February, 2015

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SHRM Events for the week of February 23 – 27th

Wednesday, February 25th – HRM Alumni Panel
This Wednesday we will be having an HRM alumni panel several Temple alumni. Come and gain  insight into life past Temple and the professional world from several different perspectives. The dress is business casual. Following the meeting we will be having a luncheon with the alumni, if you want to attend please sign up through this link: http://tushrm.org/rsvpmaker/post-alumni-panel-mixer-2014-2-19/. Location is TBD.
Relay For Life

To sign up for Relay for Life please go to this link and join our team!  To join, registration is $10. 


Everyone who joins our team will be entered into a raffle to win a gift basket and the winner will be announced at our April 8th meeting!!
Interview Question of the Week
This week’s question is: “Tell me about a situation you wish that you had handled differently based on the outcome? What was the situation? What would you change (or will you change) when faced with a similar situation?”
Questions? Click on the “HR” button at the bottom of the page to go directly to our website, TUSHRM.org, or ask any officer! Contact information is listed on our website under the “officers” tab. ​


Master the Interview Workshop


Do want to learn the skills to master the interview?

This 1-hour workshop is designed to give you the tools you need to ace the interview and set yourself apart from the competition!

Expect to interact and get hands on with practical exercises that will take your interviewing skills to the next level.

All you need to bring is your passion and desire to master the interview!


Date/Time: February 25th, 12-1pm

Location: Alter 233


*Required: BA 2101- completion or in-progress

**Registration is a must: mastertheinterview.eventbrite.com


CommUniversity Effective Resume Writing Tips


Use your HR KSAs (knowledge, skills and abilities) to help people in the community! Assist TU HR professionals in the following CommUniversity event and earn 25 points!

February 19, 2015 – 4:00pm-5:30pm
“Effective Resume Writing Tips”

If you plan on attending, please indicate so via the comment section on the HR Trending Blackboard Site. On 2/19, meet at 3:45 in the Alter Hall lobby under the flags and walk over with Xavier.  If you have any questions, please contact Xavier at X.John@temple.edu.

Location: TU Entertainment & Community Education Center
1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue – Room 214

THIS EVENT IS WORTH 25 Professional Achievement Points


Philly SHRM “Branding Yourself”







PSHRM HR Career Development Series

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

TU SHRM Members are invited! The program description is below. Advanced registration is required.  Please go to: http://bit.ly/1tVQsrV, and if you don’t already have a PSHRM login, you can easily create one. In order to earn points for attending, please submit a brief summary of your experience by February 20th.

“Branding Yourself: How to Write Your Resume and How to Stand Out in an Interview”

Are you new to human resources, just starting your career in HR, or looking to transition into another area of HR? Join us on Wednesday, February 18th when Vicki Sack, Co-Founder of Juno Search Partners, speaks to us about how to tailor your resume to a specific job, how to prepare for interviews, and how to land the job of your dreams. She will discuss the in’s and out’s of resume writing, give us professional resume advice, explain how to properly prepare for interviews, and discuss interview best practices in order to land your dream job.

Speaker: Vicki Sack, Co-Founder, Juno Search Partners

Vicki brings over 15 years of staffing and recruiting industry accomplishment. Her success is the result of her focus on strong client service and her ability to develop effective relationships with clients and candidates.  Vicki has worked on hundreds of searches at a wide variety of levels with top companies in the Philadelphia regionn.  Vicki is an active member of Philadelphia SHRM and serves on the Board of PSPS as co-chair of the Leadership Forum. Additionally, she is actively involved with the The Women’s Resource Center.

HRM Professional Development Workshop: Eric Brunner


This Wednesday, February 18, 2015 the Assistant Vice President of HR Temple University Eric Brunner will be conducting an important workshop on  “How to Prepare to Think on Your Feet” The workshop will meet from 3:45-5:00 in Speakman 113. Please register through Blackboard under the ♥ HRTrending (HRT) ♥ organization by indicating you will attend via the comment or text section no later than 2/16/15. 

HRM Professional Development Workshop (40 points)!

Eric Brunner’s Linkedin page