Howard County HR Society - Winner of SHRM 2013 Silver Award
Howard County Human Resources Society is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.
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Professional SHRM Members $50
Professional non-SHRM Members $60
Associate Members $60
Student Members $20
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We have several openings for 2015 board positions including:
Communications Chair or Co-Chairs
Public Relations Chair
Professional Development Chair
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We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!
**This meeting will not be held at our usual location**
Columbia Workforce Center
7161 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046
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Howard County HR Society Receives Distinguished Award
Howard County Human Resource Society
Receives Distinguished Award
March 17, 2014 —The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded the Howard County Human Resources Society the EXCEL Silver Award for 2013.
The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters with SHRM. The award recognizes a chapter’s accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that promote the human resources profession at the local level.
“This recognition is a distinct indication of the chapter’s successful partnership with SHRM to serve the networking and professional development needs of human resource professionals and to the advancement of the human resources profession” said J. Robert Carr, senior vice president, membership, marketing & external affairs for SHRM.
Howard County Human Resources Society will be recognized in SHRM publications and at SHRM conferences. As an Excel winner, it receives a certificate of recognition and a special banner to display at its meetings and events.