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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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Upcoming Events

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  • December 15, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:30pm
    Firestone Country Club or Virtually via Zoom Registration, Networking & Basket Viewing 11:00am Lunch Served 11:30am Programming Begins 12:00pm Basket Raffle - 1:00pm

    Join us as we spend a special afternoon together to thank you for your membership and support of Akron Area SHRM year round!

    We will be meeting in the beautiful Firestone Country Club with lunch served and:

    • Programming eligible for SHRM and HRCI Certification...
  • January 12, 2022
    TBD & Zoom


    Thank you to our January sponsor!




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