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SMA South Florida is Florida's leading special interest chapter for the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) offering an exclusive focus on recruiting, staffing and retention aspects of HR. We pride ourselves in sourcing fresh & innovative programs for our members, guests and sponsors! For membership, sponsorship or event information, contact us today!



You will not want to miss this Books & Brew featuring Shawn Weaver and Yiri Castillo. They will be leading the discussion on the book The Talent Fix, which presents a proven practical and scalable recruiting model for talent acquisition leaders, and practitioners.

Shawn Weaver is a Service Manager for Creative Staffing in Miami, FL. She has been with the company for 14 years and provides recruiting support to a diverse range of clients. She currently supports clients with full life-cycle recruiting, including proactive candidate searches, and interviewing. She is responsible for developing sourcing strategies for both short and long-term purposes in positions across a wide range of functional areas and compensation levels. She is on the Board of Directors of the Florida Staffing Association as well as the Social and Marketing Committees.

Yiri Castillo is a Staffing Manager with EmpHire of almost 12 years, who started her career with them in March of 2008 as a Staffing Consultant. In 2015, Yiri took the role of Staffing Manager with EmpHire, and in October of 2019 took over management of EmpHire’s Government sector and Human Resources and Benefits Administration. Yiri’s Career in the staffing industry began as a Recruiter with a real estate firm at their outbound call center, and shortly before joining EmpHire she was a Recruiter and Staffing Consultant with a National Staffing Firm. Mrs. Castillo has a Bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Human Resources, as well as a Certification in Human Resource Management.

She is a Notary Public of 6+ years. Yiri is truly passionate about EmpHire and the Staffing industry in general. Her primary focus is on creating a positive client and candidate experience and continuously improving processes into something dynamic and efficient. Brought together by the shared passion for the Staffing Industry and EmpHire, Yiri is Happily married to her husband Jose since April of 2015. Together they have 2 beautiful children, Noah and Juliana. Yiri is a firm believer in finishing everything you start, and that you learn something new every day.

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Available on Amazon Hardcover $21.49 & Kindle $20.42

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