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Sunday, 14 September 2014 20:00

Take Stock in Children Scholarship Awarded

Okaloosa County SHRM, Emerald Coast was pleased to present a $500 scholarship to Jessica Laguerre on May 21st. Best of luck to Jessica as she begins her studies at the University of West Florida!
Published in Summer 2014
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 20:00

How Can We Update our Compensation Program?

It’s no secret: the workplace is an ever-evolving landscape. This is especially true when it comes to compensation programs. Traditionally, employers are concerned with ensuring that their pay practices are competitive, equitable, and legally sound.
Published in Winter 2014
Pat Szczesny, PHR, was awarded SHRM’s District Director of the Year award at the HF Florida State Council meeting in January. Pat is a longtime member of the HR Florida State Council, and she is instrumental in maintaining the highest level of professionalism, and enthusiasm for the chapter she supports.
Published in Winter 2014
On January 10, 2014, HR Florida student chapters representing five universities from around the state participated in the second annual HR Florida Student Games in Orlando. Both undergraduate and graduate teams, consisting of between three to six team members competed in the event.
Published in Winter 2014
More than 325 volunteer chapter leaders traveled to Orlando for the HR Florida Leadership Conference on Saturday, January 11th. Conferees represented their respective chapters by wearing logoed shirts and sitting together during the general sessions.
Published in Winter 2014
On October 25, 2013, Carol McDaniel, President-Elect of HR Florida State Council, and Robert Garcia, Director of Global Business Development at SHRM, met with a group of Chinese Human Resource representatives in Orlando. The purpose of the meeting was to exchange best practices and learn how the State Council and SHRM operate.
Published in Winter 2014
HR Florida State Council is pleased to announce the election of its 2014 executive board. Tallahassee professional Joyce Chastain, SPHR, serves as President; Carol McDaniel of Tampa serves as President Elect; Shannon Lands, SPHR of Pensacola, is Vice President; Heather Deyrieux, SPHR of Orlando, is Secretary; Leigh Mills, SPHR of Jacksonville, is Treasurer; and Lynnette Holsinger, SPHR, GPHR of Tampa, is the Conference Director.
Published in Winter 2014

HR Florida could not be successful without the hard work 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.

Published in Fall 2013

The success of HR Florida depends on the diligent work and support of local Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) affiliated chapters. The HR Florida chapter excellence awards honor the work of local Florida chapters. The awards focus on the demonstrated achievements and execution of one or more leadership core areas.

Published in Fall 2013
Wednesday, 23 October 2013 10:30

A Look at the 2013 HR Florida Conference

One of the primary functions of human resources is change management.

At HR Florida, we typically serve two-year terms. I was honored to change roles and serve as this year's (and next year's) Conference Director. As we celebrated our 35th anniversary, we were excited to look at the past, present and future of our industry, the state and our organization.

Published in Fall 2013
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