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NHRMA 2018 Conference

Register now for the 2018 NHRMA Conference!

The West Sound Human Resource Management Association is proud to host the 80th Annual NHRMA Conference and Tradeshow in Tacoma, WA September 5-7, 2018! Join us in exciting Downtown Tacoma as we reflect on the past and envision the future.

Businesses today require strong HR leaders to move organizations forward. At the 2018 NHRMA Conference we will look at The Evolution of HR: Reflecting on the Past, Envisioning the Future. This informative conference will cover the critical areas for HR Professionals, including Business Acumen and HR Strategy. You will also gain the knowledge you need to recruit the best talent and stay abreast on the most up-to-date legal and legislative updates.

If you’ve attended a NHRMA conference in the past, you know that we like to have FUN!!  Along with the conference, NHRMA offers great networking opportunities, including after-hours functions to explore Tacoma and mingle with your HR colleagues. Don’t forget to visit the Tradeshow to learn about the latest and greatest services and partners available to HR professionals.

While you’re here, be sure to get out and explore beautiful downtown Tacoma! The Chihuly Museum of Glass and Tacoma Art Museum, along with antique shopping and northwest cuisine are among the many things to do and see in historic downtown Tacoma. The convenient light rail system will take you throughout the downtown area and Tacoma’s Ruston Way waterfront offers a scenic walking trail to enjoy while you’re visiting.

For more information, click here!

March LCHRMA Event

The Lower Columbia Human Resources Management Association (LCHRMA) proudly presents Liani Reeves of Bullard Law presenting:

PREPARING AND RESPONGING TO #METOO
March 7, 2018  11:30 a.m  – 1:00 p.m
Fort George Brewery, Astoria, OR

2017 was the year of #MeToo. As hashtags turn into actual sexual harassment claims in the workplace, is your organization ready? This training will discuss how to get your house in order, including updating policies, training employees on harassment and reporting, and having a process in place to quickly and thoroughly respond to claims of sexual harassment.

Throughout her legal career, Liani has worked on some of the most high-profile matters impacting state government both as an in house general counsel and as a litigation attorney for the State of Oregon. Liani brings a special expertise in representing public and high-profile clients. She served as General Counsel for the Office of the Governor for four years, providing advice on a wide range of legal issues including employment, public transparency, First Amendment, government ethics, tribal and public safety policy matters.Prior to the Governor’s office, she spent almost a decade as an Assistant Attorney General and Deputy Chief Trial Counsel at the Oregon Department of Justice where her primary focus was employment litigation defense. Liani has successfully resolved hundreds of cases and obtained favorable jury verdicts for her clients.  Since joining Bullard Law, she continues to represent public and private sector clients in advice matters and litigation. She uses her substantial experience to develop training materials to assist clients in proactively preventing and documenting employment actions against future litigation and in managing the litigation process.

The seminar will be held Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at Fort George Brewery, 1483 Duane Street in Astoria from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

Anyone with an interest in the topic is welcome to attend. Register online at here. The cost, including lunch, is $20 for LCHRMA members, $25 for non-members, and $15 for students.

Cancellations must be no later than March 5, 2018 by 5 p.m. for a full refund.

Download the flyer (PDF)!

This LCHRMA event sponsored by: 

Special LCHRMA Event April 2018

CRUCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY with Greg Sammis
February 25-26, 2018

Image result for crucial accountabilityLCHRMA is excited to offer a special event in 2018: CRUCIAL ACCOUNTABILITY: Tools For Resolving Violated Expectations, Broken Commitments, and Bad Behavior

When coworkers make promises do you sigh in relief or do you start biting your nails? Do you make plans, set goals, give assignments, and hope that maybe people will deliver?

Never walk away from another touchy, controversial, or complex accountability issue again. Whether it’s a broken promise, violated expectation, or just plain bad behavior, those who can hold others accountable help their organization thrive.

With crucial accountability skills you’ll be able to deal with violated expectations early, discuss disappointments without encountering defensiveness, and solve accountability problems without damaging the relationship.

Crucial Accountability is a two-day course that  teaches a step-by-step process for enhancing accountability, improving performance, and ensuring execution. By learning how to talk about violated expectations in a way that solves problems while improving relationships, you’ll improve individual, team, and organizational effectiveness.

Led by popular instructor, Greg Sammis of Vital Smarts, this event will likely fill up quickly. Register soon to reserve your spot!

Date: April 25-26, 2018  8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $395 if registered by March 1, $450 after March 1st.
Where: Clatsop Community College, Columbia Hall, Room 219

Please note: Registrations for Crucial Accountability must be paid online in advance. 

Register online here!
Download the flyer! (PDF)

(Registration closes March 25th. Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact info@lchrma.org)

This LCHRMA event is sponsored by: