PSU HRMA Weekly News (1/18/2010)

Welcome to the weekly PSU HRMA blog.
We provide weekly updates on current PSU HRMA related events!

PSU HRMA Speaker Meeting

Fair Labor Standards Act
Speaker: Niki Jordan, CCP
Compensation & Benefits Manager
Port of Portland
Former President of CWCG

Wednesday, January 20th
4:15pm - 5:15pm
SBA 130

*Open to all majors. Refreshments will be provided.
Last weeks recap:

Winter Term Kickoff Meeting:

What is means to be a STAR?

Success: We are hear to help you achieve your goals at PSU and future career field.
Team: Work with fellow HR Students and build a strong student chapter! We need to increase our numbers!
Alliances: Create connections with Portland area HR professionals
Recognition: Receive superior merit award for 29th consecutive year. Receive outstanding student chapter award for second year.

Benefits of Being a Member

-Form strong connections with HRMA & HRMA faculty and alumni

-Networking, networking, networking!

-Gives you a competitive advantage in the real world with new trends and topics in our field

-Opportunities for Job Shadows for HR Students

-Job Shadow Week (Feb. 15-19th)

-PHRMA Luncheon Monthly Volunteer Opportunities, $15 Lunch with between 50-100 HR professionals

-Recruiters look for students with Student Associations experience! Graduation is 5 months away!

-Workshops for resume writing

-Learn about SHRM; Extra certification and training

What you can do?

Join today! $15 for HRMA, $35 for SHRM (plus current schedule)

Be involved!

  • Officer positions available
  • HRMA Golf Tournament

§ June 4, 2009 Charboneau Golf Course

§ We need help/volunteers!

  • Dress for Success Program!
  • Plan for National San Diego SHRM Conference-June 27-30. Contract for sign up (Friday; March 19, 2010)
  • Attend the weekly meetings!


Be A Star-Join HRMA!

Interested in Joining PSU HRMA and SHRM?

Please e-mail for more information. You can also visit us during our office hours in the SBA room 393. Just a reminder that you do need to renew your memberships every year. PSU HRMA memberships are valid from September-June.
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Blog updated by: Natalie Hategan, VP Internal Relations - PSU HRMA