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Welcome to Illinois Fox Valley SHRM



 

Illinois Fox Valley SHRM is a not-for-profit organization committed to provide resources and opportunities that engage, develop, educate and inspire individuals in all phases of Human Resources Management.

We are excited about presenting our members with programs that will engage, develop and inspire you!

If you are not a member yet please take a walk through our website, view our events, learn about our board members, and reach out with questions you have about our chapter. 

We are continuing to host meetings virtually.  Check our Meetings & Events tab for a list of upcoming events.

 

                    

Illinois Fox Valley SHRM is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

SPONSORS

 

Ultimate Kronos Group (formerly Ultimate Software)

Paul Leonhard |
   Strategic Development Manager - Illinois
Direct: 312-590-2777 
4052 Michelline Lane, Northbrook, IL, 60062
Schedule a meeting with me:  https://calendly.com/paul_leonhard

 

Upcoming Events

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  • June 12, 2022 to June 15, 2022
    Location:
    New Orleans, LA

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  • June 16, 2022 - 12:00pm
    Location:
    Zoom

    One of the key competencies for HR Professionals is the ability to resolve and/or mediate conflicts in a respectful, appropriate and impartial manner. Understanding conflict and the different methods of resolving it, is an important part of your professional HR skillset.  Note: For those studying for the SHRM CP or SCP exams...

  • July 21, 2022 - 12:00pm
    Location:
    TBD

    Mike Wong, partner and management-side labor and employment attorney will update us with legal changes in the last 6 months and what is coming in the near future.

    Mike’s passion is coming up with efficient and common sense solutions so that business owners can focus on their passion, their business. Mike strives to...

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    WELCOME to the IL Fox Valley Society of Human Resource Management group.  We are a 100% chapter of the National SHRM organization. We currently meet in Elgin and cover the entire Fox Valley Area including the Randall Road Corridor. To learn more about the history of our chapter, click here

    We’re here to help you!

    If you are actively engaged as a Human Resource Practitioner in the Fox Valley Area, we invite you to join us. Affiliation with this dynamic group at the local and national levels provides you access to a wealth of services and programs to broaden your skills and make you more valuable to your organization. If you’d like to join our chapter or wish to attend one of our meetings as a guest, you can email us at illinoisfoxvalleyshrm@yahoo.com or click on the join button.

    The Illinois Fox Valley SHRM’s mission is to provide essential resources and opportunities through educational programs and to prepare individuals for their roles as leaders and decision makers within their organizations.

    How will we accomplish our mission?

    • Monthly Programs: Luncheon meetings are held the 3rd Thursday of each month. Guest speakers address a variety of subjects that cover a wide range of HR issues. Most meetings will qualify for HRCI re-certification credit.
    • Networking: Exchanging ideas, developing professional relationships, increasing your knowledge base.
    • Career opportunity services: We provide assistance for those looking for employment and companies looking for qualified applicants.
    • Legislative Updates: Keeping abreast of important changes in employment laws.
    • Volunteer Leadership Opportunities: Serve on committees to help determine the future direction of the association.
    • Professional Growth and Development: Preparing HR Professionals for their roles as leaders and decision makers within their organizations.
    • Visibility: Raising the standards and recognition of the Human Resources Profession.