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    May Dinner Meeting & Board Elections

    Date: May 13, 2013, 5:30pm – 8:00pm
    Hyatt Regency Princeton, Carnegie Center, Rt. 1.
    Networking & registration begins at 5:30pm, meeting starts at 6:00pm.
    Pre-registered: members $40, non-members $50, students and qualified In-Transition $20; All walk-ins add $10.
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    ***Approved for 1 GENERAL recertification credit by the HR Certification Institute*** 

    REGISTER & PAY:   Online registration opens up approximately two weeks prior to the event and closes the Thursday before the meeting at midnight.  Walk-ins are always welcome after that time!

    Improving Inefficient HR Systems

    Presented by:

    Tom Sonde, Principal, SilverRoad Solutions

    Facts You Should Know

    Many organizations fail to get the most out of their HR systems. While the system may work its clear there is significant room for improvement.  Most blame the software however in many cases the problem is the result of a flawed implementation and organization changes after the implementation.

    The reality is the software you already own and have installed has functionality that is not being used, is being misused and/or is not appropriately married to your processes. This presentation will discuss why your inefficiencies exist and what can be done to resolve them. 

    About our speaker:

    Tom Sonde, Principal, SilverRoad Solutions

    Tom is a principal with SilverRoad Solutions, a management consulting firm specializing in business process improvement. He has extensive experience in designing and implementing process improvement initiatives.  He has written several articles on this topic including: Finding the Hidden Values in HR Systems, Human Resources Executive magazine. 

    For additional information regarding improving your HR system please visit

    HRMA Board Elections

    Elections for the HRMA Board Officers will take place prior to the presentation.  The current nominations for the HRMA Slate of Officers for the 2013 – 2014 program year are as follows: 

    • President - Sharon Karnik, PHR
    • VP & President-Elect - Steve Blechman, SPHR
    • Treasurer - Erin Pasowski, PHR
    • Secretary - Kate Danser, PHR
    • VP- Membership - Anne Cardello, PHR
    • VP- Communications - Steve Gall

    Other nominations are welcome for all of the Slate of Officer positions. Nominations must be received by Noon EST on Wednesday, May 8, 2013.  Nominations should be e-mailed to Angela Deitch, Chapter Secretary at .