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Update 4/20/14
GLCC SHRM is excited to present "The Respect Effect" for our May Chapter Meeting. Paul Meshanko is a dynamic speaker, author and business leader.  As a presenter and facilitator, Paul has captivated over a quarter million leaders and business professionals on five continents. His training materials have been translated into over 25 languages and his newsletter is read by thousands of subscribers each month. His clients have included The Cleveland Clinic, DuPont, Parker Hannifin, BASF, Progressive Insurance, MTD, Johnson Controls, Symantec, McGraw-Hill, Toyota, The U.S. EPA and Ernst & Young. Don't miss this great event - guests welcome! Visit our events page for all the details! This meeting has been approved HRCI credit. RSVP via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday May 12th
 

Update 03/20/14
Looking to improve employee morale? Increase productivity? Reduce Turnover? Join us on Thursday, April 17th when Sonya Weiland, President of WeilandWorks Consulting, will lead an exciting session on "Morale Building through Rewards and Recognition (On a Budget!)" Visit our events page for all the details! This meeting is pending HRCI credit. RSVP via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 4/14.  

Update 2/24/14
We have a great March chapter meeting planned for you - join us on Thursday, March 20th! Bill Wright, a leadership training expert, will present a hands-on workshop on Performance Coaching. This workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about and put into practice the Four Phase Coaching Program. Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday, March 17th. Please visit our events page for all the details!  

Update 1/23/14
Have you ever wanted to hold a leader accountable for a broken commitment but decided not to because the conversation might not go well—or might even harm your relationship?

  • Do your leaders feel they need to use threats and bribes to get people to perform at work?
  • Have you ever overlooked a leader's bad behavior so many times that it developed into an issue that felt impossible address

Join us for our February chapter meeting on Thursday, Feb. 20th where AJ Righter from Southam Consulting will present "Crucial Accountability – Holding your leaders accountable for violated expectations, broken commitments or bad behavior."

 

Update 1/2/14
Happy New Year! Kick of your new year by joining us for our January chapter meeting.
On Thursday, January 16th we will welcome Heidi Weiker from University Hospitals. She will share with our group some great tools to take back to our workplace. Her presentation will focus on "Moving Beyond Stress & Capturing Positivity." Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday Jan. 13th. Please visit our events page for all the details!  Note: this meeting has been approved for 1.0 HRCI credit.

Update 11/22/2013
Thank you to those that joined us for our November chapter meeting and a special thank you to the generous donation items for Blessing House of Lorain. We wish you a safe and happy holiday season and look forward to seeing you in the new year! Be sure to make your calendar for our upcoming 2014 meetings! Our events page has all of the details!

Update 10/21/2013
Join us on Thursday, November 21st where Sandy Fiaschetti, Ph.D, and Nicole Lentz of Magnet Consulting, will lead an interactive discussion about using assessment tools to hire and develop your organization’s leaders as well as developing your own leadership potential. Attendees will be given the option of taking a free online assessment in the days prior to the meeting. During the session, the leadership behaviors of the participants will be analyzed (individual results will not be disclosed to the group). Participants can also get a full copy of their results emailed to them at no cost. Please visit our events page for all the details! This meeting has been approved for 1.0 HRCI general credit.  " Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 11/18.


Update 10/01/2013
We are pleased to announce, Jason Rothman of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart will present at our October chapter meeting on Thursday, 10/17. Mr. Rothman will speak to us on "The Changing World of Employee Benefits - The Affordable Care Act and DOMA." Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 10/14. Please visit our events page for all the details! This meeting has been approved for 1.0 HRCI general credit.


Update 8/19/2013
Our chapter will not meet in the month of September since many of our members attend the Ohio Human Resource Conference at Kalahari (9/18 - 9/20). We hope to see you there! Be sure to mark your calendars for our October meeting - Thursday, Oct. 17th. Attorney Jason Rothman of Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart will educate us on the latest in Healthcare Reform and DOMA.  Please visit our events page for all the details.


Update 7/22/13 
Join us on Thursday, August 15th to hear Jerald Duff of The Duff Group speak to us on "Managers to Leaders, Employees to Partners." For over 20 years, The Duff Group has been helping individuals and organizations position themselves for success in the 21st Century. Having coached over 10,000 leaders in nine world areas, they integrate three powerful change agents—emotional intelligence, lean thinking, and innovation—to create the lasting culture change necessary for elevating from surviving to thriving. Our events page has all the details! (RSVP by Monday, August 12!)

 

Update 6/26/13
We are happy to announce that Patrick Britton, Program Manager for Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) will present to our members at the July Chapter meeting. Attendees will learn how to "Build a Top-Notch Program for Internship & Co-ops. "  Please join us for this great event on Thursday, July 18, 2013. Our events page has all the details!

Update 5/20/13
We are almost half way through the year and the upcoming 2013 chapter meeting info can be found on the events page! We hope you can join us for our June meeting where Adam Bowman MA,PHR and Bob Churilla JD, ADB from 'The Conflict Resolution Professionals' will teach us some advanced techniques in communications - specifically how to handle difficult discussions. Read more about the meeting and our speakers on our events page.
 

Update 5/1/2013  
We are pleased to announce that top selling author, Dr. Bob DeMaria will present at our May chapter meeting scheduled for Thursday, 5/16. Dr. Bob spoke to our chapter in 2011 and gave a fantastic presentation on Wellness in the Workplace. We are excited to have him back speaking on "Healthcare & Forecasting Your Future: Know your Numbers." Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 5/13. Please visit our events page for all the details!

 

Update 3/28/2013 
Please join us for our April chapter meeting, held on Thursday, 4/18. Ted Janusz of Janus Presentations, will educate us on "Using Social Media for Recruiting." Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 4/15. Our events page has all the details!

 

Update 2/26/2013 
Our March chapter meeting will be held on Thursday, 3/21. We welcome Timothy Viskocil, Commissioner for the Federal Mediation & Conciliation Services. He will speak to us on conflict in the workplace - an area I am sure we HR Professionals are all too familiar with. He will explore recent findings that are shedding light on how our brains function and how we can be more effective in preventing, managing and resolving conflict. Our events page has all the details!

Update 1/22/2013
Please join the Greater Lorain County SHRM for our February chapter meeting on Thursday, February 21st. We are looking forward to hearing Marty Mordarski, Employers Resource Council (ERC), share with us how the NorthCoast 99 award winners consistently attract and retain top talent.  Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 2/18  if you plan to attend. Our events page has all the details!

Update 1/6/2013
Happy New Year! Please join the Greater Lorain County SHRM for our January chapter meeting on Thursday, January 17th. We are excited to announce that Jennifer Hunter from the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute will be presenting at this meeting.  Please RSVP to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than Monday 1/14  if you plan to attend. Our events page has all the details!

Update 11/19/2012 - December
The Greater Lorain County SHRM chapter does not hold a meeting in December; we know how busy our members are! Have a safe and wonderful holiday season and stay tuned to our events page for info on our exciting programming for 2013!

Update -  9/3/2012 - September, October and November Meeting Information:

Our chapter will not meet this month; each year we break in September since many of our members attend the Ohio Human Resource Conference at Kalahari (9/19 - 9/21). We hope to see you there!

On Thursday, October 18th, Steve Baltas, Vice President at Oswald Companies and Cindy Bowman, Senior Benefits Consultant also with Oswald, will speak to us on "Healthcare Reform: Priorities & Strategies." The meeting will be held at the LCCC - Spitzer Conference Center.  Please visit our events page for all the details. This meeting is being sponsored by ERC (The Employers Resource Council). Registration deadline for this meeting will be by Monday, October 15. RSVP by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Our November Chapter meeting will be on Thursday, November 15th. We are pleased to announce that Gordon R. Friedrich, Corporate Council for The Reserves Network, will present "Increasing Governmental Intrustion: Where Will it End?" The meeting will be held at the LCCC - Spitzer Conference Center. Please visit our events page for all the details. Registration deadline for this meeting will be by Monday, Nov. 12. RSVP by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 

Update - Please join us for our July and August Chapter Meetings:

On Thursday, July 19th, Attorney Margaret O'Bryon will speak on "Different Types of Worker's Compensation/Awards."  Both meetings will be held at the LCCC - Spitzer Conference Center.  More details can be found here.  Registration deadline for the June meeting is by June 18th and for the July meeting is 16th to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

On Thursday, August 16th, Jim Smith will speak on ""Seven Leadershio Essentials: Core Competencies and Learning for Leaders who want to succeed in tomorrow's world."  More details can be found here.

Update - Please join us for April Chapter Meeting:

On Thursday, April 19th, Sindy Warren of Warren and Associates, LLC, will speak on the "Best Practices for Internal Investigations."  Click here for more details.  To register please submit your RSVP no later than Monday, April 16th to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Mark your calendar for our May Chapter Meeting:

On Thursday, May 17th, Susan Aldrich will speak on "Bringing the Fun Back to Training - Activity Based Training Techniques."  Click here for more details.

Our 2012 meeting sponsorship flyer is now available.  You can view it here.

Winter 2012 Updates

Please join us for our March and April Chapter Meetings:

On Thursday, March 15th, Mark Griffin of Thorman Hardin-Levine Co., LPA will speak on the "Top 10 Mistakes that HR/Employers Make When it Comes to Litigation."

Please join us for our February Chapter Meeting announced. On Thursday, Feb.16th, Bruce M. Hennes from Hennes Paynter Communications will speak on HR's role in crisis communications.  The meeting is sponsored by: The Human Resource Department Inc. Click here for more details and/or to register. 

Also, don't forget to complete your 2012 GLCC SHRM membership application. If you have questions please e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Happy New Year

We're working on what we hope to be a wonderful 2012!  Please note, there will NOT be a chapter meeting in January. Beginning February 16th, monthly chapter meetings will be held the 3rd Thursday of the month from approximately 11:30am-1:00pm and we're working on getting some great speakers lined up that we think you'll enjoy.  In addition to our monthly meetings, members will have the opportunity to participate in a few additional networking opportunities both in person and via social media.  Addtional details will be posted in the coming weeks!

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CONGRATULATIONS to the New Board of Directors

Congratulations to the new GLCC SHRM Board of Directors:

Beth Campbell, Chapter President

Craig Kwasniewski - Past President

Erin Morton, President-Elect

Heather Aschemeier, VP - Membership

Amanda Clancy, VP - Programs

Terry Hopkins, Treasurer

Hope McIntyre - Secretary

Fall 2011 Updates

Our October and November Chapter meetings have been announced.  Please visit our events page for further details.

Nominations will be accepted for our upcoming Chapter elections through October 17th.  Please e-mail us for further details or position descriptions.  Any and all interested parties are encouraged to step forward.

Summer 2011 Updates

If you missed today's Chapter meeting and would like a copy of Attorney Gerak's presentation, please let us know.  He covered FMLA, ADA and ADAAA.  Remember that July is our month off and we'll see you back for August's meeting.  Keep checking back for further updates. 

We are pleased to announce that our Chapter has been awarded the 2010 Bronze EXCEL Award by SHRM.  This award recognizes outstanding achievements in Chapter operations and a commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to our members.  It also is recognition of our continued growth and development as a business leader, capable of developing strategies that lead to business success!

Also, our June Chapter meeting has been announced.  It will be Thursday, June 17th.  The topic will be FMLA and ADAAA, presented by Attorney John Gerak from Ogletree Deakins.  More details to follow shortly on our "Events" page.

Our May Chapter meeting has been announced.  We're happy to welcome back Tim Dimoff, President & CEO of SACS Consulting.  You've seen Tim on CNN, Court TV and MSNBC.  He's one of the most highly sought after speakers on the circuit.  Now hear him speak to GLCC SHRM.  Click here to learn more and register.  For those who are PHR and SPHR certified, this meeting has been approved for 1.0 hours of continuing education credit through HRCI.

We have a new general contact e-mail address.  It is: This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it  

 

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