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The Society for Human Resource Management of Johnson County (SHRMJC) is a professional association dedicated to human resource management.  An affiliate of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), SHRMJC is Northeast Kansas' largest community of and leading resource for human resources professionals.

Representing over 300 members, SHRMJC fosters the continuing development of human resources professionals, serves as a forum for the exchange of new ideas and advances the interests of the human resources profession. SHRMJC also offers opportunities for HR professionals to build critical business relationships with peers, colleagues and mentors through active networking avenues. 

SHRMJC is an individual member organization which has served, for over 40 years, as the voice of human resources for the Johnson County, Kansas business communities.  Our membership grows daily and consists of practitioners working at all levels in large, mid-sized, small and start-up organizations.  Over 25% hold titles of director or above.  In addition to human resources practitioners, our membership includes consultants, service providers, attorneys and educators. 

Our Timeline:

1979 - This association was formed and originally titled the Personnel Management Association of Olathe.

1984 - We became the Human Resource Management Association of Johnson County (HRMAJC).

1998 - HRMAJC became a SHRM affiliate chapter.

2005 - We received a SHRM Superior Merit Award.

2006 - We offered our first  HRMAJC Volunteer of the Year Award.

2007 - We began offering our HRCI Study Group.

2007 - We partnered with WageAccess to provide our members with a Salary & Benefits Survey.

2008 - We offered our first HRMAJC Student Scholarship.

2008 - We became a Heartland Employment and Labor Law Institute partner.

2009 - Our name was changed to SHRMJC.

2009 - We were awarded the SHRM Super Star Status for 10% membership growth in 2008.

2009 - We partnered with JCCC to manage the HR Advisory Council.

2009 - We offered our first New Member Orientation.

2010 - We hired our first Chapter Management Professional.

2010 - We began offering on-line dues payment.

2011-  "So You Think You Can Interview" was first offered to the community.

2017 - We began to offer our Career Search Readiness program

2017 - We began offering our SHRM Certification Study Groups.

2017 - Our new Career Center was launched.

2018 - We began our Membership Referral Program.

2018 - Our membership grew to over 300 members.