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  • Seven Strategies to Find & Keep the Best Employees

    Event Start Date: 12/13/2017 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 12/13/2017 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Finance for HR Professionals

    Event Start Date: 1/17/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 1/17/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Spring 2018 Certification Preparation Workshop

    Event Start Date: 1/25/2018 6:00 PM

    Event End Date: 1/25/2018 9:30 PM

    Cost per place: $950.00

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  • 2018 Legal Update

    Event Start Date: 2/15/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 2/15/2018 12:30 PM

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  • Linking Executive Compensation to Business Strategies

    Event Start Date: 3/21/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 3/21/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Global Employment Practices

    Event Start Date: 4/18/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 4/18/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • The Legislative Update

    Event Start Date: 5/2/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 5/2/2018 10:30 AM

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  • Companies Are People Too... Leveraging Your Internal Brand

    Event Start Date: 6/20/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 6/20/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Harassment Prevention Training: A Unique Approach to a Challenging Topic

    Event Start Date: 7/18/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 7/18/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Designing a Selection Process That Gets Results

    Event Start Date: 8/15/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 8/15/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Diversity & Inclusion Program

    Event Start Date: 9/19/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 9/19/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • How to Develop Organizational & HR Strategic Plans

    Event Start Date: 11/14/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 11/14/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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  • Selecting & Developing Leaders for a Culture of Accountability

    Event Start Date: 12/12/2018 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 12/12/2018 10:00 AM

    Cost per place: $40.00

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President's Message


Dear GVC SHRM Members and HR Members At-Large;


With the holidays upon us, I want to take a moment to thank each and every one of you for your courageous HR leadership throughout 2017!   Our Board has listened to your business concerns and challenges by offering seminars, webinars, programming and other resources to support you in your efforts.


As the nature of business has become more complex, HR professionals are tasked with leading ethical practices, creating equity, championing diversity and inclusion, and providing career support across their organizations.  At GVC SHRM, we know our profession matters to our businesses and to our employees and their families so we will continue to provide the education, advocacy and support that is needed for you to handle all of these tasks and more! Check out the Member tab on our website here.


We have begun planning our 2018 program year with many great learning opportunities that are already posted on our website. Check out our calendar here.  Our popular annual Legal Update will be on Thursday, February 15, 2018 as a half-day session.  Reserve your spot here today!


For those of you who are thinking about achieving your HR certification or just expanding your HR knowledge, our certification preparation workshop will begin on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 at 6PM at St. John’s on Highland Avenue. Our chapter is committed to providing our members and HR practitioners in the Genesee Valley region with a quality certification preparation workshop to help you advance your career. Please register here.


If you are currently seeking a new HR role or looking for an upgrade from your current one, please check out our ‘jobs’ site for the latest in HR openings around our region.  Click here.


Just a quick reminder to brush up on your policies on inclement pay issues, holiday office parties and employer liability.


Here's wishing you a safe and happy holiday season!



Ann Maynard, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

President, Genesee Valley Chapter SHRM



PO Box 133

Fairport, NY 14450


Spotlight on Staff – Meet Monica Manske, GVC SHRM’s Newsletter Editor and Board Member At-Large

Monica Manske is an over 20-year HR and Risk Management industry professional.  She is currently the Sr. Manager of Workers’ Compensation, Employee Safety and Ergonomics at Rochester Regional Health. She graduated with her MSM from Nazareth College of Rochester, and spent ten years in the insurance industry before transitioning into the healthcare setting.  Through her operational leadership she has had oversight of workers’ compensation, employee leave programs, unemployment insurance, and finally ergonomics and employee safety.


Monica is a regular speaker at colleges, the Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, GVC SHRM, local and state conferences on the topics of workers’ compensation, employee safety, managing risk and safe patient handling.  She is on the Board of Managers for New York Self Insurance Association; Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Workers’ Compensation Advocacy; and since 2013 has been on the Board of Directors for the Genesee Valley Chapter at SHRM.  Within her role at GVC SHRM she has been the chapter operations specialist, secretary and newsletter editor.

Most recently through her work, Rochester Regional Health and her team have been recognized for achievement within the workers’ compensation and safety industry.  Rochester Regional Health has been named the 2017 Award Winner for the Risk & Insurance magazine Teddy award.  Additionally, this year Rochester Regional Health’s workers’ compensation and injury prevention team were presented with the Award of Excellence in Safe Patient Handling by the NYS Department of Labor and NYS Zero Lift Task Force.

We are extremely proud to have Monica serve on our Board of Directors as she brings her deep knowledge and experience of risk and safety management along with her strong employee advocacy.  Thank you Monica!

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Embracing Courageous HR Leadership

Friday, December 15, 2017

SHRM Article ImageAs this issue of HR Magazine reaches your desk, I will be settling into mine at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). My professional journey has included time as an HR strategist and a CEO, so I feel incredibly privileged to have been appointed to lead SHRM, where I can be both.

Ask an HR Expert: Can We Require an Older Employee to Get a Medical Exam?

Thursday, December 14, 2017

SHRM Article Image​One of our older employees needs to lift objects and climb ladders on the job but has vision and balance problems. Can we require him to undergo a medical exam?

How to Lead From Where You Are

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

SHRM Article ImageThose with influence aren’t always found at the top of the organizational chart.

Senate Hearing Explores Combating Age Discrimination, Strategies for Employers

Monday, December 11, 2017

SHRM Article ImageA Senate hearing on Dec. 6 discussed strengthening the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) of 1967, which prohibits employment discrimination against people ages 40 or older but was weakened by a 2009 Supreme Court decision.

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