Supporting Employees During a Hurricane
By Katie Navarra
When Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas in August 2017, Jill Koob, SHRM-SCP, was on the front lines of the storm. The owner of Energize HR had 4 feet of water in her family’s home. Luckily, her family had evacuated, but friends and a client were stuck nearby. Koob’s family ended up rescuing them by boat because first responders were overwhelmed.
Apply now for a SHRM Specialty Credential
HR professionals interested in building specialized knowledge of HR are invited to apply for #SHRMFoundation’s SHRM Specialty Credential Grant! These credentials allow HR professionals to demonstrate targeted competence in several key areas while enhancing credibility among peers and employers. Apply by October 12! For more information, visit https://shrmf.smapply.io/prog/shrm_specialty_credential_grant/
The SHRM Foundation’s Human Resources Registered Apprenticeship Program (HR RAP) wants to expand in Florida!
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. This 18–24-month program allows
apprentices to have a full-time position and get the on-the-job learning and educational resources
to prepare them to take the exam for the SHRM-CP. Apprenticeship results in better candidates
because they are eager to learn Human Resources while fully involved in your company’s mission
and values. Read More
2022 HR Professional of the Year
Please join the HR Florida State Council in recognizing Lori Walsh as the 2022 HR Florida Professional of the Year. The HR Florida Professional of the Year serves as role models for the HR profession by setting the standard for others to follow and applies their expertise to enhance organizational effectiveness. Read More
2022 Volunteer of the Year
The HR Florida State Council is successful because of the hard work, commitment and support of its volunteer leaders. Volunteer leaders are chapter presidents and board members who make up the HR Florida State Council. The Volunteer of the Year is an annual award that recognizes a volunteer who actively supports, promotes, and develops the human resource profession through volunteerism. The winner is selected by the Executive Committee and affirmed by local chapter presidents. Read More
HR Florida District 3 comprised of SHRM-affiliated chapters in Ocala, Gainesville and Jacksonville started out with two of its three chapters concerned with effective succession planning for the years ahead. However, since then, the current leadership in those chapters persisted, and now all three are on a positive track for the future. Here’s a few other highlights thus far in 2022: Read More.
UPCOMING LOCAL CHAPTER EVENTS
|10/6/22||Chapter Summit – Topic TBD||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|10/7/22||2022 HR Tampa Conference & Expo – Unified Now More Than Ever||Hosted by HR TAMPA||Learn More|
|10/12/22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by FL KEYS SHRM||Learn More|
|10/12/22||Executive Panel – Total Rewards||Hosted by SUNCOAST HR||Learn More|
|10/13/22||Mental Health Conference||Hosted by TCHRA||Learn More|
|10/18/22||Monthly Professional Development Meeting||Hosted by SPACE COAST HRA||Learn More|
|10/19/22||Legal Update||Hosted by VOLUSIA FLAGLER SHRM||Learn More|
|10/20/22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by HR COLLIER||Learn More|
|10/21/22||Mental Health First Aid||Hosted by JACKSONVILLE SHRM||Learn More|
|10/27/22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by BAY COUNTY SHRM||Learn More|
|10/28/22||Annual Conference||Hosted by HRABC||Learn More|
|11/3/22||November Chapter Meeting||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|11/4/22||25th Anniversary Gala||Hosted by VOLUSIA FLAGLER SHRM||Learn More|
|11/9/22||Diversity & Inclusion – Joint Chapter Meeting Initiative||Hosted by SUNCOAST HR||Learn More|
|11/15/22||Monthly Professional Development Meeting||Hosted by SPACE COAST HRA||Learn More|
|11/16/22||Monthly Chapter Meeting||Hosted by VOLUSIA FLAGLER SHRM||Learn More|
|11/17/22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by HR COLLIER||Learn More|
|11/17/22||Career Talk||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|11/17/22||HR 101 for the Small Business Owner and Those New to HR||Hosted by TCHRA||Learn More|
|11/18/22||Virtual Event in partnership with Jackson Lewis||Hosted by SHRM JACKSONVILLE||Learn More|
|11/9/22||Chapter Meeting||Hosted by FL KEYS SHRM||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
How HR Technology Complements the Employee Experience
By Vickie Ansay, Insperity
As more and more companies compete in the race for talent, business leaders continue to develop strategies, such as remote work and professional development programs to unique perks and mental health support, to attract and retain the best and brightest employees. The current labor landscape, along with an employee-driven workforce with specific desires, is encouraging companies to focus on developing a better and more comprehensive employee experience. 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!