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The Mobile SHRM Chapter Newsletter
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Holiday InnSave the Date

Friday, November 3, 2017
8:00am – 4:30pm

Annual Gulf Coast Human Resource Conference
301 Government Street
Mobile, AL 36602

Check out the Information Flyer here!

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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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Silent Action

Mobile SHRM Members – The Foundation Committee is beginning its annual solicitation efforts for items to be auctioned during our Silent Auction to be held during the Gulf Coast Human Resources Conference scheduled for November 3.  Please reach out to vendors and/or business you frequent and request their support by donating items that can be auctioned during the event.  Please contact Paula Lindsey ( or Adrienne Freeman ( for additional information.   Auction proceeds benefit the SHRM Foundation which provides educational resources for HR Professionals.


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Governmental Affairs

Need to brush up on Department of Labor (DOL) requirements? Check out the their website for a great summary of the DOL’s principal statutes:

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Diversity Spotlight

September is NATIONAL HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH it celebrates the contributions, heritage and culture of Hispanic and Latino Americans.

“Diversity really means becoming complete as human beings - all of us. We learn from each other. If you're missing on that stage, we learn less. We all need to be on that stage.” ~ Juan Felipe Herrera

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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 specific dates and other details. Registration is open here.

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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:


See your name here!
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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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