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“Workplace Bullying: The Greatest Cost to Your Bottom Line”

How does Workplace Bullying affect your company? This presentation will describe workplace bullying, its effects on your workforce, the conflict of Theater of Bullying and Incivility detailing the role the “Alongside Standers” play in workplace bullying. This course will look at how to change the paradigm using emotional intelligence, growing courage, learning to act, the power of two concepts, and how to avoid hiring bullies in the first place. A call-to-action plan will be taught where you will be the superhero, giving you valuable tools to take to the table at your workplace.
Date:                                  October 18th 2017
Networking:                        5pm immediately following the program at the Luna Cafe
Workshop Time:                 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Presenter:                           Paul Coughlin

About the Presenter:       
aul Coughlin is the Founder and President of The Protectors, an international, freedom-from-bullying organization that combats what is now considered the #1 form of child abuse in the nation - Bullying. The Protectors is a proud partner with STOPIT, which was named by CNN as one of the leading apps changing the world for good, and which has drastically reduced bullying in schools and workplaces across the country. His writing about bullying has appeared in numerous media outlets, including Fox News Headquarters. He has appeared on Good Morning America, C-SPAN, The LA Times, The New York Times and others. He is an expert witness regarding bullying and the law. His workplace bullying training includes professional teams, including the NFL’s Baltimore Ravens and MLS’s Real Salt Lake. He is a former newspaper editor and is the author of numerous books about Bullying.  
Meeting Location:                       Ashland Hills Inn 2525 Ashland Street, Ashland OR 97520
Cost:                                          $20.00 per member / No charge for first time guests and students
                                                  $25.00 for non-member
HRCI Credit:                              5 SHRM credits | 1.5 HRCI general credits
Register:                          Note: if attending the Southern Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Conference, please register for this class using conference registration. If attending this class only, please register via EventBrite. Thank you.


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Rogue Valley– Society for Human Resource Management (RV-SHRM)
August Program

"Identity Theft in the Workplace”

We will discuss how this growing crime is affecting businesses and their employees. Never has there been a greater need for HR professionals to understand identity theft and its impact on the workplace.
ID theft is the fastest-growing white-collar crime in the US.

• There are over 45,000 victims EVERY DAY!
• Every year businesses lose millions of dollars because of identity theft and data breaches.
• The average cost of a data breach is 7.2 million dollars, up seven percent from last year.
• The average victim spends over 600 hours in the process of restoration. For an employee, the majority of this is done during business hours.
• Over three million children have already become victims of identity theft.
• Identity theft education can save employers and employees thousands of dollars in potential losses.
Date:                               August 16th, 2017
Networking:                   7:30 am to 8:00 am
Workshop Time:            8:00 am to 10:00 am
Presenter:                        Rose Barker
About the Presenter: 
Rose Barker, Certified Risk Management Consultant, is an expert on identity theft. She is requested to speak at SHRM groups and businesses across the West Coast, sharing information on how to protect companies, employees, and their families.

She is a Salem, Oregon native and avidly supports fostering local community. She is both an entrepreneur and Board President of nonprofit MERIT, a Willamette Valley micro-enterprise and small business development center.

When she's not helping businesses and employees, you can find her gardening, cycling, and playing with her cute dog Foxy.
Meeting Location:         Smullin Health Education Center - 2825 E. Barnett Road
Cost:                                 $20.00 per member / No charge for first time guests and students
                                          $25.00 for non-member
HRCI Credit:                   2.0 SHRM credits | 2.0 HRCI credits



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