About our blog post author: Michelle Kavanaugh is Director of Human Resources at Ossip Optometry. She is also VP of Membership at IndySHRM.

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If you answered no, I ask, why?  Below is an excerpt from SHRM about some of the benefits you can get from being a member of SHRM in addition to being a local chapter member.

The resources SHRM provides are helping hundreds of thousands of members with their professional development goals, keeping them informed about new HR regulations and trends and also assisting them with their daily HR issues and challenges. With SHRM, your path to a rewarding HR career will be illuminated by all that SHRM has to offer.

Follow in the successful footsteps of other SHRM members by using the following benefits:

Get answers to your HR questions or challenges.

Ask An HR Knowledge Advisor — It’s that simple! SHRM’s HR Knowledge Advisors will provide you with personal, one-on-one assistance with your HR questions or challenges. Contact them by phone or e-mail. Visit the HR Knowledge Center homepage to ask your question now.

Sample forms, policies, job descriptions and other critical documents available.

SHRM collects documents that you can alter for use within your organization.  Click on any of the following to view SHRM’s extensive sample documents database.

HR Forms

Job Descriptions

Interview Questions

Build your professional network with SHRM Connect.

SHRM Connect is the social network built specifically for HR professionals to collaborate around communities of interest and network with other HR professionals. Search groups, create a group or check recent activity!

Already a SHRM member?  Invite other SHRM members you know to join IndySHRM (if they aren’t members already).  Our local chapter will provide a forum for personal and professional development; provide an opportunity to develop leadership, managerial, public speaking and group decision-making skills; provide a local networking arena; and provide a focus for legislative attention to local, state, and national human resource management issues.

If you answered no, I ask, why?  Below is an excerpt from SHRM about some of the benefits you can get from being a member of SHRM in addition to being a local chapter member.
The resources SHRM provides are helping hundreds of thousands of members with their professional development goals, keeping them informed about new HR regulations and trends and also assisting them with their daily HR issues and challenges. With SHRM, your path to a rewarding HR career will be illuminated by all that SHRM has to offer.
Follow in the successful footsteps of other
SHRM members by using the following benefits:
Get answers to your HR questions or challenges.
Ask An HR Knowledge Advisor — It’s that simple! SHRM’s HR Knowledge Advisors will provide you with personal, one-on-one assistance with your HR questions or challenges. Contact them by phone or e-mail. Visit the HR Knowledge Center homepage to ask your question now.
Sample forms, policies, job descriptions and other critical documents available.
SHRM collects documents that you can alter for use within your organization. Click on any of the following to view SHRM’s extensive sample documents database.
HR Forms
Job Descriptions
Interview Questions
Build your professional network with SHRM Connect.
SHRM Connect is the social network built specifically for HR professionals to collaborate around communities of interest and network with other HR professionals. Search groups, create a group or check recent activity!
Already a SHRM member?  Invite other SHRM members you know to join IndySHRM (if they aren’t members already).  Our local chapter will provide a forum for personal and professional development; provide an opportunity to develop leadership, managerial, public speaking and group decision-making skills; provide a local networking arena; and provide a focus for legislative attention to local, state, and national human resource management issues.