Below you will find updates regarding awards, offerings, news, and more. We encourage you to visit this page frequently for recent announcements, current initiatives, and the most up to date information regarding SESHRM.
In recognition of the need for skilled Human Resources professionals to support the workforce within the region of Sioux Falls, the Sioux Empire Society for Human Resource Management (SESHRM) will award one (1) $1,000 scholarship per academic year to an eligible undergraduate student recipient meeting the following eligibility requirements. Should no eligible applicants apply in a year, the award will not be given.
Submit a written application to the current SESHRM Student Chapter Board Liaison email@example.com. Application format should be a Word document or PDF. Please email application materials addressed to the Student Chapter Board Liaison, who will confirm receipt of your application.
Application should include the following:
Submit application materials by March 1 for the following academic year, defined as August through July. Scholarship recipient will be notified of award status by May. Checks will be sent to the student’s account at their academic institution of higher learning and made payable to that institution on behalf of the student.
All application materials, including your letter(s) of recommendation and personal essay will be reviewed, to assess the following points:
Would you like to be a part of the South Dakota SHRM State Council? SoDak SHRM is looking for passionate leaders to join them in 2019! The following positions are now open:
Position descriptions will be available shortly on their website HERE. Interested applicants may forward a resume to State Council Director Mary Drumm. Questions may be directed to Cal McKeown, Mary Drumm, or State Council Director-Elect Sheila Mennenga.
The prestigious SESHRM Workplace Excellence Award is to acknowledge those companies that have made significant strides in employee practices to establish a highly desirable work environment and to recognize them for their leadership, culture and best practices. These companies are family-friendly with a dedicated workforce consistently portraying a strong culture of empowerment and growth. The award is presented every year at the SD Safety and Health Conference in October to selected employers displaying the following qualities:
If you have any questions please contact our Awards & Recognition Director on our Contact page. Congratulations to our most recent recipients below!
Small Company ( < 100 employees)
Medium Company (101-500 employees)
Large Company ( > 500 employees)
Previous Recipients (Small Company):
Previous Recipients (Medium Company):
Previous Recipients (Large Company):
SESHRM recognizes local HR professionals annually who have made significant contributions to the field of Human Resource Management and represent "the best" in the Human Resources profession. They are strategic business partners, individuals, businesses or organizations who serve as role models for the profession, who are leaders rather than followers, who set standards for others and the profession, and who apply their professional expertise outside of their organizations. Congratulations to our most recent recipients below!
Distinguished HR Professional of the Year
Emerging HR Professional of the Year
Previous Distinguished Recipients:
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