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Garden State Council SHRM

The Role of the Garden State Council - SHRM

The Garden State Council-SHRM (GSC-SHRM), comprised entirely of volunteer leaders, is a professional organization supporting the Human Resources profession and the eleven Society for Human Resource Management chapters based in New Jersey.  Founded in 1987, its rich history laid the foundation for its evolution into an influential voice of the Human Resources profession in New Jersey.

GSC-SHRM serves as the state-level affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. It provides HR professionals in New Jersey with programs, conferences and more. It supports SHRM initiatives within the state, and also serves as an entry points for HR professionals new to New Jersey or for those in an area not covered by a local chapter.

The principal public activity of GSC-SHRM is the Annual Conference & Expo. In its 23rd year, the conference has become the largest Human Resource professional development and networking event in New Jersey. Now held at the Atlantic City Convention Center, the GSC-SHRM Conference & Expo offers exciting keynote speakers, over fifty educational presentations, exposure to conference partners serving the human resource community and numerous networking events and opportunities. This year's conference will be held October 19 - 21, and is currently in the planning process.

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Build HR Super Hero muscle with record HRCI Credits - 2014 GSC-SHRM Conference & Expo

The 2014 Garden State Council - SHRM Conference & Expo (October 19 - 21) has been awarded thirteen (13!) general credits by HRCI. Ten sessions have been awarded business / strategic credit, and six others are pending such credit.

Separately, the Sunday morning pre-conference sessions have each been awared 4.25 credits (category TBD).

Register today....filling up fast!

Congratulations to the 2014"When Work Works" Award Honorees! (formerly the Alfred P. Sloan Award)

Congratulations to the 2014 "When Work Works" Award Honorees! (formerly the Alfred P. Sloan Award)

After a rigorous review process over the past four months, SHRM and the Families and Work Institute recently announced the New Jersey organizations honored for their best practices in workplace flexibility for 2014.  The honorees include:

2013 One Millionth Dollar Donor - Garden State Council - SHRM Recognized

SHRM Congratulates the Garden State Council-SHRM!

Their contribution was the one that put the SHRM Foundation over the $1 million mark in its 2013 annual fundraising campaign, and we are pleased to recognize them as our 2013 One Millionth Dollar Donor!

Under the leadership of state director, Laraine Knauss, SPHR and immediate past director, Jerry Dropcho, SPHR, the Garden State Council supports the eleven SHRM chapters in New Jersey.