Human Resource Management Network

Upcoming events

    • 08/18/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • ZOOM

    Presented by Aaron Wells - USI.

    More details coming soon!

    • 09/22/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • ZOOM

    Beginning HR Professional Series - Investments 101: More details coming soon!

    Presented by Lucy Williams, the Vice President and Trust Officer at The Trust Company, where she has been a part of their management team since 2004. Williams began her career in banking in 1980 at the Union National Bank & Trust Company in Manhattan where she was the assistant to the President. She later became the Personnel Director where she was responsible for administering services for 90 employees and then a Personal Banking Officer assisting high-net worth bank customers with personalized banking services.

    When Union National was purchased by Commerce Bank in 1992, Williams was promoted to Vice President and Trust Officer. She was responsible for personal trust administration, investment management, and financial planning for individuals, trusts and individual retirement accounts.

    Since her move to The Trust Company, she continues with those responsibilities in addition to working with charitable organizations.

    Williams is active in the Manhattan community. She is a member of the Konza Rotary Club, where she served as President in 2015-2016. She is a past Chair of the Board for the Manhattan Area Chamber of Commerce as well as past Chair of their Audit Committee, past Chair of the Chamber’s Leadership Manhattan program and just completed her term as Chair of the Business Advocacy Committee.. She is a charter/founding member of the Fairy Godmothers Fund Advisory Committee and currently serves on their Grants Committee through the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation, where she is a Trustee. Williams is a member of the HUG Grant committee, which is a new initiative of the Fairy Godmothers Fund. She is a past Board Member of the KSU Research Foundation, Konza United Way, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Endowment Fund, Manhattan Day Care, K-State’s Women’s Studies Program Advisory Council, and past Chair of the Meadowlark Hills Foundation.

    She also just began her second term on the AIB International Board of Trustees, a global organization headquartered in Manhattan.

    She was a member of the 2007 Leadership Manhattan class and the Flinthills Leadership Class of 2002. Also in 2002, she received the Greater Manhattan Community Foundation Volunteer of the Year award, and in 2007 and 2010 they recognized her as the Professional Advisor of the Year. She was the recipient of the 2016 Leadership Manhattan’s Lyle Butler Distinguished Leadership Award.

    Williams earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising from the Pennsylvania State University and received the designation of Certified Financial Planner in 1988.

    • 10/13/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (CDT)
    • ZOOM

    Participants will learn the value of fair chance hiring to obtain a motivated and skilled workforce in an often overlooked population. Participants will learn the value of a partnership with KDOC and learn what KDOC is doing to prepare justice involved individuals for the workplace, including education, programs, vocational training, on-the-job training partnerships with community organizations and supports and incentives.

    Speaker: Cindy Villarreal, Kansas Department of Corrections

    Cindy Villarreal, Kansas Department of Corrections, is an Offender Workforce Development and Employment Retention Specialist and certified trainer, with over 20 years' experience in the field. She graduated from Fort Hays State University with a Bachelors' in Music Education and after a time in banking and early childhood education, found her passion in workforce development. As part of the KDOC reentry team, she prepares justice involved individuals to become productive and valued employees and responsible citizens. She has presented at many levels including local, regional, and national offender employment conferences, where her workshop was reviewed as being one of the best on the subject due to practical advice and techniques given towards success in Second Chance and Fair Chance Employment.

    • 11/17/2021
    • 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (CST)
    • ZOOM

    Presented by Tim Davis with Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP.

    More details coming soon!

    Tim advises clients on all aspects of the employer/employee relationship, including compliance with the NLRA, FMLA, Title VII, ADA, FLSA, EPA, OSHA, Executive Order 11246, ERISA and state and local employment statutes. He has assisted numerous clients in proactively addressing issues involving complex termination scenarios, the maintenance of union-free operations, the development of non-discrimination policies, investigation procedures and training materials, the development of FMLA and ADA compliance policies, the design and implementation of internal FLSA and EPA audits and the preparation of employee handbooks and procedure manuals.

    In addition to his advice in the area of policy development and problem avoidance, Tim has extensive experience representing clients before the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Labor’s Wage & Hour Division and in federal and state court. He has also represented employers in all aspects of union organizing campaigns, including interpreting the NLRA as it relates to union organizing efforts, developing responses to these efforts and advising employers on what they can and cannot do during a union campaign. Tim is a sought after speaker on a variety of employment law issues and has given numerous training seminars and speeches to human resources, trade, and employer groups. Tim is also the office head of the firm’s Kansas City Office.

    Before joining Constangy, Tim was with the law firm of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal.

Past events

07/21/2021 Legislative Updates
06/16/2021 Unemployment - Fraud Claims and Updates
05/19/2021 Critical Incident and HR
05/12/2021 Beginning HR Professional Series - I9s and What You Need to Know
04/22/2021 Creating & Delivering an Amazing Internship Program
04/21/2021 HR Investigations 101
03/17/2021 Mental Health - After COVID-19
02/17/2021 Unconscious Bias
01/20/2021 Retaliation - What You Didn't Know
01/19/2021 HRMN - 517: Networking
12/17/2020 HRMN - 517: Networking
12/09/2020 Attracting & Retaining Diverse K-State Talent: Project IMPACT @ K-State
11/17/2020 HRMN - 517: Networking
10/21/2020 Implicit Bias in the Workplace and Performance Documentation to Prevent Legal Claims
10/16/2020 HRMN - 517: Networking
09/16/2020 Navigating COVID-19 in the Workplace
08/19/2020 Worker's Compensation 101
08/17/2020 HRMN - 517: Networking
07/17/2020 HRMN - 517: Networking
07/15/2020 Be in the KNOW! Legislative Update
07/15/2020 Be in the KNOW! Employment Law
06/17/2020 HRMN - 517: Networking
06/10/2020 Trust VS Suspicion - Momentum Leadership Consulting
05/27/2020 Productivity Everywhere! - Momentum Leadership Consulting
05/18/2020 HRMN - 517: Networking - Virtual Meeting!!!!
05/13/2020 Mental Health -Anxiety and Depression in the Workplace
04/29/2020 HR Metrics & Analysis
04/15/2020 CANCELLED - HR101 - Advance your Knowledge either as a Beginner or a Career Professional!
03/18/2020 CANCELLED - Mental Health-Anxiety and Depression in the Workplace
02/19/2020 Workplace Etiquette
01/15/2020 Mentoring in your organization - Mike Henke
12/18/2019 End of Year Celebration - Meet our 2020 Directors!!
11/06/2019 November HRMN Annual Meeting - Learn Your Strengths
10/16/2019 Human Resources: The Juggler’s Lament (meeting with KSU SHRM)
09/18/2019 September HRMN Meeting - Registered Apprenticeship Program
09/11/2019 2019 KS SHRM Conference
08/21/2019 Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace
07/17/2019 What HR managers & business owners need to know about Immigration Law
06/19/2019 Kansas Legislative Update
05/15/2019 Transition Assistance - Soldier for Life
05/01/2019 May 1, 2019 - 2nd Annual Apprenticeship Career Fair at MHS
04/17/2019 Effective Conflict Resolution - Conflict Mode Workshop
03/27/2019 Strategic Planning & Budgeting Workshop
02/20/2019 Motivating Employees Through Reward, Recognition, and Feedback
02/12/2019 KSSHRM Employment Law & Employee Benefits Conference
01/16/2019 Financial Planning and Digital Assets
01/10/2019 Crucial Conversations
12/19/2018 Quality Performance Evaluations - Presentation and Round Table Discussions
12/05/2018 Conducting a Successful Internal Investigation regarding Employee Discipline
11/07/2018 Addressing Workplace Violence - Annual HRMN Meeting
10/17/2018 October HRMN Meeting - Workforce Planning - WorkKeys
09/20/2018 2018 KS SHRM Conference
09/12/2018 Weathering the Storm: Smooth Sailing In the Workplace
08/15/2018 Tax Law Changes
07/18/2018 60 Second Coach - How to Lead Your People in 60 seconds
07/09/2018 HRMN Fall Study Group Interest Meeting
06/13/2018 World Religions Presentation
05/16/2018 KS Legislative Update
04/18/2018 Workplace Wellness
03/21/2018 Mental Wellness at Work
02/21/2018 Collaborating with Multiple Generations in the Workforce
01/17/2018 TheMillionTo1Club Goal Smashing Workshop
11/01/2017 Annual Seminar
10/18/2017 Workforce Readiness/Working with Disabilities
09/13/2017 Update on Immigration Laws

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