August 2017 - IE SHRM News & Updates
August Breakfast Meeting  - August 17
Doubletree Hotel - Ontario
I Can't Stand You: How Do I Put Up with You?"
Join us for breakfast on August 17 at 7:30 am at the Doubletree, Ontario to start you day off right. 

Are you dealing with drama that is causing trauma in the workplace?

In this program, " I Can't Stand You: How Do I Put Up with You?", you will learn the most common types of conflicts that occur in the workplace and how to have those difficult conversations we all dread as well as dealing with those personalities that you just can't stand. This program will offer tips and tools on how to manage conflict and these difficult conversations in a positive and productive way.

Take-aways for the day include:
  •  Managing conflict in the workplace
  •  Understanding CAVE people
  •  Strategies and methodology for having difficult conversations
Click  Member  or  Non Member to  register by Friday, August 11 or  learn more.
FREE Conference Registration Opportunity Drawing Offered at our August Monthly Meeting 
In Support of SHRM Foundation
Inland Empire SHRM will be holding an opportunity drawing on behalf of the SHRM Foundation at our August meeting. You will have an opportunity to win a FREE IE SHRM HR Conference registration, a p rize value of $299!

Purchase your Opportunity Drawing Tickets at the Door 
3 drawing tickets for a $5 donation to SHRM Foundation 
7 drawing tickets for a $10 
donation to SHRM Foundation

Winner announced that day - must be present to win
IE SHRM Annual HR Conference
The Future of the Workplace

Inland Empire SHRM will hold its 5th Annual HR Conference this year. The Future of the Workplace promises to be our best conference yet. We are offering more speakers and more topics to better meet your professional development needs. Our conference is designed for all HR practitioners, from early career to the more experienced HR executive. 
Hear from the experts.
Our speakers are business experts, practitioners and peers who know what you need to know. You'll get a solid grounding in tried-and-true HR fundamentals and unique insight into the innovative new practices that will change how the world does business. Learn more.  
Volunteers for Conference 

Inland Empire SHRM is looking for five (5) great volunteers to support our Annual Conference, The Future of the Workplace on October 19th.  We need volunteers that are sharp, energetic, organized and like to be in the middle of lots of activity.

Volunteers will help assemble materials for conference participants, greet attendees at the registration desk, help with set up and break down of the meeting rooms, provide assistance to speakers and sponsors. Participation in IE SHRM's pre-event volunteer training is required.

If you are interested in volunteering for the Annual Conference, send an email to, subject line Conference Volunteer. 
Sponsorship Opportunities 

Do you know a great vendor or service provider who would be interested in showcasing their products and services to HR professionals from the Inland Empire? It's not too late to sponsor an IE SHRM monthly meeting, Annual HR Conference or, new this year, advertise in our Annual HR Conference booklet. Please send them our way! Email:, click  Sponsorship Opportunities or Advertise With Us to learn more.
SHRM Certification - Fall Classes

2017 Fall SHRM Certification classes are approaching soon.  Have you registered yet?

There is still time to register for our SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP fall classes.  The first day of class is  September 9, 2017.  For more details visit us at our website and click on our Certification tab.  Should you have questions regarding the entire certification process, you are more than welcome to contact me directly on my cell phone at  909.270.9801, or my e-mail at Richard Dawson, Inland Empire SHRM, HRCI & SHRM Certification Director. 
Welcome New Members! 

Inland Empire SHRM warmly welcomes our newest members. We look forward to seeing you at our next meeting.
Edwin Felice, E3 Executive Search
Ric Edgar, Chili's Grill and Bar
Danielle Sanders
Renee Dykier, Securerisk, LLC
Janet Perez, Baldy View ROP
Kendra Holybee, Sandals Church
Annette Kenny, Ingram Micro
Coming in August
Watch your email for our Annual Member Survey!
Legislative & Legal Update 
Legislature Takes a Recess-Human Resources CANNOT 

California's Legislature will soon be taking a recess.  There have been several votes on employment bills and many have cleared to go on for further vote.
Some of the bills are:
●      Prohibit employers from inquiring about salary history during the hiring process (AB 168);
●      Require larger employers to collect and publish information concerning gender pay differences for exempt employees (AB 1209);  Read More
Who's Hiring?
(click image below to find out)
IE SHRM's Annual HR Conference
$199 for IE SHRM members/ $299 for non-members
Great Speakers, Break Out Sessions, Earn 6 Recertification Credits, Networking
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