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Welcome to Akron Area SHRM!

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management on mission to build better workplaces, for a better world.

Whether you are new to the HR field, a seasoned executive, a small business owner, or a people manager, we stive to be a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources & People Operations.

We welcome you to use this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information.

We also encourage your involvment 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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  • August 10, 2022
    Akron Hilton Garden & Streamed virtually via Zoom 7:30am - Registration Opens 8:00am - Networking & Breakfast 8:20am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin

    Attracting and Hiring Top Talent in a Tight Labor Market 

    In this presentation, we’ll discuss strategies and tactics organizations can employ to fill critical positions when qualified candidates are especially hard to find. We will share some of the most...

  • August 16, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Via Zoom

    Welcome to Akron Area SHM, an award-winning affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  We’re very glad to have you as a member (or maybe you want to hear more about why you should become a member)!  

    We encourage you to take full...

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News from SHRM

Open Enrollment Guide & Resources

Sat, 06 Aug 2022
An HR professional's survival guide to employee benefits open enrollment season.... Read more

Ask HR: What's the Best Way to Manage Competing Internal Job Offers?

Fri, 05 Aug 2022
How should an employee handle competing job offers from within the same company? What's the best way to manage meetings... Read more

Jobs Grew By 528K in July

Fri, 05 Aug 2022
U.S. employers added 528,000 new jobs in July, surpassing economists' forecasts, according to the latest employment report from the Bureau... Read more

IRS Sets 2023 Health Plan Premium Affordability Threshold at 9.12% of Pay

Fri, 05 Aug 2022
The IRS announced that for 2023 an employer's lowest self-only health plan premium can't exceed 9.12 percent of an employee's... Read more