Chamber to host HR workshop
The Sweetwater Chamber of Commerce will host a Human Resource Workshop from noon to 1 p.m. on Thursday at the Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital conference room for all Chamber members.Becky Green, Management Specialist from the Small Business Development Center Texas Tech at Abilene will be the speaker. Green was born in Sweetwater and moved away her sophomore year in high school. She returned to Sweetwater for a few years, then moved around the state. Green worked in private industry, primarily as a purchasing agent from 1969-1991. From 1992-2011 she was a human resources manager for three governmental agencies including MHMR, Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Texas Tech University. She retired from TTU in 2011, moved to Abilene four months later and returned to work. She is currently the administrative manager at Texas Tech University Small Business Development Center in Abilene.Green graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. She has a Professional Hunan Resource Manager (PHR) certification and has been a member of the Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) since 2004.She has three children and seven grandchildren.Topics that will be discussed at the workshop are human resource-related such as payroll taxes, employee issues and more. Lunch will be provided.RSVP as soon as possible as seats are limited to the first 40 reservations. E-mail or call with a topic request that you would like to see addressed. For more information, call 235-5488 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.