Expand Your Network With Photos

Did you know you can access the Richmond SHRM member directory to search for members?

Wouldn't it be great if profiles had members' photos, so that you could recognize folks by their photo and help expand your network?  You can; the first step is uploading your photo!  Please be sure to log into your profile and add your photo at your earliest convenience. 
If you have forgotten your password, you can reset it when you attempt to log in.

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October 11 | Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center

One day.  Six credits!

Register now for the 9th Annual Strategic Leadership Conference, ADVANTEDGE18, featuring Opening Keynote Speaker, John Martin, and Lunch Keynote Speaker, Kelly Lewis! 

Click here for the full lineup of break-out speakers.

When: Thursday, October 11
7:30 am - 5:30 am 

Where: Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center
2401 W Leigh Street
Richmond VA

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Congratulations to New SHRM-CP Recipients

Two Richmond SHRM members received their SHRM-CP certification recently:  Polly Foster and Shelby Duncan.  They both participated in the Richmond SHRM study group to prepare for this momentous achievement, led by Kim Nguyen.  Congratulations, Polly and Shelby and thank you, Kim for leading this study group!

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Rising Professionals Social September 27
Learn, network, and enjoy the cocktail hour

Gather alongside your rising professional colleagues for a fun evening of networking, sharing, and learning!  This event is complimentary for all young, rising professionals and students; you must be signed into your profile in order to register.  No profile?  Click here to create one.

When:  Thursday, September 27
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Where: Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
701 E Byrd St.
Richmond, VA

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Refusing to Serve the Alt-Right: Recommendations for DC Area Businesses Hoping to Exclude Hate Group Members from Entry
Elizabeth Lalik
Shareholder, Co-Chair, Government Contractors Industry Group
Littler Mendelson

With the growth of the Alt-Right and other hate groups in recent years, business owners face increased challenges to uphold values of diversity, ensure employee and customer safety, and protect their brand from association with customers’ possible bigotry. At the same time, questions have arisen regarding when a business may lawfully refuse to welcome or serve customers based on their views against diversity. These questions will flare up again in Washington, D.C. this weekend as white supremacist organizations convene for a “Unite the Right” rally commemorating last year's rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. Restaurants and other business owners have good arguments that they may lawfully refuse entry or service to customers who appear associated with hate groups.

Because federal law does not ban public accommodations discrimination based on ideology, customers who have been excluded based on their anti-diversity views or conduct would have to rely on local law...read more on how this affects Virginia businesses

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Attend a SHRM Seminar 
Build your competencies. Establish credibility. Advance your career. 

SHRM offers seminars—competency-based HR education opportunities that support your development of critical competencies and continued advancement of your credibility. 

In your career, credibility is everything. To perform effectively, you need to develop technical HR expertise and leverage it through key behavioral competencies. And to advance in your career—rising through the ranks in your own organization or positioning yourself for new opportunities—your leaders, peers, and employees need to recognize and endorse you as a trusted and credible HR practitioner and business partner.

Enroll in a SHRM Seminar to build your competencies, establish credibility, and advance your career.

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Upcoming Events

September 27
October 3

HR on (Mock) Trial: Racial Discrimination and More

Dominion Energy

Rising Professionals
Networking Event

Federal Reserve Bank

HR Jam Session: Let's Talk About Workplace Violence

The Hard Shell - Bellgrade

7:30 am - 10:30 am 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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