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Upcoming events

    • June 12, 2024
    • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Best Western. 401 Winchester St, Keene, NH 03431

    Increasing your Emotional Intelligence

    8:00am-8:30am: Registration/networking. Meeting 8:30am -10:00am

    Join us after the meeting for a post meeting discussion! Want to suggest a topic? Email info@monadnock.shrm or use our new forum:

    Session Overview 

    This training includes a brief introduction to emotional intelligence, emphasizing its importance in both personal and professional settings. Participants will learn about the core components of EI: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. Case studies include an opportunity to practice empathy and effective communication. The session will include practical tips and resources for continued development and encourage participants to apply these skills in their daily interactions.


    1. Introduce the concept of emotional intelligence.
    2. Explore key components of emotional intelligence.
    3. Provide practical techniques for improving emotional intelligence.

    Duration: 75 minutes

    Speaker Bio:                                                                                                                           

    Susan Loynd: 

    Susan is a senior human resource executive, with over twenty years leading 500+ non-profit agency in Vermont. She specializes in leadership training and employee relations. Susan is passionate about teaching and sharing the breadth and depth of her skills with customers. Susan provides solutions to help clients ensure their businesses are aligned with HR industry best practice. By reviewing your organizational culture, leadership, and governance models she offers recommendations on training, employee engagement initiatives, employee relations, and compliance issues to maintain a positive workplace.

    Susan is a Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) and is a SHRM instructor at the national and state level. She has also taught business, humanity and HR classes for Vermont State University and Community College of Vermont for over 20 years.

    Susan holds a master’s degree from the University of Kent in Canterbury, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Vermont.

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     Credit Hours

    ·        Greater Monadnock SHRM is certified by SHRM as a Preferred Provider to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, and this program has been registered for 1 PDC in the SHRM Body of Competency & Knowledge™ (SHRM BoCK™).

    ·        Programs are submitted for 1 General HR Credit Hour toward PHR, SPHR, and GPHR certification through the Human Resources Certification Institute.

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February 14, 2024 February Chapter Meeting - How to Improve Workplace Culture by De-stigmatizing Financial -related Stress
January 10, 2024 January Chapter Meeting - Recognizing Burnout in Yourself and Others by Laurel Boivin
December 13, 2023 December Chapter Meeting - Sticking with a Tough Conversation
November 08, 2023 November Chapter Meeting - Market Competitive Pay Strategies
October 11, 2023 October Chapter Meeting - Impact of AI on HR Professionals
September 13, 2023 September Chapter Meeting - NH Paid Family and Medical Leave program
June 14, 2023 June Chapter Meeting - Change Management
May 10, 2023 May Half Day Seminar - Essentials to Creating a Thriving Workplace
April 12, 2023 April Chapter Meeting (In Person) - Finding Balance in the Work Life of an HR Professional
March 16, 2023 2023 Annual DEI Conference and Awards Ceremony
February 08, 2023 February Chapter Meeting (In Person) - Mastering Powerful Presenting for HR Professionals
January 16, 2023 Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr.: Justice Everywhere
January 11, 2023 January Chapter Meeting (In Person) -Daunting HR Issues: Employee Mental Health & Workers Comp
December 14, 2022 December Chapter Meeting (In Person) -Recovery Friendly Workplaces 101
November 09, 2022 November Chapter Meeting (In Person) - Leading in the Post-pandemic World
October 12, 2022 October Chapter Meeting (In Person) - Conversational Intelligence
September 14, 2022 September Chapter Meeting (In Person) - Legal update
June 08, 2022 June VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting Demographic Shifts, Inflation, and their Impact on the Labor Market
May 11, 2022 May VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting -It’s Been A Roller Coaster Couple of Years
April 13, 2022 April VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting - Panel Discussion: Will You Be (Ex)Cited to be Individually Named in a Lawsuit as an HR Practitioner/Defendant?!?
March 16, 2022 Diversity Workforce Coalition DEI Event "Coming Together"
February 09, 2022 February VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting - Active Shooter Training
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December 08, 2021 December VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting
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October 13, 2021 October VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting
September 08, 2021 September VIRTUAL Chapter Meeting
June 09, 2021 June Virtual Chapter Meeting.
May 12, 2021 May GMSHRM Virtual Seminar
April 14, 2021 April Virtual Chapter Meeting.
March 10, 2021 March Virtual Chapter Meeting
February 10, 2021 February Virtual Chapter Meeting.
January 13, 2021 January Virtual Chapter Meeting
December 09, 2020 December Virtual Chapter Meeting.
November 11, 2020 November Virtual Chapter Meeting.
October 14, 2020 October Virtual Chapter Meeting.
September 09, 2020 September Virtual Chapter Meeting
June 10, 2020 June Virtual Chapter Meeting.
April 28, 2020 2020 Granite State HR Conference
March 11, 2020 March Chapter Meeting.
February 12, 2020 February Chapter Meeting.
January 08, 2020 January Chapter Meeting.
December 11, 2019 December Chapter Meeting.
November 13, 2019 November Chapter Meeting.
October 09, 2019 October Chapter Meeting.
September 11, 2019 September Chapter Meeting.
June 12, 2019 June Chapter Meeting.
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March 13, 2019 Kick As$ Comp Plan Session Overview
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Greater Monadnock SHRM Chapter #683
P.O. Box 1817
Keene, NH 03431

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