HR Florida

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Florida State Council Affiliate of SHRM

Serving the Professional

NOVEMBER 2021

Florida Welcomes Veterans

Florida doesn’t just talk about being veteran-friendly. We back it up with action. From establishing the nation’s first statewide DOD SkillBridge initiative to our entrepreneurship program where participants have generated $124 Million in revenue, Florida welcomes veterans with opportunities you won’t find anywhere else. Read More.

HR Florida’s COVID-19 Resources

Currently, it is important to remain informed and up-to-date on the status of COVID-19. From how to protect yourself and others, what to do if you are sick, data and surveillance to recommended guidelines and protocols, the below trusted resources are designed to help everyone stay diligent. Read More.

HR CONNECTIONS

Rising Resilient: HR Florida hosts 29th Leadership Conference

By Traci Hall

HR Florida State Council held their 29th Leadership Conference October 15 -16, 2021 in Orlando, Florida at the Signia by Hilton Bonnet Creek. The conference welcomed 208 volunteer Chapter leaders from across Florida. The theme this year was Leading through Adversity: Rising Resilient. Read More.

CHAPTER SPOTLIGHT

Monthly District Spotlight: District 4 With the retirement of Kelly Marcoux from her job at the City of Bushnell and her volunteer duties at HR Florida, I assumed the role of a District Director. District 4 is made up of two small chapters and one medium sized chapter. Coming out of COVID 19 restrictions and not sure of the District Director’s role, I have not been as strong of a partner as the Chapters had grown to expect but all three have made strides towards full recovery in 2021. Read More.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Nov 18, 21 CareerTalk Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE Learn More
Dec 2, 21 Annual Legal Update Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE Learn More
Dec 3, 21 Member Orientation Hosted by SHRA (SARASOTA MANATEE) Learn More
Dec 14, 21 SHRA Holiday Social & Installation of 2022 Officers and Board of Directors Hosted by SHRA (SARASOTA MANATEE) Learn More
Jan 19, 21Dinner Chapter MeetingHosted by HR TAMPALearn More
Jan 20, 21Chapter MeetingHosted by HR CollierLearn More

ENHANCING THE SHRM COMMUNITY

The Business Impact of COVID-19

By Mostafa Sayyadi

A director of Operational Risk Management at a prominent large organization mentioned that organizations that can manifest information and distribute it timely and effectively throughout the organization by creating a model that is both efficient and effective will provide a platform for competitive advantage that will be tantamount to the industry and used worldwide for years to follow. This has been manifested by the use of organizational internal resources that have manifested technical and knowledge-based support systems. Read More.

ENHANCING THE SHRM COMMUNITY

Student Case Competition Recap

By Carol Lang

As we start to move iCollege students from across the state of Florida travelled to Orlando the weekend of October 16th to compete in HR Florida’s annual Student Case Competition, held in conjunction with the Leadership Conference at the Signia by Hilton Bonnet Creek. A total of 8 colleges and universities and 9 teams competed in this year’s event, the highest participation rate to date. Read More.

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