The Suncoast Human Resource Management Association (SuncoastHR) provides active members who are unemployed at the time of the membership renewal a one-time opportunity to extend their membership for up to one year—at no cost! SuncoastHR believes this continued affiliation to our loyal members will help transitioning members stay current on the issues impacting the HR profession and provide them with the needed resources to assist them in their job search.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Who qualifies for transitioning membership?
Any active SuncoastHR member who is unemployed at the time of his or her membership expiration date or becomes unemployed up to 90 days after the membership lapses. Additionally, the member must be unemployed at the time he or she applies for a transitioning membership.
Before activating a transitioning membership, the requester must communicate his or her unemployment status to SuncoastHR using the form provided.
2. What benefits are included with a transitioning membership?
SuncoastHR members in transitioning membership status will continue to receive all SuncoastHR member benefits for up to one year. The only benefits not included are voting privileges and the ability to hold office on the SuncoastHR board.
Monthly(11) meetings featuring experts on human resource topics at the Member's rate. (Recertification points for some programs).
On-Line Membership Directory.
On-line job bank to post and find human resource positions.
Networking with 200+ local human resource professionals.
Online PDF Monthly newsletter and web page featuring legislative updates, local HR news, content articles.
On-line Members Helping Members for posting general requests for ideas and suggestions on policies, practices and issues.
Legislative Updates, Sample Letters for Writing Federal and State Legislators.
3. What happens when I find a new job?
Members in transitioning membership status must reinstate their professional membership upon employment by paying the annual renewal fee.
Transitioning membership is available to members ONE TIME ONLY and will not begin until the VP of Membership receives and processes the application form. Members will be notified when the membership has been approved and reactivated. Membership identification numbers and passwords will remain the same.
Transitioning Members may also take advantage of HR Connections hosted by Right Management.
Benefits of transitioning membership are subject to change or cancellation without notice.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org