Human Resources conference covers joys of working
Local chapter of Society of Human Resources Management holds annual conference Sept. 19 at the Convention Center
VISALIA – Human resources is about upholding labor laws while maintaining a positive working environment between management and staff. It covers everything from the joy of entering a profession to the joy of planning for retirement and can be cultured, complex, confusing, creative and constructive. Many of these topics will be discussed at the upcoming human resources conference on Thursday, Sept. 19 in Visalia.
The annual conference is hosted by the Tulare/Kings Counties chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) and will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Visalia Marriott at the Convention Center.
This year’s conference will feature three keynote speakers: Trisha Zulic from California State Council of SHRM presenting on “Nothing Changes if Nothing Changes;” Cynthia Johnson, a professor of communication and psychology at College of the Sequoias speaking on personal joy and growth in the workplace; and Tracy Butz, a workplace culture expert and author speaking on “How to Create an Amazing Workplace.”
Breakout sessions will tackle subjects such as maintaining organizational health; safety and prevention of workplace injuries; a cutting-edge approach to leave issues; and emotional intelligence/soft skills.
Online registration is available at www.shrmtularekings.org. Student admission is reduced to $75 per person; general admission is $175 per person.
SHRM of Tulare/Kings Counties is an association formed to serve the professional, educational and networking needs of human resources professionals in the Tulare and Kings county areas. Its purpose is to serve as a forum for personal and professional development; provide opportunities for members to develop leadership, managerial and public speaking skills; and to share local, state and national human resource management issues.
For information, visit www.shrmtularekings.org or contact Little at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 734-0570.