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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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Health Care, Tech Workers Feel the Stress of Pandemic

Thu, 22 Oct 2020
With health care workers facing more sick and dying patients and tech workers having to be always on call, motivation... Read more

7 Best Practices to Confront Age Bias, Build Generational Diversity

Wed, 21 Oct 2020
Here are seven best practices for combating ageism that were shared during a Smart Stage presentation Wednesday at the Society... Read more

First-Time Jobless Claims Remain Stubbornly High

Wed, 21 Oct 2020
States reported that 787,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Oct. 17, the eighth consecutive... Read more

Pandemic Reshaped the ‘Employment Deal’

Wed, 21 Oct 2020
The relationship between professionals and their employers shifted significantly this year due to the major transformation in the way people... 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