Frequently Asked Questions
What are the benefits of SHRP membership?
SHRP Member Benefits.
How often does SHRP hold meetings or events?
SHRP Calendar of Events.
What companies do SHRP’s members represent?
Representative list of SHRP Members’ companies.
What type of jobs do SHRP members practice?
How many members does SHRP have?
SHRP has approximately 900 members. Become a member today!
How can I connect with other SHRP members?
The best way to connect with SHRP members is at SHRP Events. Members can also connect with one another through searching our online directory, communicate on our LinkedIn discussion board, become a fan on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.
How can I become a SHRP volunteer?
Join a SHRP Volunteer Committee.
I am in transition, does SHRP offer career assistance?
SHRP Job Board.
Reduced Dues. If you are in between positions you can sign up for this reduced rate membership option for one year, one time only.
Career Exchange Forum.
Newsletter feature “Member in Transition”. Let us know if you would like to be featured!
How can I join SHRP?
Become a member today.
In which membership category do I belong?
Regular memberships are granted to those regularly engaged in the profession of human resources or industrial relations, as practitioners and those who are teachers/professors of human resources or industrial relations at accredited colleges or universities.
Professional Service Provider Memberships are granted to professional service providers, which include consultants, vendors, attorneys and others who provide support services to the human resource profession.
Student Memberships are granted to those who are full or part time students; are studying for the purpose of obtaining a degree in human resources at an accredited college or university; and have no current or previous human resources working experience.
Transition Memberships are granted to those who are currently unemployed.
Become a member today.
How long is my SHRP membership active?
SHRP Memberships are good for one year. Become a member today.
Do I have to be a member of SHRM in order to be a member of SHRP?
No, SHRP and SHRM Memberships are separate and you may be a member of one or either.
If I am a SHRP member am I also a SHRM member?
Although SHRP is a local chapter of SHRM, memberships of each organization are separate.
If I am a SHRM member am I automatically a local chapter member?
No, your local chapter membership is separate from SHRM Membership.
Do I have to a member of SHRP, or another local chapter, in order to be a member of SHRM?
No, you may join SHRM without being a local chapter member.
How do I become HRCI Certified?
How do I maintain my HRCI Certification?
You can maintain your certification by attending SHRP's HRCI-certified programs.
I’ve moved or changed jobs, how can I update my contact information?
Visit your SHRP Member Profile.
How can I register for a SHRP event?
Visit SHRP's Calendar of Events.
Where does SHRP hold meetings and events?
SHRP holds our events in the Chicago Loop.
Host a SHRP Event! What better way to connect with HR Professionals than hosting one of our programs or events? We are looking for locations in the Chicago metropolitan area that can accommodate small, (up to 20 people) medium, (between 20 and 50 people) and large size groups (over 50 people.) This is a great opportunity for your company to connect with HR Professionals in the Chicagoland area with little or no cost to your organization. SHRP event notifications are distributed to nearly 4,000 HR professionals. The attendance at our events together with our broader marketing efforts can be great exposure for your organization. If you are interested in hosting, please click the above link to complete a brief questionnaire.
I would like to offer a presentation to SHRP members, where can I submit my information?
SHRP Call for Speakers Form.
I would like to offer an educational workshop to SHRP members, where can I submit my information?
SHRP Instructors Submission.
I am a vendor to HR Professionals, can join SHRP?
Yes, you may join as a Professional Service Provider. Be sure to check out SHRP Partnership Opportunities to connect with our membership.
I am a vendor to HR Professionals, how can I showcase my services to SHRP members?
SHRP Partnership Opportunities.
Can I advertise to SHRP members?
SHRP Advertising Opportunities.