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CONGRATULATIONS to the following HR Collier members for passing their SHRM Certification Exams:

Gosia Bozek, SHRM-CP

Erin Thoresen, SHRM-SCP

Katie Sibert, SHRM-CP

Melissa Sweeney, SHRM-CP

Stephanie Earnhart, SHRM-CP

Letisia Martinez, SHRM-CP


On the Horizon



HR Collier Meeting Announcement

Employee Fraud Presentation

Course Description:

This presentation will cover the practical relationship between human resources, organizational information, personnel information, and fraud. It will reveal how employees can maliciously commit fraud and also unknowingly allow fraud from external threats to be perpetrated. An overview of information contained in organizations, how this information may benefit those outside of the organization, and how suspects directly and indirectly try to gain access to this information. Examples of internal and external incidents will be provided. A short summary of potentially applicable state statutes will also be provided.

Sergeant Brian Sawyer has been a member of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office for 19 years. He recently joined the Crime Prevention/Community Engagement Unit from a long tenure in Criminal Investigations. He is a Hostage Negotiator; having previously been a member of the SWAT Team for 16 years.

Sergeant Sawyer has a master’s degree in public administration, a graduate certificate in global strategic communication, and is a graduate of various leadership academies including the Command Officer Development Course and FDLE’s Florida Leadership Academy. He is very active in community philanthropies including the Friends of Foster Children, American Heart Association, and SWFL Wine Fest; having chaired various events for these worthwhile causes.

This program has been pre-approved by HRCI for 1 General credit and by SHRM for 1 PDC.

Date: Thursday, January 17, 2019

Lunch Meeting

Sponsored by: Morgan Stanley


Time: 11:30 am Registration

11:45 am General Announcements, sponsor preview

12:00 pm Program


Cost: Members: $25.00

Guests: $35.00

Walk-Ins without reservations: $30.00


Location: Vineyard Naples

400 Vineyards Blvd

Naples, Florida 34119 


RSVP must be in by Friday, January 11th , 2019.

To register for this event, please visit our website and click on the calendar.

If you are locked out of the site, you must renew membership.

To renew membership please send your registration information along with annual dues of $55 to Membership, HR Collier PO Box 110593 Naples, FL 34108






YOU – HR Collier Members seeking to enhance their credentials. Go to for qualification guidelines for the SHRM CP or SCP exam.


Highly valued Certification for:

· SHRM Certified Professional in Human Resources; SHRM-CP, and

· SHRM Senior Certified Professional in Human Resources; SHRM-SCP


· Study Group Orientation is Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:30pm and sessions start Monday, January 28. PLEASE REGISTER in advance with Anjeza Osmenaj,

· Sessions run from 5:30 to 8:00 pm on Mondays and Thursday, January 28 to April 18 with a few breaks for holidays.

· Final Exam and Celebration are scheduled for April 22 & 25.


· Community School of Naples, 13275 Livingston Road, Naples, 34109, Room N-1


You will learn the Body of Knowledge for your profession and prepare for the examination using up-to-date SHRM certified materials. All sessions will be led by volunteer facilitators, all of whom are your experienced and certified peers.


· Study Materials- AKA –

SHRM Learning System*:

Retail for $795-$1020, but cost is $495 with HRCollier member discount *

· Shipping and Handling and tax:

$ included

· Study Group Sessions:

$ 0

· Examination Application Fee:

$50 Non-refundable

· Examination Fee:

$300 SHRM members

$400 Non-SHRM members


Exam window is May 1 – July 15, 2019.


Many employers will pay for the study materials and/or the testing fees. Also, consider applying for HRCollier, HRFlorida, and SHRM Foundation certification scholarships to help with costs.


Contact Anjeza Osmenaj at to confirm your attendance. Please provide: Name, preferred email, cell phone, company, your position and the level of certification you are seeking, and if you need to order current study materials (SHRM Learning System). 


*Study group materials purchased directly from the distribution partner of SHRM. Participants may pay for the materials through our HRCollier website ‘online store.’ *Participants must be a member of HR Collier AND be enrolled in the HR Collier Study Group to take advantage of this highly discounted rate.


Warm Regards,   Ms. Anjeza Osmenaj, SHRM-CP,




Welcome to HR Collier

As an affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), HR Collier is a vibrant group of over 200 human resource professionals who come together to discuss issues related to human resource management and to find ways to better serve their employers and employees. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources!

HR Collier provides monthly meetings with speakers, educational programs, Tri-County Conference, and numerous opportunities to network with human resource professionals. If you are not already a member of our chapter, click here for information on joining. As a reminder, all memberships are individual-based (not company-based) in accordance to SHRM guidelines.

We are always looking for VOLUNTEERS! Serving as a volunteer is a great way to give back to the HR community and to network with your peers. It is also a great way to use skills you already have or to develop a new skill you need. Contact our current President for more information

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