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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!

Upcoming Events

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  • February 9, 2023 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Location:
    Southwestern Community College 1501 W Townline St, Creston IA Instructional Center | Room 175

    Burnout: Building Resilience

    This program will cover:

    • How burnout impacts employee productivity and turnover
    • Learn to identify burnout in yourself and your staff--and what to do about it
    • Uncover how burnout and toxic stress make you sick and tired (it's more...
  • June 11, 2023 to June 14, 2023
    Location:
    Las Vegas, NV (Virtual Option also available)
  • October 11, 2023 to October 13, 2023
    Location:
    Iowa Event Center | Des Moines, Iowa

    Plans are underway for the 2023 Iowa SHRM Conference. Stay tuned for future updates!!

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News from SHRM

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Fri, 27 Jan 2023
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Supreme Court Arbitration Case Will Affect Employers

Fri, 27 Jan 2023
A consumer arbitration case before the U.S. Supreme Court will affect how cost efficient arbitration is for employers. Read more

Paid-Leave Requirements for COVID-19 Are Dwindling

Fri, 27 Jan 2023
States and localities are backing off their requirements that employers give paid leave to workers with COVID-19 after death and... 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