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    April Chapter Meeting: On-boarding for Optimal Employee Engagement and Retention

    Date: April 12, 2018, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Vicki Lusk
    Las Cruces Convention Center
    680 E University Avenue
    Las Cruces, NM 88001
    SNMSHRM Members: $20 ; Guests (Non-Members): $30 ; NMSU Student SHRM Members $10
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    On-boarding for Optimal Employee Engagement and Retention

    Presented by Linda Strauss, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    This program is pending 1 SHRM PDC and 1 HRCI credit hour.

    No orientation leads to disorientation, but put a little effort into on-boarding, and
    you will drive employee engagement and retention from day one!

    Linda Strauss is a Human Resources professional with over 20 years of experience. As a consultant, Linda
    provides employers with training, and strategic HR programs to manage employment issues with comfort,
    confidence and compliance. She also provides individual services such as leadership development, coaching, and career advisement. In addition, Linda delivers soft skills training, including interpersonal and
    communications skills, and emotional intelligence training, designed to enhance success and engagement in work and life.  

    Linda holds the SHRM-SCP and SPHR certifications, and is a Certified Mediator of Workplace Conflict. In addition, she is a certified trainer of Becoming the Totally Responsible Person (TRP), and is certified in Mental Health First Aid. She is an instructor for UNM’s Anderson School of Management where she teaches management and HR classes to working professionals.

    Over her corporate career, Linda has specialized in every aspect of HR. As a volunteer leader, Ms. Strauss is currently the Director of Awards and Recognition for SHRM NM, and previously served as the Director of Workforce Readiness. She has served as VP of Professional Development, Programs, and Membership, and President of the Santa Fe chapter.

    To register for this meeting,  simply CLICK HERE to complete a registration form.  You must register the Friday the event. You may pay at the door (cash or check) or through our PayPal site below.  

    Our reservations must be provided by noon on the Monday before the meeting. If you have made a reservation and cancel after this time, you will be charged for lunch. No shows will also be billed for lunch.  Registrations are nontransferrable/nonfundable.

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    If you are paying for a monthly meeting, please remember you must still complete the registration form.  If you have not paid your 2018 SNMSHRM membership dues, you must pay as a guest.
    Luncheon Fees