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the Human Resource Profession in Arkansas

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2017 Awards and Scholarships

2017 Awards and Scholarships

Every year, the Arkansas SHRM State Council is proud to present awards and scholarships to outstanding HR professionals. If you know someone who has demonstrated exceptional talent and service, please nominate them for one of the 2017 awards. Read more...

Are You Ready for the Revised Form I-9?

Are You Ready for the Revised Form I-9?

A new version of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, was released on November 14, 2016. By January 22, 2017, employers must use the revised form. Dave Basham, a Form I-9 and E-Verify subject matter expert with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, will conduct an hour long in-depth session on the revised I-9. Read more...

Denise Montoya is new MAC Representative

Denise Montoya is new MAC Representative

Dr. Denise Montoya serves as the Director of Human Resources for New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU). She is the President of P.S. People Strategy providing strategic planning, design and implementation of learning cultures, and human resources consulting services to a wide range of organizations. Read more...

Pot Talk: Questions Surrounding Marijuana Legalization and Employment

Pot Talk: Questions Surrounding Marijuana Legalization and Employment

Arkansas voters will see two ballot initiatives supporting the legalization of marijuana for medical use this November. If either initiative passes, employers should be prepared to address the complex workplace issues that will inevitably arise as employers seek to juggle newly created protections for marijuana users with maintaining a safe and productive workplace. Read more...

Beth Elder Receives SHRM Foundation Scholarship!

Beth Elder Receives SHRM Foundation Scholarship!

Congratulations, Beth Elder! She has been selected to receive a $2,500 Undergraduate Academic Scholarship from the SHRM Foundation. Read more...

New DOL Required Posters Released

New DOL Required Posters Released

The Department of Labor has released new required posters for Minimum Wage and Employee Polygraph Protection Act. Read more...

HRCI Tests are now Available Year-Round

HRCI Tests are now Available Year-Round

Testing windows will soon be "out the window" thanks to year-round testing to be offered by HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). In an HR industry first, starting November 1, 2016, exams for each of HRCI's seven certifications will be available any day of the year. Read more...

Sharing Chapter News

Sharing Chapter News

Has something special happened in your chapter? ARSHRM chapters are encouraged to share their events, member achievements, and other news on the ARSHRM website. Email Kelli Hernandez at hernank@hsu.edu for more information! Read more...

Dennis Cooper selected to serve as District Governor for Rotary

Dennis Cooper selected to serve as District Governor for Rotary

The District 6170 Nominating Committee is pleased to announce that Dennis Cooper of the Rotary Club of Magnolia has been selected to serve as the District Governor for the Rotary year July 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Read more...

Honoring Dan Woods

Honoring Dan Woods

Last Friday, the Arkansas Department of Workforce Service’s Unemployment Insurance Advisory Council held its quarterly meeting, where long time Arkansas SHRM member was honored with a commendation from the Governor, Capital award from Secretary of State and commendation from Lt. Governor, and March 11 was declared Daniel Woods day. Read more...