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Welcome!  We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

Orlena Cowan-Bailey, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Upcoming Events

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  • October 6, 2022 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
    Holiday Inn Norwich 10 Laura Blvd, Norwich, CT 06360 Norwich CT 06360, US

    There are obvious HR needs like payroll, benefits, policy writing and interpretation, employee relations issues, and legal compliance. 

    What does the C-Suite value beyond these necessities? 

    • How do you find the time to develop additional skills including strategic consulting...

  • October 7, 2022 - 8:00am to 2:00pm
    Quinnipiac University - Rocky Top Student Center

    Please join us at this annual event, in recognition of all the hardworking and dedicated CT SHRM Volunteers.  There will be plenty of networking opportunities, along with presentations with re-certification credits.

    The days agenda:
    8:00am - registration, breakfast and networking
    8:30am - opening...

  • October 11, 2022 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
    The Norwalk Inn Norwalk, CT

    We will explore Lifestyle Spending Accounts as a solution to your unique challenges and goals. You’ll hear from Eric Pomroy (Business Deveopment Executive, OneDigital) and Megan Burns (Benefits Strategist, Forma) as they discuss how companies are...

  • October 14, 2022 - 8:00am to 10:00am
    Northwest Chamber of Commerce 59 Field Street, Suite 120 Torrington
  • October 18, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
    Paradise Vineyard Wallingford, CT

    More information to follow.

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