May 2017 - IE SHRM News & Updates
May Monthly Meeting - May 18, 2017 Doubletree Hotel-Ontario Airport
"Business Financial Intelligence for the HR Professional"
Join us on May 18, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Ontario Airport for our May topic: " Business Financial Intelligence for the HR Professional

During this engaging presentation, participants will:
  • Understand commonly-heard yet commonly-misunderstood financial jargon that impacts the HR Professional
  • Understand the key elements of working capital and how your work as a HR Professional impacts each of them 
  • Understand the key aspects of the Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Statement of Cash flows and how your work as a HR Professional shows up in each statement 
  • Understand how to build the entrepreneurial-spirit within your organization to add significant and sustainable value to your organization through Human Resources
Click here to register by Friday, May 12 or  learn more.
EHRPs & Mentors Meet & Greet 

We had our first ever meet and greet event on August 29 at Dave & Buster's and it was a blast.  Our emerging professionals finally got to meet and interact with some of our mentors.  It was a fun and engaging event! 
Thank you mentors for willing to make a difference in our EHRP's!  Look forward to our next big event in the summer!  Learn more
Certification News Update
IE-SHRM PHR/SPHR classes took place Mar 4- Apr-15

Please wish our 13 students who just graduated from our PHR/SPHR classes the very best as they continue their studies for their upcoming exams.  We also want to thank member, Gwen Webb and Board member, Vilma Brager, for volunteering to be Co-Certification Instructors for our students recently.  

Upcoming SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP classes 
Our upcoming classes for the SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP classes start Saturday, September 9, 2017.  They are 10 week Saturday classes from 8:00 AM to Noon.  For more details, view our webpage under certification, or call me, Richard Dawson, Inland Empire SHRM Certification Director at or call me at 909-270-9801

SHRM Certification marks 100,000 certificants.  Read more  

Please remember to maintain your recertification credits in your HRCI and SHR M
database  for your certification. To learn more about the recertification process for both organizations, visit  and .  O ne way to gain recert ification credits is by attending our monthly IE-SHRM events. For more details visit us at .                   
Legislative & Legal Update 

California labor laws are constantly changing and the concern becomes how to keep up with legislation and timely compliance; and just as important, what are the effective dates. One of the most comprehensive ways to learn what is new or on the horizon is to attend a legislative conference that covers multiple regulations presented by labor and employment attorneys. Another much less costly method to stay abreast is to attend your local Chapter meetings, read our monthly newsletter and of course attendance at our yearly Legislative Conferences. Check out IE SHRM's schedule of events on our website.  
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CSUSB Students Excel in Regional SHRM Competition 

CSUSB's Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), led by JHBC's Professor Patrick Flaherty of the Department of Management, placed 4th in the Regional SHRM Competition! The competition included 20 teams from various universities. Congratulations to the team and kudos to Professor Flaherty for his excellent work as faculty advisor!  Our students are lucky to have such generous support!
Click here for more information.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available to HR Vendors and Service Providers

Wouldn't you love the opportunity to showcase your 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. Email: .or click here to learn more.
IE SHRM Member Benefits
The Inland Empire SHRM invites you to join our chapter if you are not currently a member. If you're already a member, we invite you to refer a colleague to join Inland Empire SHRM. Membership to our chapter is free for members of Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and joining is easy- simply complete and submit a Chapter Designation form online at Or come by the registration table at our next meeting and we'll get you signed up!

Begin taking advantage of member benefits to help you advance your career and leverage valuable resources, including:
  • Learning opportunities through our monthly meetings and annual conference that address current and upcoming legislation, employment practices and HR trends
  • Access to a network of professionals and industry specialists providing HR information that might otherwise be difficult and/or expensive to get
  • Opportunity to develop relationships with other HR professionals to share information on HR issues, procedures, policies, etc.
  • Volunteer and leadership opportunities within the chapter
  • Discounted member pricing for meetings and events
Thank you for supporting the Inland Empire SHRM. 

May SHRM Membership Tote Bag Promotion

May SHRM Membership Tote Bag Promotion
SHRM's membership special gives all first-time members joining through the  online membership application  a free SHRM tote bag and $15 savings by using promotion code 0118.  Here are some sample social media postings you can use and please edit as you see fit. You can also download the promotional flier  her e
TWITTER: New SHRM member promotion: Join online in May to get a $15 discount and a tote bag!  Join at: with  code 0118.
FACEBOOK post: A great SHRM membership promotion for new members:  Join online to get a $15 discount AND a canvas tote bag!  Join at with promo code 0118. Valid through 5/31.
LINKEDIN: Back by popular demand, SHRM is offering the professional membership special with discounted dues and a SHRM tote bag gift for first-time members. By joining, you can utilize all of SHRM's online sample job descriptions, policies and interview questions, legal and compliance resources and Ask an Advisor service. Now only $184 with our chapter promotion code 0118 until 5/31.

Message of Board President, Joey Kolasinsky
Get Involved! Why Mentoring Matters!

Last year I became a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Inland Empire.  I was nervous about the time commitment, about whether or not my "little" sister would open up to me, about what we would do and how we would spend our time together, but most of all, if I would make any difference at all in her life.  I wasn't sure what to expect and I didn't know anyone since moving to California that could give me any advice about the program. Read more

Annual HR Conference
Early Bird Rates 
$175 for IE SHRM members/ $250 for non-members
Register by July 1
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