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    How to Get from “B” to “C” With Compensation

    Date: March 11, 2015, 11:45am – 1:30pm
    Mt. Baker Chapter of SHRM
    Northwood Hall
    3240 Northwest Avenue
    Bellingham, WA 98226
    See below for prices
    Event Type:
    Chapter Luncheon/Speaker/Meeting
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    This presentation is designed to help HR professionals understand how their organization’s business strategy impacts their compensation strategy. Participants will learn how to identify the business strategy of the organization where they work and its effect on how decisions are made. Participants will learn how their compensation strategy can and should be tied to the business strategy for the organization. Participants will leave understanding how to forge a direct connection between how their business 
    operates and how they pay their employees, leading to an increase in employee engagement, productivity and profitability.

    About the Presenter:

    Nancy Kasmar, MS, SPHR, CCP, is a Principal of Compensation Connections. Ms. Kasmar has over 25 years of management experience in addition to eight years in human resources.  She received her Master of Science degree from the University of California, San Francisco, and a Certificate in Management from the University of California, San Diego. Nancy holds a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation with an additional certification as a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).  She is also certified as a SHRM-SCP.

    Over the past six years Nancy has worked with hundreds of companies throughout North America as a compensation consultant.  She was the 2014 President of Lake Washington Human Resource Association, a local SHRM affiliate with nearly 1,400 members. In addition to her professional and volunteer responsibilities, Nancy delivers presentations on HR topics, including compensation and benefits, throughout Washington State.

    Click on the link to access the presentation slides and strategy compass.

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    • Member Lunch & Program: $20.00
    • Non-member Lunch & Program: $25.00
    • Program Only: $12.00
    • Student Lunch & Program: $12.00
    • Student Program Only: FREE

    We are now offering the option of pre-payment for events, using Eventbrite. Once you register, you will be given the option to click on a link to pay immediately. Eventbrite charges a small "convenience fee" for this service.

    If you are not able to or do not want to pre-pay, we accept payment in the form of cash, check, or credit card and must be paid at the time of check-in at the event. See cancellation policy below.

    *This program is approved for 1 HRCI  general credit.


           *This program is approved for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credit.


    Registration and lunch begin at 11:45, and include time for networking with other members and chapter announcements. The presentation/program begins around 12:00pm and lasts until approximately 1:30pm (includes a question/answer period).

    Cancellation policy: Registrants will be billed the full price of the event if a cancellation is not received by 5:00 pm on the Monday prior to the luncheon.

    To Cancel an Existing Reservation send the names of the attendees and the date of the event you cannot attend to

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