Tennessee Recruiters Association

TRA is a non-profit trade association, developed exclusively for third party recruitment firms; we are professionally active, organized to serve its members through industry-specific educational workshops designed to teach current trends and skills relative to the staffing and recruiting industry.

  • Workshop events: quarterly, speaker-led meetings include lunch
  • Informal collaborative gatherings: monthly, informal exchanges of best and current practices within the industry; free.
  • Annual training conference: Nationally recognized elite performers with in the industry. Highest level of training and skill development becomes accessible to the individual and firms.

TRA is the Tennessee affiliate chapter of NAPS, (National Association of Personnel Services); our meetings support your firm’s recruiters achieve professional certification. 

Anne Martin, Bone McAllester & Norton PLLC

June 28 Mtg - crafting and understanding employment agreements.

Anne Martin, Vanderbilt Law School, of Bone McAllester & Norton PLLC will be our guest speaker on June 28.  She will be ready to answer any of your questions and will advise us on the issues we often face in our practices, including critical advice for our clients and candidates: how we can better help them.
Anne advises employers and individuals regarding employment agreements that contain post-employment restrictions on employment, customer and employee solicitation, and confidentiality/trade secret usage.  Anne has also litigated these issues extensively.  In her program she will address the following:

  • best practices for preparing such agreements;
  • areas of concern for individuals who are being asked to sign them;
  • do’s and don’ts for individuals when leaving an employer to increase the changes of avoiding a post-employment dispute;
  • enforceability standards applied by Tennessee courts.

June 28, 2017  –  11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

100 Oaks Conference Room

Member Charge = $20.00 – Future Member Charge = $35.00

RSVP:  Reservations are required as lunch will be provided so please respond to hsawyer@sawyersearch.com.

We will look forward to hearing from you and seeing you on the 28th!

Upcoming Events

MID-YEAR TRAINING! Extended Session

Pinnacle Panel is returning!  More information later but mark your calendar and set your GPS for a different location!

July 19, 2017

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Join us as we meet at the beautiful new LBMC corporate office in Brentwood

Reservations will be required and special pricing will be announced soon.

Questions?  Email:  tratninifo@gmail.com

Professional Development

The TRA proactively serves its membership by planning and hosting recruiting industry specific educational initiatives where information and skills are presented by subject matter experts.

Best Practices

Consistent with the objectives of TRA, we want every member to experience a professional, collaborative and safe place to exchange ideas and information to advance their professional practice and our industry.

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Looking for a reason to join TRA?

  • Stay current on laws and best practices
  • Network with your peers
  • Support of NAPS Certification
  • Receive continuing education
  • Obtain credibility in the market place
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Regular Meeting Location

Monthly meetings are held at Vanderbilt Health in 100 Oaks Mall. Click CONTACT above for map and detailed directions. TRA will meet at 100 Oaks/Vanderbilt Medical Group in the first floor conference room -- enter through entrance D which is at the middle of the front of the mall (see picture on the website); conference room is behind the escalator and stairway.


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