November 2015 Newsletter


November 2015

November Monthly Meeting  

Join us for our monthly chapter meeting the morning of November 18th for Fire Everyone and Replace them with Robots. Each day human resource professionals face legal issues and liabilities occasioned by hiring humans as resources for their companies.  Brent Britton will provide you with the education and tools to boldly face any situation and not want to fire everyone and replace them with robots. Click HERE to register!

Thank you to our November monthly meeting sponsor:





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The Premium Membership is an all-inclusive membership that includes many features, including chapter dues, attendance to all regularly scheduled monthly meetings, the annual holiday party for 2015 and 2016, networking events and the annual HR Tampa Expo!


We are proud that HR Tampa is a 100% chapter, which means that each member must also be a member of the National SHRM organization. Please designate HR Tampa as your local chapter (#074) when joining SHRM.


HR Tampa is committed to bringing you meaningful HRCI certified & SHRM certified programs to enhance your HR knowledge and networking opportunities while contributing to the community. We hope you choose to re-join HR Tampa, one of Florida’s largest and most active chapters.


To join, please go to  and click on the membership tab or contact our Membership Director, Ashlie Banks for more information.


  Please remember that members can review and vote on the 2016 HR Tampa Board of Director slate until November 12th, 2015.






The HR Tampa Expo Planning Committee would like to thank Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications for hosting our Expo planning and working meetings.  Shaker provided the  monthly meeting space, conference call lines, and they also made sure that we had refreshments throughout the year!  Thank you to Shaker for contributing to the success of this year's event and a special thanks to HR Tampa Expo Committee member and Shaker contact, Chris Greene:
Christine Greene, Account Manager

HR Tampa Conference & Expo 2015 Pictures have been posted. Click Here to view.

The SHRM Certification Pathway is Closing

Only 90 days left to complete the Pathway! Go to and get started!  It is easy to do and will take only 45 minutes to an hour. It is not a test and you cannot fail!  Once completed, you should receive an email saying you have completed it and a pin and certificate will follow within 30 days. Taking the Pathway will give you options for the future! Take it today and be part of over 60,000 SHRM Certified HR professionals!

HR Prodigy Intern - Enriched Learning Experience and Exposure

The group five high school students representing Leto, Chamberlain, Tampa Bay Tech and Robinson have already had a busy schedule.  The started their intern program in June with a visit and presentation at USF Federal Credit Union by Cheryl Brown, Chief Talent Officer and Richard Skaggs, President/CEO.  Their next learning experience in June was with Caitlin Condo Thompson, Client Relations Manager at Hiregy Staffing. (Read more...)



Stay Connected with HR Tampa - Upcoming Events

Wed., November 18th - Chapter Meeting (breakfast)

Tues., December 8th - Annual Holiday Party at Top Golf

Two Returning Community December Events (more to come soon)




HR Tampa Members in Transition

HR Tampa is dedicated to help members get the most out of their membership. Here are some ways to jump start your next opportunity:

  • Check out our job boards for the latest HR jobs available in this market
  • Bring your resume and personal business cards to the monthly chapter meetings and NETWORK
  • LinkedIn with other HR Tampa members

If you are in transition and haven’t renewed your membership with HR Tampa due to financial restrictions, HR Tampa provides prior-year active members who are unemployed at the time of the membership renewal, a one-time opportunity to rejoin as a Basic member for up to one year!
For complete details, click HERE


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