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Message From the President

Posted on 03/15/2020 12:00 am  /   March 2020

March Mindfulness – Change and Adapt After a long winter, we continue to look forward to the sights, sounds, and smells of renewal of Spring. I know we are all ready to greet Spring! For the last 30 days or so and ongoing, we continue to face challenges and adversity during these times of tu...

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The Secret of Tedd Trabert's Success

Posted on 03/15/2020 12:00 am  /   March 2020

Tedd Trabert is the chapter's new Vice President of Diversity & Workforce Readiness. He currently works as the Director of Human Resources & Engagement at Major Brands, where he has been since May 2019. Tedd has a 20-year, multi-industry background in human resources including hospitality, ...

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What makes business partner Jim Curran love insurance...

Posted on 03/15/2020 12:00 am  /   March 2020

Jim Curran is the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Hays Companies, one of the fastest growing Employee Benefits and Risk Management firms in the country. He has been active with SHRM since 2005. With 20 years of experience, Jim is best known for teamwork and cheerful outlook. He's ...

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Guidance & Information Sources Regarding COVID-19

Posted on 03/15/2020 12:00 am  /   March 2020

The news is currently flooded with discussions of COVID-19. It takes a discerning mind to sift through social media posts and separate fact from fiction. As HR professionals we are center stage for helping employers navigate its effects on employees and businesses. Our companies, co-workers and fam...

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Three Keys to Mentoring Programs

Posted on 03/15/2020 12:00 am  /   March 2020

By Rik Nemanick, Ph.D., The Leadership Effect Creating a mentoring program for your company is a great way to accelerate the growth of key talent. Mentors have been shown to decrease stress and increase commitment to an organization while helping protégés navigate their professional caree...

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Welcome New Members

Posted on 03/15/2020 12:00 am  /   March 2020

We would like to officially welcome our newest members! We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings! Natalia AguiarHR InternCigna/Express Scripts  Debra Hoff, SHRM-CPSenior RecruiterPeabody   Abby Baker, PHRHR ManagerPayneCrest Electric  Jacqueline JeffersonSystem L...

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Message From the President

Posted on 02/15/2020 12:00 am  /   February 2020

Greetings to All, Lots to look forward to this year. What's your focus? What a sweet deal for February to get such a value in the Annual Legal Update from your membership. I hope that you enjoy the sessions, as there are a lot of great options for everyone. Looking forward to hearing Kathy Joslin...

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Business Partner Spotlight - MT & Associates, LLC

Posted on 02/15/2020 12:00 am  /   February 2020

Shelly Tisius is the owner of MT & Associates, a leading provider of sign-language interpretation services to businesses in the St. Louis Area. She is a proud military wife and Mom and has been a member of SHRM since 2017. Currently, she volunteers on the SHRM STL Programs Committee and has also...

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Mindfulness Improves Productivity at Work

Posted on 02/15/2020 12:00 am  /   February 2020

For anybody who works in potentially stressful roles, it is important for the mental and physical health of your team that they have coping mechanisms to mitigate their stress. Mindfulness and meditation are techniques that not only reduce stress, but also increase focus and productivity. Stress S...

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Member Spotlight: Danielle Schroeder

Posted on 02/15/2020 12:00 am  /   February 2020

I've recently had the pleasure of interviewing Danielle Schroeder, Vice President of Human Resources at W.R. Berkley Corporation. She is also the chapter's new Vice President of Communications. With 28 years of experience in human resources, she is an inspirational source of knowledge, wisdom and m...

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