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ARSHRM News - 2011 Posts

Keep up with the latest human resources (HR) news in the State of Arkansas, and national news as it applies to Human Resources Managers in Arkansas.

West Central Arkansas Named Pinnacle Award Winner

Congratulations to West Central Arkansas for being named a Pinnacle Award winner at the 2011 SHRM Leadership Conference. The chapter won for its Managers Seminar. Click here for more details.


The Certification Committee is sponsoring a PHR/ SPHR Study Group on Thursdays in November for NOARK members sitting for the PHR/SPHR exam in December or January.

NOARK Employee Benefit Plan Seminar

Northwest Arkansas Human Resources Association has assembled a nationally acclaimed team of ERISA experts to help you unlock the complexities of today’s benefit plan environment. This seminar will provide practical, in-depth knowledge so you can understand the most recent benefit plan guidelines and stay on top of all requirements for regulatory compliance.

2012 ARSHRM Leadership Conference is October 27!

The 2012 ARSHRM Leadership Conference is coming up on October 27, 2011 in Russellville. If you're on your chapter's board for 2012 you are invited to attend to learn more about your role, ARSHRM, SHRM, and the volunteer structure. We hope to see you there. More information will be available soon.

HRCI Certification Study Group

The next Study Group for the PHR, SPHR, GPHR, PHR/CA or SPHR/CA exam process will be held on Saturdays beginning September 10th through October 15th and additionally on October 29th.

OSHA Seeks Applications for $4.7 Million
in Susan Harwood Safety and Health Training Grants

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is soliciting applications under the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, through which a total of $4.7 million is available to nonprofit, community and faith-based organizations, employer associations and labor unions. The grants will fund training for workers and employers to recognize workplace hazards and appropriate control measures, and to understand their rights and responsibilities under OSHA's regulations and standards.

2011 CAHRA HR Conference: Successful People Management

Whether you're a first-time supervisor, a seasoned manager or a Human Resources professional, the 2011 CAHRA HR Conference: Successful People Management will strengthen your leadership skills. The conference will take place on October 20, 2011 at the Chenal Country Club in Little Rock, AR.

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