decision to hire someone. These results are one part of the arsenal of data you collect as you get to know candidates through the recruiting process.

  • A Return to Work Doesn’t Mean a Return to Normalcy (By: Molyneaux Insurance)

    In just a few short months, COVID-19 has jeopardized the health of individuals and the global economy. But after weeks of shelter-in-place orders, some businesses are beginning to re-open as states start easing social distancing actions. Read more here.

  • 2020 SHRM Certification

    Do you have interest in obtaining your SHRM certification? GRHRA will sponsor a virtual study group for interested individuals. Study sessions begin in September and typically meet once/week through the month of November. Read more here.

  • An Employer’s Guide to Demonstrating Equity and Inclusion: Six Ways to Put Words into Action

    Businesses around the globe are currently trying several approaches to respond to protests; to fight injustice; and to show they care about those who are beaten, disadvantaged and destroyed.

  • Protests, Pandemic Create Workplace Stress

    SHRM Online has gathered resources to help HR professionals and people managers create safe spaces for difficult conversations, support employees who are facing discrimination, and create more open and inclusive workplaces.

  • Hiring New Employees During COVID-19

    In an environment of confusion, mixed messages and fear, what should employers be doing during the talent acquisition and onboarding processes to ensure that prospective and new employees feel confident and comfortable?

  • Navigating COVID-19: A SHRM Toolbox to Build a New World of Work

    Getting back to work won’t be “business as usual.” Organizations need to consider key factors for operating in a new normal or risk operational and reputational pitfalls. Quickly and easily access the toolkit, which is full of resources.

  •  HRCI Credit Requirements Revised

    HRCI reduced the credit requirement for those re-certifying this year by 15 credits. Those who take advantage of the decreased amount are required to make up the additional 15 credit during their next re-certification period.

  • Coronavirus and COVID-19 HR Resources

    The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every industry and a lot is unknown at this point. Therefore, we wanted to direct you to a library of resources provided by SHRM.

  • Join Team Empower

    Team Empower is a special group of passionate individuals who are dedicated to helping empower HR professionals to build inclusive organizations. Established in 2017, Team Empower is the SHRM Foundation's most accessible giving circle. Learn more here!

  • SHRM Foundation...

    GRHRA was awarded a SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion Award in 2017 and would like to continue its efforts to support the research efforts of this SHRM affiliate.