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Dallas Fort Worth Staffing Management Alliance

Dallas Fort Worth Staffing Management Alliance (DFW SMA) is a member services area of DallasHR providing specific resources and programming for recruiting, retention and other talent acquisition concerns.

DFW SMA is focused on providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available for recruiting, retention and all aspects of staffing management.

DFW SMA Meetings

DFW SMA offers quarterly educational luncheons* focused on talent acquisition knowledge and competency. Mark your calendar with these dates:

September 10 - The New Workplace Diversity: Strategies for Cultivating Inclusion
November 18 - Luncheon topic TBD
*All educational luncheons are approved for recertification credit. See specific session information by clicking on linked dates above.

Interested in presenting at a DFW SMA luncheon?

Interested in sponsoring a luncheon?

Recruiting Team of the Year Award (RTOY)

DFW SMA is proud to partner with the DFW Texas Recruiters Network to recognize best practices in our industry.

The “Recruiting Team of the Year” is chosen by a panel of judges and is based on the recruiting success and business impact of the recruiting teams during the last 12 months. The criteria evaluated includes accomplishments, customer satisfaction, usage of tools and technologies, community involvement, candidate experience, training and characteristics/values.

Past RTOY Winners
Corporate Gold: Santander Consumer USA 
Silver: Baylor Scott & White Health          
Bronze: Fossil
Rising Stars: RealPage, Inc.
Agency Gold: MDI Group
Silver: Timberhorn
Bronze: HumCap
Rising Stars: Thorn Network
Corporate Gold: FedEx Office
Silver: Parkland Health and Hospital System 
Bronze: Intuit
Agency Gold: High Profile Staffing
Silver: Agile
Bronze: MDI Group
Corporate  Gold: Pizza Hut
Silver: Citi
Bronze: Intuit
Agency  Gold: High Profile Staffing
Silver: Paladin Consulting
Bronze: Timberhorn

Staffing Management Resources

SHRM Staffing Management News

Recruiting Blogs – Blog website with free pre-recorded webinars, lists of available conferences, etc.

Brown Bag Recruiter – Offer blogs, news articles, training programs – Trends and technology news. Offer free video interviews with executive recruiters

Staffing Industry Analysts - Whitepapers:
Total Talent Management: Towards an Integrated Strategy for the Employed and Non-Employed Workforce – 36 page research document
Global Readiness Indicator – Easy grid defines considerations of business case, change management initiatives, current state & landscape and compliance & governance
Contingent Worker Engagement Best Practices – 11-page guide of step-by-step guidelines
Contingent Workforce Lexicon of Term – Brief descriptions of terms used in Best Practices Document

Recruiting & Staffing News (updated daily by SHRM)

DFW SMA Volunteer Opportunities

Qualifications: Must be a current member of DallasHR in good standing.

Community Engagement: Uses social media avenues such as Linked In, Twitter and Facebook to communicate timely news and events to membership and other related groups. Delivers news and maintains contact with members through HRConnect group postings and chapter email announcements. 

Professional Inclusion/Workforce Readiness: Partners with Attitudes and Attire, EQUIP and Dallas Junior Achievement to bring together HR and staffing professionals who want to volunteer in facilitating proven Workforce Readiness programs.

Programs: Creates professional development opportunities for HR professionals in the Metroplex with a focus around talent acquisition or talent management.

Sponsorship: Partners with DallasHR staff to promote sponsorship and advertising opportunities. Networks with staffing management service providers to identify potential business partners.

Volunteer on a Committee

Social Networking



Check out the DFW SMA group on HRConnect - the online network, available to DallasHR members only, to utilize for asking questions and seeking advice from peers.

For questions about DFW SMA, contact







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