Gretchen Flynn Morris
Richmond SHRM President

With the retirement and relocation of our current President, Ken Robertson (who will be greatly missed!), we are pleased to welcome Gretchen Flynn Morris in this role.  Gretchen is an Instructor and the Director of Strategic Management for Academic Programs for the University of Richmond’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies. In addition to her administrative role, she teaches undergraduate courses in Human Resource Management, International HR, and Global Leadership. 

Welcome Gretchen!

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Let's Talk About It: Ageism in the Workplace
RADR Meeting April 12

A Richmond Area Diversity Roundtable event

Cost: $10 until April 10; $15 after April 10. This nominal fee covers a light breakfast from 8:00 am - 8:30 am.

Susan North
Managing Partner
LeClair Ryan
  Thelma Watson
Executive Director of Senior Connections
The Capital Area Agency on Aging
  Dr. Tracey Gendron
Associate Professor and expert on Disrupt Ageism
VCU Department of Gerontology
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Connect, Give Back and Build Your Network with the HR Social Hour Half Hour Podcast

Be sure to follow our very own Richmond SHRM HR pro and member, Jon Thurmond, as he blogs and podcasts each month, providing timely information on relevant HR topics.  He is joined by Wendy Dailey, a Richmond SHRM member, until she recently relocated.

These HR pros talk to other practitioners about connecting, giving back, and building your network. Join Jon and Wendy for a podcast on the 4th Sunday of each month at 7 PM Eastern for the #HRSocialHour chat on Twitter!

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Metro Business Live:  Critical Topics That Affect Richmond Business
New from the Richmond Times-Dispatch

Blurred Lines and Workplace Harassment:  How to avoid being the next #MeToo headline

(Order tickets online; use code CODE15 and receive a 15 percent discount!)

When: Monday, April 9
7:15 am - 9:00 am
Program starts at 8:00 am 
Where: Richmond Times-Dispatch
300 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA

Click here for more details.

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National SHRM Conference June 17 - 20: Expand Your World
Blog Squad is Now Open and Blogging

Jon Thurmond has been asked to participate at the SHRM Conference in Chicago.

Find quick and reliable National SHRM Conference information from the SHRM Blog Squad!  SHRM recently announced the list of 2018 Bloggers for the June Conference and we are proud to announce that Richmond SHRM's Jon Thurmond was chosen to help disseminate the communications.  

Whether you're attending the conference in person, or watching via social media, you’ll want to keep up with this group of HR professionals starting now; click here to get started!

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Upcoming Events

April 12
April 12
May 9

PACE Job Teams

Lee Hecht Harrison

RADR meeting:
Let's Talk About Ageism

WCVE - Community Idea Station

New Member Onboarding

USI Insurance Services

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8:00 am - 10:00 am
Noon - 1:30 pm
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