Health Care HR Week: March 15 - 19, 2021
Strategic Partners for the Health Care Workforce
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.
Scroll down for ideas on how to recognize this week.
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
Team and Initiative Recognition
ASHHRA is looking to recognize exemplary teamwork and ideas in the health care HR field. Nominations for a Team of the Day and Initiative of the Day are now being accepted. We will be highlighting them here and on social media throughout HCHR Week.
Get inspired by the Teams and Initiatives recognized in 2020 and click on the buttons to submit your nominations by Friday, Feb. 26, 2021.
Team of the Day 2020
Initiative of the Day 2020
HCHR Week Specials
- Appreciation Gift for Your Staff
Need ideas to show appreciation for your HR staff? Organizational Membership is available for groups of five or more who join at the same time. And you can also save up to 25% on membership dues.
Contact Keri Goodman to give the gift of ASHHRA membership: email@example.com | 312-422-3859.
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.
- 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.
- Learn Together
Attend a webinar with your HR colleagues!
- 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.