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SHRM Events for the week of February 1st to the 5th


Good morning everyone, hope you had a great weekend.

Here are the events for the week:

Wednesday, February 3rd

This Wednesday we will be having Neil Cohen, the Vice President of Organization Development & Human Resources at Affiliated Distributors come to talk to us about designing, implementing and overseeing programs that drive the culture, improve leadership, strengthen employee engagement and increase organization effectiveness. Neil is also a Temple Alum! Please come dressed business casual.

Personal Branding Event

Learn how to establish a strong personal brand that will allow you to stand out and excel in today’s workforce from a Fortune 100 company! This event will be from 4:005:15 in Speakman 115. Please pre-register for this event on HR Trending.

Tuesday, February 2nd Uber and the Sharing Economy: Law, Ethics, & Policy

This event will be worth 25 points. Please pre-register for this event on HR Trending.


  • Sarah Light, Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
  • Hunter J. Shkolnik, lawyer representing Uber drivers in lawsuit arguing they should be employees, not independent contractors
  • Brad Greenwood, Professor, Management Information Systems, Fox School of Business

Moderator: Professor Leora Eisenstadt, Legal Studies, Fox School

February 2nd

10 – 11:30 AM

MBA Commons, 7th Floor Alter Hall

Thursday, February 4th, Communiversity Event

This Thursday we will be going to “Expert Tips to Writing a Winning Resume” at the Community Center next to 7/11, hosted by Mike Robinson. We will be meeting up at 3:30 outside the HR department on the 3rd floor of Alter.

February 22nd, HR Metrics Philly SHRM Event

Fox professor Mike Guglielmo will be speaking about the topic of HR Metrics at this upcoming Philly SHRM Event. It will take place from5:308:30 pm at the Aramark Tower.

“5 Recruiting Trends for 2016” and “Using Data to Make Better Decisions”

Traditional recruiting involved using business intelligence and instinct to determine who was the right hire for the organization. Today as technology advances HR professionals are beginning to discover new ways to improve the process. Talent Analytics is the future! Click the links below to learn more.

Interested in what SHRM has to offer?

Here is a list of some of our membership benefits:

  • affiliation with 3 chapters: Temple SHRM, Philly SHRM, and National SHRM (where you’ll get exclusive access to National SHRM’s website, articles, magazine, and various discounts on events and merchandise)
  • professional development
  • networking opportunities through speakers and Philly SHRM events
  • the opportunity to participate on committees and help plan events (resume builder)
  • admission to the HRM Banquet and Awards Ceremony
  • admittance to member’s only SHRM events
  • access to member’s only section of our website for scholarship/internship postings
  • officer and other leadership opportunities to build your resume
  • opportunities to gain points through participation in various events
  • chances to grow your social network; meet lifelong friends in your field!
  • receive a free merchandise

To apply for a SHRM membership, you can fill out the attached application and either bring it to our meetings or bring to our office in Room A333c along with your membership dues. Membership dues are $30 for a semester and $50 for a year. Year membership includes National SHRM membership and Temple SHRM membership, unlike the semester membership is only for Temple SHRM. You can also find the application on our website @ or as an attachment of this email. The deadline for applications isWednesday, February 17, 2016.

Questions? Click on the “HR” button at the bottom of the page to go directly to our website,, or ask any officer! Contact information is listed on our website under the “officers” tab. ​