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The simple fact that you took the time to click on the tiny blue plus sign surely suggests your interest in IndySHRM - central Indiana's largest local SHRM chapter. But don't let our size intimidate you...we use it to our advantage! We have the resources to host over 24 events each year, and with that much going on you know there's bound to be some topics that will knock your socks off!

Plus, if you're looking for more opportunities to have closer knit-ties with the HR professionals you meet, then we HIGHLY encourage you to join one of our ten different IndySHRM committees. Volunteer work is one of the most effective ways to quickly engage and become an active member of our chapter.

Lastly, if you are passively testing the job transition waters or are in active job seeking mode already, you absolutely can't miss our IndySHRM Job Board. It's simply the most targeted resource for finding human resource-related career opportunities in the greater Indianapolis area.

So take a look around our site...we're so glad you stopped by!

Member Testimonials

“IndySHRM is a dynamic, active organization with many opportunities to get involved. As a committee leader in the past, I’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with our motivated, engaging Legislative Affairs committee to plan meaningful content for IndySHRM’s membership.”
Shelley Jackson, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
"Over the past two years as a member of the Diversity and Inclusion committee, I have been able to add depth to my HR knowledge from attending the programs IndySHRM offers while expanding my network with great people that I have met."
Britt Griffin, IndySHRM Diversity & Inclusion Committee Member
"I have participated in IndySHRM for over 2 decades because I find tremendous value in the relationships and the information exchange offered by the organization. Some of my favorite HR people are those I have gotten to know through IndySHRM over the years - folks I call for support, key learning and even just for fun. Being part of the board has provided another level of engagement that challenges me to participate in win-win relationship with the chapter. If you are an HR professional at any level and you are not part of IndySHRM, you are missing out."
Karen Seketa, Element Three

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Employer Gold Standard: Recognition Opportunity for Hoosier Employers

By |March 20th, 2017|Categories: Featured Articles, Main Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Indiana Cancer Consortium (ICC) serves as Indiana’s only comprehensive cancer control coalition to address cancer through the continuum from prevention through palliation. The ICC’s mission is to reduce Indiana’s cancer burden through the coordinated, collective actions of its members and the sharing or resources, knowledge, and passion.  The ICC […]

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The Power of the Engaged and Curious Leader

By |November 7th, 2016|Categories: Featured Articles, Main Blog|Tags: |

“No one is an expert in leadership. Like, no one’s an expert parent. It’s a process and it’s a constant education.” Simon Sinek, bestselling-author and speaker

The Power of the Engaged and Curious Leader, by Lisa Zangari, Director of Learning, Leadership Louisville Center

Curiosity. Resilience. Energy Management. These leadership attributes and other […]

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IndySHRM Announced as Chapter of the Year at the 2016 HR Indiana Conference

By |September 9th, 2016|Categories: Featured Articles, Main Blog|

It is an exciting time for our chapter, IndySHRM! During the closing luncheon of the 2016 HR Indiana Conference, IndySHRM was announced as the Chapter of the Year!

The Chapter of the Year award recognizes the outstanding achievements in chapter development and contributions to the advancement of effective human resource management. […]

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HRPDA to Become IndySHRM North

By |August 10th, 2016|Categories: Featured Articles|Tags: , , , |

As the business world, the HR profession, SHRM, and our local Indianapolis market continue to change; we feel it is important to continually reassess our mission and how we can better serve HR professionals in the central Indiana area.

In the fall, we participated in a conversation with the HRPDA chapter on […]

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MBTI Certified? Share Your Skills!

By |February 25th, 2016|Categories: Featured Articles, Main Blog, Newsletter Articles|Tags: , , |

Starfish Initiative inspires, encourages, and prepares promising, economically disadvantaged students for college and career success. An aspect of our career exploration is for our students to take the Myers Briggs assessment, work on a website called career cruising, and then come in with their Mentor to receive feedback on their […]

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Recent U.S. Supreme Court Employment Law Cases

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Featured Articles|Tags: |

The U.S. Supreme Court concluded its 2014-15 Term on June 30, 2015. The Court decided the following cases this Term that touch and concern HR matters:
Integrity Staffing Solutions, Inc. v. Busk (December 9, 2014):
The issue in this case was whether the time spent by an employee waiting in line to […]

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Why Get Certified?

By |June 26th, 2015|Categories: Featured Articles|Tags: |

Hello – My name is Traci Harris and I recently passed the PHR Exam! I graduated from Michigan State University with an undergrad in Communications (because I wanted to graduate in 4 years and didn’t know what I wanted to do), so I began a Master’s Degree online though Capella […]

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2015 Indiana General Assembly Wrap-Up on HR Related Legislation

By |May 18th, 2015|Categories: Featured Articles|Tags: |

The Indiana General Assembly recently concluded its 2015 Session. While the RFRA controversy stole the spotlight for this Session, our legislators were hard at work amending existing laws and creating new ones. Out of the 1237 bills introduced this Session, the General Assembly passed 263 into law, several of which […]

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Join IndySHRM Team for the Horizon House “Walk For Dreams”

By |May 7th, 2015|Categories: Featured Articles|Tags: , |

IndySHRM has pledged to donate $500 to our partner organization, Horizon House, if we put together an IndySHRM team of 25 participants for the “Walk for Dreams” event on Sunday, May 17 at 2pm.

This family, pet friendly 5k walk along the canal in downtown Indianapolis is a great opportunity for IndySHRM […]

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10 Reasons Why IndySHRM Members Should Attend DEAM15

By |April 15th, 2015|Categories: Featured Articles|Tags: |

Last fall, DirectEmployers Association had the privilege of meeting several IndySHRM members during the volunteer appreciation event held at Conner Prairie. Through this and previous involvement with the chapter, we learned we share many of the same core values, especially when it comes to providing networking, educational and professional development […]