Wednesday, June 13, 2012: MI HR Day

WHEREAS, attracting, recruiting, training and maintaining a talented and skilled workforce plays an essential role as we work to reinvent and reenergize our state; and,


WHEREAS, the human resources professionals that work in Michigan's businesses, organizations, schools and state and local government agencies are the committed team members tasked with obtaining and growing our workforce; and,


WHEREAS, these professionals help employers adapt to an ever-changing and competitive work environment while responding to workplace needs and economic challenges; and,


WHEREAS, human resources professionals are an organization's experts for staffing, compensation and benefits, training and development, employee and labor relations, and safety and health; and,


WHEREAS, on this day, we join with the Michigan Civil Service Commission to recognize the vital importance of human resources professionals in Michigan; we encourage citizens throughout the Great Lakes State to learn more about the career opportunities available in human resources;


NOW, THEREFORE, I, Rick Snyder, governor of Michigan, do hereby proclaim Wednesday, June 13, 2012 as MI HR Day in Michigan.