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Welcome to HR Indiana SHRM, the Indiana state affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

We are dedicated to advancing the field of human resources in Indiana by providing information, leadership and opportunities for local chapters and SHRM members across the state.

We meet this mission through a variety of initiatives, led by a state council of over 30 volunteers, including the presidents of 14 local chapters that are geographically located throughout the state to serve HR professionals within their communities. Through our state council volunteer leaders, we work to advance our mission in many ways, and here are just a few:

Attend HR Indiana

Our #1 connection point, resource, and developmental opportunity is our annual state HR conference, HR Indiana. Over 1,400 attendees gather each year in Indianapolis to learn more about the profession, to connect to others, to get energized, to advance their skills. Our state conference one of the largest in the United States and, as such, has plenty of resources, outstanding key note speakers, and most certainly lots of fun. If you connect in only one way with our organization, connect at our state conference. You will be a fan and I’m certain we’ll see you back year after year. Register today!

Join your local SHRM chapter

As mentioned, we have 14 chapters throughout the state, with their own chapter boards, initiatives, meetings, and educational opportunities for their members. Why join a local chapter? Well, there is really no better way to connect with other HR professionals within your community, HR practitioners that are often challenged by the same situations as you are, and you have a local resource to call on as needed. In addition, most chapters offer educational sessions through monthly meetings, with outstanding experts in the HR field. Learn more about our Local Chapters.

Earn HR Certifications

SHRM Certified Professional

We’re proud that our SHRM certifications meet the highest standards with accreditation by the Buros Center for Testing. With over 600 certified professions in our chapters, SHRM offers rigorous certifications that demonstrate to the global business community our strength in competency and knowledge—two aspects of HR practice that are required for effective job performance. Our state council and chapters provide the support needed to help HR professionals not only attain certification but also maintain that certification through diverse educational opportunities. Learn more.

We have several other initiatives we are focusing on, including developmental, educational, and connection opportunities for students interested in the profession. We are also one of the top supporters in the country of the SHRM Foundation, which helps deliver scholarships to deserving HR professionals and students and provide HR solutions for the workplace for all. We also work with several partner organizations throughout the state.

Everything we do is to advance the HR profession. Continue to look through our site, see our accomplishments, connect with our volunteer leaders, and learn more how HR has an impact on our businesses and communities throughout the state of Indiana.

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Recent News

  • The Summer Ends with a Bang for Federal Agencies

    The Summer Ends with a Bang for Federal Agencies   Submitted by Chris Schrader, SPHR, HR Indiana SHRM Government Affairs Director The NLRB, EEOC, and DOL all swung into action with guidance, decision, and rulemaking during the waning weeks of Summer. NLRB The National Labor Relations Board completely upended settled labor law to favor union organizing… Read more »

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  • Inclusion, Equity, & Diversity: Reframing the DEI Trinity in Today’s Workplace

    Inclusion, Equity, & Diversity: Reframing the DEI Trinity in Today’s Workplace   Submitted by Kristen Lampkin, HR Indiana SHRM Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity Director   Recently SHRM’s CEO and President, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., shared SHRM’s focus on moving to Inclusion, Equity, and Diversity (IE&D) rather than the conventional “Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion” (DE&I). This change is intentional,… Read more »

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  • Workforce Readiness Updates

    Workforce Readiness Updates Submitted by Tiffani Ewing, SHRM-CP, HR Indiana SHRM Workforce Readiness Director  JAG Indiana at the HR Indiana Conference  In our continued support of JAG Indiana, Bart Doan, Associate Director of Youth Initiatives, took to the Smart Stage to share on the mission of SHRM and JAG. Since 2008, SHRM has been committed… Read more »

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2024 HR Indiana Conference

The HR Indiana Conference is one of the largest regional human resources conferences in the United States.

Our goal is to be a best in class, regionally-focused SHRM conference, both in quality of our programming and in our attendance. We offer world-renowned keynote speakers, three days of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and exposure to the latest HR products and services. No matter if you are just starting out as an HR Generalist, or you are a Senior VP of HR, HR Indiana has just the right education for you.

August 12-14, 2024 at the JW Marriott, downtown Indianapolis

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About the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.

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