Career Advancement Program
Interview Like a Pro!
On September 18, the next session of the Career Advancement Program will be held at LINAK from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. The topic will be “Interview Like a Pro.” All LSHRM members are welcome to attend; these events are free. LSHRM members can also invite guests to attend.
Legislative Update: Latest On OT Proposal
This is an update to an article on the topic of OT Proposal reported in a March edition of The Light Post. The DOL sent the rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget Aug. 12 for final review, according to Bloomberg Law, just five months after proposing the rule. The department received more than 116,000 comments on the proposed changes. Business groups generally support the proposed increase. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) stated it supports the threshold.
If finalized, the new overtime rule would result in the reclassification of more than a million currently exempt workers as nonexempt and an increase in pay for others above the new threshold. The proposal does not call for automatic adjustments to the salary threshold, does not create different salary levels based on region of the country and does not make any changes to the duties tests.
LSHRM Women’s Conference
Empower | Encourage | Energize
Friday, September 27, 2019
The Olmstead, 3701 Frankfort Ave., Louisville, KY
Join your female HR professional colleagues for a day of reflection on where we’ve been and a roadmap for where we’re going next!
Full day of sessions for only $49 (members) / $59 (nonmembers).
The conference will be submitted for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits.
Bring business cards for networking and sponsor prizes.
Breakfast, lunch, and snacks/refreshments included.
Parking is free and open at The Olmstead.
View Event Agenda & Speakers
Upcoming: SHRM Foundation
LSHRM Fall Auction
In support of our commitment to the SHRM Foundation annual giving, the LSHRM Chapter will host an Auction and Cork Pull at the October Chapter Meeting. Everyone is invited to bid on great items and participate in the cork pull to win great local spirits.
Your participation is greatly appreciated! Please be on the lookout for more details on the website and in next month's article.
Best Places to Work in Kentucky 2020 - Registration Open!
The Best Places to Work in Kentucky program is now accepting registrations for the 2020 program until October 25, 2019. Register your company at https://bestplacestoworkky.com/registration-form.
How it works:
This is the16th year of this incredible program. Don't miss this opportunity for your organization to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. Register by 10/25.
For more information, visit www.BestPlacestoWorkKY.com.
Questions can be directed to:
Best Companies Group
Phone: 717-323-5237 | Fax: 717-412-7307
LSHRM 60 Second Spotlight
Member Name: Kim Ratcliffe
Member Job Title: VP of Client Services
Member Company Name: HR Alliance
What is your current role in LSHRM? Membership Director
How long have you been a member of LSHRM? Almost 2 years
KY SHRM Conference Highlights
Speaker: Eric Ellis | President and CEO, Integrity Development Corporation
Session Description: One of the major challenges organizations face is a lack of diversity in their leadership ranks. Research has identified implicit bias as an underlying culprit. There are many studies on how implicit bias impacts fairness and equity in the workplace. Unfortunately, there are few practical tools available to reduce the negative impact of bias on career success of diverse employees. This session will present a performance calibration tool that can positively impact equitable representation of diverse talent in leadership roles.View on YouTube
Approved for BMS credits!
Speakers: Tiffany Cardwell, SHRM-CP, PHR, CCP | HR Consulting Principal, MCM CPAs & Advisors LLP; Civity; Lean Into Louisville; LSHRM; Compassionate City
Malka Kopell | Co-Founder & CEO, Civity
Rawleigh Richardson, SHRM-CP, PHR | Senior Associate Relations Professional, Humana
Kellie Watson | Chief Equity Officer, Louisville Metro Government
Tom Wiliams | Attorney, Stoll Keenon Ogden
Session Description: Every employer is seeking diversity, but few provide employees the tools for their employees to talk across the differences that exist. A workplace that builds “social muscle” through creating and deepening relationships across differences will grow and foster a strong culture. This session, from a nationally recognized organization working with Louisville leaders, including Lean into Louisville, LSHRM and Compassionate Louisville, focuses on fostering relationships of respect and empathy across differences. Hands-on examples of exercises that can be incorporated into employee leadership training will be provided, and tools will be shared on how Companies can create spaces of connection. Examples of what you’ll learn and practice include how to deepen conversations; story telling and story listening; and “putting difference on the table”.View on YouTube
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