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2008-05-29

CRI hosts June 5 RESN session on human resources basics

BEMIDJI, Minn. - A Regional Employer Support Network presentation outlining human resources basics for employers is scheduled from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North.

Presenting will be Susan Kaplan, human resources manager with the Potlatch Corporation and Lori Theis, representing Bi-County Community Action Program, Inc.

The session, which is free and open to all who are interested in learning about the topic, is designed to be useful to all those who are required to document performance of staff members as part of their job responsibilities including business owners, managers and supervisors. Time will also be allotted for questions and networking opportunities.

The Regional Employer Support Network was formed after employers in the region expressed the need for a network of professionals involved in human resources development and management. It usually meets the first Thursday of each month with regular sessions lasting two hours and quarterly sessions lasting longer. The sessions are open to anyone interested in learning more about the featured topic.

CRI staff members help facilitate RESN activities, and organizations collaborating to support the group include North Country Health Services, North Country Business Products, Potlatch, Bi-CAP, Johanneson, Inc., Pinnacle Publishing and Anderson Fabrics.

For more information about RESN contact the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation at (218) 755-4900; toll free at (888) 738-3224 or on the Web at http://www.cri-bsu.org.

FOR YOUR CALENDAR
June 5
- 9-11 a.m. - Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation hosts Regional Employer Support Network presentation on human resources basics for employers. Presenters: Susan Kaplan, human resources manager with the Potlatch Corporation, and Lori Theis, representing Bi-County Community Action Program, Inc. Location: CRI; 3801 Bemidji Ave. N.; Bemidji, Minn. Cost: free.


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