The Value of Membership
By Eve Sweeting
“HR is shaping a new world of work – one that relies on a strength of character and empathy unlike ever before. In an ever-shifting industry, SHRM membership and local chapter membership provides HR professionals the opportunity become experts on the most pressing topics facing workers today. More than 300,000 HR professionals rely on SHRM as their career partner and depend on us for support in their day-to-day roles.” Read more
HR Professional of the Year!
Please remember to submit a nomination for the HR Florida Professional of the Year at
2022 HR Professional of the Year Survey.
For more information, please visit: https://www.hrflorida.org/page/78
Feeding Florida is the state’s leading organization in the fight to end hunger. The statewide network unites 12-member Feeding America food banks to provide a healthy, adequate, and consistent food supply to every community every day. Feeding Florida member food banks support the state’s 67 counties with more than 2,400 local charitable partners and food pantries. Feeding Florida’s member food banks include: All Faiths Food Bank, Bread of the Mighty, Feeding Northeast Florida, Feeding South Florida, Feeding Tampa Bay, Feeding the Gulf Coast, First Step Food Bank, Florida Gateway Food Bank, Harry Chapin Food Bank of Southwest Florida, Second Harvest of the Big Bend, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida, and Treasure Coast Food Bank. Read More
HR Florida Sponsors 7th Annual HR Conference Cruise
By Chad Sorenson, HR Florida President
The HR Florida and Ohio SHRM State Councils partnered with Aspect Marketing to sponsor the 7th HR Conference Cruise in April. We set sail on April 23rd for Haiti and the Bahamas. While some may think not much gets accomplished when surrounded by the trappings of a cruise, nothing could be further from the truth.
My experience at this conference was like none other. As a speaker, most times when you finish your presentation, you move on and head to the next conference. You might stay for the next speaker, but then it’s time to go. Out at sea, we were a captive audience. We were immersed in the HR Florida and Ohio SHRM hype – and I loved it. Read more
Monthly District Spotlight: District 9 2022 is a year for new beginnings, and the three chapters that make up District 9 are well on their way to charting fresh pathways to success in achieving their missions and elevating the human resources profession in their respective communities. Read More.
UPCOMING LOCAL CHAPTER EVENTS
|MAY 04 22||Virtual Spring Series (III)||Hosted by GO SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 05 22||HR Department of One Group||Hosted by HR TAMPA||Learn More|
|MAY 05 22||How to Transform Bosses into Leaders||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|MAY 06 22||People Manager Workshop||Hosted by CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 09 22||HR JobSeeker Heroes do This||Hosted by HR MIAMI/HR ABC/PALM BEACH COUNTY/HR MARTIN||Learn More|
|MAY 11 22||The Great Recovery – Navigating Our New Normal||Hosted by BIG BEND SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 11 22||Talent Acquisition, Retention in Today’s World||Hosted by SUNCOAST HR||Learn More|
|MAY 12 22||Leadership Summit||Hosted by BAY COUNTY SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 12 22||Reinvent Staff Onboarding to a Transformational Experience||Hosted by SBSHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 17 22||5 Root Causes of Resignation and How to Proactively Lead for Retention||Hosted by GO SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 17 22||Hiring and Retaining Persons with Disabilities, by Brevard Achievement Center||Hosted by SPACE COAST HRA||Learn More|
|MAY 18 22||Unlocking the Potential of Veteran and Military Spouse Workforce||Hosted by HR TAMPA||Learn More|
|MAY 18 22||Diversity and Inclusion||Hosted by VOLUSIA FLAGLER SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 19 22||DEI Lunch n Learn – Sustaining DE&I Efforts with Change Management||Hosted by GO SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 19 22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by HR COLLIER||Learn More|
|MAY 19 22||3rd Annual Conference – Transforming The Workplace||Hosted by HR MIAMI||Learn More|
|MAY 19 22||Becoming the Driving Force for Performance and Productivity||Hosted by TCHRA||Learn More|
|MAY 20 22||Professional Development Program||Hosted by SHRA (SARASOTA-MANATEE)||Learn More|
|MAY 20 22||Virtual Event in partnership with Jackson Lewis||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|MAY 25 22||CCSHRM Luncheon Meeting||Hosted by CHARLOTTE COUNTY SHRM||Learn More|
|MAY 26 22||Career Talk||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|JUNE 02 22||HR Department of One Group||Hosted by HR TAMPA||Learn More|
|JUNE 02 22||Strategic Leadership Summit with DCSI||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|JUNE 08 22||Ethics in Today’s World||Hosted by SUNCOAST HR||Learn More|
|JUNE 15 22||June Dinner Chapter Meeting||Hosted by HR TAMPA||Learn More|
|JUNE 15 22||Motivational Leadership Summit||Hosted by VOLUSIA FLAGLER SHRM||Learn More|
|JUNE 16 22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by HR COLLIER||Learn More|
|JUNE 16 22||Employee Performance Management||Hosted by TCHRA||Learn More|
|JUNE 18 22||Virtual Event in partnership with HUB International||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|JUNE 21 22||Monthly Professional Development Meeting||Hosted by SPACE COAST HRA||Learn More|
|JUNE 21 22||Packing Food Parcels At The Childrens’ Hunger Project||Hosted by SBSHRM||Learn More|
|JUNE 21 22||A Tale of Two Pandemics: Substance Abuse, COVID-19 & HR||Hosted by GO SHRM||Learn More|
|JUNE 22 22||Lake Sumter SHRM 30th Annual Human Resource, Leadership and Business Management Conference & Expo||Hosted by LAKE-SUMPTER SHRM||Learn More|
|JUNE 23 22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by BAY COUNTY SHRM||Learn More|
|JULY 7 22||HR Department of One Group||Hosted by HR TAMPA||Learn More|
|JULY 13 22||Veteran Advocacy Transitioning Military||Hosted by SUNCOAST HR||Learn More|
|JULY 14 22||Mid-Year Legal Update||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|JULY 15 22||Mental Health First Aid||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|JULY 19 22||Monthly Professional Development Meeting||Hosted by SPACE COAST HRA||Learn More|
|JULY 20 22||July Breakfast Chapter Meeting||Hosted by HR TAMPA||Learn More|
|JULY 20 22||Healthcare Reimagined||Hosted by VOLUSIA FLAGLER SHRM||Learn More|
|JULY 21 22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by HR COLLIER||Learn More|
|JULY 21 22||WorkShop- “Singing Off Key”||Hosted by TCHRA||Learn More|
|JULY 28 22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by BAY COUNTY SHRM||Learn More|
|JULY 28 22||Career Talk||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 Layla Bonis at firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVANCING THE PROFESSIONAL
Mental Health at Work, After COVID-19
By Eve Sweeting
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month. As we have all become acutely aware throughout the pandemic, taking care of our mental health is key to living a happy and productive life. As HR practitioners, we should also be concerned about the mental well-being of our employees. Read More.
Florida Ready to Work in Bay County
By Tiffany Vause
Are you interested in opportunities to identify potential reductions in hiring costs, training time, and turnover? Are you interested in learning about FREE opportunities to identify potential reductions hiring costs, training time, and turnover? If you are, your next call should be to Florida Ready to Work! Read More.
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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 for Spring 2022! Send in your great article!
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 Eddie Safille at email@example.com
Mouth of the South Blog
Share your interesting stories/tips from the HR Profession!