The 2011 HR Florida State Conference & Expo was a huge success, and I couldn’t be more proud and excited for our organization. Like those from our past, and also from our future, this year’s conference is the result of many years of lessons learned and a multitude of dedicated volunteers, both in the year leading up to the event as well as on site. I am honored to have led an amazing conference team in addition to having been a part of such a successful and rewarding conference. It was a great way to give back to the profession that I enjoy immensely!
As I look out at the blue water of Marigot Bay in St. Lucia, I reflect upon the reason for my arrival into this tropical paradise. While one would think it is to soak in the sun of one of the many all-inclusive resorts, such as Sandals, this trip is business. Although I won’t be soaking in the sun, my focus this trip is to negotiate with the union and continue to build upon my relationship with this base location that hosts some of the most superlative sailing among the Caribbean Islands.
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently presented the Space Coast Human Resource Association with the 2010 SHRM Pinnacle Award, the highest honor given to SHRM chapters and state councils. SCHRA is one of nine winning programs this year.
HR FloAfter an extensive RFP process, HR Florida is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Kansas-based CompData Surveys Corporation to offer comprehensive pay and benefits data to its members. CompData Surveys has more than 25 years of experience in salary survey administration and has been a presence in Florida since 1996.rida Announces New Partnership for Salary Surveys
In today’s financial environment, HR decision-makers have little margin for error with technology decisions and implementation. By following these Ten Commandments of HR Technology, you will mitigate risk and stay on the right side of the leadership table.
As an individual who remembers cutting-edge technology in the form of a word processor that used floppy disks the size of dinner plates, it’s been interesting to observe the changes in the way information is accessed, processed, and dispersed. It’s daunting to realize that today our lives can be stored in a piece of equipment that fits in the palm of our hands.