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Welcome to Connecticut State Council

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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  • January 25, 2021 - 12:00pm

    Free Speech in the Workplace: Politics, Pandemic, Social Media and More

    Date: January 25, 2021, 12:00pm

    SHRM Western CT



  • January 26, 2021 - 4:30pm
    Please see below

    WEBINAR:  When Domestic Violence Comes to Work

    Domestic violence has no boundaries and often extends beyond the walls of the home. When it enters the workplace, the victim...

  • February 9, 2021 - 4:00pm

    Take A Coaching Approach:

    Avoiding Burnout for Yourself and Your Team


    “Building Productive Teams in Stressful Times”


    Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

    4:00-5:30 PM EST


    SHRM SOCT Presents:



  • February 9, 2021 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
  • February 18, 2021 - 6:00pm

    New Member Reception & Open House


    Whether Human Resources is our only role or one of many hats we wear, we all seek:

    • Advice from others who’ve dealt with similar situations
    • Legislative updates
    • Knowledge of new trends and best...

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News from SHRM

President Biden Appoints New Agency Heads

Thu, 21 Jan 2021
President Joe Biden has named new heads of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs and... Read more

NLRB General Counsel Ousted

Thu, 21 Jan 2021
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel Peter Robb, an appointee of former President Donald Trump, was ousted from his... Read more

Certification Q&A: Verification Review

Thu, 21 Jan 2021
In order to protect the integrity of the SHRM certification program, SHRM conducts verification reviews of a percentage of recertification... Read more

Add Kinesthetic Learning to Your Development Toolkit

Thu, 21 Jan 2021
HR is a professon of doing--creating new policies and strategies, rolling out new programs, and coaching leaders and managers. If... Read more