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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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  • October 6, 2021 to October 8, 2021
    Location:
    Iowa Event Center, Des Moines Iowa

     

     

    Early Bird Registration is NOW OPEN

    2021 Iowa SHRM State Conference

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News from SHRM

Viewpoint: When Employers Fail to Designate FMLA Leave

Tue, 21 Sep 2021
If an employer missed deadlines to provide Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) notices but has no reason to believe... Read more

Most Employers Lack a Pay Strategy for Remote Workers

Tue, 21 Sep 2021
Employers that don't provide increased remote-work opportunities may find their employees leaving for jobs with greater flexibility. If employers do... Read more

5 Common Mental Health Challenges in the Workplace

Tue, 21 Sep 2021
Pre-pandemic, 1 in 5 people in the U.S. had some form of mental disorder. The numbers have skyrocketed since then.... Read more

Take the Fear out of Feedback

Tue, 21 Sep 2021
​The ability to give feedback is a superpower. Little nuggets of feedback can change lives. But the word "feedback" has... 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