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Representing over 16,000 individual human resource professionals, the HR Florida State Council is the state affiliate for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  HR Florida is a 100% volunteer entity consisting of 28 SHRM affiliated chapters across the state. Click HERE to find information about your local chapter.  Our primary objective is to support the mission and initiatives of SHRM. We coordinate professional development efforts, and serve as the conduit for communication among SHRM and chapters as well as at-large members.  Learn MORE...

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HR Florida's 42nd Annual Conference & Expo Shines During Pandemic 

Orlando, Fla. – (September 3, 2020) – The HR Florida State Council, Florida’s affiliate for the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), is pleased to announce its 42nd annual conference held from August 30th – September 2nd at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, and the first hybrid event of this size, was deemed a success based on onsite and attendee feedback. The event – which was held in-person with strict safety measures in place as well as held online sessions – was designed to enable members to safely congregate and involve those who chose to attend remotely.

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HR Florida State Council Names Mallory Whalen HR Professional of the Year

The distinguished award was presented during the Annual HR Florida Conference & Expo

Orlando, Fla. (August 31, 2020) – HR Florida State Council, the premier resource for best practices serving the public and HR professionals in the state of Florida, today announced Mallroy Whaeln, SHRM-CP, PHR as the 2020 HR Professional of the Year award recipient. Each year, the council recognizes a human resources leader who has advanced the profession in a significant way.

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HR Florida's District Director and Leadership Conference Chair Receives Honorable Volunteer of the Year Award

Accolade presented to Tammie Eldred

Orlando, Fla. (September 1, 2020) – HR Florida State Council (HR Florida) recently recognized Tammie Eldred, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, HR Florida's District Director, District 2, and Leadership Conference Chair, with its Volunteer of the Year award. Announced each year at the annual conference, the award recognizes a volunteer who actively supports, promotes and develops the human resources profession through volunteerism.

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HR Florida Council, Inc. Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession 

May 29, 2020 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the HR Florida State Council its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for HR Florida Council’s accomplishments in 2019. This award recognizes outstanding achievements in state council operations and a commitment to providing meaningful programs and services to HR professionals in the state of Florida. It also is recognition of continued growth and development as a business leader, capable of developing strategies that lead to business success! Click HERE to read the press release.


Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation Announces HR Florida State Council as Top Fundraiser for 2019

Tampa, Fla. – The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation has announced its top fundraisers of 2019. HR Florida State Council took the top spot in the country for state councils, while six state chapters landed in the Top 25: HR Tampa (No. 11), HR Palm Beach County (No. 12), SHRM Jacksonville (No. 14), Big Bend SHRM (No. 17), Greater Orlando SHRM (No. 21) and HR Collier (No. 22). SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters nationwide.

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Bay County SHRM Selected as Pinnacle Award Winner for 2019 by Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Panama City, Fla. (October 30, 2019) – The Bay County Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has been chosen by the national organization of SHRM for its Pinnacle Award—the highest honor given to SHRM state councils and chapters for notable contributions to the human resource profession.

The Bay County SHRM chapter was recognized for its innovative and impactful program, “Hurricane Michael Outreach and Recovery Efforts,” that supported devastated chapter members in the wake of Hurricane Michael, a Category Five storm that destroyed many homes and businesses in the Bay County area one year ago.

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HR Florida is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and HRCI to offer Recertification Credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™


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