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HRMA Leadership Conference
The countdown is on and we're less than two weeks away from the 2016 HRMA Leadership Conference! If you haven't registered, what are you waiting for? Get on over to the HRMA website and register. You won't want to miss out on this year's lineup of speakers, including our keynote speaker, Dr. Bertice Berry. Click here to hear why Dr. Berry is excited about this year's conference. 
In addition to Dr. Berry we also have an amazing lineup of breakout session speakers covering topics such as Election Year Legal Updates, Maneuvering Your Career, Handbook Updates, Hidden Disabilities, and much more! Check out the full speaker lineup here. Let us know which session you are more excited about attending by tweeting #IgniteLeadership #HRMAConference.

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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.
Heart HR PHOTO at the 2016 HRMA Leadership Conference
Don't forget to submit your workplace selfie displaying your enthusiasm for Human Resources and/or love for HRMA! These photos will be presented during the 2016 Leadership Conference and prizes will be given to the top three most creative photos. Please submit your photos along with your name to HRMA at by October 21st! #IgniteLeadership #HRMAConference
There are still a few spots left in the Business Partner Expo!
Looking to market your business to about 500 HR professionals? Set up a booth at the 4th Annual Leadership Conference! Click here to learn more.
HRMA Young Professionals Happy Hour
Calling all Young Professionals! HRMA members under age 40 or with fewer than ten years' experience in the field are welcome to join us for a happy hour on Thursday, November 3rd at 5:30 p.m. at Blue Sky Tower Grill in Brentwood. Click here to register. We look forward to seeing you there!
Need a Professional LinkedIn Photo or Headshot?
Need a professional LinkedIn photo or headshot? For a $25 donation to the SHRM Foundation, you will have the opportunity to get a photo taken at the 2016 Leadership Conference that can be used for professional purposes. The SHRM Foundation provides scholarships and research for the advancement and future of Human Resources. Cash or checks will be accepted, so please be sure to bring your smile and visit the SHRM Foundation booth for a great cause!
Workforce Readiness Event for Veterans & Reservists
HRMA's Workforce Readiness Committee is seeking volunteers to review resumes for veterans! The Committee is hosting a resume review and interview training skills session with veterans and reservists to discuss resume format, content, and interview tips. Volunteers will answer questions and talk about best practices for veterans re-entering the workforce. Interested? Please contact The event is on November 17th, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Center for Workforce Innovation at Florissant Valley Community College, 3344 Pershall Road, Ferguson, MO 63135. Click here for more information.
Learning the Terminology on Veterans' Resumes
One question is common among HRMA members: how do I better understand the military-specific terminology that we see on resumes submitted by veterans? You can learn the answers about how to recruit and hire veterans from Brandy Scheer (Employer Support for Reserve and the Guard) and Frank Alaniz (Missouri Regional Workforce Liaison for the SLATE Missouri Job Center). On November 9th, Frank and Brandy will host an informational session designed to help employers interested in hiring and retaining more veterans. The event will be held at Enterprise Holdings Headquarters, 600 Corporate Park Dr., St. Louis, MO 63105. Please contact John Lenihan, Workforce Readiness Committee Chair, at if you plan on attending. Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast and networking, and the session will start at 8:00 a.m. and last approximately one hour. Click here for more information.
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Save the Dates!
Annual HRMA Leadership Conference
October 28, 2016

 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Ameristar Casino
Resort Spa

Click here for more information and to register.
November 3rd
Annual HRMA/STLBLN Disability Awareness Event
 7:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
"Dimensions of Disability & Veteran Inclusion Summit"
Click here for more information and to register.
November 16th Breakfast Meeting
 7:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Renaissance Hotel
St. Louis Airport
HRMA Chapter Honors
2015 SHRM Platinum Award
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