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Welcome to the South Central Human Resource Management Association

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.  SCHRMA is dedicated to promoting the professional development and growth of members, to raise the standards of performance of human resource professionals, to advance the interests of practitioners of the human resource profession, and to provide opportunities to share experiences and ideas.  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!  


Jackson, MI, May, 17, 2017 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the South Central Human Resource Management Association its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Chapter’s accomplishments in 2016.

The award aligns individual chapters and state councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

SCHRMA would like to thank all of you for your assistance in helping us achieve such a prestegious award!


In 2017, the SHRM Foundation will award almost $500,000 in support to students seeking undergraduate, graduate, certification and professional development opportunities. Please click here to view information regarding both SHRM and SCHRMA's scholarships for 2017.

SCHRMA will be awarding up to $1,500.00 in scholarships to current SCHRMA members seeking continuing HR education or HRCI or SHRM certification.  Click here for information specific to SCHRMA's scholarship opportunities.


  • SCHRMA Named 2015 SHRM Foundation Chapter Champion

The national Society for Human Resource Management recognizes exceptional chapters and state councils for their commitment, leadership, and generous support to the Foundation's Annual Campaign through the Foundation's Champions Program.  SCHRMA is pleased to report that, as a result of this designation, it will be listed in SHRM'sAnnual Impact Report and featured as Champion on the official SHRM Foundation recognition website.

  • The 2017 Programming Schedule is set!

Don't miss out on any upcoming HERE to complete your 2017 SCHRMA Membership Application today.  Click HERE to view the 2017 programming schedule and see the great value you will receive for your money.


Upcoming Events

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  • August 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Cascades Manor House 1970 Kibby Rd Jackson, MI 49203

    Speaker:  Karen Belair, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, Human Resource Director, Arbor Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

    Are you finding that some of your normal operational and procedural processes are less effective with groups of employees? YES! Than you will not want to miss this session which will explore the differences...

  • September 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
    Cascades Manor House 1970 Kibby Rd Jackson, MI 49203

    Speaker:  Leslie Fiorenzo, Director of Employee Assistance Center, Grand Rapids, MI

    Learn why negative assumptions pick up momentum and spread, how to short-circuit destructive disagreement, and eliminate unconscious behaviors that spark power struggles and mistrust


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