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Welcome to the Washington State Human Resources Council

The objective of the Washington State Human Resources Council is to support SHRM members in the state of Washington with activities and communications which enhance, support Chapter leadership, and address state-wide issues in human resource management.

 

Washington State SHRM Chapter Listing

Are you looking for a SHRM chapter in Washington State? Click here to check out our chapter listing page which includes informatton on each of the 16 chapters across the state and their website address, LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook profile links. Have you affiliated with a local chapter yet? Chapters provide additional programming, development and networking opportunities in the state. SHRM chapters are autonomous organizations, so it is not automatic that you will be a member of your local chapter when you join SHRM. Click here to Designate a local Chapter.
 

Statewide Soft Skills Gap Initiative

The 2016 Soft Skills Starter Kit & Guide created in partnership with the Performance Skills Coalition is here! Also, in 2014, the WSHRC conducted a statewide member survey to find out employer opinions regarding soft skills in the workplace.

 

Meetings & Events

The meeting and events page includes learning and networking opportunities throughout the state as well as opportunities with SHRM and NHRMA.
 

When Work Works

The Washington State Human Resources Council is honored to be a When Work Works Community Partner. When Work Works is a national initiative, led by the partnership of Families and Work Institute (FWI) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), to help businesses of all sizes and types become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces. Check out our new free resources: Guide to Bold New Ideas, and Workflex Guide Series.
 

 

Sponsor WSHRC Events

If you are interested in reaching out to HR professionals across the state of Washington, click here for more information.
 

SHRM Membership

Great HR makes great organizations!  Click here to learn more about how SHRM can help you advance your organization.

Click here to Join or Renew your SHRM membership!

 

About Us

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA). 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!

Upcoming Events

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  • May 11, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Location:
    Kitsap Conference Center at Bremerton Harborside 100 Washington Avenue Bremerton, WA 98337

    We invite you join us for the WSHRMA Spring Conference.  This conference is great for leaders at your organization, as well as human resources professionals.  We offer a discount for...

  • May 11, 2016 - 11:45am to 1:30pm
    Location:
    Northwood Hall 3240 Northwest Avenue Bellingham, WA 98226

    Unemployment Insurance 201 - Beyond the Basics

    Building upon the basic laws and procedures regarding...

  • May 17, 2016 - 8:00am to 4:45pm
    Location:
    Centerplace Regional Event Center 2426 North Discovery Place Spokane Valley, WA 99216

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  • Each year, The Northwest Human Resource Management Association (NHRMA) honors Human Resources professionals, students and SHRM chapters with four awards known as “The Spirit of NHRMA Awards.”  These awards are presented at the Annual NHRMA Conference which is being held in Bellevue, WA on...
    May 1, 2016
  • #NHRMA2016 is Pre-Approved for SHRM and HRCI Credits No matter your certification status, the 2016 NHRMA Annual Conference and Tradeshow (#NHRMA2016) has you covered! SHRM certified? #NHRMA2016 is approved for 12.75 professional development credits! PHR certified?  #NHRMA2016 is approved for 13....
    April 11, 2016
  • REGISTRATION CLOSES MARCH 11, REGISTER TODAY! WHEN: Friday, March 18, 2016 WHERE: Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue REGISTER: Click here to learn more and register There are only five business days left to register for the 18th Annual Washington State Employment Law & Human Resources Conference...
    March 7, 2016

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