Celebrating 10 Years of Health Care HR Week!
March 15 - 19, 2021
Health Care Human Resources Week – the third week of March – is designated to recognize human resources professionals in health care organizations across the nation for their important role across the continuum of care.
2021 marks the 10th anniversary of Health Care HR Week! To commemorate this momentous occasion, we have extra special offers available exclusively for this week! Scroll down for details.
HCHR Week 2021 Specials
In honor of the 10th year of Health Care HR Week, we've put together 10 notable notes to kick off the week! ASHHRA is thrilled to offer exclusive opportunities that will be available during this week only, including FREE education, raffles, discounted membership, Team and Initiative recognition and more! Be sure to scroll all the way through so you don't miss out on any of them.
Team and Initiative Recognition
ASHHRA seeks to recognize exemplary teamwork and ideas in the health care HR field. Nominations for Team Recognition and Initiative Recognition have been collected and will will be highlighted here and on social media throughout HCHR Week.
You can click here to get inspired by the Teams and Initiatives recognized in 2020.
Unique Health Care HR Week Gifts
Explore the Health Care HR Week Online Store for unique gift ideas to express your appreciation for your HR team. ASHHRA has partnered with Jim Coleman, Ltd., to provide high quality and cost-effective products exclusively for Health Care HR Week 2021, featuring this year's theme, Strategic Partners for the Health Care Workforce
Let us know how you're recognizing Health Care HR Week
- Use the hashtag #HCHRWeek
See how other organizations recognized HCHR Week in the past by searching for #HCHRWeek on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
- Send ASHHRA your photos and ideas
We love highlighting our members and the work you do, especially during Health Care HR week! Send ASHHRA a fun photo of your team, an idea you have for this year or something that worked well in the past, and your team/idea could be featured on ASHHRA.org or on one of ASHHRA's social media platforms.
Suggested Activities for Health Care HR Week
Below are activities you can implement or use as inspiration for more ideas.
- Learn Together
Attend a webinar with your HR colleagues! ASHHRA is offering a FREE webinar on Wednesday, March 17, 2021. Learn more
- Know Your Health Care HR Professional Day
Hold a contest using a brief questionnaire to ask hospital employees around the organization to define the responsibilities of the HR department. The top three winners will receive a prize.
- Luncheon Celebration
Hold a luncheon in your organization to celebrate the work of the HR professional and have others in the organization meet the HR staff.
- Hospital Wellness Day
HR staff could set up tables to talk about health and fitness, invite suppliers on healthy foods, exercise, stress management, etc.; offer incentive for participating. Find a community/local charity and set aside time to work together to volunteer.
- Career Share Day
Invite the community to your organization for a career fair that includes career development activities such as resume writing, interviewing skills, networking strategies, seminars on getting hired, how to shine, turning a no into a yes, etc., or visit a school to talk about careers in health care HR.
- Cover-Me-for-Lunch Day
For an hour and a half, the HR non-managers and managers switch jobs for a day; the goal is to learn what the other does day to day and gain a greater appreciation for one another.
- Unique HR Request Day
Discover the most unique requests you and your colleagues in HR have ever received (without revealing any confidential information, of course!), and discuss how you addressed the request.