Whether you're looking for connections with your peers, credibility within your organization or skills to build your professional competence, SHRM of Greater Kansas City (SHRM-KC) is a critical element in your personal strategic plan.
FORGE A PROFESSIONAL 'CIRCLE OF FRIENDS'
Each gathering of SHRM-KC is an opportunity to network with the best and brightest human resource professionals in the Kansas City area. Membership luncheons, annual events, seminars, committee projects and community partnering are just a few of the opportunities you'll have to meet - and learn from - your peers.
BOOST YOUR IMPACT THROUGH PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Opportunities to learn and grow abound through SHRM-KC. In addition to high powered membership luncheon speakers, SHRM-KC presents a number of professional seminars, all designed to heighten awareness of current issues facing the HR profession. Organized discussion groups and committee participation provide further growth opportunities, as well as classes to prepare you for PHR (professional human resources) and SPHR (senior professional human resources) certification. And, re-certification credits are awarded for attendance at most events.
USE SHRM-KC TOOLS TO ENHANCE YOUR WORK WORLD
On-the-job help is readily available through SHRM-KC.
SALARY SURVEY. Each year the association conducts and publishes the SHRM-KCSalary survey to help members recruit and retain valuable employees.
SEMINARS & WEBINARS. SHRM-KC offers seminars and webinars that address topics like violence in the workplace, diversity, employee relations, recruiting and retention, current legislative topics...all topics that challenge HR professionals every day.
PARAGON AWARD. And, each year, the association presents the prestigious Paragon Award to companies which demonstrate excellence in human resources. Those who have applied say it's an outstanding way to benchmark programs and plan for the future.
E-NEWS. Each member also receives weekly E-News highlighting events, HR issues and members.
ROSTER. To make networking easy, SHRM-KC maintains an online membership roster with pertinent data about fellow members. Current members can access the directory and add/edit their profile at any time.
WEB SITE. To surf for information, learn about events, or discover job opportunities, members can visit our web site as a resource.
SHRM-KC isn't just local. SHRM-KC was one of first - and now one of the largest - chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). So, on top of all of the advantages you receive right here in Kansas City, you can join SHRM and tap into its national - even international - benefits. As a SHRM member, you automatically have access to online assistance, national publications, professional resources, research, discounts and consumer benefits.
IT'S WELL WORTH THE INVESTMENT
For all those benefits, dues are just $100 per year for current SHRM members; $125 per year for non-SHRM members; student memberships are $30. Join today!