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BROWSE CHAPTER EVENTS

Upcoming events

    • May 28, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • The Chateau Bloomington Hotel and Conference Center -1601 Jumer Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
    Register

     


    Join us at our May chapter meeting as we celebrate the 55th anniversary of the Bloomington-Normal Human Resource Council! 


    We’re pleased to host our SHRM Field Services Director, Callie Zipple, at our May meeting. Callie will be joining us to help celebrate the 55th anniversary of BNHRC, provide an update on what's going on at SHRM, and she will be our guest speaker. This is a great opportunity for our members and guests to meet her and ask questions!


    The SHRM Foundation Book Nook is back! We are hosting a book sale at our next meeting. Books will be related to HR and Leadership. Bring cash - books will be on sale for $5 each. All proceeds will benefit the SHRM Foundation! 


    Featured presentation: Six Smart HR Strategies to Address Today's Serious Skills Gap

    Presented by: Callie Zipple, SHRM Field Services Director

    What is the U.S. Skills Gap and why does it matter to your organization and to our country?  In this session, you will learn the answers to those two important questions and explore six HR strategies that can help your organization close its Skills Gap: 

    1) Partner with local Workforce Development Boards

    2) Work jointly with educational institutions

    3) Conduct professional development

    4) Establish apprenticeships

    5) Retain your Baby Boomers, and

    6) Hire Veterans, ex-offenders, and disabled workers. 

    You will analyze how these strategies can affect your organizational bottom line and ability to compete successfully.


    Meeting Agenda:

    • Registration and networking* will begin at 11:30 AM. 
    • Announcements and brief update from Callie Zipple, SHRM Field Services Director will begin at approx. 11:45 AM.
    • Lunch will be served at approx. 11:45 AM.
    • Presentation will begin at approx. 12:00 PM.
    • The SHRM Foundation Book Nook will be open before and after the meeting.

    *BNHRC is committed to the personal and professional development of human resources professionals and offering opportunities for networking. If you are interested in networking and learning from your HR peers, there will be discussion topics available for your table to discuss prior to the presentation.




    Menu: meals include fresh garden salad, fries, coleslaw, and your choice of coffee, iced tea and water. Cake will also be served in recognition of our 55th anniversary.

    • Main Entrée: BBQ Pork Sandwich
    • Vegetarian Option: Veggie Burger


    A friendly reminder of our event payment policies:

    • Guest Fee Payment Policy: All applicable guest fees must be paid online prior to the RSVP deadline for the event. Any registrations associated with unpaid guest fees will be cancelled if payment is not received by this deadline.
    • Cancellation Policy: You may cancel any time prior to the RSVP deadline of the event and receive a refund or credit toward a future program. Please contact memberships@bnhrc.org to confirm your cancellation and to make arrangements for a refund or credit. If you cancel after registration has closed, there is no refund or credit available as the attendee headcount has been provided to the venue and any costs related to this (meal, materials, etc.) will have been billed. If you are unable to attend, someone else may attend in your place under this circumstance.

     

    RSVP Deadline: 12:00 pm (CST) on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

    Please contact memberships@bnhrc.org if you have any questions about this event.

    • June 18, 2019
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Illinois State University Alumni Center | 1101 N Main St, Normal, IL 61761
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    Featured Presentation: HR Leaders as Coach: Creating a Coaching Climate and Culture for High Potential Employees

     

    Presented by: Eric Schweitzer,  Vice President - Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc.

     

    Given the demographics, low unemployment rate and shortage of talent, it is imperative that companies plan to retain and develop their high-potential employees by creating a culture of performance where people stay because they know they are part of your company’s future growth.Creating a Coaching Climate develops leaders throughout the organization who get the most out of their teams by spending a high proportion of their time and energy coaching others.


    Meeting agenda:

    • Registration and networking* will begin at 11:30 AM.  
    • Presentation will begin at approx. 12:00 PM.

      *BNHRC is committed to the personal and professional development of human resources professionals and offering opportunities for networking. If you are interested in networking and learning from your HR peers, there will be discussion topics available for your table to discuss prior to the presentation.


      Menu: Gondola sandwiches, chips, and bottled water.

       

      RSVP Deadline: 12:00 pm (CST) on Wednesday, June 12th, 2019


      A friendly reminder of our event payment policies:

      • Guest Fee Payment Policy: All applicable guest fees must be paid online prior to the RSVP deadline for the event. Any registrations associated with unpaid guest fees will be cancelled if payment is not received by this deadline.
      • Cancellation Policy: You may cancel any time prior to the RSVP deadline of the event. If you have paid a guest fee, you may receive a refund or credit toward a future program. To cancel your registration, visit your event registration page on the BNHRC website or you may contact memberships@bnhrc.org to confirm your cancellation and to make arrangements for a refund or credit. If you cancel after registration has closed, there is no refund or credit available as the attendee headcount has been provided to the venue and any costs related to this (meal, materials, etc.) will have been billed. If you are unable to attend, someone else may attend in your place under this circumstance.
      • July 23, 2019
      • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
      • The Chateau Bloomington Hotel and Conference Center | 1601 Jumer Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
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      Featured presentation: Illinois Minimum Wage Law

      Presented by: Nate Hinch, Attorney - Mueller, Reece & Hinch, LCC & Derek Floyd, Principal - Clifton Larsen Allen, LLP

      Agenda:

      • Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 AM.
      • Lunch will be served at approx. 11:45 AM.
      • Presentation will begin at approx. 12:00 PM.


      Menu: meals include fresh garden salad, Bourbon carrots, potato du chef, homemade bread rolls, and your choice of coffee, iced tea and water.

      • Main Entrée: Chicken Teriyaki
      • Vegetarian Option: Portabella Mushroom stuffed with Spinach, Zucchini & Squash, topped with Mozzarella Cheese & Tomato


      RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, July 17th, 2019

      • August 22, 2019
      • 8:00 AM
      • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloomington | 10 Brickyard Dr, Bloomington, IL 61701


      This full-day conference is one of the region's largest events for human resource professionals and business leaders, focusing on current issues such as employee engagement, leadership development, talent management, employment law, and corporate culture. 

      For more information, please visit: https://cihrconference.com/

      • September 17, 2019
      • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
      • The Chateau Bloomington Hotel and Conference Center | 1601 Jumer Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
      Register

      Agenda:

      • Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 AM.
      • Lunch will be served at approx. 11:45 AM.
      • Presentation will begin at approx. 12:00 PM.


      Menu: meals include fresh garden salad, vegetable du jour, homemade bread rolls, and your choice of coffee, iced tea and water.

      • Main Entrée: Roast Garlic Pork Loin with Sherry Mushroom Sauce, including potato du chef
      • Vegetarian Option: Caesar Salad with Portabella


      RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

      • October 15, 2019
      • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Midwest Food Bank | 2031 Warehouse Rd, Normal, IL 61761

      Join BNHRC and ISU-SHRM for a night of giving back and networking at Midwest Food Bank.


      More details coming soon!

      • October 22, 2019
      • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
      • The Chateau Bloomington Hotel and Conference Center | 1601 Jumer Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
      Register

      Agenda:

      • Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 AM.
      • Lunch will be served at approx. 11:45 AM.
      • Presentation will begin at approx. 12:00 PM.


      Menu: meals include fresh garden salad, vegetable du jour, homemade bread rolls, and your choice of coffee, iced tea and water.

      • Main Entrée: Beef Lasagna
      • Vegetarian Option: Vegetable Lasagna


      RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

      • November 19, 2019
      • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
      • The Chateau Bloomington Hotel and Conference Center | 1601 Jumer Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
      Register

      Agenda:

      • Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 AM.
      • Lunch will be served at approx. 11:45 AM.
      • Presentation will begin at approx. 12:00 PM.


      Menu: meals include fresh garden salad, vegetable du jour, homemade bread rolls, and your choice of coffee, iced tea and water.

      • Main Entrée: Chicken Fettucini
      • Vegetarian Option: Eggplant Parmesan


      RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

      • December 10, 2019
      • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
      • The Chateau Bloomington Hotel and Conference Center | 1601 Jumer Drive, Bloomington, IL 61704
      Register

      Agenda:

      • Registration and networking will begin at 11:30 AM.
      • Lunch will be served at approx. 11:45 AM.
      • Presentation will begin at approx. 12:00 PM.


      Menu: meals include fresh garden salad, vegetable du jour, homemade bread rolls, and your choice of coffee, iced tea and water.

      • Main Entrée:
      • Vegetarian Option:


      RSVP Deadline: Wednesday, December 4th, 2019

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