MVHRA

The goal of the Miami Valley Human Resource Association (MVHRA) is to build and maintain at the highest level the best possible human relations in industry and commerce.

President Kelly O'Connor, PHR

MVHRA will be recognized as the region's leading resource to advance the value of the HR profession as a strategic business partner.

Dayton, Ohio

The City of Dayton is investing in the future while providing high-quality services to residents, neighborhoods and businesses.

New 2015 Membership – 50% Discount!

Join from July 1st through September 30th and your 2015 professional, professional-in-transition or HR business partner membership will be discounted by 50%. (Not applicable to 2016 membership renewals)

 

September 2015 Professional Development Workshop

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 11:15 AM


Rules of Engagement: How to Keep Your Best Employees from Becoming Someone Else’s Top Talent
Speaker: Lisa Ryan, MBA, Chief Appreciation Strategist, Grategy, LLC

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Professional Development Workshop

This program has been pre-approved for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Lisa Ryan, MBA; Grategy

Topic: Rules of Engagement: How to Keep Your Best Employees from Becoming Someone Else’s Top Talent

Learning Objectives
1. Discover how to keep your best employees from becoming someone else’s top talent
2. Discuss how engaged and disengaged team members affect the organizational climate
3. Explore ways to communicate with people who aren’t like you
4. Participate in hands-on activities to practice concepts learned

Session Description: This is a half-day program that will focus on employee engagement, retention and recognition and will dive deeper into the THANKS process that was started at the December 2014 program.

Speaker Bio:
Lisa Ryan is a best-selling author and sought after keynote speaker who brings real world insight, a high content message, and immediately actionable ideas to her fun, funny and engaging programs. Focusing on workplace culture, employee engagement, and gratitude strategies (“Grategies”) for personal and professional transformation, Lisa’s down-to-earth approach and willingness to share best practices have proven to be a winning formula for her national and international audiences. Her high energy and enthusiastic programs, sense of humor, and passion for sharing research, anecdotes and stories enliven, encourage and inspire her audiences.

As Chief Appreciation Strategist at Grategy, Lisa Ryan brings more than twenty years of sales, marketing and training experience to her clients and audiences. She helps organizations keep their top talent and best customers from becoming someone else's by instilling principles which build stronger emotional connections between the organization and its employees and clients. An added benefit is that her approach is transferrable to personal relationships and situations as well.

Ryan is a best-selling author of seven books and costars in two films including the award winning, “The Keeper of the Keys” with Jack Canfield from “Chicken Soup for the Soul.” Her inspirational articles appear in numerous publications and she is quoted in the Wall Street Journal, ABC, NBC, CBS and Fox.


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center; Room 127
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $20.00 for your workshop ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

September 2015 Luncheon

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


The Culture Book: Creating a Value-Centered Culture that Drives Performance
Speaker: Midge Streeter, Sequent, Inc.

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Registration & Networking
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements & Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Speaker

This program has been pre-approved for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


  
 
 


Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Midge Streeter, Sequent, Inc.

Topic: The Culture Book: Creating a Value-Centered Culture that Drives Performance

Learning Objectives:

1. Define the purpose of a Culture Book.
2. Develop common understanding of culture and values and the impact on performance
3. Demonstrate the process for developing/identifying values (participant activity)
4. How to embed values into the following processes: Recruiting and Selection, New Hire Orientation, and Performance Management.

Session Description

This hour-long workshop is highly interactive with a focus on creating, shaping and sustaining culture, operationalizing values, and engaging employees.


Speaker Bio: Click HERE For Bio


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 5.00 for your luncheon ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

October 2015 Professional Development Workshop

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 11:15 AM


Simplify Your Social Media Recruiting Strategy
Speaker: Linda Lee Rahn; The Fabulous Linda Lee

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Professional Development Workshop

This program has been pre-approved for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Linda Lee Rahn; The Fabulous Linda Lee

Topic: Simplify Your Social Media Recruiting Strategy

Learning Objectives
1. Learn how to use free LinkedIn tools to help with recruiting;
2. Identify social & marketing tools available to identify candidates; and,
3. Learn how to develop a recruiting mobile strategy.

Session Description:
You understand the philosophy of social media. You know you must use it for recruiting. But exactly HOW do you do that? Simplify Your Social Media Recruiting Strategy provides the social media tools you’ll need AND teaches you how to use them!

Speaker Bio:
Linda Lee Rahn, better known as The Fabulous Linda Lee, has been a solopreneur since 1996 when she quit teaching to stay home with her newborn son, Brandon. Her first home-business adventure was decorating cakes. Within a few years, she added handmade candies and freshly baked gourmet cookies. She created her own recipes from scratch.

After the birth of Lizzie in 1999, Linda Lee launched a gift basket business and acquired top corporate clients in Dayton, Ohio. Featured in the baskets were her hand-dipped chocolates and gourmet cookies.

Linda Lee’s passion is to help women solopreneurs grow profitable and soul satisfying businesses. She specializes in brand identity, web design, and the 28-Day Marketing Game Plan. Linda Lee has survived the journey of a solopreneur…the successes and failures, the joys and heartaches. Linda Lee’s gift is creating for her clients “bold ideas that win the marketing game!”

Linda Lee surrounds herself with positive and talented women solopreneurs. She understands “Getting in the business game is easy. Staying in the business game takes a team.”


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center; Room 127
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $20.00 for your workshop ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

October 2015 Luncheon

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM

HR Public Policy: The 114TH Congress and the Obama Administration.
Mike A. Aitken, SHRM Vice President Government Affairs

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Registration & Networking
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements & Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Speaker
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This program has been pre-approved for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


  
 
 


HR Public Policy: The 114TH Congress and the Obama Administration.
Mike A. Aitken, SHRM Vice President Government Affairs

Summary of Program Description:

The session will look at the outcome of the 2014 mid-term elections and their impact on HR issues before the 114th Congress and on the focus of the Obama Presidency. The workplace public policy agenda and initiatives by the President and Congress will have a real impact on the workplace. This presentation will discuss the key legislative HR-related issues expected in 2015 and will provide an up-to-date analysis of current federal regulatory activity.


Presentation Learning Objectives:

1. Review the outcome of the 2014 mid-term elections;
2. Analyze the impact of the elections on HR issues before the 114th Congress and on the focus of the Obama Presidency;
3. Discuss the key legislative HR-related issues expected in 2015; and,
4. Analyze current federal regulatory activity..

Speaker Bio:

Mike Aitken joined the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) in 2003 and since then he has been responsible for all SHRM governmental affairs endeavors. Mike currently serves as SHRM’s Vice President of Government Affairs and he is a strategic advisor to the Society’s overall external relations activities.

As a member of SHRM’s senior management team, Mike plays a key role in helping to set the strategic direction of the organization, offering important counsel on SHRM’s educational programs and professional development opportunities.

With over 20 years of experience working on workplace and workforce issues, Mike is a leading authority on issues important to the human resource profession. As one of SHRM’s primary spokespeople, Mike is regularly interviewed by the media and sought out as a speaker for business audiences.

Prior to joining SHRM in 2003, Mike spent 14 years with the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), which represents the human resource professionals at 1,900 higher education institutions.

Mike currently serves as a board member for the Association of Government Relations Professionals and OpenWork. He is also a member of the National Selection Board of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Labor Relations Committee. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of San Diego.

Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $5.00 for your luncheon ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

November 2015 Professional Development Workshop

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 from 07:45 AM to 11:15 AM


Hot Topics and Developing Trends in Employment Law - 2015
Speaker: Karl R. Ulrich, Esq., Sebaly Shillito + Dyer

7:45 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM - 11:15 AM: Professional Development Workshop

This program has been pre-approved for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


  
 
 

Session Description and Speaker Bio

Speaker: Karl R. Ulrich, Esq., Sebaly Shillito + Dyer

Topic: Hot Topics and Developing Trends in Employment Law - 2015

Learning Objectives
1. Identify the most important recent developments in employment law of concern to human resources professionals.
2. Review and analyze the emerging trends in employment law and speaker predictions for the upcoming year.
3. Identify practical changes/strategies and best practices to respond and in some cases anticipate these developments and trends, including recommended policy and procedure updates.

Session Description:
The seminar will cover some of the key recent developments in employment law for 2015, and review trends with a view toward predicting changes in the next year. The program will be designed to provide essential information for Human Resources professionals, and discuss practical strategies to respond to the changing legal environment.

Speaker Bio:
Karl received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is founder and head of the Labor & Employment Practice Group at Sebaly Shillito + Dyer focusing primarily on counseling management clients on a wide range of labor and employment matters. Karl is an Ohio State Bar Association Board Certified Specialist in Labor and Employment Law. He is also a member of the Dayton and the American (member, Labor and Employment Law Committee) Bar Associations and the Missouri Bar and admitted to practice in numerous federal courts across the country.


Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center; Room 127
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $20.00 for your workshop ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.

December 2015 Luncheon

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 from 11:15 AM to 01:00 PM


Mindfulness in the Work Place
Speaker:William C. Parsons; Nine Lives Solutions.

11:15 AM - 11:30 AM: Registration & Networking
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM: Announcements & Lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM: Speaker

This program has been pre-approved for recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and SHRM Professional Development Credit (PDC).


  
 
 


Session Description and Speaker Bio


Speaker: William C. Parsons; Nine Lives Solutions.

Topic: “Mindfulness in the Work Place

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn simple yet powerful strategies for recognizing toxic emotions at work; and managing and reducing stress—all of which contribute toward improved creativity and overall work productivity.

2. Improve decision-making skills in an ever-increasing complex work environment.

3. Enhance leadership skills by being more aware, present, and in the moment with employees, particularly during coaching and teaching moments.

4. Hear examples of major well-known companies that have implemented mindfulness programs in their workplaces.

Session Description:

Mindful Leadership in the Workplace focuses how the practice of mindfulness in our daily and work lives gives us the ability to focus our attention to become better leaders. As Harvard Business School Professor Bill George notes, “Mindfulness will help you clear away the trivia and needless worries about unimportant things, nurture passion for your work and compassion for others, and develop the ability to empower the people in your organization.” Mindful leaders focus on values, recognize and manage emotions and feelings, and are aware of their presence and impact on others.

Speaker Bio: Click HERE For Bio



Sinclair Community College
Building 12, Ponitz Conference Center
444 West Third St.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

Note:
All registrations are to be made online, even if you will be paying at the door. Members and guests must register online and then can pay online or can still pay at-the-door. To pay at the door, ENTER and APPLY the MVHRA Promo Code: MVHRAPAYATDOOR at checkout when registering online.

Remember:
• Reservations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event and if not, you will be charged an additional $ 5.00 for your luncheon ticket.
• Cancellations must be received by 12:00 noon on the Friday before the event in order not to be billed.
• Contact Cindy Fisher - cindy_s_fisher@keybank.com - regarding cancellations. All cancelled registrations are confirmed.