Welcome to York SHRM

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

York SHRM
PO Box 21029
York, PA 17402

Chapter #0444

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Upcoming Events

Apr
14
Tue
HR Awards
Apr 14 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.  

NEW DATE TO BE ANNOUNCED!

 

 

 

Agenda:

5:00-5:30pm Announcements

6:00 – 7:00pm Presentation

7:00 – 8:00pm Awards

Speaker: Lee Rubin

Lee Rubin is an emerging voice. His unique ability to understand and articulate winning principles with tremendous clarity and practical application makes him a highly sought after speaker and teacher. Lee is a frequent speaker and panelist at corporations and professional association conferences throughout the country.

Professionally, Lee has been a Human Resources professional with Fortune 500 companies across a variety of industries for nearly 15 years.

He holds a Bachelors Degree in Speech Communications, with a minor in Business from Penn State University. Rubin received a full athletic scholarship to play football for the Nittany Lions under the leadership of legendary coach, Joe Paterno.

Lee not only emerged as a three-year starting free safety, he also became a captain of the team. His academic and athletic success has provided a tremendous opportunity to understand and communicate winning strategies and principles.

Lee was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and raised in Central New Jersey. Lee and his lovely wife, Carmen, have been blessed with two beautiful daughters.

Gold Sponsors: If you would like to sponsor this meeting or others, please contact our Sponsorship Chair.

Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

Click HR Awards Registration to register.

***The deadline for registration is at TBD.***  Please help to keep our costs down.  If you register and circumstances change that prevent you from attending, please send an email to YorkSHRM@yahoo.com by TBD.  Thank you!

May
14
Thu
Diversity, check… Inclusion, huh? Why does D&I Matter in the Workplace
May 14 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Agenda:

7:30 – 8:00am Announcements

8:00 – 9:00am Presentation

Topic:

Diversity has become such a buzzword that many organizations, HR practitioners, and employees cannot describe it, let alone understand its implications. However, merely understanding diversity and attaining it is not enough. The other piece of the puzzle is inclusion, which is equally valuable and powerful as diversity.

It goes without saying that with society today, our workforce is also becoming rapidly diverse. Organizations often use the phrase “diversity and inclusion” in a clichéd manner to check a box or receive funding. But in order to appreciate and embrace employee differences, it is imperative for organizations to manage and promote diversity effectively. The Department of Labor is not only committed to a diverse workforce, but it also recognizes that a diverse set of people—with its wide range of experiences, perspectives, and skills—brings better solutions, drives innovation and creativity, and enhances decision making.

This presentation will examine diversity and inclusion in the workplace from a pragmatic standpoint. With the help of statistics, case studies, and exercises, attendees will explore the benefits and relevance of D&I and learn ways to increase diversity and foster inclusion in their organizations. It will approach diversity from the perspective of competence and will provide HR professionals with the knowledge to change employee attitudes and behavior toward diversity.

Discussions within the presentation will focus on how organizational culture can move beyond awareness and apply knowledge to tangible policies and actions.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the meaning and implications of workforce diversity
  2. Learn the difference between diversity and inclusion
  3. Develop strategies to increase meaningful diversity in the workplace
  4. Learn ways to truly provide voice and representation to employees
  5. Examine how diversity and inclusion can lead to increased morale, productivity, and efficiency among workers
  6. Explore diversity from a pragmatic perspective, and how to move toward a more inclusive organizational climate

Speaker:

Dr. Pratibha Kumar is the Founder of Sungh Consultancy LLC, a diversity and inclusion company in the Baltimore-Washington D.C. metro region. She is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Mount St. Mary’s University in Maryland, and her teaching and research interests include interpersonal and intercultural communication, multiculturalism, and gender.

Her training philosophy is to apply relevant theoretical concepts to practical settings of organizations and personnel management in order to help companies achieve their full potential. Dr. Kumar delivers talks and presentations to local SHRM chapters as a way to give back. She also provides trainings, seminars, and coaching to organizations on D&I and communication issues.

Dr. Kumar holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of North Dakota, and she has been teaching and doing research for the last 15 years. Her research has focused on cultural differences among astronauts on the International Space Station, social change and reform in developing countries, immigration issues, Muslims and Islamophobia, etc.

She has written and presented papers at regional, national, and international academic conferences as well as spoken at non-academic, community settings. Her forthcoming chapter titled, “Intersection of Race and Gender: Women of Color Leading Groups” will be published this spring in an edited book, Examining Social Identities and Diversity Issues in Group Therapy: Knocking at the Boundaries. Her terminal degree and academic appointments have given her access to the latest research and information on topics of diversity and inclusion.

She is a current member of the Carroll County SHRM in Maryland.

Sponsor: If you would like to sponsor this meeting or others, please contact our Sponsorship Chair.

Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

Click May Meeting to register.

***The deadline for registration is at noon on May 11, 2020***  Please help to keep our costs down.  If you register and circumstances change that prevent you from attending, please send an email to YorkSHRM@yahoo.com by noon on May 11, 2020.  Thank you!

Sep
10
Thu
September Meeting
Sep 10 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Agenda:

7:30 – 8:00am Announcements

8:00 – 9:00am Presentation

Topic:

Speaker:

Sponsor: If you would like to sponsor this meeting or others, please contact our Sponsorship Chair.

Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

Click September Meeting to register.

***The deadline for registration is at noon on September 7, 2020.***  Please help to keep our costs down.  If you register and circumstances change that prevent you from attending, please send an email to YorkSHRM@yahoo.com by noon on September 7, 2020.  Thank you!

Nov
10
Tue
November Meeting
Nov 10 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Agenda:

7:30 – 8:00am Announcements

8:00 – 9:00am Presentation

Topic:

Speaker:

Sponsor: 

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Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

Click November Meeting to register.

***The deadline for registration is at noon on November 6, 2020.***  Please help to keep our costs down.  If you register and circumstances change that prevent you from attending, please send an email to YorkSHRM@yahoo.com by noon on November 6, 2020.  Thank you!

Dec
8
Tue
December Meeting
Dec 8 @ 7:30 am – 9:00 am

Agenda:

7:30 – 8:00am Announcements

8:00 – 9:00am Presentation

Topic:

Speaker:

Sponsor: If you would like to sponsor this meeting or others, please contact our Sponsorship Chair.

Certification: Pending certification credit through HRCI and SHRM.

Click December Meeting to register.

***The deadline for registration is at noon on December 4, 2020.***  Please help to keep our costs down.  If you register and circumstances change that prevent you from attending, please send an email to YorkSHRM@yahoo.com by noon on December 4, 2020.  Thank you!