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Welcome to the Southwestern Iowa Chapter of SHRM

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.

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!

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COVID-19: Travel Ban Extensions and a Few Rays of Hope

Tue, 26 May 2020
As we enter the third month of travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic, the initial panic in the U.S.... Read more

Virginia Governor Signs Marijuana Decriminalization Law

Wed, 27 May 2020
Gov. Ralph Northam signed legislation to decriminalize simple marijuana possession and prohibit employers from requiring applicants to disclose information related... Read more

San Diego Requires Temperature Checks

Wed, 27 May 2020
San Diego County updated its emergency health order to provide additional protections for employees of essential and reopened businesses. Read more

10 Tips for Returning Employees to the Workplace

Wed, 27 May 2020
​Organizations that are readmitting employees to the workplace after the coronavirus pandemic forced many to work from home will need... Read more

    Our Focus

    • To provide a forum for the professional and personal development of our members
    • To provide an opportunity to develop leadership, management, public speaking and group decision making skills
    • To provide an arena for the development of trust relationships where common problems can be discussed and deliberated
    • To provide an opportunity to focus on current human resource management issues of importance to members
    • To provide a focus for legislative attention to state and national human resource management issues
    • To provide information gathering and dissemination channels
    • To provide a pool of human resource management leaders for continuing succession in the chapter