This is one of our biggest events of the year!
Premium Members and Board Members will attend for free. We are offering special pricing for our regular members. Guests are invited. All fees collected include a donation to the SHRM Foundation and future scholarships. All Guests, Regular Members and Premium Members will receive a door prize ticket for a chance to win prizes!
Join us as we:
- Enjoy savings on 2020 Membership pricing. Scroll to the bottom of this message for details about our Membership Specials for new and renewing members by October 31st.
- Thank our 2019-2020 Board of Directors.
- Draw names for various prizes and giveaways. There are prizes for attendance and prizes for those who join or renew by 10/21 and attend the event.
- Recognize our Facebook Fans! Please like our page and join our LinkedIn Group as we will have contests during the meeting for our fans!
- Enjoy a nice meal with a beautiful view.
- Learn from this outstanding presentation:
Guest Speaker - Cici Clark -
Purpose Driven Engagement: Passionate People Make Happy People
- The importance of purpose
- how to find that purpose in your organization
- how to influence your employees to follow that purpose
- how this purpose will make your own work life more meaningful
Cecilia A. Clark (‘Cici’) is a business-oriented talent management leader with almost a decade of experience in Human Resources management with experience in Talent Acquisition, Retention, Workforce Performance, Employee Relations, and Employee Engagement.
To Cecilia, every employee has the capacity for self-empowerment and the potential to overcome challenges and become an ideal employee. In her role as an influential change agent, ‘CiCi’ is driven to create strategic solutions to help employees thrive while achieving corporate goals. Cecilia focuses on developing key relationships with senior leaders to provide innovative HR solutions including coaching and mentoring programs, affinity groups, apprenticeship programs and ATS implementation to drive talent acquisition, employee engagement, retention, employee relations and leadership training. She is known by employees at her plant as a passionate HR professional who drives everyone towards achieving Schwan’s desired state. She has led many New Employee Onboarding classes and has taught over 150 new employees what it means to be an impactful and productive employee.
Currently, Cecilia is a Sr. HR Generalist for Schwan’s. She is working at one of their food manufacturing companies supporting two plants in Houston, TX. Previously, Cecilia has held several HR positions including Talent Acquisition Manager with NextOp, Inc., Talent Acquisition Consultant with Voyig, LCC and Human Resources Manager with the US Army.
Cecilia is a native Galvestonian and proud Texan with a strong military background. She enlisted in the United States Army in April 2005 and served multiple enlistments with both Active Duty and Reserve components, including a year-long deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. During her time in the service, Cecilia worked as a Bell 407 helicopter mechanic before transitioning to a role in Human Resources. After serving more than 10 years and earning the rank of Staff Sergeant, Cecilia left Active Duty service in 2015.
Cecilia was a guest panelist for Source Houston, a local conference focusing on best sourcing techniques and made guest appearances at HR focused podcasts like CAVNESSHR. In addition, Cecilia was a 2017 SHRM Foundation scholarship winner to attend SHRM’s Annual Conference & Exposition in June 2017, where she spoke during the Foundation’s luncheon about her service and passion for veteran hiring. She was also chosen to join the SHRM blogger team for the SHRM18 and the SHRM19 conference. Some of her speaking engagement experience includes: keynote speaker at a Louisville SHRM chapter meeting in March 2018 and a keynote guest speaker for the WISRHM in 2018.
Cecilia is a strong advocate, mentor, and supporter of transitioning service members and veterans. She has mentored more than 340 veterans to help each find their passion and pursue the right careers based on their military and civilian background. As a volunteer, Cecilia has served on many committees and groups focused on veteran hiring and empowerment, including: the Women Veterans Empowerment Expo, U.S. Congressman Brian Babin’s Advisory Council, Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, Lone Star Veterans Association, Greater Houston Partnership Upskill Houston, and Hiring Red, White, and You.
Cecilia has a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources Management and Business Development from the University of Houston-Downtown and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, from the University of Phoenix. She also has a graduate certificate in HR Management and a graduate certificate in Sales Management and Business Development.
This session is pending for SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) and pending for HRCI re-certification credits.
OCTOBER IS OUR MEMBERSHIP MONTH - JOIN OR RENEW ON OUR WEBSITE BY OCTOBER 31st TO SAVE
Current Rates: Regular Membership $60 and Premium Membership $195
October Specials: Regular Membership $50 and Premium Membership $175
Membership prices will return to regular rates on November 1st. To join or renew at the special prices, please do so by October 31st. Want to lock in your pricing for two years? Join or renew and pay your membership fee. You can then click to renew and take your membership through 2021 at today's rates. This will result in two invoices and two credit card charges.
If you are not a member of SRKA, consider joining to take advantage of our special membership pricing and lower prices for the meeting!
If you have any issues joining or renewing on-line, please contact Jane Kurylo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-217-6700.
Please note, it may take up to 24 hours to approve your membership although it rarely takes more than a few hours.
Would you like to attend for Free? Refer an HR friend or colleague to SRKA. If they join and list you as a referral on their application, you will receive 2 free meetings! We will send you a special coupon code to enter when registering for your next meeting.
When you visit our site: www.srka.org you will click on log-in. Your USER ID is your email address. Click on FORGOT PASSWORD to reset your password. Everyone (members and non-members) will need to do this the first time. A link will be sent to set/reset your password.
Please note that memberships and event registrations are for individuals and are not refundable or transferable. Please do not send a friend or colleague in your place. We appreciate the courtesy of being notified if your plans change and you are unable to attend. Refunds or credits will not be issued in the event of a cancellation.
Once on-line registration closes, last minute requests to attend depend on availability. Any approved last minute requests must be paid by credit card prior to the event.
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