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Message From the President
Welcome to 2017 HRMA Members!

I am thrilled to be taking on the role of HRMA President for the coming year! We have many exciting initiatives planned for our spring session, including the Committee Fair at our January meeting and our Legal Update scheduled for February. If you have an inclination to take on a leadership role with HRMA, now is the time! Click here to read more.
January 18th Committee Fair, Happy Hour & Dinner Meeting - Innovative Trends in Recruitment
Join us at the first HRMA meeting of 2017, where Matt Adam of NAS Recruitment Innovation will discuss today's best innovative recruitment strategies. Topics will include:
Matt Adam
  • Talent communities, CRM sourcing, and mobile recruiting
  • Candidate Experience - what it means and how it adds value
  • Employment Branding - why it's an essential component to your company strategy
This program has been approved for 1.25 hours of HR (General HRCI Credit, and is eligible for 1.25 hours of SHRM Certification Credit.

Click here for more information and to register.
Welcome Our New Members!
We would like to officially welcome our newest HRMA members! We hope to see you at our upcoming meetings! View new members here.
2017 Young Professionals Kickoff
On Thursday, February 2nd - Groundhog's Day - HRMA's Young Professionals group will be kicking off 2017, and you're invited! While we can't promise an appearance by Bill Murray, we're looking forward to making the best of our time with food, drinks, and networking. Whether the groundhog sees his shadow or not, we'll make sure we start the year off right with old friends and new connections. We'll also have supplies available to create cards to send to hospitalized children. If you consider yourself a young professional (in age or experience), please join us!
FMLA Interference Claim Shot Down
Excluding evidence of an employer's past treatment of employees who had taken leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was not an abuse of discretion because the past practices were not sufficiently similar to a plaintiff's FMLA interference claim, according to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Click here to read more.
HR Executive-Level Compensation - How Do We Compare?
HR professionals often take a look at compensation levels throughout the company, but what about compensation higher up the ladder? A recent study found that CHRO pay is less than other top executives. Read more about the study from the SHRM website here.
Save the Dates!
January 18th
Dinner Meeting

5:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Innovative Trends in Recruitment
Renaissance Hotel
St. Louis Airport
February 2nd
YP Happy Hour
5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Llywelyn's Pub
February 15th
Annual Legal Update
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Renaissance Hotel
St. Louis Airport
HRMA Chapter Honors
2015 SHRM Platinum Award
SHRM Recertification Provider Seal 2017
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