Greenville SHRM Advocates for Workers with Disabilities

This article features some of the great work being done by the Greenville SHRM chapter on increasing employment access for people with disabilities in our community: https://www.shrm.org/ResourcesAndTools/hr-topics/behavioral-competencies/global-and-cultural-effectiveness/Pages/SHRM-Chapters-Advocate-for-Workers-with-Disabilities.aspx Continue reading Greenville SHRM Advocates for Workers with Disabilities

Inclusion Drives Innovation: An Employer Summit on Hiring Individuals with Disabilities in SC

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 10:30 AM – 3:00 PM River Center at Saluda Shoals 5605 Bush River Road Columbia, SC 29212 In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, the SC Disability Employment Coalition is inviting businesses in South Carolina to register for this event today! http://greenvillehr.org/images/downloads/Diversity_and_Inclusion_Committee/2017_employer_summit_save_the_date_final.pdf Continue reading Inclusion Drives Innovation: An Employer Summit on Hiring Individuals with Disabilities in SC

Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon, October 17, Laurens County Museum

Laurens County Disabilities and Special Needs, Vocational Rehabilitation, ABLE SC, and Laurens School District 55 and District 56 are offering a DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS LUNCHEON on October 17th beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Laurens County Museum, Historic Courthouse Square. Complimentary lunch provided.  1.5 Hours of Professional Development SHRM Credit will be provided. Register online by emailing Carolyn Shortt at cshortt@laurens55.org Disability Employment Awareness Lunch & Learn Continue reading Disability Employment Awareness Luncheon, October 17, Laurens County Museum

How to Evolve with the Evolving Workforce

This is going to be a terrific program for businesses offered by GSHRM’s Work Readiness Committee and facilitated one of my favorite people, John Baker, of J Baker Consulting. We’ll talk strategy on how to develop talent from within one’s organization. Other speakers include representatives from Bostik, Fluor, Clemson University, Greenville Tech, and Apprenticeship SC. $50 to register (deadline Aug 11) at greenvillehr.org. Continue reading How to Evolve with the Evolving Workforce

Lunch & Learn Session: Disability Employment Etiquette – Your Questions Answered

Information and registration ($10 including lunch) here. RSVP by 5 p.m., Friday, July 21st. HR Certification Credit: 1.25 Credit HRCI & 1.25 Credit SHRM.       Program Topic: Disability Employment Etiquette – Your Questions Answered As more individuals with disabilities enter the workforce, many employers have questions about what the proper etiquette is when working with these individuals.  No one wants to feel like they have unknowingly … Continue reading Lunch & Learn Session: Disability Employment Etiquette – Your Questions Answered

2017 GSHRM HR Management Conference coming up August 22nd and 23rd!

This is going to be a terrific conference.  Held at the Hyatt Regency, Greenville, SC and presented by Furman University and Ogletree Deakins, this conference will feature C-suite speakers from top corporations including Fluor, Greenville Health System (GHS), MIchelin N.A., Milliken, ScanSource, and more. The theme, “HR Impact: Delivering Business Results,” will guide the content of all pre-conference workshops and conference seminars. HR professionals won’t … Continue reading 2017 GSHRM HR Management Conference coming up August 22nd and 23rd!

New Games Help People Communicate On Difficult Subjects

I just learned about an amazing set of games that help facilitate conversation in a fun and meaningful way.  The games, by Leslie Robinson (Inventor, Founder & CEO of Trance4mation Games) create safe space for authentic communication and connection. Keep It Real is for families, friends, and groups to come together and share thoughts, beliefs, secrets, and a lot of laughter. Mission Home Front is for veterans … Continue reading New Games Help People Communicate On Difficult Subjects