RSHRM Board Completes Year-Long Effort on Mission and Vision

At the annual strategic planning session in July, the Richmond SHRM Board finalized its work on updating the chapter’s mission and vision.  Input was gathered from key stakeholders including chapter members, volunteer leaders, other SHRM chapters, and leading professional associations in RVA.  The outcome:    


Every organization in RVA achieves excellence through its people and culture.


  • Empower HR and business professionals to be strategic partners. 
  • Provide forums for thought leadership.
  • Offer professional development opportunities to enhance HR competencies.
  • Facilitate relevant connections in the profession and in the community.
Lunch and Learn Webinar
"Retaining and Engaging a Changing Workforce"
with Experts from Willis Towers Watson
October 23, 1:00 -2:00 pm

Join us for this interactive discussion on engaging and retaining a changing workforce. 

Between having 4 generations in the workforce and the trend of decrease in traditional employment, this reality represents a massive shift with profound implications for organizations.


Elise Freedman

Senior Director, Talent & Rewards
Willis Towers Watson 

Pamela Murray

Associate Director, Talent & Rewards Willis Towers Watson

For a complete list of events, click here.

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Roundtable Discussion: What Does Inclusion Look Like in your Workplace? 
Best Practices and More October 25
Facilitator: Melissa Early
First Vice President, Enterprise Inclusion Consultant

According to a recent article in Forbes, “Inclusion is the only scalable way to build diversity within an organization. Without thoughtful and deliberate discussion and action to cultivate an inclusive environment, all the energy and resources spent on recruiting a diverse workforce are for naught.” Join us for a roundtable discussion on what’s working in RVA workplaces to foster real inclusion. Come prepared to share best practices (along with missteps) and leave with ideas on how to make your organization more inclusive. 

When:  Thursday, October 25
8:00 am - 10:00 am 

Where: SunTrust Bank, Inc.
902 Semmes Ave.
Richmond, VA

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Save these November Dates

Be sure to add these "miss not" dates to your calendar!
November 8 

Enhance your Communication Style with a
Coach Approach;  Speaker: Libby Dishner

November 14 Gray Area Thinking with Ellie Krug

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Gain Professional Development Through SHRM

Been busy all year and haven’t spent enough time on your professional development?  There’s still time to attend one of SHRM’s in-person seminars held at SHRM headquarters in Alexandria, VA before the end of the year.  

Attending a SHRM seminar compliments the learning you receive through your local chapter and is competency-based.  Topics range from OD to conflict management, consultation, behavioral interviewing, SHRM-CP & SHRM-SCP prep, and more!  And as a SHRM member you receive a discounted registration rate.

Top 5 Reasons to Attend a SHRM Seminar:

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest HR best practices
  • Retain tangible takeaways
  • Learn from subject matter expert instructors
  • Network with other HR professionals
  • Earn recertification credits

For more information on specific courses and how to register, go to SHRM Seminars.

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Upcoming Events

Oct 23
Oct 25
Nov 5

Webinar:  Retaining and Engaging a Changing Workforce

Your computer

RADR Roundtable: What Does Inclusion Look Like in Your Workplace

SunTrust Bank-Richmond

Job Teams

Lee Hecht Harrison

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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