Message From the President

Posted on 01/19/2021 10:28 am  /   January 2021

As 2021 begins, let us reflect on our chapter’s theme for the year – Rise Up Together. It is an understatement to say that 2020 was a challenging year. Rather than rehashing those challenges, let us focus on the present. I have benefited from journaling my gratitude daily for several ye...

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The Pandemic Job Crunch for Graduates

Posted on 01/19/2021 10:22 am  /   January 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for all of us. One demographic that has been hit with difficulty and uncertainty during this time has been college and university students conducting a job or experiential learning search. These learning opportunities include internships, cooperative e...

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A Note From Membership

Posted on 01/19/2021 10:18 am  /   January 2021

Looking in the rearview mirror, 2020 has been one of the toughest years for so many of us. As we cautiously tiptoe into the new year with optimism, we can’t help but notice how important the people are that are around us and, in our lives, every day. While we faced a lot of challenges in the ...

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Recruiting in a National Health Crisis

Posted on 01/19/2021 10:12 am  /   January 2021

I recall the coronavirus being discussed for the first time last year, shortly after the holidays. Who knew that it would affect the many facets of our lives? I was at a conference in Columbia, MO, when I began to understand that things would not be the same. I had recently become a perman...

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3 Keys to Success for Remote Onboarding

Posted on 01/19/2021 10:03 am  /   January 2021

The hiring process has gone through a lot of modification during the pandemic, as have most of our day-to-day human resources functions. Contrary to appearances, hiring has not come to a standstill in 2020. In fact, figures from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics show hiring increasing across most...

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Welcome New Members

Posted on 01/19/2021 12:00 am  /   January 2021

We would like to officially welcome our newest members! We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings! Jaemha GreenHR SpecialistUrban League of Metropolitan St. Louis  Veronica PerezTalent Acquisition ManagerStore Supply Warehouse   Dawn LovelaceDirector of Human ResourcesB...

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Message From the President

Posted on 12/14/2020 12:00 am  /   December 2020

As my year as SHRM St. Louis President comes to a close, I wish to reflect on how we have kept our 2020 Focus Forward: Lead with Passion, Serve with Purpose. I want to take this opportunity to thank you for the honor and privilege to serve as the 2020 President, for SHRM of Greater St. Louis, and o...

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Angels Among Us

Posted on 12/09/2020 2:20 pm  /   December 2020

In the spirit of the Holiday Season, we're taking a moment to share stories of those who bring us joy and happiness - not only at this time of year, but every day of the calendar. Jake sharing his treasures. Judy Julius, Jake & Cooper Judy Julius of EEO Consulting is the proud Mom of ...

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From the Communications Chair

Posted on 12/09/2020 2:19 pm  /   December 2020

Thank you to all of the wonderful members and business partners that helped make the 2020 SHRM-STL newsletter happen. We had people step up during an extremely tough year and write some incredible articles on dealing with work from home, COVID restrictions, diversity, and other extremely relevant t...

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One Member's Secret to Mixing Fun & Work on the Office Video Call

Posted on 12/09/2020 12:17 pm  /   December 2020

Screen time is no longer synonymous with fun time. Millions of office workers reminisce of theaters with huge leather chairs, letting their bodies stretch out while their fingers dive for popcorn nirvana. Those were the days, my friends, and they will return. In the meantime, adding a dash of novel...

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