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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

 

Greetings to our Current and Prospective Members!!

Welcome to the National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) Atlanta Chapter’s website! It is my great honor and pleasure to serve as president and to share information about our great chapter.

NAAAHR is a dynamic and growing organization which exists to provide a forum where African American Human Resource professionals can gain information and experience, share best practices, and network.

CHAPTER NEWS

We Look Forward to Seeing you at our Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet 

Wednesday November 12, 2014

Please see our video from last year's event here !

NAAAHR Atlanta is committed to ensuring that we support future African American HR leaders. If you or someone you know is majoring in Human Resources or HR-related major, please share this $500 scholarship opportunity with them. Also share with HR faculty, campus leaders, and student organizations. Scholarship will be awarded Nov.12 at chapter's Scholarship and Awards Dinner.  

Application deadline EXTENDED: October 29, 2014 

 Apply Now

Scholarship Questions?

Michelle Skipper michelle.A.Skipper@kp.org

Eileen Gray president@naaahratlanta.org

Lessons from Dr. Kym Harris & Deborah Wilson  

Please see link for a recap of our March and April Chapter Meetings.

 NAAAHR Atlanta Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet 

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 5:30pm

Georgia Power Headquarters 
241 Ralph McGill Blvd Atlanta GA


We are excited to hear Tom Darrow lead a dynamic discussion on

"How to Manage Your Career in HR"

Thomas M. Darrow is the Founder and Principal of Talent Connections, LLC and Career Spa, LLC.  Chair-Elect, SHRM Foundation.  Past President, SHRM-Atlanta. 

Since 1999, the Atlanta based professional services firm has specialized in recruiting—including recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), executive search, HR consulting, and contract recruiting.  Talent Connections was named in 2007 and 2008 to the Inc. 500 list of America’s fastest growing private companies for realizing 1700% revenue growth.

In March, 2009, Tom teamed with nationally recognized recruiting and career transition experts to launch Career Spa, LLC (www.careerspa.net).  The career transition company is revolutionizing the way unemployed and misemployed workers are equipped to assess and proactively manage their career transitions. 

Tom has over 25 years experience in the Human Resources and Recruitment profession -- including 9 years with Price Waterhouse and Accenture.
 
He served as President of SHRM-Atlanta in 2006 and 2007.  Under his leadership, SHRM-Atlanta grew by over 1,000 members (60%) to become the largest city Chapter in the country out of 600 Chapters. 
 
He currently is Chair-Elect of the Board of the SHRM Foundation, and serves on the Board of Advisors of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and is Chair of the Board of the Inward Bound Center for Nonprofit Leadership.  He is also Founder and President of The Atlanta HR Prayer Breakfast and The Leadership Counsel.
 
Previously, he has served on the Boards of SHRM-Atlanta, the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metro Atlanta and The Partnership Against Domestic Violence. 
 
Tom earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting from the University of Notre Dame. 
 
Tom lives in Murphy, North Carolina and Smyrn a, Georgia with his wife Anne and their parrot, Mango.  

We look forward to seeing you on November 12th!!!

 


 

       

NAAAHR Atlanta is committed to ensuring that we support future African American HR leaders. If you or someone you know is majoring in Human Resources or HR-related major, please share this $500 scholarship opportunity with them. Also share with HR faculty, campus leaders, and student organizations. NAAAHR Atlanta's Scholarship will be awarded at our Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner on November 12, 2014.  Our Guest Speaker will be Thomas M. Darrow, SPHR, Founder and Principal of Talent Connections, LLC (www.talentconnections.net).  

Application deadline EXTENDED: October 29, 2014

 Apply Now

Scholarship Questions?

Michelle Skipper michelle.A.Skipper@kp.org

Eileen Gray president@naaahratlanta.org

                                          

Career Management

CAREER MANAGEMENT FOR HR LEADERS and HR PROFESSIONALS
NAAAHR is pleased to announce new 2014 partnership 


Complimentary career management services are available to NAAAHR Members. Gain insight and learn practical methods for proactively managing your career from NAAAHR Atlanta partner Career Spa, LLC.www.careerspa.net.

  • Two-day workshop packages for HR Leaders (Workshop offered monthly. Check Event Calender for dates)
  • Webinar packages for HR Professionals

  

For additional details and registration information Read More

Corporate Sponsors:

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     NAAAHR Atlanta has members and supporters representing various levels within their organizations.  
We look to network with organizations to be resource partners for our members and supporters.
Are you looking to support our mission and build brand recognition for your organization?
Please contact Sharmeen Patil, VP Fundraising, regarding sponsorship opportunities at sharmeenali@yahoo.com   

Strategic Sponsors: