Houston Staffing Agency – Murray Resources – to Host 2nd ‘Hot Topics in HR’ Event – April 12, 2012 at Tony’s Restaurant

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(Houston, TX – March 20, 2012) – Murray Resources, a leading recruiting and staffing firm based in Houston, Texas, announced today that it will hold its second “Hot Topics In HR” event on April 12th, 2012 at Tony’s restaurant.

The spring event, to be held from 5:30-7:30pm on Thursday, April 12th, 2012, will feature wine, hors d’oeuvres, and talks by prominent Houston business leaders.

‘Hot Topics in HR’ is an evening seminar and networking series designed to address key issues facing company leaders, HR staff, and hiring managers. The event has been pre-approved by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) for 1.5 general recertification credit hours towards PHR, SPHR, and GPHR.

“We launched ‘Hot Topics in HR’ in October of 2011 to provide a networking event that delivered topical talks on pressing HR issues. After the inaugural event sold out and attendees started requesting that the event become a regular series, we began work on a spring event. Tickets to April’s event are already over 50% sold, so we’re anticipating another exciting evening,” said Marsha Murray, President of Murray Resources.

Event Topics:

  • “Current Houston Hiring Trends”
  • “Fostering an Entrepreneurial Culture”
  • “Mastering Effective Internal Communication”


Event Speakers:

  • Ken Jones – Associate Director, Center for Entrepreneurship – University of Houston
  • Marsha Murray – Founder/President, Murray Resources Recruiting and Staffing
  • Brad Freyer – Managing Partner / Communications Trainer; Sandler Training


Event Details:

  • Event:                  “Hot Topics in HR”
  • Location:              Tony’s Restaurant
  • Address:               3755 Richmond Avenue
  • Date:                   Thursday, April 12, 2012
  • Time:                   5:30-7:30pm
  • Credits:                1.5 credit hours towards PHR, SPHR, GPHR**
  • Cost:                    $25 (includes appetizers and wine)
  • Register:              http://hottopicsinhr-april2012.eventbrite.com/


Note, seating is limited and the event is expected to sell out. For more information: HotTopicsInHR@murrayresources.com.

Founded in 1988, Murray Resources serves a base of over 750 client companies, including numerous Fortune 1000 companies and high-growth small and medium-sized organizations throughout the greater Houston area. The firm places administrative and management talent in the accounting, engineering, finance, human resources, marketing, operations, and sales functions.

In a study commissioned by the firm, Murray Resources’ clients reported a 95 percent match satisfaction rate versus an industry rate of between 50 and 60 percent. The company has been named a “Best Places to Work” by the Houston Business Journal and the #1 Fastest Growing Woman Owned Business in the Personnel Category by the Houston Business Journal.

About Murray Resources
Murray Resources is a leading recruiting firm and staffing agency based in Houston, Texas, providing quality professional-level placement services, as well as temporary, temp-to-hire, contract, payroll and direct hire administrative/clerical services. Over the past 23 years, Murray Resources has developed a unique placement process to match candidates based not only on experience and skill set, but also on how well a candidate can put that skill set to work within a particular corporate culture. Murray Resources’ 95% Performance Evaluation Score represents one of the highest placement satisfaction rates in the industry. For more information, contact Murray Resources at 713.935.0009 or visit murrayresources.com.