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Welcome to the

Aberdeen Area Human Resource Association

 

 

Established in 1985, we're 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!

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Mission

The Aberdeen Area Human Resource Association exists to advance and support the Human Resource and related professions for Aberdeen and surrounding communities.

Vision

The Aberdeen Area Human Resource Association exists to make a difference for the employees and employers in the greater Aberdeen area.

Our vision is executed by:

  • Providing a forum to network, learn and share expertise
  • Equipping our members through educational opportunities that promote professional and personal development, and inspiring lifelong learning
  • Building strategic partnerships with business and community organization

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SHRM Foundation

AAHRA helps shape the future of HR by supporting the SHRM Foundation, the 501(c)(3) charity affiliate of SHRM. The SHRM Foundation is dedicated to supporting HR professionals by providing scholarships and solutions.

Join Us!

  • Support AAHRA by making a donation to the SHRM Foundation
  • Volunteer:
    • Help with a local SHRM Foundation initiative hosted by our chapter.   
    • Review grant proposals, scholarship applications and educational resources.  

The SHRM Foundation's work includes:

  • Scholarships. The SHRM Foundation awards more than $295,000 annually in education, certification and conference scholarships to professional and student SHRM members and doctoral students.
  • Complimentary educational resources. The SHRM Foundation's Effective Practice Guidelines series makes research findings easily accessible to HR practitioners. The Foundation has also created a series of educational DVDs for SHRM chapter programming, staff trainings and executive education sessions.
  • Strategic thought leadership initiative. The SHRM Foundation in partnership with the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) is conducting a multi-phase program to identify and analyze critical trends likely to impact the workplace in 5-10 years.
  • Innovative academic research grants. The SHRM Foundation is a leading supporter of HR research.  Over the past three years, the SHRM Foundation has awarded more than $1.8 million in grants to fund rigorous, original academic research with practical implications for HR management practice.

 

 

Upcoming Events

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  • July 15, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Location:
    Virtual Meeting via Zoom

    Kira Kimball - Unconscious Bias

    Trainings are held from 11:00am-12:00pm, and the business meeting is held from 12:00pm-1:00pm. We will plan to hold all meetings via zoom until further notice.

    2. To RSVP, click here

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  • August 19, 2021 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Location:
    Virtual Meeting via Zoom

    Kira Kimball - Cultural Competence

    Trainings are held from 11:00am-12:00pm, and the business meeting is held from 12:00pm-1:00pm. We will plan to hold all meetings via zoom until further notice.

    2. To RSVP, click here

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  • September 9, 2021 to September 12, 2021
    Location:
    Las Vegas, NV

    For further information and to register, please visit:  ...

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