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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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  • February 9, 2022
    Location:
    Akron Hilton Garden & Streamed virtually via Zoom 7:30am - Registration Opens 8:00am - Networking & Breakfast 8:20am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin

    Making Benefits a Win/Win for Employers and Employees

    Employers are juggling cost increases, benefit plan designs and their long-term strategy to offer competitive health insurance to retain and attract talent in a very competitive market.  By understanding how carrier underwriting...

  • March 9, 2022
    Location:
    Akron Hilton Garden & Streamed virtually via Zoom 7:30am - Registration Opens 8:00am - Networking & Breakfast 8:20am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin

    The loss of valuable leadership can cripple a company. Succession planning is essentially preparing successors to take on vital leadership roles when the need arises. It is essential to the long-term survival of a company. Every company should have a form of succession planning in its portfolio as it is not the...

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Wed, 19 Jan 2022
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Author Offers Career Tips to Students, HR Newbies

Wed, 19 Jan 2022
SHRM Online spoke with Kay Maddox-Daines, author of How to Get Ahead in HR about pressing questions students and emerging... Read more

Covered Health Care Facilities Must Prepare for COVID-19 Vaccination Deadlines

Tue, 18 Jan 2022
Employers that are covered by the federal government’s COVID-19 vaccination directive for health care workers must take swift action to... Read more

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