Upcoming events

    • 11 Nov 2021
    • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM (CST)
    • Bay Oaks Country Club OR Zoom Virtual

    Texas Bay Area SHRM is excited to announce we are officially gathering in person again for our monthly luncheon meetings - we hope you can join us!

    Thursday, November 11th from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM

    14545 Bay Oaks Blvd, Houston, TX 77059

    We will be meeting at Bay Oaks Country Club and lunch will be served. 

    There will also be a virtual presentation option (via Zoom) that will begin just before 12:00 pm for those of you who are unable to join us that day.

    The Topic

    Jimmy Madrigal PHR, Project Specialist at Workforce Solutions, is our featured speaker for the month of November. He will be presenting the programs and initiatives available to employers to help find qualified candidates who are trained and equipped with the right skills to fill hiring needs.

    This meeting will provide further information about talent development services and training Workforce Solutions offers through needs assessments and virtual and in-person platforms with:

    • customized training solutions based on a flexible building block learning paths
    • direct interaction with the job seekers and employees to ensure skill progression
    • echelon and level-focused training that also addresses management and supervisor

    The Gulf Coast Workforce Board and its operating affiliate Workforce Solutions, are the public workforce system in the 13-county Houston-Galveston region of Texas. 

    Full-Time and Part-Time career offices, and adult education providers serve many visitors each year. Over the last year, Workforce Solutions

    • helped about 219,000 qualified job candidates go to work;
    • helped more than 21,000 individuals improve their basic education skills; and
    • Used $165 million in financial aid to provide education/training scholarships, work-based learning opportunities, work-search and work-entry support services, and assistance with early education and care expenses.

    Meeting Agenda

    • 11:30-12:00 Check-in / Networking / Announcements / Lunch
    • 12:00-1:00 Speaker Presentation, followed by Q&A

    Re-certification credits will be available for this event (1 SHRM PDC; 1 hour HRCI) and will be shared with attendees after the meeting.


    Guests are always welcome to attend our meetings, both in person and online! 

    For on-site luncheon, networking, and presentation at Bay Oaks:

    • $35 TXBA SHRM Member
    • $45 Non-Member / Guest
    • $20 Student

    For virtual presentation through Zoom:

    • $15 TXBA SHRM Member
    • $20 Non-Member / Guest

      About the Speaker

      Jimmy Madrigal PHR - Project Specialist at Workforce Solutions

      Jimmy Madrigal PHR graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelors in Marketing and has been working with Workforce Solutions for roughly 5 years. Jimmy specializes in assisting employers within the Gulf Coast region of Texas with any of their individual talent development needs, with an emphasis with the On-the-Job Training program and building Registered Apprenticeships with the Department of Labor.

      Past events

      13 Oct 2021 TXBA SHRM Panel: Navigating the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Landscape
      9 Sep 2021 September Monthly Meeting - "Professional Language Tips to Promote Diverse and Inclusive Environments" with Alise Isbell
      12 Aug 2021 August Monthly Meeting - Synergist Hiring: What Blind Hiring Should Be with Mike "Batman" Cohen
      8 Jul 2021 July Monthly Meeting - Keys to Proactively Managing Your Company's Benefit Plan with Ryan Johnson
      10 Jun 2021 June Monthly Meeting: Hiring Military - Houston's Greatest Human Resource
      20 May 2021 May Bonus Session - Employee Benefits Compliance with Wendy Carmichael
      13 May 2021 May Monthly Meeting - Breaking the Ice of Nice with Laurie Hall
      15 Apr 2021 TXBA Annual Conference - HR is a Circus
      11 Mar 2021 March Monthly Meeting - Conflict Management: Fighting Social Distancing by Creating Motivating Environment with Mike Lejeune
      11 Feb 2021 Conducting Investigations with Trisha Barita
      14 Jan 2021 Lead With Laughs: Using Humor To Put The "Human" In HR with David Horning
      10 Dec 2020 Pivot Planning for Leaders & Managers with Charles Pulliam
      12 Nov 2020 Workforce Solutions with Jimmy Madrigal, Craig Casipe, and Benito Guzman
      8 Oct 2020 Hiring Military - Houston's Greatest Human Resource with Dina Anderson and Tiffany Bradbury
      10 Sep 2020 Stop Hiring the Wrong Person with Greg Shaffer
      13 Aug 2020 Breaking Down Racial Diversity and Unconscious Bias in the Workplace
      9 Jul 2020 The Importance of Being A Data-Driven Recruiter with Mike "Batman" Cohen
      18 Jun 2020 Top Ten Challenges Facing HR in a Covid-19 World with David Barron
      11 Jun 2020 Managing Organizational Change: 9 Habits of a Difference Maker with Lillian Davenport
      14 May 2020 Update: Now Virtual! May Monthly Meeting - Social Media Legal Implications with Carol Keough
      23 Apr 2020 Virtual Meeting - Job Search During Economic Adversity
      12 Mar 2020 March Monthly Luncheon - Equal Pay with Kevin Cartwright
      13 Feb 2020 February Monthly Luncheon - Don't Run Naked Through the Office with Fred Stawitz
      9 Jan 2020 January Monthly Luncheon - To Do or Not to Do: Navigating #metoo Toward Successful Interactions with Alise Isbell
      5 Dec 2019 December Monthly Luncheon - Understanding Medicare and Applying For It After 65
      14 Nov 2019 November Monthly Luncheon - Commissioner Julian Alvarez of the Texas Workforce Commission
      7 Nov 2019 *Free* New Overtime Rule - Afternoon Session with Trisha Barita
      9 Oct 2019 Essential Tools for Managers Workshop
      12 Sep 2019 2019 Legislative Conference
      11 Jul 2019 July Monthly Luncheon - "Who Cares for HR? Maintaining Self While Serving Others"
      13 Jun 2019 June Monthly Meeting - FMLA/ADA
      9 May 2019 May Monthly Luncheon - Workers Compensation Update
      4 Apr 2019 Annual Conference - Boldly Go!
      14 Mar 2019 March Monthly Meeting - "Transactional Analysis for Effective Workplace Communication"
      20 Feb 2019 Inaugural Mid-Winter Round Table

      Texas Bay Area SHRM 

      PO Box 57923  Webster, TX 77598

      SHRM Affiliate Chapter #0542


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