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WELCOME MESSAGE HR Shore to Shore At the conclusion of this conference, we hope you depart better prepared to meet the challenges we face in the pursuit of prosperity for our employers, co-workers, and fellow citizens. We each play a very important role in that endeavor. O n behalf of the Michigan Council of SHRM, I am excited to welcome you to the 2015 Michigan SHRM Conference and Exposition in Grand Rapids! For more than 25 years, this annual conference has delivered tremendous value to business professionals throughout the state of Michigan and other parts of the Midwest. A vast team of volunteers work tirelessly each year to make each conference better than the last, while keeping each attendee's professional development and success in mind. From the technical knowledge imparted and the competencies groomed to the professional connections you'll make, this is an event like no other in the state. Nowhere else can you make these connections and earn an abundance of recertification credits (both HRCI and SHRM) within three days of amazing presentations and sessions. The most "bang for your buck," as they say. Discover limitless possibilities with your HR budget. We make it simple. Buck Consultants at Xerox can help your HR programs reach heights you never thought possible. We ensure your budget is applied wisely and leads to exceptional outcomes for your organization and for the health, wealth and careers of your people. All of which helps you take off to do remarkable things. ©2015 Xerox Corporation. All rights reserved. Xerox® and Xerox and Design® are trademarks of Xerox Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Buck Consultants® is a registered trademark of Buck Consultants, LLC, in the United States and/or other countries. 6 2015 MISHRM State Conference * Oct. 14-16 750501_Buck.indd 1 Jeff Tomschin From the Executive Conference and Legal Summit on Wednesday through the traditional conference breakout sessions on Thursday and Friday, you will learn and share the most up-to-date information on a variety of trending topics. You will also be inspired by our fantastic lineup of keynote speakers who will impact your perspective and broaden your approach to business and your career. Additionally, we will be presenting two Top HR Professional awards during the conference closing luncheon. This exciting new award was introduced in 2014 to formally recognize achievement in the field of HR in Michigan. This year's conference is hosted by two local SHRM chapters: Association for Human Resource Management (AHRM) in Grand Rapids and Lakeshore Human Resource Management Association (LHRMA) in Holland. Our conference chairperson, ChrisAnn Martini, and our conference liaison to the board, Michael Pachuta, along with numerous others on the host committee, have dedicated significant volunteer hours toward this event. Additionally, we have 100+ exhibitors and sponsors. Please join me in thanking our volunteers and supporting our sponsors - this event would not be possible without them. Have a great conference experience! Jeff Tomschin SPHR, GPHR, CBP, CCP Director, Michigan Council of SHRM Registration online only at 09/06/15 11:38 PM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of HR Connections Michigan 2015

Welcome Message
Thank You to Sponsors
Conference at a Glance
You Think You’re Connected
Mock Trial: Employment Law and Litigation
Employers: It’s a Great Time to Review Your Background Screening Program
Day of Development
Speaker Bios
Index of Advertisers/

HR Connections Michigan 2015