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From the President – October 2020 

    October 1, 2020


    Hi Friends!

    I passed the Pumpkin Patch today! I wore a long sleeve shirt. I ordered soup. Can it really be the Fourth Quarter? It can and it is!

    The Southern Nevada SHRM Board has positions available we are seeking energetic HR Professionals to fill spaces for the upcoming term vacancies. More to come from our 2021 Nominating Committee. Start checking into what is involved when getting involved! Jump here!

    This month’s programming and events calendar features Burke Rice, Director of Sales, Western US with Green Dot Corporation / rapid! who will present on how today’s job market is changing and ways organizations can use financial technology to their advantage in order to attract and retain today’s changing workforce.  He will discuss declining average tenure in the workplace and the workplace expectations of the younger generations. In addition, Burke will discuss benefits that organizations can provide their employees in order to improve performance, minimize workplace distractions, and avoid unnecessary stress that may lead to increased absenteeism.  Some of the benefits discussed will include concepts such as On-Demand Pay, new Disbursement options, and Navigating Early Wage Access Laws and Regulations. 

    PLUS- Don’t forget to register for the EEOC’s “In a Time of Change” workshop. Check it out at to see the details. 


    Become a Certified Professional - Southern Nevada SHRM has officially launched its Fall Study Group. If you are planning to sit for any HR certification exam, participation in our Chapter Study Group will give you the edge that will make a difference.

    The SNV SHRM  Chapter Study Group price of only $700 is a great value compared to other HR Certification test preparation courses even with the service fee of $65 to cover shipping and handling. Plus, we provide access to local, certified HR professionals to answer your questions for no additional charge. Start planning to join the Spring Study Group and learn more here

    As always... I thank-you in advance for promoting Chapter sponsorship whenever possible. For all of the details simply point any potential sponsors to:

    Finally, thank you! Thanks for all you do each day to promote the wellbeing of your teams, our community and our profession! I welcome your direct feedback! You may contact any time!