Welcome to Chicago SHRM – Your Local Connection to SHRM!

Ice sculpture commemorating
Chicago SHRM's 60th year

We invite you to get involved with Chicago SHRM – a congenial organization serving over 800 HR professionals in the Chicago area.  Let Chicago SHRM be your local partner to success whatever your career level. Join our educational and networking events, volunteer on a committee, find or post job leads, or get support from one of our service partners. Whatever you’re looking to do next, Chicago SHRM can help you learn, connect, and advance your career or business. 

  • Learn cutting-edge competencies while earning HRCI credits with our timely delivery of educational workshops, roundtables, and Full-Day Conferences.
  • Connect with peers and industry experts to exchange ideas at bi-monthly events, or join a committee or special interest group to expand your network. 
  • Advance your career or business network by finding job leads, building your HR toolbox, or becoming a mentor.




Full Day Conference
Disruption! Strategically Changing, Leading, & Succeeding in a Rocky World
Wednesday March 11th | 7:45 - 4:30am

Approved for 6.0 HRCI Hours (1.5 Business; 4.5 General)
Give your business a competitive edge and fuel your career as a valued HR professional! Attend our March Full Day Conference to learn how to manage change and create purposeful disruption from our expert practitioners and business thought leaders.

Opening Keynote Speaker: Susan Burnett, VP of Leadership Development, BTS

Closing Keynote Speaker: Dr. Gray Myszkowski, Founder, Wiznami, Inc

Location: Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

Networking Event: Celebrating Our Past, Leading Our Future (4:30 - 6:30pm)

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The Chicago SHRM 2015 Executive Insights Series presents 

Turning Data Into Action: Leading Better Business Decisions
Wednesday, April 15th | 8:00 - 11:00am

Earn 1.5 HRCI Hours (Pending)
Find out how a best-in-class organization uses data to drive performance.
Learn to:

- Implement best practices for tracking and metrics
- Lead strong business decisions based on proven results

Presenter: Doug Porter, CEO, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and NW Indiana 

Host Company: Morgan Stanley

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New & Prospective Member Orientation

Full Day Conference | Disruption! Strategically Changing, Leading, and Succeeding in a Rocky World

Roundtable | Start ‘em Off Right! Onboarding that Makes a Big Business Impact

Education | Turning Data Into Action: Leading Better Business Decisions

Workshop | Story Science: How to Use this Ancient Art for Employee Communications

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Chicago SHRM
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Chicago, IL 60603
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