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The Mobile SHRM Chapter Newsletter
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Chapter Leadership - MSHRM Needs You!

There will be a variety of opportunities to serve on the 2018/2019 Mobile SHRM chapter leadership team, and plans to slate next year’s officers, directors and coordinators are kicking in to high gear. Whether you are relatively new to the chapter or if you are a long-time member, now is the perfect time for you enhance your membership by stepping up to a leadership role with the group!

Sound interesting? Want to find out what’s involved? Wondering how you would benefit from becoming a member of the chapter leadership team? Ready to volunteer? Contact me at or Jeanine Wilson (who will become chapter president in 2018) at
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Need an Intern?

Looking for a way to help advance the profession and your organization? Offer an internship!

We have eager students looking to get involved with HR, help further the field, and gain valuable experience in the HR community. Tiphanie Evans, Mobile SHRM’s College Relations Coordinator, is starting a database of companies with HR internship programs and work behind the scenes to help match interns to opportunities. If you have opportunities for HR interns in your company, please contact Tiphanie at

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Upcoming Chapter Events

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Silent Action

We have some great items for this year’s silent auction, including meals from local restaurants, beautiful artwork, a one-year ProHealth membership, household items and more! You won’t want to miss an opportunity to bid on these awesome goodies!

Space is still available for additional locations, so if you or your company would like to donate an item there is still time to do so!

Silent auction donations can be dropped off at AIM Mail Center (located at 6300 Grelot Road – in the Winn Dixie shopping center) through October 30, or you can contact Adrienne Freeman at to arrange for pickup or delivery.

All silent auction proceeds benefit the SHRM Foundation which provides educational resources for HR Professionals. 



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Governmental Affairs

With Open Enrollment fast approaching, are you ready to meet federal regulations and answer questions posed by your employees? In case you’d like additional resources to support these efforts, refer to the Resources & Tools section on Then select Employment Law/ Not Every Aspect of Form 1095-C /Can Be Outsourced. Link to this page is below:
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Diversity Spotlightflag

Veterans Day is November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day.

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SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP Certification

Mobile SHRM will offer a SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP certification preparation class in conjunction with MTI Business Solutions starting in January of 2018. The cost is $945, which includes the class and SHRM Learning System.

Classes meet on 12 Monday evenings between January and June. Registration is available on a first-come, first-serve basis and is limited to 15 participants. See for details or to register.

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Membership Update

Please log in to your member account on and verify or update your membership information! Please pay particular attention to verifying that your profile has your current email and mailing address.

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Door Prize Sponsors

Thank you

Door Prize Request.

Thanks to the following companies for donating door prizes for the chapter meeting:


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Providing a door prize (or a few!) for chapter meetings is a great way to get your company’s name mentioned at chapter meetings and in the monthly newsletter! We’d love it if you’d bring a door prize to share at an upcoming meeting! No prior arrangements are necessary – just drop off your door prize (s)at the check-in table.


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Sponsorship Opportunities

sponsorMeeting sponsorships are now being accepted for 2018!

Exclusive meeting sponsorship are just $400, and shared sponsorships (with 2 sponsors per meeting) are $250. See the sponsorships page on our website for details, and contact Jane Bahr at if you’d like to reserve a spot for your company!

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The Mobile, Alabama chapter of SHRM exists to promote quality human resource practice among local industries, businesses, educational institutions, and government agencies. We bring together leading practitioners to provide education, networking and discussion of various human resource topics and to identify the best practices for all aspects of human resource and industrial relations work.

6300 Grelot Rd., Suite G 102, Mobile, AL 36609