Employment conference planned

12 years ago

Employment conference planned

    PRESQUE ISLE — The Northeast Society for Human Resource Management (NESHRM) will host the 16th annual Human Resource Conference Thursday, Sept. 20 at The Crow’s Nest Event Center in Presque Isle from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. This conference is designed for everyone from small businesses to large corporations including small business owners, managers, supervisors, executives and human resource professionals.

    The conference theme is “Managing Today’s Workforce.” Scheduled presenters include Howard Jones, MD, MPH, director of occupational health services at Eastern Maine Medical Center, speaking on occupational wellness; April Clark, SPHR, vice president/regional director of manpower, speaking on four generations at work; Jeanne Paquette, deputy commissioner of the Maine Department of Labor, who will present information on what’s new at the Department of Labor; Nancy Nichols, LCPC, NCC, counselor at Transformations, LLC, discussing how to “Lead with Your Strengths”; and Jason Parent, MSB, director of advancement at The Aroostook Medical Center, speaking on “Energizing an Organization through Employee Engagement.”

    Lunch is provided for seminar attendees and various vendors will have displays and information available.

    NESHRM is an affiliate of the national HR organization, The Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). NESHRM chapter meetings are generally held on the third Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m. at the Edmunds Conference Center at Northern Maine Community College in Presque Isle. Meetings are open to anyone in the Aroostook County area in the HR profession. The meeting programs and speakers address pertinent HR management and legislative issues.

    For registration and program details or for general information on the local chapter including membership, meetings and its activities, log onto http://neshrm.shrm.org or e-mail Jennifer Curran at jcurran@tempoemployment.com.