Career Essentials Program

Saturday, August 29, 2015
8:30am – 12:00pm

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Diversity & Inclusion Workshop 

Facilitator: Earnie Ellison, Managing Partner
Ellison Consulting Group, LLC
Location: Nova Southeastern University
Carl Desantis Building
3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Objective: participants will learn and gain insight about one for more of the following:
    • Diversity management plan (organizational structure)
    • Cultural Competence
    • Diversity initiatives

Saturday, September 26, 2015
8:30am – 12:00pm

Javiel Lopez
Benefits & Compensation
Facilitator: Javiel Lopez, Director of Human Resources
Location: Nova Southeastern University
Carl Desantis Building
3301 College Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Objective: participants will learn and gain insight about one for more of the following:
    • Compensation and motivation
    • Fostering innovation
    • Performance and evaluation

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Would You like to Observe a CE Workshop?
Contact: Shirley Toliver at


Professional Development Workshop – June 18, 2015

Managing OrganiDr. Nadeen Medvinzational Health: The Role of Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
Learn about the strategic value that EAPs bring to an organization.

Dr. Nadeen Medvin, Ph.D., DABPS, DABDA Clinical and Industrial/Organizational Psychologist

Learning Objectives:
• Understand growing importance of managing mental health in organizations
• Understand impact of the “human factor” on organizational health and performance
• Understand strategic value of EAP’s
• Learn how to use EAP as a management tool to enhance motivation, productivity, and profit
• Learn approaches to design and implementation of EAP’s in various organizational settings

Nova Southeastern University
Huizenga (Carl DeSantis Building)
3301 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33314

Click here to register via Eventbrite
NAAAHR Members $20 Prepaid Registration
NAAAHR Non-Members $30 Prepaid Registration
NAAAHR Members $25 Onsite Registration
NAAAHR Non-Members $35 Onsite Registration
Students $15 (Must Present Student ID at registration)

Career Essentials Session – June 27, 2015

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Facilitator: Tonya Seavers, Style Strategists, Inc.
8:30am – 8:45am



ReggieCrane PicEmotional Intelligence Assessment and Debrief Workshop
Facilitator: C. Reggie Crane, M.A., President & CEO
Next Level Coaching and Consulting Services

9:00am – 2:00pm

NAAAHR Career Essentials Program

Many supporters have impacted NAAAHR South Florida Career Essentials program with amazing results for South Florida young professionals.

Would You like to Observe a CE Workshop?
Contact: Shirley Toliver at

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Career Essentials Session – May 30, 2015

Time:      830am – 1:00pm
Where:   City of Miramar Economic Development Conference Room
2200 Civic Center Place, Miramar FL 33025

Topic: Personal & Strategic Networking
Facilitator: Sam Hines, HR Director, City of Miramar
8:30am – 11:00am

Panel Discussion: “Powerful Dialogue: Male Perspectives on decisions Leading to Endless Opportunities”
11:00am – 1:00pm

Moderated by: Mary Davids, D&M Consulting
Sam Hines – Director of Human Resources City of Miramar
Eric Chisem – Director, Talent Acquisition & Operations (NIS), Broward County Schools
Mike Gelin –  President, Gelin Benefits Group
Albert Tucker – VP Multicultural Business Development
Joe Toliver – CEO and Managing Partner Dooling Enterprises, LLC

Discussion topics will include the following:
– What advice would you give your younger self?
– Describe one decision that has had a big impact on your work life.
– What was your greatest failure while on your career path thus far?
– What has been your greatest success thus far?
– What techniques do you find most useful navigating corporate America?


NAAAHR Career Essentials Program Overview

NAAAHR South Florida Career Essentials Program (CE) aim to prepare young professionals for challenging careers in business.

To cultivate future leaders and guide young professionals in South Florida on a steady path towards enriched career development. The CE Program provides an open, cooperative and dynamic environment where professional development, personal growth and leadership potential can thrive.  This program is for young professionals
 age 18-35 that resides in Miami-Dade, Broward or Palm Beach counties, interested in gaining Career Essentials tools to assist in personal and professional growth?

Prepare young professional for challenging careers in business. All participants commit to a twelve (12) month mentoring and leadership development program that will include but not limited to:

  • Career Essential Assessments
  • Leadership Development
  • Career Placement Support
  • Personal Branding/Portfolio Development

Our chapter is committed to Career Essentials because we know it will make a difference and support new beginnings for human resources  and business professionals while promoting economic growth in the South Florida community.

*All services are FREE to the participant!*

Career Essentials Brochure


MembershipfDon’t wait – Renew your Membership or become a NAAAHR Member TODAY!

If your goals include giving back to your community, enhancing your professional development and maximizing tax dollars…your membership in NAAAHR is a perfect fit!

The National Association of African American in Human Resources (NAAAHR) is committed to providing an open forum for African Americans to share and glean information. Additionally, it is a vehicle for providing leadership development opportunities that are relevant to career growth in the HR profession.

NAAAHR Membership Value:

  • Free admission to NAAAHR, South Florida regular events (earn HRCI Credits)
  • Discounted admission to NAAAHR Special Events
  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Networking Opportunities

Click here to download the invoice or go to our national website:
**NAAAHR South Florida is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization. Check out our upcoming events.