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Welcome to Connecticut SHRM 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
State Director

Upcoming Events

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  • February 1, 2023 to February 28, 2023
    In-person / virtual

    The collaborative goal between the University of CT School of Business and CT SHRM is to facilitate networking, education, and relationship building between professionals and undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in Human Resources. Mentors who commit to this 4-week program are asked to complete a 45-minute virtual...

  • February 7, 2023 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
    Zoom - Details to be provided after registering.

    Understanding Quiet Quitting, What It Means for Organizations, & How Leaders Can Prevent It

    Topics Will Include:

    • What is quiet quitting and how does it relate to burnout

    • The experiences organizations are facing around quiet quitting

    • What...

  • February 8, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • February 10, 2023 - 8:00am to 9:00am

    John Stretton
    Ogletree Deakins

    More Details to come

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