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It's Membership Renewal Season!

NOHRA Membership Special - Join / Renew now and save!

(Until January 31, 2021)

  Membership Category Regular Price NOHRA Sale price until 1/31/2021
  Current SHRM Member** $50 $ 0
  Non SHRM Member $ 80 $ 40
  Retired / In-transition $ 20 $ 10
  Student $ 30 $ 15


**Must designate NOHRA as the Member's local chapter (#0160)



Companies, employees and families across Ohio and the world are facing unprecedented challenges due to the coronavirus pandemic. In turn, there is a lot of information on how to address workplace issues filling our inboxes and the airwaves. We have created this resource page as a compass to help human resource professionals and companies across Ohio navigate these uncharted waters. If you need additional assistance we recommend you work with your legal counsel, accountant, or consulting firm.

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We're working with EZTEXTING to capture cell phone numbers from those NOHRA members and guests interested in receiving text messages from us. Scan the QR Code to the left of this message or click HERE to complete the form.


Webinar Opportunity - Speaker Heather Hersh

Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 12:15 PM to 1:15 PM

WEBINAR: Well-being in the Workplace
Join us on Thursday, January 28, 2021 from 12:15pm - 1:15pm (ET) for a webinar with speaker Heather Hersh.

This program will be submitted for 1.0 for both SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDC) and recertification credits from HRCI.

Webinar Description:
"Well-being” is a term that is bandied about in traditional media and on social media, but what does it really mean? In this presentation, we will learn to conceptualize well-being in a holistic manner. We will also discuss which aspects of well-being interact with the workplace and how to support and improve your employees’ well-being, which can improve employee retention and ROI. Finally, we will discuss how to evaluate your employees’ well-being and how to use this information to improve your workplace so they feel valued and more connected to your business.

Click HERE for more information and to register. Clicking on the link will take you to the ASPECT MARKETING ecommerce site and will require you to login to register.
NOHRA members should use discount/promo code: NOHRATOL$10 for a $10 discount!


Talent Trends Webinar - NOHRA General Membership Meeting

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

Join us for our “Talent Trends” panel with Sheila Eason, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Founder and CEO of Elevate People Solutions, being the Facilitator.

Included on the panel are:
- Andrea Gurcsik, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Senior Manager of Global Talent Acquisition for First Solar
- Lauren Rudman, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Human Resources Director for Donley Construction
- Lena Ciminillo, Talent Acquisition Manager for SSOE
- Ron Walters, Chief Revenue Officer for Endevis

The Learning Objectives:
- COVID-related recruitment process changes
- Incorporating Diversity and Inclusion into your recruiting program
- How to empower managers to be engaged in the recruiting process as well as be brand ambassadors

Attendees of this webinar will receive 1 SHRM Professional Development Credit and 1 HRCI General Credit.


Designing Work for Well-Being - NOHRA General Membership Webinar

Wednesday, March 17, 2021 from 7:30 AM to 9:00 AM

In this session we'll explore what it means to design work for well-being. Join us to learn why we need to rethink the traditional wellness program design. We'll also explore a framework that addresses barriers to overall health and learn how job design and organizational practices impact employee well-being.

Speakers: Maddison Bezdicek, Health Strategies Practice Leader and Emily Kral, Health Strategist

As the Health Strategies Practice Leader at Hylant, Maddison supports the health strategies team through mentorship in professional growth and development, technical skills training and well-being strategy execution to ensure Hylant offers innovative and strategic solutions to their clients. Maddison is currently a member of the Healthy Business Council of Ohio (HBOC) and a WELCOA (Wellness Council of America) faculty member. Maddison earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise physiology from the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse and a master’s degree in health, physical activity, and chronic disease from the University of Pittsburgh. She also maintains a life & health insurance license and is a Thriving Workplace Culture Consultant and Certified Workplace Wellness Compliance Professional.

As a Health Strategist at Hylant, Emily Kral works with clients on strategy for their wellness program and provides insight and resources for program development. Emily is currently a member of the Healthy Business Council of Ohio, WELCOA, Women’s Initiative of the United Way, Emerging Leaders of the United Way, and the Getting to 1 Coalition. She earned a bachelor’s degree in health services administration with a concentration in information systems management and a minor in business from Xavier University.

Click HERE for more information on Emily Kral (formerly known as Emily Miller).

Click HERE for more information on Madison Bezdicek.

Attendees of this webinar will receive 1 SHRM Professional Development Credit and 1 HRCI General Credit.


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