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Jun 12

Sharing the Skies with the Golden Knights

Earlier this year, our partners at Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) invited a few members of the HR Florida State Council to jump out of an airplane with the Golden Knights, the U.S. Army Parachute Team. The Golden Knights’ winter home is in beautiful Homestead, Fla. and they provide this experience to …

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Aug 01

A Patriotic and Emotional Ceremony – The Commissioning of the U.S.S. Paul Ignatius (DDG 117)

Over this past weekend, a small group from the HR Florida State Council had the honor of attending the commissioning of the newest Naval destroyer, the U.S.S. Paul Ignatius (DDG 117) at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale. The ship’s namesake, Paul Ignatius, spoke at a ceremony on Friday night and the Commissioning on Saturday. At …

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Nov 28

Background Screening Compliance – Knowing the Basics!

Like most topics in the HR world, there is more than meets the eye when it comes to Background Screening. It is quite a litigious industry and because of this, while conducting background checks is vital for employers, it is equally important to know the compliance regulations around background screening. Employers want to mitigate their …

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Oct 26

Lessons Learned from Mental Health First Aid Training

When you think of first aid training what comes to mind may be CPR, First Aid, or AED training.  Most of us even have a basic first aid kit in our home or car. HR Palm Beach County recently joined with community partners to offer Mental Health First Aid for HR and Business Professionals. Mental …

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Aug 03

Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season! Is Your Workplace Prepared?

 Trying to Reason with Hurricane Season! Is Your Workplace Prepared? It’s that time of year again – hurricane season!  As Floridians, we love the summer, sand, seashores, and the sea.  But, sometimes out beautiful home can get intense and we have to take action.  I have always said hurricanes are the best of all the …

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