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Mark your calendars for the 2nd Tuesday of every month to attend a dynamic Human Resource Program!

The time of the program rotates each month, throughout the calendar quarter, generally* as follows:

 1st Month of each Quarter Morning Meeting 7:30am - 9:00am
 2nd Month of each Quarter Lunch Meeting 11:30am - 1:00pm
 3rd Month of each Quarter Evening Meeting 3:30pm - 5:00pm

*Note: Times may be altered for special presentations watch the newsletter and website for details.

General Monthly Meeting - Meeting Agenda Example:

 7:30 - 7:45 Registration & Networking
 7:45 - 7:55  Announcements & Chapter Business
 7:55 - 9:00 Speaker Introduction, Presentation & Questions

Upcoming events

    • 16 Aug 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:20 AM (CDT)
    • City of Conroe - Conroe Tower - 300 West Davis Street, Conroe, TX - 1st Floor
    Register

    AUGUST LOCATION: IN-PERSON

    300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Texas - Council Chambers, 1st Floor


    Identity Theft and HR - Learn to Deter, Detect, & Defend

    Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST)    10:15*AM-11:20AM (*Registration 10:00AM-10:15AM)

    Presented by:  Frank Mulcahy, Founder - Mulcahy Associates

     

    “Identity Theft has Exploded into a Serious International Problem”

    Not only do businesses suffer direct losses due to this crime, but inadequate security and poor business practices may open a company up to liability suits, fines, and loss of clientele. A company must take
    adequate steps to protect the confidential information of its customers.

    - How is Identity Theft a concern for Human Resource professionals?

    - How has the Remote-Work-from-Home Era Intensified Identity Theft?

    While no one can totally prevent identity theft due to the human element of this crime, there are steps that a company can take to minimize risk factors for all of us.


    Participants Learning Objectives:

      • Examine the inherent risk of identity theft in the workplace
      • Review sources of identity theft, harmful effects for staff / organization, and economic costs
      • Evaluate why identity theft occurs and explore types and characteristics of breaches
      • Discuss how to develop a well-defined policy and training program to help minimize identity theft
      • Explore wise use of Social Media to protect your organization
      • Discover strategies to equip employees tools and resources to help keep personal information protected

       

      Frank Mulcahy is an International Speaker-Trainer.  His business services firm specializes in Identity theft
      prevention by studying and training companies on human behavior element in prevention.  
       

      Mr. Mulcahy has extensive experience and expertise in fighting fraud by providing practical ways to increase awareness and expose potential new threats. He details how these crimes occur and will offer comprehensive risk management strategies to minimize their associated risks.

      Frank Mulcahy is best defined as a "Change Catalyst' because his interventions create results in record time.  This success is based on the belief that behavior is an outcome, not an input.  He understands that to bring individuals into action you need to change their belief system - and that requires a very different approach.  Frank's knowledge & methodology can quickly nudge old habits into new behaviors providing the spark needed to reset the mindset of your organization. 

      To learn more about Frank Mulcahy, visit: www.mulcahyassoc.com 
      www.Youtube.com/FrankMulcahy 
      or  www.BookFrankMulcahy.com

       

        

      • 16 Aug 2022
      • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM (CDT)
      • City of Conroe - Conroe Tower - 300 West Davis Street, Conroe, TX - 1st Floor
      Register

      AUGUST LOCATION: IN-PERSON

      300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Texas - Council Chambers, 1st Floor


      Workplace Bullying in the COVID Era

      Program 2 - MC-SHRM General Meeting   11:45*AM-1:00PM (*Registration 11:30AM-11:45AM)

      Presented by: Frank Mulcahy, Founder - Mulcahy Associates

       

      A quarter of American workers directly experience bullying; 65.6 million workers, including witnesses, are affected. Employers suffer turnover, absenteeism, presenteeism, and payouts for severances and settlements. These costs are preventable. Employers may ignore bullying. State laws mandating training are increasing.

      Learn how to address bullying using evidence-based tools from the firm recognized as the originator of U.S. workplace bullying solutions. Prepare for compliance.  

      .

      Participants Learning Objectives:

      • Identify bullying behaviors and reasons these types of abusive behavior occur within organizations    
      • Discuss the impact of bullying - how it affects the health, family life, and productivity of employees
      • Explore the “New Remote Work from Home Bullying Dilemma”   
      • Recognize current legal protections and proposed anti-bullying legislation    
      • Examine novel approach to HR analytics to show the bottom-line losses from bullying and equip managers / supervisors with strategies to increase employee trust and engagement    
      • Develop Strategies for Creating a Culture of Respect    


          Frank Mulcahy is an International Speaker-Trainer.  His business services firm specializes in Identity theft
          prevention by studying and training companies on human behavior element in prevention.  

          Mr. Mulcahy has extensive experience and expertise in fighting fraud by providing practical ways to increase awareness and expose potential new threats. He details how these crimes occur and will offer comprehensive risk management strategies to minimize their associated risks.

          Frank Mulcahy is best defined as a "Change Catalyst' because his interventions create results in record time.  This success is based on the belief that behavior is an outcome, not an input.  He understands that to bring individuals into action you need to change their belief system - and that requires a very different approach.  Frank's knowledge & methodology can quickly nudge old habits into new behaviors providing the spark needed to reset the mindset of your organization. 

          To learn more about Frank Mulcahy, visit: www.mulcahyassoc.com 
          www.Youtube.com/FrankMulcahy 
          or  www.BookFrankMulcahy.com
           

          • 13 Sep 2022
          • 2:00 PM - 3:20 PM (CDT)
          • City of Conroe - Conroe Tower - 300 West Davis Street, Conroe, TX - 1st Floor
          Register

          SEPTEMBER LOCATION: IN-PERSON

          300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Texas - Council Chambers, 1st Floor


          OSHA Recordkeeping and Reporting

          Program 1 - MC-SHRM Members Only Special Topic (MOST)    2:20*PM-3:20PM (*Registration 2:00PM-2:15PM)

          Presented by:  James Shelton, M.S., Compliance Assistance Specialist - Houston North OSHA Area Office

           

          OSHA recordkeeping and reporting requirements is an important fundamental

          requirement and is becoming even more important as OSHA focuses on injuries and illnesses in the workplace. 

          Participants Learning Objectives:

          • Understand the basic OSHA recordkeeping forms and recordability requirements
          • Clarify electronic reporting and the reporting requirements for fatalities and serious incidents
          • Discuss the electronic reporting requirements and proposed changes
          • Be able to find recordkeeping resources and answers on the OSHA website

             

            James Shelton (Jim) -  has been with the OSHA Houston North Area Office since 1996. In 2004 Jim became the Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) which is a non-enforcement position within OSHA responsible for outreach, training, and assistance to employees, employers, and industry groups.  The CAS also provides support to, maintain, and develop OSHA alliances and partnerships and assists on Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) audit teams. 

            Prior to becoming the CAS, Jim was an OSHA inspector and conducted enforcement inspections on hundreds of worksites and investigated numerous workplace fatalities. Jim received the 2020 Safety Associate of the Year award from the Associated General Contractors Houston Chapter, the 2017 Safety Professional of the Year award from the Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Society Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the FY 2016 OSHA award for Training Excellence. Mr. Shelton has a M.S.
            Degree in Safety Management and a B.S Degree in Industrial Safety and Industrial Security both from Central Missouri State University.


            To connect with James Shelton Shelton.James@dol.gov

            To learn more about OSHA, visit: dol.gov

            • 13 Sep 2022
            • 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CDT)
            • City of Conroe - Conroe Tower - 300 West Davis Street, Conroe, TX - 1st Floor
            Register

            SEPTEMBER LOCATION: IN-PERSON

            300 W. Davis Street, Conroe, Texas - Council Chambers, 1st Floor


            Why am I Getting Inspected by OSHA

            Program 2 - MC-SHRM General Meeting   3:50*PM-5:00PM (*Registration 3:30PM-3:45PM)

            Presented by: James Shelton, M.S., Compliance Assistance Specialist - Houston North OSHA Area Office

             

            The first question every employer asks to an OSHA inspector is ‘why are you here?’. Understand what triggers an OSHA inspection and what they are focusing on.

            Participants Learning Objectives:

              • Understand OSHA inspection priorities and why your company may have an OSHA inspection 
              • Discuss OSHA emphasis areas which may trigger an OSHA inspection
              • Clarify major hazards and industries OSHA is focusing on for future new rules 


                James Shelton (Jim) -  has been with the OSHA Houston North Area Office since 1996. In 2004 Jim became the Compliance Assistance Specialist (CAS) which is a non-enforcement position within OSHA responsible for outreach, training, and assistance to employees, employers, and industry groups.  The CAS also provides support to, maintain, and develop OSHA alliances and partnerships and assists on Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) audit teams. 

                Prior to becoming the CAS, Jim was an OSHA inspector and conducted enforcement inspections on hundreds of worksites and investigated numerous workplace fatalities. Jim received the 2020 Safety Associate of the Year award from the Associated General Contractors Houston Chapter, the 2017 Safety Professional of the Year award from the Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Society Safety Engineers (ASSE) and the FY 2016 OSHA award for Training Excellence. Mr. Shelton has a M.S.
                Degree in Safety Management and a B.S Degree in Industrial Safety and Industrial Security both from Central Missouri State University.

                To connect with James Shelton Shelton.James@dol.gov

                To learn more about OSHA, visit: dol.gov

                • 11 Oct 2022
                • 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM (CDT)
                • October will be: Zoom Virtual Meeting
                Register

                Benefit Benchmarking Data Reveal - Local & National

                Program - MC-SHRM General Meeting   7:45*AM-9:00AM (*Registration 7:30AM-7:45AM)


                Presented By: Ryan Johnson, Senior Partner - Alera Group: Texas


                This session will provide Benefit Benchmarking Data from more than 20,000 mid-market employers showing what employee benefit plan designs look like locally as well as across the country. Strategies will be shared that employers are utilizing to better engage their employees and manage their plan costs. Attendees will gain insights on what a Top Performing Benefit Program consists of so they can implement aspects that fit their culture and organizational goals.

                Participant Learning Objectives:

                • Examine what plan designs employers offer their employees
                • Review what employers are paying for coverage and costs being charged to employees
                • Evaluate key considerations when designing a Top Performing Benefit Program

                 

                    Ryan Johnson specializes in working with mid-market employers to provide their employees with the best benefits at the right cost. He is a problem-solver and provides innovative solutions that deliver his clients with the best outcomes. Ryan listens to his clients and their goals to create a tailored program that ensures they receive the best return on their investment from their benefit program.

                    He is involved in all aspects of negotiations, plan architecture, contribution strategy, carrier selection, employee communication, and ongoing support. His clients appreciate his high attention to detail, responsiveness to issues or questions, and his ability to provide reliable data to make informed decisions. Ryan’s creative and progressive ideas have helped many employers save millions of dollars while maintaining a rich benefit offering.

                    Ryan joined the Alera Group team in 2011. Prior to working with Alera, Ryan was a top Consultant for one of the top 10 largest national insurance brokers in the country, Brown & Brown, Inc. Prior to Brown & Brown, Inc., he worked for HIG Capital, a private equity firm, where he was responsible for sourcing and assessing new investment opportunities in rapidly growing companies. He also worked for The Southwestern Company where he was a top salesperson and sales manager.

                    Ryan is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business where he majored in Finance and Marketing. He continues to stay active with his alma mater by serving on the Board of the Texas Exes Houston Chapter.

                    To Learn more about Ryan Johnson, visit: https://tx.aleragroup.com/  

                     

                     

                    *By registering for this event, you grant permission to all the foregoing to use your name, voice and images of yourself in any photographs, motion pictures, results, publications or any other print, videographic or electronic recording of this event for legitimate purposes.*

                    • 11 Oct 2022
                    • 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM (CDT)
                    • October will be: Zoom Virtual Meeting
                    Register

                    Advanced Strategies to Combat Rising Health Plan Costs

                    Program - MC-SHRM General Meeting   9:05*AM-10:15AM (*Registration 9:00AM-9:05AM)


                    Presented By: Ryan Johnson, Senior Partner - Alera Group: Texas


                    This session will include information about cost drivers affecting employers’ health plan costs and solutions employers can implement to control or reduce them. We will discuss opportunities to increase transparency in your plan costs, drive better utilization from your membership, ensure your plan is not overpaying for services / coverage, and examine some more progressive approaches. This will help you make sense of many buzz words being thrown around so you know which solutions may make sense to better pursue.

                    Participant Learning Objectives:

                    • Identify cost-drivers employers should be monitoring in their health plan
                    • Explore various strategies in the employee benefit plan marketplace and know the pros and cons of these solutions
                    • Discuss a 3 - 5 year plan to become a Top Performing Health Plan

                       

                          Ryan Johnson specializes in working with mid-market employers to provide their employees with the best benefits at the right cost. He is a problem-solver and provides innovative solutions that deliver his clients with the best outcomes. Ryan listens to his clients and their goals to create a tailored program that ensures they receive the best return on their investment from their benefit program.

                          He is involved in all aspects of negotiations, plan architecture, contribution strategy, carrier selection, employee communication, and ongoing support. His clients appreciate his high attention to detail, responsiveness to issues or questions, and his ability to provide reliable data to make informed decisions. Ryan’s creative and progressive ideas have helped many employers save millions of dollars while maintaining a rich benefit offering.

                          Ryan joined the Alera Group team in 2011. Prior to working with Alera, Ryan was a top Consultant for one of the top 10 largest national insurance brokers in the country, Brown & Brown, Inc. Prior to Brown & Brown, Inc., he worked for HIG Capital, a private equity firm, where he was responsible for sourcing and assessing new investment opportunities in rapidly growing companies. He also worked for The Southwestern Company where he was a top salesperson and sales manager.

                          Ryan is a native Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin McCombs School of Business where he majored in Finance and Marketing. He continues to stay active with his alma mater by serving on the Board of the Texas Exes Houston Chapter.

                          To Learn more about Ryan Johnson, visit: https://tx.aleragroup.com/  

                           

                           

                          *By registering for this event, you grant permission to all the foregoing to use your name, voice and images of yourself in any photographs, motion pictures, results, publications or any other print, videographic or electronic recording of this event for legitimate purposes.*

                        Past events

                        12 Jul 2022 July 2022 - General Meeting
                        14 Jun 2022 June 2022 - General Meeting
                        14 Jun 2022 June 2022 - MOST Meeting
                        10 May 2022 May 2022 - General Meeting
                        10 May 2022 May 2022 - MOST Meeting
                        12 Apr 2022 April 2022 - General Meeting
                        25 Mar 2022 JOBfest - LSC Student RSVP
                        25 Mar 2022 JOBfest
                        25 Mar 2022 JOBfest Volunteers Needed -
                        8 Mar 2022 March 2022 - General Meeting
                        8 Mar 2022 March 2022 - MOST Meeting
                        8 Feb 2022 February 2022 - General Meeting
                        8 Feb 2022 February 2022 - MOST Meeting
                        18 Jan 2022 January 2022 - General Meeting
                        14 Dec 2021 Annual Holiday Party
                        9 Nov 2021 November 2021 - General Meeting
                        9 Nov 2021 November 2021 - MOST Meeting
                        19 Oct 2021 October 2021 - General Meeting
                        21 Sep 2021 September 2021 - General Meeting
                        21 Sep 2021 September 2021 - MOST Meeting
                        27 Aug 2021 JOBfest
                        17 Aug 2021 August 2021 - General Meeting
                        17 Aug 2021 August 2021 - MOST Meeting
                        13 Jul 2021 July 2021 - General Meeting
                        8 Jun 2021 June 2021 - General Meeting
                        8 Jun 2021 June 2021 - MOST Meeting
                        11 May 2021 May 2021 - General Meeting
                        11 May 2021 May 2021 - MOST Meeting
                        13 Apr 2021 April 2021 - General Meeting
                        9 Mar 2021 March 2021 - General Meeting
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                        9 Feb 2021 February 2021 - General Meeting
                        9 Feb 2021 February 2021 - MOST Meeting
                        12 Jan 2021 January 2021 - General Meeting
                        8 Dec 2020 December 2020 - General Meeting
                        8 Dec 2020 December 2020 - MOST Meeting
                        10 Nov 2020 November 2020 - General Meeting
                        10 Nov 2020 November 2020 - MOST Meeting
                        13 Oct 2020 October 2020 - General Meeting
                        15 Sep 2020 September 2020 - General Meeting
                        15 Sep 2020 September 2020 - MOST Meeting
                        11 Aug 2020 August 2020 - General Meeting
                        11 Aug 2020 August 2020 - MOST Meeting
                        14 Jul 2020 July 2020 - General Meeting
                        9 Jun 2020 June 2020 - General Meeting
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                        12 May 2020 May 2020 - General Meeting
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                        17 Mar 2020 Test March 2020 - General Meeting

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                        (936) 321-2370


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