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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

     

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IRS Clarifies Relief for FSA Carry-Overs

Mon, 01 Mar 2021
Employers can offer employees participating in health flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and dependent care FSAs greater flexibility for rolling over... Read more

How Flexible Rewards Programs Boost Employee Engagement

Fri, 26 Feb 2021
Employee achievement rewards recognize employees for their successes—and by doing so, help to increase motivation and reinforce behaviors aligned with... Read more

Ask HR: How Do I Handle an Inappropriate Social Media Post?

Fri, 26 Feb 2021
Can an employer restrict what an employee says on their own social media accounts about the company? How can workers... Read more

Individuals Who Refuse Unsafe Work May Be Eligible for Retroactive Unemployment Benefits

Fri, 26 Feb 2021
The U.S. Department of Labor clarified in guidance that laid-off individuals who refuse work because of COVID-19 safety concerns may... Read more