Why Join Big Bend SHRM

Big Bend SHRM is affiliated with the national organization known as the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).  As an affiliate of SHRM National, we are designated as Chapter #0409.

Whether you are already a member of SHRM on a national level or not, membership on both the local and national level gives you full access to a wealth of services and programs that can broaden your skills and make you more valuable to your organization. From joining us, you will gain:

  • Exposure to other HR professionals and companies revealing how other organizations handle various human resource situations, procedures, policies, etc;
  • Access to a network of professionals and specialists providing HR information that might otherwise be difficult and/or expensive to obtain;
  • Opportunity to develop relationships and contacts in other companies to share information on HR concerns;
  • Availability of local professional development opportunities to improve your competence;
  • Access to current best practices to make your organization more efficient, increase employee commitment, and help line managers carry out business strategy;
  • Availability of up-to-date information on pending legislation that may impact your company’s operations;
  • Opportunity to develop leadership skills by taking on a volunteer leadership role in a local chapter; and
  • Development of a reputation and credentials in the HR field through your involvement in a local chapter.

If you are interested in joining a professional organization that will keep you current on the ever-changing human resource field, assist you in networking with other area professionals and offer personal growth, then Big Bend SHRM is your answer. Membership is open to all individuals regardless of race, sex, religion or national origin, whose careers and interests are committed to the Human Resource profession. Our membership year runs from January through December.  We welcome you to join our chapter at anytime.

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