Weekly Blog May 2nd, 2011

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When: May 3rd, 2011
Where: SBA 170
Time: 4:15-5:15pm


PSU HRMA - Officer Elections

Who: Portland State University Human Resource Management Association (PSU HRMA)
What: Elections for 2011-2012 Officers!
Where: SBA 170
When: Tuesday, May 17th, 4:15 PM-5:15 PM

*Notify Alan Cabelly at alanc@sba.pdx.edu by 5/10 of your interest.

Why become an officer?: Long standing tradition of networking and career opportunities available to officers.

Portland State University Human Resource Management Association has a long standing tradition of being one of the top rated student organizations in the country. This student organization doesn’t yield these results without top notch dedicated student officers that learn to network with the best of them. All officer positions are availableCandidates are required to give a 2 minute speech on why they feel they are the best person for that positionPaid HRMA members voteAny questions on positions and descriptions please e-mail ggeiger@portlanddoubletree.com or come to the weekly meetings Tuesdays 4:15 in SBA170

Good Luck!



Topic: PHRMA Strategic Management Conference / May Luncheon
When: Thursday May 12, 2011
Location: Oregon Convention Center
Time: 7:30am & 11:30am

This is a great way to become involved within PSU HRMA and also a good way to network. If you would like to volunteer at this luncheon, please send an email to psuhrma@gmail.com with the subject line PHRMA April Luncheon. You have to be a member to volunteer.

2011 SHRM Conference

This year the Annual SHRM Conference will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference is from June 26th-29th. The conference is an excellent opportunity to meet and network with other HR professionals from across the country. It is also a forum to share ideas and best practices as well as a place to learn and enhance your knowledge about HR practices. For more information, you can attend this weeks meeting or you can visit the SHRM website at http://www.shrm.org/. Also, if you did not attend last weeks meeting, or did not sign up to show interest, please either come to today's meeting or email us at psuhrma@gmail .com and let us know you are seriously interested. Thank you!!! _____________________________________________


STUDENT RESUME BOOK HRMA is proud to promote your resume and post in on PHRMA website for employers that are seeking talented candidates to be part of their organization. If you would like to use this opportunity and include your resume in the Student Resume Book which will be available on the following website http://www.portlandhrma.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=2, please do the following:

1. Sign the consent to publish your resume and bring it to the HRMA meeting which is on Tuesday at 4:15 pm. 2. Email your resume to Ecaterina Nedelco: nedelcoe@gmail.com - VP of External Relations in two formats: .pdf and .doc _________________________________________


We will be having our Annual Golf Tournament on Friday June 3rd, 2011 In preparation for the tournament, we are asking that all members take the time to think about any potential golfers they may know whether in the HR community or within their circle of family and friends. Also, if you are interested in volunteering, whether in preparation for the tournament or on the day of, please email psuhrma with the subject line "GOLF TOURNAMENT". Thank you!!! ***Flyers and registration forms are available. Please email psuhrma@gmail.com if you need either form or more information. ________________________________________________


Hello All, Announcing a scholarship opportunity from Columbia Willamette Compensation Group (CWCG) for students in the Compensation & Benefits field! Two scholarships of $500.00 each will be awarded annually (dependent upon funding) to the students demonstrating a desire to pursue a career in the Compensation and Benefits profession. The application is available on the CWCG website will be accepted now through May 15, 2011: http://www.cwcg.org/education/scholarships _______________________________________________

Be A Star-Join HRMA! Interested in Joining PSU HRMA and SHRM? Please e-mail psuhrma@gmail.com 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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