Welcome to the weekly PSU HRMA blog.
We provide weekly updates on current PSU HRMA related events and information.
SHRM Conference contract meeting
For all planning to attend the 2009 SHRM Conference in New Orleans
(Friday, June 26 to Wednesday July 1, 2009).
Wednesday, March 18th
This day is the deadline to sign the contract, and if you are not present, HRMA assumes that you are no longer interested in attending.
At the meeting we will be:
-Clarifying any contractual language that you need.
-Signing the contract.
-Filling out SHRM Conference Registration forms.
You will know how much your personal contribution is at this time.
Payments will be accepted if you have them now. (Note: Deadline to pay is March 25th).
PSU HRMA Recruiting Update
We are very pleased to announce that HRMA is up to 56 members.
During spring term we ALL need to promote HRMA leadership positions to students who are not members already and who will attend PSU next school year. This is important to ensure the continued success of our chapter. If you are a member who will be around next year, please express interest right away since elections are just around the corner. Thanks!
Linda Miller, VP Recruiting
Planning your schedule for Spring Term?
PSU HRMA Speaker Meeting time
4:15pm - 5:15pm
PSU HRMA Job Shadow Week
Our annual Job Shadow Week was held February 23rd - February 27th.
Thanks to the following HR Professionals for taking time to host a PSU HRMA member:
Children's Creative Learning Centers
GNSA (Great Northern Staff Administrators)
KOIN Local 6 Television
Oregon State Bar
Portland General Electric
Planar Systems, Inc.
Planned Parenthood of the Columbia/Willamette
Port of Portland
Self Enhancement, Inc.
Natasha J. Oilar
The Art Institute of Portland
(Deadline: Sunday, March 29th)
If you would like a word file of the applications, Please e-mail
firstname.lastname@example.org (It will be e-mailed to all members).
Georgia M. Sherman Award For Excellence in Human Resource Management
-Open to all Portland State University undergraduate students who are members of HRMA at the time of application and have a major interest in human resource management.
-Applicants must be graduating Autumn term 2009 or earlier.
-A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required.
Drew Lippay Scholarship in Human Resource Management
-Open to all Portland State University undergraduate, graduate or post bac students with an interest in human resource management and a member of HRMA at the time of application.
-Applicants must be graduating after Autumn term 2009.
-A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25 is required.
Tualatin Valley Employer Council Scholarship
(Applications must be received April 1st, 2009)
The scholarship application is in Microsoft Word and can be obtained at http://workinginoregon.org/oec
Scholarship applications must meet the following critera:
-Be enrolled in a formal degree or certificate program with either a Human Resources, Business, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, Public Administration, or International Business emphasis; or be a high school senior who has been accepted in such a program; or be an employee of a business in Tualatin Valley area looking to further their education by enrolling in an HR or business related Educational Program, including those designed specifically to prepare HR professionals for exams to obtain their PHR SPHR CCP or similar certifications.
-The educational institution must be accredited and within the Greater Portland Metro Area or State of Oregon.
-Past Scholarship recipients are eligible for reapply one time only.
Columbia Willamette Compensation Group (CWCG) Student Scholarship
(Completed applications for the 2009-2010 academic year will be accepted beginning May 1, 2009 to May 22, 2009)
CWCG has established a Student scholarship for individuals interested in exploring the Compensation and Benefits field.
Visit www.cwcg.org to obtain the application.
Students meeting the following criteria are invited to submit an application:
-Junior or higher academic status (including graduate students).
-GPA of 3.00 or higher.
-A declared major of HR Management or a related academic field.
-Currently enrolled in an accredited university in the Portland and SW Washington area.
PSU HRMA Speaker Last Week
Thank you to Iris Sasaki for speaking to us last week on Humane Resources: The Secret Retention Program.
SHRM Web-based Mentor Program
To learn more, visit https://www.3creekmentoring.com/shrm/index.cfm
Tips of the Week for
the School of Business Administration
SBA Job Fair
Friday, April 17th
3:00pm - 6:00pm
Smith room TBA
Dress is Business Casual.
Seniors and recent grads are invited to meet local employers to talk about job opportunities. Bring copies of your resume.
This is an excellent networking opportunity.
To register send RSVP to email@example.com
Interview Coaching Day for Seniors
(Registration Deadline: Wednesday, April 22nd at 4:00pm - No exceptions!)
Thursday, April 30th
9:00am - 4:00pm (Scheduled 30 minute appointments)
-Be scheduled for a 30-minute practice interview with a business professional. -Receive valuable tips and feedback.
-Gain confidence for their future job-search.
Space is limited so register early to secure your spot.
-Send a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or bring a copy of your resume to SBA Career Services SBA room 240.
-Specify if you have time preference: AM, PM or NO Preference.
You MUST provide a copy of your resume to participate.
Blog updated by: Kerensa Loucks, VP Internal Relations - PSU HRMA