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  • May 28, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:30pm
    Zoom - See Registration Link Below!
  • June 10, 2020 - 8:00am to 9:30am
    Zoom Webinar 8:15am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin 9:30am - Presentation Ends

    HR Like a Boss

    During this interactive presentation, the audience will be challenged to look at their HR department from the view of a CEO (aka boss). Learn about what leaders really care about and what means nothing to them. Bosses want effectiveness,...

  • June 28, 2020 - 10:00am to July 1, 2020 - 5:00pm


    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – May 11, 2020: Regretfully, SHRM must cancel the SHRM 2020 Annual Conference & Expo as we have recently been informed by the San Diego Convention Center that they will not be able to host us for this event.

    This was a difficult decision, but...

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