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SEPTEMBER  2018
NHRA WAVEMAKER
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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SEPTEMBER MEETING

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

11:15-1:00 PM

Holiday Inn Downtown Duluth

Presenting your HR Business Case to the C-Suite ~ Rob Stenberg


If you want to increase your ability to influence the C-suite, as well as other areas of your life, you will want to attend this event!  You will learn strategies and things you can do to enhance your leadership effectiveness at all levels.

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NHRA LEGISLATIVE PANEL

Monday, October 01, 2018

11:00-1:00 PM

Holiday Inn Downtown Duluth

The panelists include:

Noah Hobbs, Duluth City Councilor

Jim Paine, Mayor of Superior WI

Erik Simonson, MN State Senator

Larry Bourgerie, MN SHRM State Council Legislative Director

Moderator:  Amy Adamle, WDIO TV


The election season is upon us!  Here is a great opportunity to meet elected officials in our region and hear about important topics affecting the workplace.  You will also hear about legislative issues SHRM is focusing on.  Each panelist will discuss their current role and things they are working on, answer questions from our moderator and take questions from the attendees.  Don't miss this event!

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OCTOBER MEETING

Tuesday, October 09, 2018

11:15-1:00 PM

Holiday Inn Downtown Duluth

Employer Branding: Unlocking the Power of Purpose ~ Andy Goldman Gray


Andy will present an interactive session designed to give thoughts about employer branding and help people begin to shape their unique employer value proposition. We will share examples of small and mid-sized companies who have built an compelling employer brand, begin the process of creating our own, and discover ways we can connect people to the larger purpose of our work.

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OCTOBER HR 

ROUNDTABLE

Thursday, October 25, 2018

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Country Inn & Suites 4257 Haines Rd Hermantown MN 55811

TOPIC:  SUCCESSION PLANNING


HR Round Table

Consult.Converse.Collaborate

About the Program: Join HR and business professionals from the area for coffee and discussion surrounding this topic.

Who Should Attend: All HR and Business Professionals

No Charge to Attend! Register Now!

Guidelines:

HR Round Table brings business professionals together. We discuss current or emerging human resource and business topics. We learn from each other and form networks.

HR Round Table is FREE and open to the public. We are HR professionals, resource partners working with HR, business owners, stakeholders, and key personnel. Every business facet can learn and contribute valuable information.

During each one-hour session, attendees discuss a designated topic with questions provided by NHRA. We share information, learn from other’s experience, and develop relationships that continue to benefit participants. There will be a facilitator to help guide discussion, but there is no required participation.

Round Tables begin and end promptly at the designated meeting times. Respecting participants’ time is important to us!


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     MONTHLY MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

LEAH MOOTZ, PHR, SHRM-CP

DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

IGO LEGACY HOTEL GROUP



Leah Mootz has worked as the Director of HR at IGO Legacy Hotel Group for 4 years. IGO Legacy Hotel Group owns 13 hotels in the states of MN, WI, IA and MI and has 350 employees. Previous HR experience includes working as the HR Generalist at Country Manor Campus in Sartell, and HR Assistant and Trainer for Dungarvin MN in Mendota Heights. In her current role she manages all aspects of HR with exception to payroll. She holds the PHR and SHRM-CP certifications. She is a member of NHRA and SHRM and looking forward to the MN SHRM Conference in October. Leah volunteers with NHRA in the programming committee and Mentor program, as well as Mentor program through the Duluth Chamber of Commerce and was recently appointed to the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross.

Leah was raised Duluth and currently lives in Carlton where she and her husband, Tony, raise their 15 month old son Davin, and their cockapoo Duke. In her spare time, you will find her spending time outdoors hiking, kayaking and exploring nature, spending time with family and friends and traveling.

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NHRA VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT THE FEDERAL PRISON CAMP

If you are interested in visiting the Duluth Federal Prison Camp to share a few hours of your time and expertise as a mock-interviewer on Tuesday, September 18th from noon to 3 p.m., please contact Betsy Hill at bhill@duluthmn.gov or 218-730-5228. 

The Duluth FPC is a minimum security camp housing over 600 male inmates. These men will be returning to their communities and will greatly benefit from the experience of a mock interview to increase their employment prospects and help them get on a path to being a productive citizen. 

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YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS!!

2018 MNSHRM State Conference

St. Cloud, MN

October 14-16

Internationally recognized Keynote Speakers, more than 30 targeted breakout sessions to choose from, Sunday night reception, Monday night concert event, an exhibit hall featuring over 100 organizations ~

This is a can't-miss HR industry event of education, networking and idea- sharing!


CHECK OUT THIS YEAR'S AGENDA

REGISTER NOW

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UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

The SHRM foundation is giving away $2500 scholarships for a degree-seeking undergraduate program.  Application deadline October 1, 2018.  Click HERE for more details. 


GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS

The SHRM Foundation is giving away $5000 scholarships for a degree-seeking graduate program.  Application deadline October 1, 2018.  Click HERE for more details.

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SHRM MEMBERSHIP ~ NHRA SPECIAL


Celebrate Back to School 2018 with $20 off SHRM Professional Membership and a FREE TOTE!  Renew online using promo code TOTE2018 and get access to the HR tools and resources to help you be confident, compliant and current on all things HR! 

WHY HAVE A SHRM MEMBERSHIP YOU ASK?

*Thousands of Tools (interview questions, job descriptions, sample policies, HR forms, presentation, express requests, Q&As, How-Tos)

*Personalized Content

*US Federal, State & Local Compliance Resources

*Free Webcasts

*Ask An HR Advisor

*HR Magazine & e-newsletters

*Online Member Community

*Discounts on SHRM Educational Offerings

* Discount on NHRA membership

*Discount on MN SHRM Conference

*Online Member Community

JOIN/RENEW NOW

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FUNNY BONE



    

 NHRA IN ST. CLOUD

Are you going to the MN SHRM State Conference?  Here are a couple things to know.

NHRA TABLE(S):  At Sunday evening's dinner event we will have an NHRA designated table or two so we can all gather together (if you would like).  We will have some signage at the table so you can find us. 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:  We need your help to rock MNSHRM18! 

The success of each year’s conference is 100% due to the volunteer resources across the SHRM community of Minnesota. It could not be done without you! For those that have volunteered in past conferences… THANK YOU!

Volunteering in SHRM is a great opportunity to network with your peers, meet new friends, share ideas and increase your skill set. Volunteering offers a variety of leadership opportunities that will bring great rewards AND enhance your resume.

Our volunteer opportunities include:

  • Introducing Breakout Speakers
  • Answering questions at the Direction and Information Table
  • Answering questions in the Exhibit Hall
  • Conference Teardown and Clean up

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER HERE

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2019 Program Speaker RFP

We are currently accepting proposals for our 2019 Monthly Educational Meetings.  Deadline Oct 5, 2018.

Click HERE for more information.

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SHRM HOT 3

How Employers Can Help Working Parents During Back-to-School Season


Employers can help by providing care benefits, by showing empathy and by setting an example

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Trump Cancels 2019 Pay Raises for Federal Workers 


President says federal workers' pay should be performance-based

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Be Ready for More ACA Penalties


The recent barrage of letters sent by the IRS proposing penalties under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) may be petering out, but a new round is expected later this year.  Employers need to be prepared.

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2018 NHRA BOARD OF DIRECTORS


President: Patricia Stolee, North Shore Bank


Past President/Certification: Theresa Severance, City of Duluth


Secretary: Melissa Williams, WLSSD


Treasurer: Justin Terch, Terch and Buck Consulting


Workforce Development: Betsy Hill, City of Duluth


Professional Development: Judy Aspling, Center City Housing


SHRM Foundation/Newsletter: Amy Haney, Saturn Systems


Governmental/Legislative Affairs: Brittany Bonk, Enbridge Energy


Marketing & Social Media: Wanda Grew-Jasken, EDGE Consulting LLC


     College Relations: Tara Swenson, St. Luke's Hospital          

      

Membership/Golf Coordinator: Chad Roberg, Hayes Companies



 
 
 
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