You are a member of the HRO Today Association – but what exactly does this mean?
- You are part of a global community powered by HRO Today, the most-read HR publication.
- You have access to a diverse menu of benefits and can mix and match opportunities to create your ideal membership experience.
- You have increased opportunities to connect with peers who are passionate about HR and the impact it can make.
- You can consistently hone the skills needed to Improve the quality, effectiveness, and efficiency of your HR operations.
How can you engage in the HRO Today Association?
Member Directory: Have you updated your profile in the Member Directory so that peers can find you? Make sure you mention areas of expertise AND those areas in which you are looking to improve to make your connections even more targeted!
ACTION ITEM: Please click here to login and update your profile, using your email for the username and HROTSTA for the temporary password (if you have not yet changed it).
Member Newsletter: The newsletter is a quick and easy way to stay updated on Association initiatives and activities. Members are invited to showcase thought leadership by submitting an article or links to existing resources. You can also get to know the member network on a more personal level by being the focus of our Member Profile (view past profiles here).
ACTION ITEM: Review the latest edition on our newsletter page and then send your content to Wendy.Metzgar@SharedXpertise.com. (And don’t be shy – nominate yourself for the Member Profile while you’re at it!)
Professional Development Livestreams: These sessions offer a convenient platform for members to share success stories and make meaningful connections with peers who have experienced the same challenges. Members are invited to be participants and presenters.
ACTION ITEM: To participate in or view a livestream, review our livestream calendar OR browse our on-demand library (available to watch at your convenience). If you are interested in presenting a livestream (don’t be shy!), get details about formats, sample sessions, and other information here. General questions can be referred to Wendy.Metzgar@SharedXpertise.com.
Featured Member Resources: Our featured content page is an online portal where existing content (so, no extra work!) can be published to expand the audience and increase visibility for the authors while also facilitating connections and best-practice sharing. We recommend repurposing blog posts, articles, white papers – items your team has generated that other HR professionals would find useful.
ACTION ITEMS: It’s easy enough to submit content – just email it to Wendy.Metzgar@SharedXpertise.com to start the process.
Committees: Working on these groups can expand contacts and skill sets – the time commitment is minimal while the rewards can be great. Now is the perfect time to join one of these groups as they are tackling new projects and are recharged for the year.
ACTION ITEM: Read more about our different committees, the projects they are workig on, and the time commitment involved on our Committee page.
More ways to maximize your membership:
Read the Association’s Value Proposition. Which area(s) are most important to you and how will you make it happen?
Contact an HRO Today Association staff member to ask about the best way to maximize your membership.
Submit feedback on your membership experience to date or a new idea for us to consider.
Find and connect with another member (maybe a committee co-chair or board member) to learn more about those groups.
Use the Member Directory to find someone working in your industry to share best practices with.
Contact a previous Association award finalist or winner to learn more about their success.