National SHRM Member Advantages


What is SHRM?

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 225,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 570 affiliated chapters and members in more than 100 countries.

Why join the national association?
Although BSHRM provides valuable state and local resources and networking opportunities, national membership provides many benefits, too. Read on...


It will enhance your career!
Knowledge increases your value as an HR professional. SHRM is dedicated to providing the resources that are essential to staying in the forefront of the HR profession, as well as increasing the HR competencies of its members. Whether you are looking for advice, new ideas, or even a new job, opportunities available through SHRM are abundant. By joining SHRM, you will demonstrate your commitment to your career development and your profession.

What's in it for you?
Thousands of HR resources at your fingertips, access to hundreds of professional development opportunities- at your desk or across the country, plus 225,000 HR professionals located in more than 100 countries. Free resources available to members include: HR Career Guide, HR Knowledge Center, SHRM White Papers, Sample forms, policies, job descriptions, RFP's, HR Toolkits, and numerous professional publications, to name a few.

Not yet a member? Do you know someone who isn't a member but should be?
All HR professionals should take advantage of the resources provided by SHRM- the HR professional's career partner. BSHRM encourages all members of the local chapter to join the national association as well.


Visit SHRM Online at to learn more, or contact SHRM at:

1800 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
(800) 283-7476 x6451 (U.S. Only)
+1 (703) 548-3440 (International)
TTY/TDD +1 (703) 548-6999
Fax: +1 (703) 535-6490