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    March Chapter Meeting - Effective Workplace Communication: Promoting Success Through a Culture of Trust and Belief

    Date: March 17, 2016, 7:30am – 9:00am
    Greater Baton Rouge SHRM
    Juban's Restaurant
    $0.00 Members/$30.00 Non-Members
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    Effective Workplace Communication:  Promoting Success Through a Culture of Trust and Belief

    SHRM and other research studies indicate that effective workplace communication plays a key role in business success.  For HR professionals, the ability to communicate effectively is a critical competency to be able to contribute to that success.  In this session, you will learn the benefits of effective workplace communication, strategies for building a culture of trust and belief, the importance of effective communication as an HR competency, and the skills you need to develop to be a proficient communicator.

    Sherry Johnson, SHRM-SCP, CAE is Field Services Director for SHRM, based in Round Rock, Texas – in the Austin area.  She supports the states of Arkansas, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas.  Sherry serves as SHRM’s staff liaison to the Government Affairs Core Leadership Area, for the Advocacy Team initiative, and she is a member of the SHRM Speaker’s Bureau.

    Sherry has worked in the HR profession for over 15+ years with industry experience in not-for-profit community organizations, public education, and entrepreneurial experience as owner of a small business.  Prior to joining SHRM as a staff member, in 2009, she served as president for her local SHRM affiliated chapter and she held a seat on the Texas SHRM State Council.

    Sherry is an active community volunteer.  She has served on her local district school board of trustees; she participated on a legislative advocacy group, working with state legislators to address educational issues affecting public school districts in Texas; and, for several years she served as the volunteer coordinator for the regional Special Olympics track meet.

    Sherry currently serves on the Advisory Boards for the Concordia University-Austin Human Resource Management Degree Program and the South University-Austin School of Business.  And, she’s a member of the Membership Development Committee for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE).

    Sherry holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management; she received her Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources (SHRM-SCP) designation from the Society for Human Resources; and, she earned her Certified Association Executive (CAE) credential from the ASAE Certified Association Executive Commission.  She is a graduate of the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Leadership Program, earning Master Trustee designation.