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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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  • August 23, 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
    Olney Winery 12810 Shank Farm Way, Hagerstown, Maryland 21742

    Please RSVP by Wednesday, 8/21/2017 by registering


    Join us for Wine and Hors D'oeuvres

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  • August 23, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    Uno Pizzeria and Grill 4470 Long Gate Parkway Ellicott City, MD 21043

    In an effort to bring more young professionals into the world of Human Resources, Howard County HR Society will be hosting a Young Professionals Mixer! Join us for good food, good drinks, and even better conversation with like-minded professionals in the area. 

    The way it works: as long as our group continues to order non...

  • August 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
    TBD-Please check mcshrm's website

    Please join us for some networking fun with your fellow Human Resources colleagues. Whether you are a member or prospective member wanting to get to know us better, all are welcome at this free event. This is a great time  to share drinks, appetizers, and HR stories with your fellow Human Resources professionals. Feel...

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