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Greenville, SC, United States, 2013/09/23 - Phillips Staffing president Ed Parris will update South Carolina HR professionals and business leaders in Myrtle Beach on the state’s Certified Work Ready Communities initiative - PhillipsStaffing.com.
Ed Parris of Phillips Staffing, one of South Carolina’s largest and fastest-growing staffing and human capital solution providers, will address attendees at the 19th annual conference of South Carolina’s Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) September 26th in Myrtle Beach on the state’s Certified Work Ready Communities initiative.
The gathering of hundreds of human resource professionals and business leaders will be updated by Parris on the state’s progress in the critical workforce development initiative. South Carolina was recently recognized by SHRM as being the first state in the country to have every county registered and committed to be a Certified Work Ready Community (CWRC). HR Professionals will learn why South Carolina is involved in the CWRC initiative, why it’s important for business to recognize the CWRC, and what it means for the future of the state’s workforce.
The President of Phillips Staffing, Parris is a senior human resource professional with over 25 years of experience in every facet of human resources, including personnel staffing, training, safety and administration. His experience includes serving as corporate H.R. Director of a large international consumer products company and H.R. Manager at Milliken & Co. For the past ten years, Parris has consulted with an extensive list of Upstate manufacturing companies, including automotive, consumer durables, medical devices, healthcare products and metal manufacturing companies. He is particularly well known for understanding the corporate culture and specific industry requirements of client companies, especially in the area of human resources and workforce readiness initiatives.
Parris is also a State Director of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and serves as Workforce Readiness Director. He is an active member of the Anderson Area SHRM and Pickens SHRM and a past director of Greenville SHRM. He has been recognized for active involvement in economic development by being named a South Carolina Ambassador for Economic Development, and was a recent finalist for 2013 South Carolina Human Resource Professional of the Year
“A skilled and committed workforce is essential to helping South Carolina businesses grow and advance their organizations,” said Parris. “As long-time proponents of workforce development and training, Phillips Staffing is committed to taking an active leadership role in workforce development across South Carolina, and we are excited to share these updates, insights and best practices with our professional colleagues.”
Phillips Staffing (phillipsstaffing.com) is a full-service staffing, payroll management, professional placement and HR consulting firm with nearly 70 team members in 11 offices across South Carolina and Georgia, and nearly 2,800 temporary employees on assignment for clients across the Southeast on any given day. Headquartered in Greenville, Phillips Staffing remains committed to delivering superior talent, outstanding client service, innovative solutions, being active community leaders, and operating with the highest integrity.