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Rhode Island SHRM State Chapter

WELCOME! Member Registration

RISHRM membership process is digital: New members are able to submit an application directly on our website.  Existing members can maintain their membership information by logging in and updating their account. 

What does that mean for you?  once you sign up, look for an email from us to activate your membership.  It will assign you a username and prompt you to create a password.  You can then review and update your membership information on file immediately and in the future as things change.  Also, all members will now have access to the membership directory.  When updating your account information, you may also control what information other members see.

All existing and new members will continue to receive the same great RI SHRM membership benefits! Please contact with any questions.

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When Work Works - 2017 Award Winners!

When Work Works is a national initiative led by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) to help businesses of all sizes and types become more successful by transforming the way they view and adopt effective and flexible workplaces. When Work Works is one of the foremost providers of resources, rigorous research and best practices on workplace effectiveness and flexibility in the nation.

The winners were recognized at RI SHRM’s Summer Social.

The Rhode Island recipients of the 2017 When Work Works Award are:

  • BlumShapiro
  • Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co. Ltd.
  • Ryan, LLP
  • Sansiveri, Kimball & Co., LLP

To learn more about When Work Works, please click here.



October 29-31, 2017

Strategic HR at Mt. Washington enters year six to great critical acclaim. Engage with a senior-level, strategic-thinking audience in every aspect of the conference. Share time with a faculty that has time to share with you - a cup of coffee by the fireplace or over great dinner conversation. Discover programming that encourages you to think big. Share HR lessons you've learned along the way. And take in the spectacular, historic Mount Washington Hotel.

Registration is Open! The Early Bird registration rate is $975/person. After June 1, the regular rate is $1,075/person. If you are a member of one of the six New England State SHRM Councils, you receive a special rate of $925. Registration includes three days of education, supporting session e-materials, a retreat mobile APP, sumptuous meals, receptions, and entertainment. 2017 overnight accommodations at Omni Mount Washington are $227/night (includes all resort fees).

2018 Tri-State SHRM Conference

Save the Date!

April 29-May 2, 2018

HR: Achieving Greater Organizational Value


To Register, Click Here!

Conference Scholarships

The SHRM Foundation will award 14 conference scholarships in 2017. Members are encouraged to apply to attend Talent Management Conference & Exposition, SHRM Annual Conference and Exposition and Diversity & Inclusion Conference & Exposition.

Click here to learn how to apply!

RI SHRM Mentoring Program

Do you want to make a difference and help develop the future of the HR profession?  Here is your chance to share your knowledge and experience as an HR professional! 

For more information, click here!

Please consider offering your time for this very valuable program!


Click here to fill out an form and email to Linda Lulli, RI SHRM College Relations Director at

Discounts - Did you know...
RI SHRM members receive a 10% discount on HR certificate classes.
SHRM members receive a $100 discount on the PHR/SPHR exam prep.

Visit our Meetings & Event pages for upcoming 2017 events. 

Upcoming Events

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  • October 3, 2017 - 7:30am to 9:30am
    Hosted at New England Tech

    Web and Software Accessibility for Human Resources Professionals,
    Are You Compliant?


  • October 10, 2017 to October 11, 2017

    Your need for HR education is never-ending because business needs are ever-changing.

    SHRM Seminars are designed to help HR professionals succeed amid evolving workplace norms, changing regulations and shifting organizational priorities.

    Register for a SHRM Seminar coming to Boston this fall and learn...

  • October 13, 2017 - 8:00am to 1:00pm
    Providence Marriott Downtown 1 Orms Street Providence, RI 02904

    This year's Rhode Island Business Group on Health Annual Healthcare Summit, entitled Hot Topics in RI Healthcare, will focus on the most important issues facing Rhode Island business owners and their employees.


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