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Become an Affinity Partner

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.  Our Annual  Conference boasts the largest state gathering of human resources leaders and decision-makers.

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 point for HR professionals new to New Jersey or for those in an area not covered by a local chapter.


Benefits of Corporate Affinity Partnership

Website Advertising
Prominently displayed on the GSC-SHRM website, highlighting the partnered commitment to the state and local chapters

Two Annual E-Blasts
Inclusion in one marketing email to over 5000 SHRM At-Large Members and in one Annual Conference marketing email to thousands

Chapter Access
With over 2000 active state members, the affinity partner will be highlighted to local HR professionals

Social Media
Consistent scheduling to our 3 main social media channels (Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn)


Affinity Partner Expectations

An Affinity partner is expected to provide special services, discounts and support to state SHRM members, including our Chapters and/or the State Council.   The Affinity Partner’s support of both the State and Local Chapter initiatives is a necessary component for the success of the program.

The Garden State Council – SHRM (“GSC-SHRM”) invites businesses and organizations who wish to be considered for the Affinity Partner program to contact John Baldino at jbaldino [at] humareso [dot] com

In order for an Affinity Partner to be selected, a written proposal must be provided indicating the specific discount that will be offered and how membership in one of the eleven New Jersey SHRM-affiliated chapters will be verified.

Upon receipt of the proposal, the Membership Director of GSC-SHRM will route through the voting members of GSC-SHRM and the eleven Chapter Presidents. If unanimously accepted, GSC-SHRM will adopt the Affinity Partner into the Affinity Partner Program.


The Application Can be found here.

For any questions or more information please reach out to jbaldino [at] humareso [dot] com (John Baldino)