Applicants Sought for HealthcareSource New-to-the-Profession ASHHRA Annual Conference Grants

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Three up-and-coming healthcare HR practitioners will receive $1,500 grants to defray cost of attending ASHHRA's #1 event

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The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (ASHHRA) and HealthcareSource®, the leader in talent management software solutions for the healthcare industry, today demonstrated their support for tomorrow's HR leaders by seeking applications for the second annual HealthcareSource New-to-the-Profession ASHHRA Annual Conference Grants.

The purpose of this grant is to provide financial assistance to healthcare HR practitioners who are new in their careers and interested in attending the [2011 ASHHRA 47th Annual Conference & Exposition in Phoenix, AZ, September 10-13, 2011. The grant fulfills a commitment commonly shared by both ASHHRA and HealthcareSource to support the next generation of health care HR leaders by helping to offset the expense of attending the Conference, enabling three (3) New‐to‐the‐Profession HR practitioners to benefit from the unique educational and networking opportunities it affords.

A total of three (3) individual grants of $1,500 will be awarded, with grantees selected from applicants who meet these criteria:
1.    Demonstrate financial need for the scholarship
2.    Be a current New‐to‐the‐Profession human resources practitioner
        (five years or fewer of HR experience)
3.    Be an active ASHHRA member

To apply and see guidelines for the HealthcareSource ASHHRA New-to-the-Profession Grant, visit http://solutions.healthcaresource.com/new-to-the-profession-ashhra-grant.html

Applications must be received by June 3, 2011 to be considered for the grant.

For additional information contact Jamie Macander at jmacander(at)aha.org or 312-422-3729.

About ASHHRA:
Founded in 1964, ASHHRA is a personal membership group of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and has more than 3500 members nationwide. It leads the way for members to become more effective, valued, and credible leaders in healthcare human resources. As the foremost authority in healthcare human resources, it provides timely and critical support through research, learning and knowledge sharing, professional development, products and resources, and provides opportunities for networking and collaboration. For more information about ASHHRA, visit our website at http://www.ashhra.org.

About HealthcareSource:
With over 1,500 healthcare facilities as clients, HealthcareSource® is the leading provider of talent management software for the healthcare industry. Through its software-as-a-service solutions, HealthcareSource helps hospitals acquire, develop, and retain the best workforce possible in order to maximize the quality and efficiency of patient care. The company's talent management solutions include applicant tracking, onboarding, performance management, behavioral assessments, physician recruiting, video interviewing, and the leading healthcare Internet job board. A private corporation, HealthcareSource focuses exclusively on the healthcare industry and consistently earns high marks for client satisfaction and retention. For more information visit http://www.healthcaresource.com, call 800.869.5200, or email: solutions(at)healthcaresource(dot)com.

Media Contacts:

Patrick Rafter for HealthcareSource        
pr(at)healthcaresource(dot)com
617-901-2697

Sharon Allen for ASHHRA
sallen(at)aha(dot)org
312-422-3722

This press release was distributed through PR Web by Human Resources Marketer (HR Marketer: http://www.HRmarketer.com) on behalf of the company listed above.

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