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  • 12/20/2019 4:46 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    December 5, Workforce Summit III-Diversity and Inclusion hosted approximately 50 Community professionals to discuss how diversity in our workplaces.  Dr Brian Samuel, KSU Chief Diversity Officer, facilitated a terrific educational event for everyone in attendance!

    December 7 and 14, HRMN Chapter members assisted the Riley Co EMS staff with filling the ambulance and gathering food and donations for the Flinthills Breadbasket.


    December 18, the Chapter celebrated the successes of our year and was recognized for the Diversity efforts through the year with  $500 from KS SHRM State Council Diversity Director, Lisa Carlton.


    Thank you Each Member for your Contributions and Success in 2019!!

    Cindy K. Volanti, SHRM-SCP

    HRMN Chapter President 


  • 12/20/2019 3:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

     SUPER HERO AWARD - 2019


         Please visit our HRMN website to complete your nomination form for the HR Professional who exemplifies HR-related Super Hero Qualities!

     Eligibility Criteria
    To qualify, a nominee must be:

    • A human resource professional for a minimum of one year. Students are eligible only if they meet the one year requirement.   
    • Working in the human resource field at the time of the nomination.
    • Actively participating in local, regional, national and/or international HR-related activities.

    There is no limit to the number of times a nominee may be nominated.  

  • 10/01/2019 5:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


    2019 Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award presented to Human Resources Manhattan Network

    The Kansas State Council of SHRM recognized Human Resources Manhattan Network (HRMN) as they; model, encourage and promote diversity and inclusion in the community and the workplace.  HRMN demonstrated work in the area of diversity and inclusion that goes above and beyond what is expected through normal organizational responsibilities.  In addition, this organization has worked diligently in providing a positive impact on others in the community and the workplace.  HRMN has involved community members in addressing their need to retain and recruit employees to the Manhattan community by offering a diverse and inclusive environment.  

    They are also hosting a Diversity Workshop open to the community in December. 

    The award was presented at the Kansas SHRM conference in September held in Overland Park, KS.

    Cindy Volanti, HRMN President, and Jack Allston, Diversity Director of HRMN, accepted the award. 

    As part of the award a $500 donation will be made to HRMN to be used to support their Diversity and Inclusion efforts.

     KS SHRM Council Gives Back

    The KS SHRM Council awarded the Human Resource Management Network with a check for $780 as a Chapter that had attendance at State Conference over 25% of their total membership.  Way to Go HRMN Chapter Members!  We had 30 registrations for State Conference!!!

  • 08/12/2019 3:48 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


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  • 08/02/2019 12:00 AM | Anonymous

    Human Resource Management Network (HRMN), in Manhattan, KS is hosting a study group for any individuals that are interested in obtaining either SHRM or HRCI certification this Fall. The study group will meet once a week for twelve weeks to prepare for the exam.

    The group will study for SHRM or HRCI, so the group will have to agree on which exam to study for. Participants will purchase their own study materials (at a group discounted rate).  Facilitators from HRMN will lead the study group and help prep for the exam.

    This is a great opportunity for those that have been interested but haven’t yet taken that leap, or for those that are ready to study for the next level exam.

    SHRM is accepting applications NOW through August 15, 2019, for members interested to take either the SHRM CP or SCP exam in 2019.

    Please contact Robyn Harris, HRMN Certification Director if you are interested in this opportunity!, or 785-323-3893.


  • 06/06/2019 1:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Mission Statement:   Promote human resource best practices through education and collaboration by serving professionals, organizations and communities.

    Vision Statement:   Be the catalyst to empower the advancement of human resources.


    Thank you to the Human Resource Management Network Members who participated in our Strategic Planning Workshop.  This is a result from great teamwork of HR Professionals!

    Cindy Volanti, 2019 Chapter President                                                               

  • 03/14/2019 12:01 PM | Anonymous

    I am writing to you today to ask for your involvement in a workgroup to complete our 2019 Excel Award initiatives. This year, we are planning to apply for, and receive, the Platinum Award. To be considered for a Platinum Award requires four initiatives that fall into three different categories. Since we are taking on four initiatives, we want to include you! 

    Participation in a workgroup could include; taking a leadership role, planning, documentation, or simply providing ideas and feedback. Each workgroup would be responsible for assigning an award category, setting an official goal/objective, outlining the work towards accomplishing that goal, and documenting the outcome/result of the initiative. I plan to participate in each workgroup and provide guidance towards the successful completion of these four initiatives. You can review the 2019 SHRM Excel Awards Brochure if you would like more information.

    Our Human Resources Management Network board members submitted seven great ideas for initiatives, and the following are the top four votes:

    • Student SHRM Chapter Initiative: Support the KSU Student SHRM chapter by creating alliances between the HRMN and student chapter officers and members. Increase HRMN presence and attendance at their meetings and events, and increase student attendance to HRMN meetings.
    • HRMN Networking Event at State Conference: Create a HRMN sponsored networking event for members that attend the Annual State SHRM Conference, providing additional opportunities to interact and talk about HR topics and build stronger work-relationships.
    • HR Professional of the Year Award Revamp: Revamp and update the HRMN HR Professional of the Year Award and use the new criteria to select the 2019 recipient.
    • HRMN Gives Back: Implement a philanthropy program where HRMN will donate money or items to select organizations. This initiative would increase HRMN’s participation with other organizations in the area, promote the group, and increase awareness in the community.

    In case you are not sure why we want to take on four initiatives, or why we want to include all of our HRMN members, here’s why: The Excel Award goals and initiatives allow us to increase our group visibility and effectiveness, as well as expand impact within the HR community. In short, we want to support our chapter members as well as our surrounding communities!

    So, if you would like to be more involved with HRMN, want to share your great ideas, or have a passion for any of the four ideas chosen – please let me know! I would like to have at least 2-3 members in each workgroup, and you can be in as many as you want. Please let me know by Friday, March 22, 2019 which group you would like to participate in.

    Thank you,

    Sara Wildin, SHRM-CP
    VP, Human Resource Management Network

  • 01/07/2019 4:41 PM | Anonymous

    Employers can use the free K-State job board/career services platform – Handshake – to connect with K-State grads/alumni/students. Handshake is administered by the on-campus K-State Career Center and the K-State Alumni Association partners with the K-State Career Center with these services.

    Employers can use K-State’s Handshake to post jobs of all kinds – full time, internships, seasonal, part time - and identify qualified candidates for their open positions. Employers can also use Handshake to register for K-State career fairs and manage on-campus recruitment activities. In turn, students and alumni can use Handshake to easily connect with employers, search for jobs and internships, review career fair/event information, and manage on-campus interviewing.

    K-State Handshake job board information is provided at this link:

  • 05/07/2018 4:09 PM | Anonymous

    On May 2, Graduating Seniors and Local Businesses/Employers gathered for the Apprenticeship Career Fair in the Rezac Auditorium and Main Corridors of Manhattan High.  

    Apprenticeship programs through Department of Commerce-KANSASWORKS were presented to the participating employers by; Jo Brunner, Chastity Troxel and Joseph Comfort.  Topics covered the advantages to employers of; the Workforce Innovations Fund, Kansas Health Professional Opportunities Program, Work Opportunity Tax Credits, and Opportunities to grow your workforce through Apprenticeships.

    25 employers participated in the event and approximately 40 students attended.  Students were able to walk to all tables to visit with the employers on their employment opportunities.

    HRMN employers that participated included:  Midwest Concrete Materials, GTM/Champion Sports Wear, Advanced Property Management, Bayer Construction, Blueville Nursery, Kansas State University Human Capital Services, Riley County and Meadowlark Hills Retirement Community.

    The event was co-sponsored by the Pottawatomie County Economic Development, Wamego Chamber of Commerce and Manhattan Chamber of Commerce. 

    Coordination of the event was provided by; Jo Brunner, KANSASWORKS Supervisor and HRMN Member, Craig Poe, Midwest Concrete Materials Director of HR and HRMN Program Chair, and Jack Allston, Director of Pottawatomie County Economic Development Corp and HRMN Professional Development Chair.

    This event is part of the HRMN EXCEL initiative program that focuses in the area of Advancing the HR Profession Category.  “Initiatives advancing the HR profession by creating awareness with or supporting key constituents including workplace, government and regulatory representatives, employers, schools, media and the community at large.  Activities may be outreach and awareness programs, government or public affairs, raising funds and supporting the SHRM Foundation’s annual initiative to build inclusive organizations, or focus on key issues such as inclusion, diversity, or workforce readiness.”

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