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  • HR Annual Conference: Driving Organizational Culture

    Event Start Date: 8/12/2015 7:30 AM

    Event End Date: 8/12/2015 12:30 PM

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  • Fall 2015 Certification Preparation Workshop

    Event Start Date: 9/3/2015 6:00 PM

    Event End Date: 9/3/2015 9:30 PM

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    Event Start Date: 9/16/2015 7:30 AM

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President's Message

Dear GVC SHRM Members,

Be sure to register for these upcoming events.

Join us on July 23rd at Seabreeze Amusement Park for a great program (Ask Now, Get Later) and social event. Andrea Holland will guide you through how to 1) create memorable impressions 2) build lasting professional networks 3) achieve better outcomes in 
conversations. This program includes dinner and social time in the Park. Register now as seating is limited. Go to our events calendar to find out more.

On August 12th GVC SHRM will present our annual HR Rochester Conference. This year’s theme is on driving organizational culture.
Learn about reinforcing core values through branding, coaching, and communicating. We have a stellar line up of speakers who will be providing you with great content. Be sure to register early. For more information on this event go to our events calendar.

Be sure to attend the NYSSHRM Conference September 20 – 22. This year’s conference will be held at the Turning Stone Casino located in Verona, New York just outside of Syracuse. Experience great speakers, a beautiful location, incredible networking, etc.
Mark your calendars now. To find out more click here.

Howard Cotton, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

President, GVC SHRM 


GVCSHRM Chapter Sponsors


Volunteer Opportunity

Help is needed to do mock interview for Hillside Family of Agencies! 

Below is a list of times available in 2014:

April 21 - 24 from 2:30 to 5 pm
June 9 - 12 from 2:30 to 5 pm
July 14 - 17 from 2:30 to 5 pm
August 25 - 27 from 2:30 to 5 pm 


If you are interested please click here

Or call Iris Freeman, Youth Employment Trainer, at (585) 654-1604. 


Great Places to Work in NY


The New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS-SHRM) is very pleased to announce the 60 employers that will be honored as part of its 2014 Best Companies to Work for in New York State awards.The seventh annual Best Companies to Work for in New York list is comprised of 60 companies with operations in the state, split into two groups: 32 small/medium-sized employers with 15 to 249 U.S. employees and 28 large employers with more than 250 associates. 


Created in 2007, these celebrated annual awards are part of a distinctive program that evaluates and ranks the best places of employment. This statewide survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of employment in New York, whose practices benefit the State's businesses, economy, and workforce.To be considered for participation, organizations had to fulfill specific registration eligibility requirements, then participate in a two-part survey of employee satisfaction and engagement, as well as workplace practices and policies. Best Companies Group, an independent firm that manages Best Places to Work programs on state, regional and national levels around the world, conducted the survey process, then evaluated the results and determined the best places of employment in the Empire State.

The 2014 Best Companies to Work for in New York State Awards are presented by two major sponsors: Jackson Lewis, LLP and Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan (CDPHP®), as well as five supporting sponsors: Acorda Therapeutics; Anchin, Block and Anchin LLP; DigitasLBi; MBMS, Inc. and WellnessRebates LLC. The program is a partnership of NYS-SHRM, The Business Council of New York, Best Companies Group and Journal Multimedia Corporation. 

NYS-SHRM is an affiliate of the national Society for Human Resources Management, the world’s largest association devoted to human resources, serving the needs of and advancing the interests of the HR profession.Best Companies Group (BCG) conducts programs on national, statewide, regional, and industry stages to distinguish organizations that are superior in workplace excellence.  The purpose of BCG is to identify and recognize outstanding employers using state-of-the art surveys and technology.

For more information about the Best Companies to Work for in New York State program, or to find out about participating in the 2015 program, visitwww.BestCompaniesNY.com.

On behalf of our local chapter, GVC SHRM, we would like to personally congratulate those Rochester companies on the list - we are proud to be a part of the community with you! 

Fibertech Networks, Paychex, Inc., & The Pike Company, Inc.

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