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Congrats to our 1st Place Case Competition Team
Janet Day, Lorissa Porteous, Lisa Richards, and Renee Seldon! 

These four members brought home Portland State's first 1st Place ever in the Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA) regional student Case Competition in a tie with the team representing University of Washington. Another special thanks to Dr. Alan Cabelly, NHRMA College Relations Director, Lisa Richards, Conference Chair, Lorissa Porteous, Assistant Conference Chair, and all of our many volunteers for a successful and engaging student conference this past weekend. 
This Thursday 4/26 - Resume Building Workshop
Where: SBA 140
When: 4:15-5:15

 We are excited to have Wendy Kent (Principal at Kent Employment Solutions and resume guru) as our guest on Thurdsay, April 26th to speak about Resume Tips and Best Practices. After this insightful and informative session, you will be ready to write a persuasive representation of your abilities that will give you the exposure you need in the job search process. Join us and be one step closer in your journey "From Backpack to Briefcase!" Open to all students.

This will be followed up by a one-on-one Resume Workshop on Friday, May 4th. Students will  have the unique opportunity to sit with a Portland HR professional for review, counseling, and advice on their resume. 2pm to 5pm, by appointment only. Please contact psuhrma@gmail.com to reserve your 20-minute session.
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Submit Your Résumé!
PSU HRMA Résumé Book

Every spring, PSU HRMA members are given the opportunity to submit their résumé for inclusion in the PSU HRMA Résumé Book. This book will be posted on the College Relations page of the PHRMA website. This is a great opportunity to polish up your résumé and get noticed.

Step 1: Prepare Your Résumé:
PSU HRMA is offering two events to help you get your résumé ready:
- Thursday, April 26th – Wendy Kent presents résumé tips and best practices
-  Friday, May 4th – One-on-one résumé workshop, contact psuhrma@gmail.com to schedule an appointment.

Step 2: Résumé Book Submissions:
 - Résumés are due by Thursday, May 24th
-  Email résumés to Lindsey Corbin, VP of External Relations, at lindseyc@pdx.edu
-  Complete a Résumé Book Consent Form:
o    Forms can be dropped off during Thursday HRMA chapter meetings
-OR- in our mailbox on the 5th floor in SBA Faculty Services
Scholarship Opportunity
Columbia Willamette Compensation Group (CWCG) is a local organization of professionals in compensation and benefits fields. They offer courses and workshops designed to educate, as well as keep current with hot topics, trends and practices. CWCG is a Local Network affiliate of WorldatWork.

CWCG has established a Student Scholarship for individuals interested in exploring the Compensation and Benefits field. The purpose of the CWCG Student Scholarship Program is to promote the Compensation and Benefits profession within the Oregon/SW Washington area. 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 and additional details can be found on the CWCG website: http://www.cwcg.org/education/scholarships. Application deadline is April 30, 2012.
Be A Star-Join HRMA!
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