Affirmative Action Planning: Going Beyond Development to Actual Implementation

COLUMBIA, MD—On March 4, 2011, Sonia Chapin, SPHR, CCP, of Berkshire Associates Inc., a human resources consulting and technology firm that assists companies in building the ideal, balanced workforce, will present to companies how to put their affirmative action plans (AAPs) into action, at the Northern Virginia Chapter Society for Human Resource Management’s (NOVA SHRM) monthly meeting.

This interactive session, will take attendees beyond preparing their affirmative action plans, to actually implementing them. Sonia will teach HR professionals how to breathe life into their AAPs by sharing specific steps and strategies to maximize their plans through effective and compliant development and implementation.

This seminar speaks to HR professionals who are involved in affirmative action and equal employment opportunity compliance. For more information on this presentation or Sonia Chapin, please contact Berkshire at 800.882.8904, ext. 1307.

About Sonia Chapin:
As Manager of Affirmative Action Outsourcing for Berkshire Associates Inc., Sonia Chapin is responsible for the development and implementation of affirmative action planning, comprehensive audit support, and compensation services. Sonia’s expertise in the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations, along with organizational analytics and an in-depth knowledge of employment related regulations has assisted hundreds of clients in saving millions in potential liability.

About Berkshire Associates:
Berkshire Associates is a human resources consulting and technology firm specializing in helping companies build the ideal, balanced workforce. As an industry leader, Berkshire provides the latest solutions for applicant management, compensation management, affirmative action, workforce planning, diversity, and professional training. For over 25 years, Berkshire has services the nation’s most recognizable companies; and as a result has mastered providing clients with cost-effective solutions to everyday human resources challenges.

About NOVA SHRM: NOVA SHRM stands for the Northern Virginia chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management. Since being chartered in 1979 with just 14 members, the chapter has grown to nearly 700 members today. The chapter is an affiliate of SHRM, the premier HR professional organization representing over 200,000 members worldwide. NOVA SHRM is a 100% chapter, which means it limits its membership to those HR professionals who are members of SHRM. Today, it is one of the largest 100% chapters in the United States.

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