SERVING THE PROFESSIONAL
The Newest Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance: What You Need to Know
By Kenneth A. Knox, Esq
This new directive is part of a growing state and local trend of adding unique specific steps in the background screening process. However, these new laws make the hiring process more complex. So, what do you need to know about the new Fair Chance Hiring Ordinance? Read More
Labor Shortages Forecast to Persist for Years
By Roy Maurer
Economists are predicting a slowdown in labor market activity in the U.S. in 2023 due to a likely recession, a continued battle with inflation, more layoffs and higher unemployment. But data shows the far greater concern lies in something that’s not so changeable: demographics.
Labor Shortages Forecast to Persist for Years (shrm.org)
Balancing Anti-Discrimination Policies with Religious Protections
By Leah Shepherd
Most employers know their workforce encompasses a wide range of different religions, and sometimes that results in unintended conflicts with the company’s anti-discrimination and social media policies. What should an employer do if employees say things that are offensive toward certain groups or religions?
Balancing Anti-Discrimination Policies with Religious Protections (shrm.org)
SHRM Foundation’s Human Resources Registered Apprentice Program
Are you challenged by finding entry level HR talent? Are you looking to diversify your HR team? Do you want to reduce turnover? Do you want to invest in talent and have a positive return on investment? The HR RAP can provide this and more! Read More
Moment of Inspiration
“If who you are doesn’t fit where you are, change where you are, not who you are” – Caroline Wanga.
Provided by Karis Richardson, SHRM-SCP, HR Virginia State Council Director
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Villyge Supports the “Whole Person”
Today, in the spirit of inclusivity, there is an employee benefit for just about everything. But in an attempt to “care for the whole person,” many employers have lost sight of one of the greatest difference makers in wellbeing – the role of the manager.
ADVANCING THE PROFESSION
HR Florida is a community of 28 professional chapters and a growing number of student chapters organized into 10 districts. Each month we bring you information from around the state so you can stay informed on upcoming meetings and conferences. Chapters work hard to provide timely, exceptional educational programs, often for recertification credits, and welcome you to attend as a member or as a guest! If you are not a member of a local chapter, visit 2023 Chapters & Chapter Presidents – HR Florida State Council to find a Chapter near you.
District 8 Shines Like Diamonds!
By Stephanie Dieter, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, District Director
The chapters of District 8 – Charlotte County SHRM, HR Collier, and SHRM Southwest Florida – have much to be proud of. Whether it’s a milestone chapter anniversary spanning three decades of volunteer leadership to the community, seven years of dedication to serving the business leaders in their community to ensure that they are building better workplaces, or taking the time to sit with a high school student to better prepare them for the journey that lies ahead as they prepare to enter the workforce, these volunteer leaders are making an impact! Read More
UPCOMING LOCAL CHAPTER EVENTS
|2/09/23||Confessions of a CIA Spy – The Art of Human Hacking||Hosted by South Brevard SHRM||Learn More|
|2/16/23||The New Proposed Independent Contractor Test||Hosted by HR MARTIN COUNTY||Learn More|
|2/17/23||FEB 2023 SHRM & Jackson Lewis Virtual Event||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|2/17/23||Professional development program||Hosted by SARASOTA-MANATEE HRA||Learn More|
|2/21/23||An Introduction to Flourishing Longevity Workshop||Hosted by GOSHRM||Learn More|
|2/21/23||Chapter Meeting – Emotional Intelligence (EQ) for Managers||Hosted by SPACE COAST HRA||Learn More|
|3/2/23||March 2023 Chapter Meeting||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|3/7/23||Heart of HR: Motivate Innovate Cultivate||Hosted by OCALA HRMA||Learn More|
|3/8/23||Karen Shepherd – Drum To Your Own Heart Beat||Hosted by FL KEYS SHRM||Learn More|
|3/8/23||The evolution Learning and Development (automation, remote learning, reskilling, succession)||Hosted by SUNCOASTHR||Learn More|
|3/9/23||The 4 Pillars of Creating a Mentally Healthy Workplace||Hosted by SOUTH BREVARD SHRM||Learn More|
|3/15/23||HRABC Legal Conference||Hosted by HR ABC||Learn More|
|3/17/23||Legal update with Gail Farb||Hosted by SARASOTA-MANATEE HRA||Learn More|
|3/21/23||Restoring Respect: How to Guide for Supporting the Repair of Broken Work Relationships||Hosted by GOSHRM||Learn More|
|3/21/23||Chapter Meeting – Leadership and Personality: How they Intersect||Hosted by SPACE COAST HRA||Learn More|
|3/23/23||MAR 2023 CareerTalk||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
If you are an affiliated chapter within the state of Florida and wish to post an event, please email Kathy Scott at Kathy.Scott@hrflorida.org
UPCOMING HR FLORIDA EVENTS
|3/06 – 3/11, 2023||HR Conference Cruise||Leaving from Miami|
|3/22 – 3/23, 2023||Legislative Conference||Legislative Conference – HR Florida State Council|
|8/27 – 8/30, 2023||HR Florida Conference & Expo||Registration Open! Register at www.HRFloridaConference.org|
UPCOMING SHRM NATIONAL EVENTS
|2/26 – 2/28, 2023||SHRM Employment Law & Compliance Conference||Virtual & Washington, DC|
|3/07 – 3/08, 2023||SHRMTECH 2023||San Francisco, CA|
|4/16 – 4/19, 2023||SHRM Talent Conference & Expo||Virtual & Orlando, FL|
|6/11 – 6/13, 2023||SHRM Annual Conference & Expo||Virtual & Las Vegas, NV|
|10/30 – 11/1, 2023||Inclusion 2023||Virtual & Savannah, GA|
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HR Florida Review
Share your expertise as an HR professional with over 16,000 other HR professionals! Encourage colleagues to submit articles. We are currently looking for content on topics ranging from Employee Relations, State & Federal Compliance, Inclusion & Diversity, Leadership, Organizational Development, & any other Best Practice Advice for HR Professionals.
Submission: Now accepting submissions for our next issue!
HR Florida Newswire
Purpose: Share upcoming events, announcements, and recent news relevant to HR professionals and Chapter members.
Style: Brief, direct, summarized information (pictures appreciated).
Submission deadline: The 3rd Wednesday of each month, for the following month’s newswire.
Format: Send submissions in Word format to Alan Bernstein at email@example.com
Mouth of the South Blog
Share your interesting stories/tips from the HR Profession!