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Welcome to Akron Area SHRM

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome you to use this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvment and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

 

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  • March 10, 2021 - 8:15am to 9:30am
    Location:
    Zoom 8:00am - Zoom Opens 8:15am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin

     

    The Yellow Cake Principle: The Recipe for Influence

    Would you like to have your cake and eat it too? The Yellow Cake Principle will show you how. Served up with a blend of actionable ideas and a generous dash of humor, the...

  • April 14, 2021 - 8:15am to 9:30am
    Location:
    Zoom 8:00am - Zoom Opens 8:15am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin

    Microsoft Outlook Balance and Productivity Optimization

    Do you have any of the following New Year’s resolutions?  Be more productive.  Get my to do list in order.  Feel like I am controlling my email instead of it controlling me.  Finding time to live my...

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Agencies Revise—and Complicate—COBRA Deadline Extensions

Wed, 03 Mar 2021
New federal guidance addresses pandemic-related extended deadlines for electing COBRA health care continuation coverage and for filing health plan claims... Read more

COVID-19 and New Priorities Affect Boards of Directors' Pay

Wed, 03 Mar 2021
While many companies froze or cut board members' pay during the pandemic, forward-thinking organizations are now modifying directors' pay to... Read more

Review Business Travel and Vacation Policies as Pandemic Continues

Wed, 03 Mar 2021
As the COVID-19 crisis continues, employers may want to update their travel policies to comply with evolving federal and state... Read more

Highly Confidential Pre-Termination Checklist

Tue, 02 Mar 2021
Age (noting statutory protections of ages 40 and above Other protected status under federal or state law Most... Read more