HRMA April 24th Fundraiser

We are going to be hosting a fundraiser for HRMA on April 24th. It's going to be Circus themed! After purchasing a ticket, you can meet with other Human Resource Professionals, enjoy food and drink, and play all kinds of fun games at the booths we'll be setting up there! For more information, please see the flyer below. Pre-order tickets here.
 
 

PSU HRMA News (1/05/2013)

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Welcome to the PSU HRMA news blog where we provide updates on current and future PSU HRMA relative events!


Weekly Meetings
Please join us in kick starting Winter Term during our first meeting of the term on January 17th!
Location:  SBA 160
Time:  4:14pm - 5:30pm
We hope to see many new and returning faces!


Coffee in the Lobby
Get your morning started of with a cup of joe, courtesy of PSU HRMA.
Location:  SBA Lobby
Date:  January 15th


Casino Night
PSU HRMA will be holding its second annual Casino Night in order to raise funds to send its members to the National SHRM conference in Chicago!! Mark you calendar for a night filled with fun!!
Location:  Hoffman Hall
Date:  March 2, 2013
Time:  7:00pm - 11:00pm
For ticket and more information please contact Alexandra at alex.busch@comcast.net with the subject line Casino Night.


January PHRMA Luncheon *Volunteers Needed*
When:  Wednesday, January 16, 2013.  10:45am - 1:00pm
Where:  DoubleTree Hotel, Lloyd Center, 100 NE Multnomah, Portland, OR 97232

This is a great opportunity to become involved with the PSU HRMA student chapter!  This volunteer opportnity will also allow you to interact with other HR like minded professionals in the Portland area!  Lunch is provided as well!
If you are interested in volunteering please contact Alexandra at alex.busch@comcast.net with the subject line January PHRMA Luncheon.


Blog updated by:  Brandon Merrill, VP of Internal Relations - PSU HRMA

PSU HRMA Weekly News (11/27/2012)

Welcome to the weekly PSU HRMA blog.  We provide weekly updates on current PSU HRMA related events!



Weekly Meetings

Please join us this Thursday, November 29, 2012 for our last weekly meeting of the term!
Location: SBA 140
Time: 4:15pm - 5:30pm
This will be our last meeting of the term so we hope to see you all there!



December PHRMA Luncheon *Volunteers Needed*

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2012.  10:45am - 1:00pm
Where:  DoubleTree Hotel, Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah Portland, OR 97232

This is a great opportunity to become involved with the PSU HRMA student chapter!  This volunteer opportunity will also allow you to interact with other HR like minded professionals in the Portland area!  Lunch will be provided as well!
If you are interested in volunteering please send your email to alex.busch@comcast.net with the subject line December PHRMA Luncheon.



Blog updated by:  Brandon Merrill, VP of Internal Relations - PSU HRMA

PSU HRMA Weekly News (11/6/2012)

Welcome to the weekly PSU HRMA blog.  We provide weekly updates on current PSU HRMA related events!



Speaker Meeting Recap

Christina York from Marsh USA. Inc.


Key takeaways from the meeting;

Personal Branding:

As you meet people you begin to build your personal brand image.
Brand:  how you are perceived when your name comes up.
Dress for the job you want.
Email and voicemail should be professional.
Speak up at meetings/classes with thoughtful input.

Resume Essentials:

Crisp verbs, not paragraphs.
Bullet points (easy to read)
Purpose of resume is to impress a recruiter and spark a conversation.
Spelling is critical.
Have personal info current.
Include GPA (above 3.0 is rule of thumb), leadership roles and extra curricular work (volunteering) and extra skills (bilingual, CPR, computer skills, etc..)
Make sure references can quantify your experience.
Limit to one page.

Career Services:

Take advantage!!!
Preparation is key!
Mock interviews, resume and cover letter reviews equally important.
Visit PSU career services website: Becky Einhoff is SBA career advisor.

Elevator Pitch:

Sell yourself in 30 seconds.
Items to include, Education, Credentials, Accomplishments, Interests.
Elevator pitch gives employers something to resonate with.
Make a personal business card for networking purposes.  Puts you a step further ahead of what everyone else is doing.

Networking:

Very important.
Helps develop your personal brand.
Push yourself outside your comport zone.
Always send follow up thank you notes.
Keep in touch with your contacts.



November Luncheon *Volunteers Needed

When:  Thursday, November 15th, 2012 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Where:  DoubleTree Hotel, Lloyd Center, 1000 NE Multnomah Portland, OR 97232
This is a great opportunity to become involved within PSU HRMA.  This volunteer opportunity will allow you to interact with other HR like minded professionals.
Lunch/Dinner is included.
*Volunteers are required to be members of PSU HRMA.
If you are interested in volunteering please send your email to alex.busch@comcast.net with subject line November PHRMA Luncheon.



Blog updated by: Brandon Merrill, VP of Internal Relations - PSU HRMA


PSU HRMA Weekly News (10/30/2012)

Welcome to the weekly PSU HRMA blog. We provide weekly updates on current PSU HRMA related events!


Speaker Meeting

Christina York from Marsh USA. Inc.
November 1st, 2012  SBA 140  4:15pm - 5:15pm
All majors encouraged to attend! Refreshments provided.
 
Christina York is the Vice President of US HR Operations for Marsh USA. Inc, the world's leading insurance broker and risk advisor. Over the course of her 15 years at Marsh she has also served as a Regional HR Business Partner supporting various businesses and geographies. She has an MBA and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources. Christina is the 2012 President of the Portland Human Resource Management Association and has held several positions on the board. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two children and family dog
Christina will be presenting on the benefits of PHRMA as well as being the inguinal speaker of HRMA’s Career Success Series. Christina will be presenting on the various tools used in personal branding.

PHRMA November Luncheon *Volunteers Needed

When:  Thursday, November 15th, 2012 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Where:  DoubleTree hotel, Lloyd Center 1000 NE Multnomah Portland, OR 97232
This is a great opportunity to become involved within PSU HRMA.  This volunteer opportunity will allow you to interact with other HR like minded professionals.  Lunch/Dinner is included.
*Volunteers are required to be members of PSU HRMA.
If you are interested in volunteering e-mail alex.busch@comcast.net with the subject line November PHRMA Luncheon.



Blog updated by: Brandon Merrill, VP of Internal Relations - PSU HRMA psuhrma@gmail.com.