NCHRA & PBC GURU ANNOUNCE OUR 2018 VIRTUAL PROFESSIONAL BOOK CLUB!
Join our virtual community to earn up to 30 recertification credits per year while connecting with fellow human resources professionals and enjoying interesting books. Participation is free for NCHRA members. Choose from hundreds of professional development books and engage in thoughtful discussions as we progress through the readings. Numbers are limited, so sign up quickly to get started.
How it Works
The book club will be an opportunity for NCHRA members to read interesting books as a group and discuss them online through our new NCHRA online group. Participants will earn 2.5 re-certification credits for each book that they read and pass a short quiz online. Participants will have two chances to take each quiz for credit. The group will complete a book every two months (six books per year) allowing participants to earn up to 30 re-certification credits per year. Books will be selected based on the interests of the members and a vote between several options each period.
The time commitment for the group will depend on how fast you read and how much you choose to participate. This allows a lot of flexibility which we hope will be appropriate for people's busy lives. You will receive more direction on navigating this online community once you register.
If you want to read more, earn re-certification credits and connect with other human resources professionals, sign up now!
There's three main reasons we hope you'll be excited to participate in the book club:
1. Connect with Human Resources Professionals: Want to connect with intelligent, driven and interesting people in our profession? Joining the book club will introduce you to a lot of great people and help you improve your network.
2. Earn Re-certification Credits: Participants will earn 2.5 HRCI re-certification credits and 3 SHRM re-certification credits for each book they read and pass a short online quiz. Earn up to 15 HRCI and 18 SHRM re-certification credits without needing to leave the comfort of your home.
3. Reading is Good for You: Did you know business people who read at least seven business books per year earn over 230% more than people reading just one book per year?1 Or that reading improves your intelligence, reasoning ability and has been linked to reducing the chance of Alzheimer's?2 Joining our book club will help you read more and enjoy all the benefits that come with it.
The NCHRA Book Club is a virtual book club, hosted entirely online, which means that participants have the freedom to participate at their leisure.
An online book club is a great way to connect and stay connected with other HR professionals over time. Participants are able to discuss the books in the online forum group and connect with individuals outside of the group.
Join Book Club now and you can help vote on the next book!
***Current book selected for April 2018: Manager 3.0: A Millennial's Guide to Rewriting the Rules of Management. This is a great title and will benefit anyone who works with millennial and wants to better understand them as a generation. It provides great analogies, stories and insightful perspectives that encourage the reader to re-think how we are managed and manage others.
We will start our discussion in our online group April 9 (leaving a week for you to pick up the book).
Cancellations received less than seven calendar days from the program date are not refundable. If cancellation within seven days of the program is unavoidable, a credit for a future event will be granted, minus a $75 administration fee ($15 for regional meetings). Credits must be used within one year of issue. A substitute attendee is allowed at the applicable NCHRA member/non-member rate in lieu of credit. Separate cancellation policies apply for the HR West Conference and Certification Preparation Courses.