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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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  • November 11, 2020 - 8:15am to 9:30am
    Location:
    Zoom 8:00am - Zoom Opens 8:15am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin
    Why employers are embracing Neurodiversity: The competitive advantage of hiring individuals with autism spectrum disorder

    Individuals with autism are unemployed or underemployed at a higher rate than their peers with other developmental disabilities.  Are...

  • December 9, 2020 - 8:15am to 9:30am
    Location:
    Zoom 8:00am - Zoom Opens 8:15am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin
     

     

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News from SHRM

The DOL Increases H-1B Wage Minimums

Sun, 25 Oct 2020
The recently restructured prevailing wage system for skilled foreign workers requires employers to pay those workers significantly higher wages.Read more

Seasonal Hiring Down as Retailers Shift to Online Shopping

Sun, 25 Oct 2020
The holiday hiring season has begun, but initial signs indicate it will be very different from years past. In-store hiring... Read more

19 Hiring Traps to Avoid

Fri, 23 Oct 2020
Employers must keep many legal requirements—state as well as federal—in mind when hiring, which can make staying compliant a challenge.... Read more

High-Value Care, Workplace Flexibility Aid Employees with Cancer

Fri, 23 Oct 2020
Leading-edge employers are supporting employees with cancer by partnering with cancer centers that provide care-navigation services and putting in place... Read more