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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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  • July 13, 2022
    Akron Hilton Garden & Streamed virtually via Zoom 7:30am - Registration Opens 8:00am - Networking & Breakfast 8:20am - Announcements 8:30am - Presentations Begin

    What is a Facilitated Conversation?

    Add Mediation Skills to Your HR Toolbox  

    In-house mediation training is becoming common as HR leaders seek to resolve disputes between employees internally.

    Organizations have long recognized the...

  • July 20, 2022 - 5:00pm
    Sarah's Vineyard 1204 W Steels Corners Rd, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223






    Thank you to our July Happy Hour Sponsor!


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News from SHRM

British Columbia Allows Single-Step Certification of Unions

Wed, 29 Jun 2022
The British Columbia Labor Relations Code now allows single-step certification of unions when the union can demonstrate support of 55... Read more

Beware of Inadvertently Hiring IT Workers from North Korea

Wed, 29 Jun 2022
The U.S. State and Treasury departments and the FBI have released a joint advisory warning about the inadvertent hiring of... Read more

State by State: Hires, Quits, Job Openings and Unemployment

Wed, 29 Jun 2022
These four maps show the geography of the Great Resignation—where workers are quitting, getting hired and remaining unemployed, according to... Read more

Employers Providing Abortion Benefits Should Address Compliance Questions

Wed, 29 Jun 2022
Organizations considering whether to add abortion-related benefits, such as out-of-state travel to a jurisdiction where abortion laws are more accommodating,... Read more