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Welcome to the Maryland SHRM State Council

Maryland SHRM State Council, Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP


We are 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.

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.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!


          

MD SHRM is proud to be recognized as a Platinum State Council for 2020! The EXCEL award is given to SHRM state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the HR profession.The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that have to be met.

MDSHRM is proud to be recognized as a Foundation State Council Champion for 2020! By supporting the SHRM Foundation, MDSHRM is empowering real social impact, allowing SHRM to continue to deliver on outreach initiatives that lead positive change affecting work, workers, and the workplace. We are also helping SHRM prepare the next generation of professionals for a future in HR. Our support will help the SHRM Foundation:

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