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What’s the Value of AHRM?

  • Discounted member pricing to attend Monthly Professional Development Programming on a broad range of topics.
  • All programs approved for SHRM Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP and HRCI General or Strategic Credits. Members who attend all meetings earn 10 recertification credits!
  • AHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP
  • SHRM Certification Study Group
  • Legal Updates
  • Up-to-date Website with links to SHRM, HRCI and Monthly Sponsors
  • Champion Partnership with Davenport IPEx for SHRM Certification Prep Course - discount ($200 value)
  • Networking with over 200 engaged HR Professionals (we are a FUN group)
  • Access to Membership Directory for Professional Contacts (no solicitation)
  • Liquid tHeRapy – 3rd Thursday of the month
  • Access to Future HR Leaders (College Students)
  • Annual bus trip to Chicago for activities of your choice while helping to raise money for the SHRM Foundation
  • Access to members-only LinkedIn and Twitter accounts
  • Governed by Volunteers that are Dedicated to the HR Profession
  • Leadership Development opportunities
  • Opportunities to Volunteer your HR Skills in our Community
  • Monthly Newsletter and Weekly Email Blasts to stay informed
  • Gift Cards for New Member Referrals and for Survey participation
  • Email notifications regarding HR Job Opportunities
  • Job postings with CareerMatrix for HR jobs are FREE if you are a member and discounted for other non-HR related jobs
  • Rebate for members who post HR job openings on the MISHRM website (to discuss at next board meeting)
  • Discounted SHRM Membership for NEW SHRM members…see Membership Director for promotional code
  • Your AHRM Membership transfers with you even if you change companies
  • Convenient Meeting Location and Great Food Too!
  • SHRM Foundation Scholarship Program opportunities
  • Support Internships with matching funds for paid HR Internships (up to $2,040)
  • Sponsorship opportunities for HR vendors to share their product information

Don’t forget to renew your SHRM Membership and designate AHRM Chapter #435 as your Primary Chapter 

Membership questions: Please contact the Director of Membership at membership@ahrm.net

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AHRM's exclusive members-only holiday celebration is on Thursday, November 29th at One Bourbon, starting at 5:30. Thank you to our sponsor, Priority Health for hosting! Registration is now open: https://lnkd.in/g9btZsy

As a part of our philanthropic focus for 2018, Association for Human Resource Management members are volunteering their time and talents to share best practices in HR with small organizations who need it most. If you know of an organization that would like to learn more about hiring and retaining talent, please invite them to attend this event. Thank you to our partners Grand Rapids Chamber and Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy for helping to make this event possible. And thank you to Midwest Capital Advisors, HR Collaborative, and Acrisure Benefits Group for your sponsorship! #humanresources #philanthropy #westmichigan #hr #networking #talentmanagement #hiring #culture #engagement #nonprofitmanagement https://lnkd.in/gp9BMuN

"Require certification," Taylor said. "SHRM certification is a validation that the professional doing the job has the competency to do it. Treat HR like a profession. Don't just prefer—require!"  https://lnkd.in/g-FvWd4

Liquid tHeRapy, sponsored by Northwood University, is just around the corner yet again! Join fellow AHRM members on August 16th for camaraderie and a cold one. Feel free to bring a guest. Register today:  https://lnkd.in/gXBQsgz

One of AHRM member's favorite presenters, Tom Brown, will be back to share best practices and recent trends in talent acquisition at our Wednesday, July 11 lunch meeting. RSVP today!  https://lnkd.in/grjHdeG

AHRM members enjoyed learning about tax reform updates from Beene Garter LLP's Trace Bauman, CPA at this week's membership meeting. Thanks, Trace for sharing your expertise with us!

Will we see you at MISHRM conference this fall? Save $50 on your rates if you register by the end of June!  https://lnkd.in/evA8Zas

On Wednesday, June 13, AHRM members will enjoy breakfast, networking and an update from Trace Bauman, CPA on how new tax reform will impact the world of HR and the employees we serve. Secure your reservation today!  https://lnkd.in/dJsSec9

Registration is now open! Saturday, October 13 is the date for the annual AHRM Chicago Bus Trip, hosted by Greenridge Realty, in support of the SHRM Foundation.  https://lnkd.in/eJZfxr3

We did it! AHRM is being recognized as a EXCEL Platinum Award recipient due to the chapters accomplishments in enhancing the HR profession for 2017.  Thank you to the 2017 Board of Directors and AHRM members who helped our SHRM chapter to stand out among so many others. 

Association for Human Resources Management

Email: Membership@AHRM.net
PO Box 2064
Grand Rapids, MI 49501

The Association for Human Resource Management (AHRM) is a professional organization focused on fulfilling needs of human resources professionals in the Greater Grand Rapids area and is an affiliate of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

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