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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 2016! The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources 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.

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  • March 22, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
    Dutch's Daughter Restaurant 581 Himes Ave, Frederick, MD 21703

    As we shared at our chapter meeting and as a result of a speaker cancellation, we are shifting the focus of March’s meeting to Maryland’s Healthy Working Families Act. Please join Jan Rockwell of Janice B. Rockwell, LLC for an interactive and informative session. More details will be posted soon!



  • March 27, 2018 - 7:30am
    Dove Pointe 1225 Mt. Hermon Road Salisbury, MD 21804

    The Opioid Crisis: Responses for the Workplace

    Registeration: 7:30

    Professional Development Session: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

    Speaker: Lori Brewster, MS, APRN/BC, LCADC Wicomico County Health Officer

    Mrs. Brewster earned a Bachelor of Science from Salisbury...

  • April 12, 2018 - 8:00am
    Martin's West 6817 Dogwood Rd Baltimore, Maryland 21244 United States

    Chesapeake Human Resources Association

    Annual Spring Conference

    HR Building Community: Be Bold, Brave & Brilliant

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