Title: Top HR Issues Business Owners Face and How to Solve Them

Friday, 09/13/19 and Friday, 09/20/19, 6:00 -7:30 PM – Memphis Central Library

3030 Poplar Ave. 38111 | First Floor


HR can be especially challenging for smaller employers with limited resources. This seminar will address some of the most critical areas, particularly to avoid needless HR-related fines, penalties or lawsuits. We’ll also address complex HR issues and provide strategies you can follow.

Presenter: LaDeidra Penn

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Positioned to be the Primary Target

Interview and Resume Workshop presented by Medtronic

Meeting is FREE and open to members and guests

You must RSVP to attend: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0445A8AA2AA20-nbmbaa9

Medtronic Main Campus Auditorium – 2600 Sofamor Danek Dr, Memphis, TN 38132

Urban Fellow – Summer 2017

Job Type:  Part-Time
Department:  Human Resources
Closing:  4/28/2017 11:59 PM Central

The Memphis Urban Fellows Program (MUFP) is a year-round initiative that offers local college students the opportunity to intern with various divisions of the City of Memphis Government.  Our mission is to develop the change agents of tomorrow, future City of Memphis leaders, and enhance the interaction of area college students with City government, all in support of retaining the best and brightest talent for Memphis. This is a paid internship which provides the opportunity for growth, networking, and personal fulfillment.

Typical Qualifications

The Urban Fellows intern completes challenging projects proposed by division leaders, which benefits the City of Memphis and the participant through mutual collaboration and input in solution building for our most pressing issues facing government today.  Urban Fellows get firsthand knowledge and exposure to strategies that help shape a more efficient and effective government. Past projects have included input from students on various strategic and administrative priorities including improving neighborhood watch programs, creating an online benefits-management portal, performing analysis of best recruitment strategies for the Spanish-speaking community, and recommend body-worn camera solutions in the Real Time Crime Center.

Minimum Qualifications
Urban Fellow Interns are paid $12/hr for their service to the City of Memphis. Additionally, participants are afforded the chance to earn college credit hours for their participation in the Urban Fellows Program. All documentation required for college credit must be completed by the student, with necessary support from their Mentor.  Interns are expected to commit a minimum of 10 hours per week, a maximum of 20 hours, to their assigned service centers for the duration of the program.
Special RequirementsImportant Dates – Urban Fellows Summer Session 2017

Application Due Date for Summer Term: April 28th
Notification of Selection: May 23rd
Orientation: June 12th
Report to City Divisions: June 12th – August 18th



  • Health Insurance (Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision)
  • Wellness Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare & Dependent Care)
  • Short and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Plan
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation Leave (10 Days in First Year – up to 25 Days after 25 Years)
  •  Paid Sick Leave/Bonus Leave

To view more details regarding employee benefits click here!


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McKesson is recruiting for Summer 2016 Internships
From March 21-April 22 recruiting for summer interns. The Internships will be June 6-Aug 12, 2016 in either Houston/Dallas, Richmond or Atlanta in the areas of Finance, HR, Operations, IT and Sales.
We are looking for:
Rising Seniors graduating by June 2017
Minimum 3.0 GPA required
Relevant classwork, as appropriate to the function
Previous internship/ leadership (preferred)
What Interns can expect from McKesson:
10 week paid internship
Areas include: HR, Operations, Finance, Sales and IT
Locations: Houston/Dallas, Richmond & Atlanta
Learn more:
If you know of a qualified college intern you want to refer, send them to jobs.mckesson.com, where they can learn more – and apply for – available positions. And feel free to share with your referrals stories from interns who have been hired full time at McKesson: http://www.insideconnector.com/5733/Intern2016

Memphis Goodwill is seeking a Full-time Human Resources Recruiter! Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply for this amazing opportunity by visiting our Memphis Goodwill Website at goodwillmemphis.org.  Select Careers->Corporate Opportunities->Recruiter. Applicants MUST complete profile and attach resume.

Under the direction of the Vice President of Human Resources; the Recruiter will be responsible for Recruitment, Talent Acquisition and Onboarding of Memphis Goodwill Team Members. Ideal candidates should have at minimum 3-5 years’ experience in high volume Recruitment and Talent Acquisition.


1. Conducts screening and selection actions from beginning to end. This includes but is not limited to posting, screening and interviewing candidates for open positions and referring the most qualified internal and/or external candidates to the hiring manager for interview. Keeps candidates and hiring managers updated on the hiring status

2. Performs all appropriate pre-employment background checks, schedules pre-employment drug screening, MVRs and education checks when applicable and

3. Collects and validates all documentation related to the hiring process

4. Coordinates New Hire Orientation with hiring managers, and provides instructions and confirms attendance for new hires.

5. Identify sources and forums to recruit applicants including hosting and participating in job fairs, ad placement, social media, online job boards, etc.

6. Extend written and/or verbal job offer to candidates in conjunction with hiring managers.

7. Creates partnerships with other community based organizations to maintain a sufficient applicant flow.

8. Maintains applicant log according to departmental procedure and in keeping compliant with legal guidelines.

9. Maintains and update job descriptions prior to posting vacant positions.

10. Assists in preparing EEO-1, Veterans 100 Reports, and Affirmative Action Plan.

11. Reports new hire to the appropriate government agency, including e-Verify.

12. Establishes internal business relationships and effectively communicates with all levels of management.

13. Ensures compliance with OFCCP guidelines in the preparation of the annual AAP.

14. Perform other duties as assigned.

1. Sitting, bending, light lifting as needed.

1. Office environment as well as occasional retail, processing or contract environments.


1. Ability to work well under tight timeframes with a sense of urgency.
2. Typing, spelling, grammar, and proofreading.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal customer service, problem solving, and negotiating skills.
4. Strong insight and ability to assess character and viability of candidates and exercising discretion accordingly.
5. Internet recruiting.
6. Operating office equipment (copy machine, telephone equipment, etc.).
7. Practical knowledge of screening, interviewing and reference check procedure.
8. Strong organizational skills.
9. Attention to detail.
10. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
11. Perform day-to-day responsibilities independently and with minimum supervision. Ability and flexibility to work on multiple tasks.
12. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with visitors, team members and team leaders.
13. Handle position in an efficient, organized, and courteous manner.
14. Maintain a positive, friendly attitude and a clean, neat, well-groomed appearance.


1. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, clients, and other personnel or applicants in a business environment.
2. Ability to handle confidential information.
3. Ability to effectively relate to people with various disabilities, personalities and cultural backgrounds.
4. Ability to work with other staff in a team environment.


1. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is preferred. Additional course work in various HR disciplines a plus.
2. Minimum of 3-5 years previous staffing experience required, preferably in the retail, environment.
3. Experience using Ultipro or other Human Resources Software.
4. Computer literate in basic office software i.e., Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher etc.
5. Experience developing behavioral-based interview questions

City of Memphis Openings: HR Generalist, HR Admin, Housing/Community Development

POSITION:     HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $37,939.20 – $57,283.20                   

Bi-weekly: $1,459.20 – $2,203.20     Human Resources/Administration          J.O. #15-119

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Deputy Director of Human Resources to coordinate Civil Service Commission functions and perform diverse Human Resources Generalist functions in coordinating HR Administration operations, often requiring independently resolving immediate customer issues and needs utilizing sound judgment in decision-making.  Performs HR-related duties on a professional level and works closely with the HR Director and Deputy Director in the following operational and functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance.  Coordinates and supports the Civil Service Commission involving frequent interaction with individuals at all levels within City Government: plans and schedules hearing dates including coordinating the schedules of commissioners, attorneys, court reporters, etc.; maintains the status of Civil Service appeals from receipt to resolution including tracking cases held cases in abeyance, allowed a continuance, etc.; prepares and maintains Commission decisions, subpoenas, and other legal documents and correspondence.  Coordinates Supplemental Military Pay involving reviewing military orders submitted for employees on extended military duty; processes monthly reports to accounts payable and benefits departments listing employees out on military leave and eligible to receive supplemental payment per administration guidelines; ensures the timely disbursement of payments. Analyzes unemployment compensation claims for separated employees including gathering and submitting required supporting documentation and coordinating with outside unemployment agencies to ensure claims are processed accurately and timely. Tracks unemployment hearings for contested/appealed cases to ensure proper City Division representation and attends hearings as needed.  Maintains, revises, and distributes/communicates Personnel Policies as directed by the Deputy Director of Human Resources.  Serves as an assistant to the Deputy Director of Human Resources performing detailed, advanced and diverse functions of a highly responsible and confidential nature requiring knowledge of City of Memphis Policies and operations.  Composes correspondence; plans and prioritizes meeting schedule and prepares related materials; receives calls, visitors, and mail and responds to resolve issues or forward to the appropriate party.  Coordinates special projects as directed by Human Resources Director or Deputy Director including Divisional meetings, conferences and events.  Assists in the development of training sessions relating to HR administrative processes and attends trainings and conferences.


  1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Must be able to communicate clearly verbally and in writing with employees, attorneys, etc.  Requires the ability to operate general office equipment such as a personal computer, telephone, copier, and fax.  Requires some lifting and carrying objects such as file folders and office supplies weighing up to 15 lbs.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:  Work is performed in an office.  May require working extended hours.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor’s degree in in Human Resources Management, Public Administration, or a related field and three (3) years professional human resources experience; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions.  Additional related professional experience may substitute for the bachelor’s degree.  A related master’s degree and/or SHRM-PHR or SPHR preferred.

NOTE:  Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered.  Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.  You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

                                                               ***GRANT FUNDED WITH BENEFITS***

POSITION:     PLANNING & MAPPING ANALYST – (1 Opening) Annual Salary:  $42,120.00 – $64,022.40                   

Bi-weekly: $1,620.00 – $2,462.40      Housing & Community Development/Planning & Grants            J.O. #15-120


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  Works under the direction of the Planning and Development Manager in managing and coordinating the Geographical Information System (GIS) and /or Auto-Computer Aided Design (AutoCAD) and data management system activities to include the development, implementation, preparation of plans, specifications, maps, reports, and studies. Monitors and coordinates the neighborhood redevelopment and planning functions for the Planning and Grants Service Center. Collects data and tracks conditions and progress over time in neighborhoods and communities targeted for redevelopment.  Utilizes Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping software to analyze data and monitor revitalization activities for the division.  Develops charts, models, maps and other visual presentations to illustrate the results and present to staff and general public on a regular basis.  Maintains various types of supporting mapping data into applicable database formats, such as spreadsheets and shape files, for the division. Researches, analyzes and compiles a significant amount of data to prepare various required reports according to government regulations. Creates goals and objectives and identifies and evaluates community needs from compiled data.  Conducts mapping research to ensure accurate use of data. Responds to questions and concerns from other staff members.  Collects and manages data to analyze programs, projects, and geographic areas. Ensures that data is collected properly and is accurate and organized in a way that guides decision making. Develops, improves, manages, and implements the GIS and data management systems within the Division of Housing and Community Development and the Memphis Housing Authority. Makes on-site visits to various properties to survey and verify computer data. Attends various meetings. Takes digital photographs to document project/properties survey data. Assists in the development of plans, including the Consolidated Plan 3-year strategy and annual, agency, and neighborhood plans. Participates in the coordination of the Disaster Response and Recovery Plan for the Division. Creates and prepares a variety of correspondence, proposals, memoranda, and other written documents by utilizing various computer applications.  Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with general public, management, and staff on a variety of issues and concerns.


  1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Primarily desk work. Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.  Requires the ability to operate a personal computer, calculator, copier, fax machine and telephone.  Requires the ability to read and interpret federal regulations, architectural plans and drawings.  Requires the ability to lift and carry files up to 15 lbs.  Requires the ability to operate automobile and ability to traverse uneven ground from time to time to visually inspect property.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is primarily performed in an office environment with some of the work performed in an outside environment. Work involves contact with the public at times under stressful conditions.  Will frequently travel to sites across the City for visual inspection of property and to attend various meetings.  Outside work requires exposure to dust, fumes, odors, noise, heat and various weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in Planning, Geography, Computer Science, Public Administration or closely related field with four (4) years of experience in planning and mapping activities including the development and implementation of GIS  and/ or AutoCAD software; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment. Master’s degree preferred.  Proficiency in ArcGIS Mapping Software preferred.

NOTE:  Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered.  Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered.  You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

The Dr. Benjamin L. Hooks Job Corps Center is currently accepting applications for the following position: Human Resources Specialist.  Interested applicants should apply no later than June 16, 2015 in the Human Resources Office or your local MINACT, INC. facility Human Resources Department. Further information regarding qualifications, job description, salary, etc. is available in the Human Resources Office.  Be advised your application will not be considered if you fail to meet the required deadline.

Position Opening – Human Resources Specialist 06-09-15

This vacancy announcement is being advertised concurrently to all MINACT, INC. facilities as well as the TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development/Career Centers. You may apply at www.minactjobs.com or https://va-csm.symplicity.com. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered for interviews.   No qualified applicant will be discriminated against due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, creed, religion, veteran status, disability, or a handicapping condition.  MINACT, INC. reserves the right to limit the interview pool based on review of requirements and number of applications submitted.Internal employees may email the letter of interest and updated resume to the attention of Sonya S. Walton, HR Manager at the email listed below.

An Equal Opportunity Employer


MINACT is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

Position Posting Date:  June 9, 2015

Position Closing Date:  June 16, 2015