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Welcome to the Mid-Willamette Human Resource Association (MHRA)

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Our 100+ members represent a variety of businesses and industries in the greater Linn and Benton Counties.  We are a SHRM 100% Chapter which means our local chapter members are also members of SHRM.  Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

Click here for information on joining our chapter, as well as national membership information.  We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

 Visit our Meetings & Events page for information on our next Chapter Meeting. Also visit our Sponsors page as they have generously assisted us in advancing the HR profession.

 

 

                                    

                 

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event

 

             

 

A Big Thanks to This Month’s Sponsor

 

Great Northwest 

 

 

 

 

 

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SHRM Foundation Certification Scholarships

The SHRM Foundation will award 185 scholarships in 2016  to assist  HR professionals in obtaining their SHRM certification. SHRM members may apply for this $750 award to support their pursuit of professional SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

New for 2016! Two rounds of scholarships will be awarded, one in the spring and one in the fall.

https://www.shrm.org/about/foundation/scholarships/pages/shrm-certification-scholarships.aspx  

 

Upcoming Events

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  • March 8, 2017 - 2:30pm
    Location:
    Mennonite Village Continuing Care Retirement Community 5353 Southeast Columbus Street Chapel Albany, OR 97322

    Join us for the MHRA March Meeting as Rebecca Watkins of Sather, Byerly and Holloway law firm presents on aging workers.

    Her presentation will answer the following questions:

    •Is the workforce really aging?

    •What is the impact of the aging workforce?

    •What legal obligations does an...

  • April 12, 2017 - 7:15am to 9:00am
    Location:
    Mennonite Village Continuing Care Retirement Community 5353 Southeast Columbus Street Chapel Albany, OR 97322

    Join us for the April Membership Meeting as Jean Bonifus, owner of Springboard NW shares:

    The secret to successful change, according to Jeffrey M. Hiatt, author of "ADKAR: A model for change in business, government and our community", is rooted in facilitating change at an individual level. The surety of his...

  • May 10, 2017 - 7:15am
    Location:
    Children's Farm Home 4455 Northeast Highway 20 Old School Corvallis, OR 97330

    Join us for the May Membership meeting as Mike Bamberger;Emergency Preparedness Manager for Oregon State University shares:

    When emergencies or disasters happen, preparedness and response begins with the individual. Once a person is safe, then businesses can implement response/continuity plans. Using the...

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Mid-Willamette Human Resource Association

    March MHRA Meeting

    Date:

    March 08, 2017 - 7:15 AM – 9:00 aM

    Location:

    Mennonite village,

    5353 Columbus Street Southeast

    Chapel

    Albany, OR 97322

    Price:
    FREE to MHRA members, $15 dollars for non-members
       
       

    Join us for the MHRA March Meeting as Rebecca Watkins of Sather, Byerly and Holloway law firm presents on aging workers.

    Her presentation will answer the following questions:

    •Is the workforce really aging?

    •What is the impact of the aging workforce?

    •What legal obligations does an employer have?

    •What is the interactive process?

    This presentation will highlight the interaction of workers compentation and workplace injuries with FMLA, OFLA and ADA issues.

    We hope you will join us....

    RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mhra-march-membership-meeting-aging-workers-tickets-31998213518