Past Events

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February 2018 Meeting

2018 Employment Law Update, presented by Michael Patrick O'Brien, Mark D. Tolman, Jesse Oakeson and Lesley A. Manley of the law firm Jones Waldo.

For Presentation Slides Part 1, click HERE
For Presentation Slides Part 2, click HERE

January 2018 Meeting

The 7 Deadly Sins of HR that are Killing your Productivity: The Hidden Habits Undermining your Performance Tannen Ellis Graham

For Tannen's Interview Questions, click HERE

How Culture is the Most Important Factor to your Bottom Line Jared Olsen & Blake Beard

For Jared's and Blake's Presentation, click HERE

February 2017 Employment Law Update

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January 2017 Talent Management Conference

December 2016 Meeting
Recruit Like the FBI by Conni LaDouceur, Execuquest
Swearing in of our 2017 Board Members
Trends & Developments in Compensation by Kimberly Barton, Consultant with Mountain States Employers Council

November 2016
Salt Lake SHRM is proud to represent both local and national HR initiatives.  Sterling and Elisa, President and President Elect, visited Capitol Hill on November 17, 2016 to advocate for FLSA reform.

November 2016 Meeting
Leveraging the Power of your EQ by Jen Shirkani, Penumbra
Pitfalls of Background Screening by Matt Visser, VICTIG

October 2016 Meeting
Live from SLSHRM, It's the HR Analytics Show by Don Everett, Workforce Interactive
Coming into Compliance with the Dept of Labor's New Overtime Pay Regulations by Judson Stelter, Esq., Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

August 2016 Meeting
The Business Benefits of Being a Dream Company by Lucy English & Catherine Kendall, Bright Horizons
Drive Business Success with Workplace Flexibility by Scott Ferrin, Field Service Director - SHRM

July 2016 Meeting
Disability Etiquette in the Workplace by Leah Lobato, Director, Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities & Business Relations
Why Diversity Matters - Building a City for Everyone by Jackie Biskupski, SLC Mayor

June 2016 Meeting 
ABCs of UI & Utah's Current Labor Market (by David Horton, Cory Stahle & Heather Mousley from the Utah DWS)
Why It's Important for HR to Network Like a Rock Star (by Carlos Linares from the Center for Innovative Learning)