HR Florida


Florida State Council Affiliate of SHRM

February 2024


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Letter From the Editor: Prioritizing Safety

By Alan Bernstein

Safety is not merely a set of guidelines or protocols; it is a mindset that should permeate our daily activities. It involves proactive measures, continuous education, and a shared understanding that the well-being of our colleagues is non-negotiable. Read More.

Performance Appraisals: A Perspective Shift

By Hannah Yung-Boxdell

There is significant chatter about the slow, sure death of the performance appraisal as we know it. However, for every detractor, there are two more who wish they received more feedback on their performance from their employer. Read More.

Corporate Relocation: Protecting Employees and Your Organization from Rogue Movers

By Corey Turner

A poor employee relocation experience can have negative implications for both the transferee and your organization….brand image, reputation, employee satisfaction, and talent retention are all at stake. Read More.

Improving Collaboration at Work: 20 Expert Tips So Your Team Can Work Better Together

By Juan Betancourt

The modern workforce has adapted to several changes that have impacted the way we perform work. These changes have also presented an excellent opportunity to find ways to improve collaboration at work. Read More.

Did You Know?

One of the top priorities for CHROs in 2024 is to strengthen trust between employees and leaders through human-centric leadership. But how do you accomplish such a task at scale? And what are the results of building that trust? Read More.

Florida Trend’s Best Companies To Work For In Florida

It’s important to retain top employees and attract new talent. There’s no better way to stand out as a top-notch workplace than to be recognized in Florida Trend’s 2024 August issue of the 100 Best Companies To Work For In Florida.

Find out if you make the grade by registering at www.BestCompaniesFLA.comDeadline Feb. 16, 2024.

Florida Trend’s Best Companies To Work For In Florida program is endorsed by HR Florida.


Moment of Inspiration

“It is never to late to be what you might have been.” – George Elliott

Provided by Bernard Nunies, State Council Director of Hawaii

Find a Chapter Near You

HR Florida is a community of 28 professional chapters and a growing number of student chapters organized into 10 districts. Visit 2024 Chapters – HR Florida State Council to find a Chapter near you!

What’s Happening in Your Local Area?

Check out the Calendar on our website!

If you are an affiliated chapter within the state of Florida and wish to post an event, please email Kathy Scott at [email protected].

Community Spotlight

By Jonathan Ross, MBA, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

District 10 is comprised of HRA of Broward County, Greater Miami SHRM, and Florida Keys SHRM. These chapters achieved so much in 2023 while also elevating the HR profession not only for their members but also for their communities. Take a look at what District 10 achieved in 2023, and what they have planned for 2024! Read More.

Upcoming SHRM National Events

Check out the Events page on the SHRM website!

HR Conference Cruise

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HR Florida Review Magazine

Share your expertise as an HR professional with over 16,000 other HR professionals! Encourage colleagues to submit articles too. 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.

Submit an article 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 protected].

Mouth of the South Blog

Share your interesting stories/tips from the HR Profession.

Submissions: ONGOING

[email protected]

Tell Us What You Think

We hope you enjoy our selections of original content, local and national updates, and news you can use. Please let us know what you think! All comments are welcome and encouraged. Send to [email protected]. Thank you for your readership and contributions!



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