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Ohio SHRM State CouncilAffiliate of The Society for Human Resource Management

Ohio SHRM State Council Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession

May 21, 2018 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded Ohio SHRM State Council its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Council’s accomplishments in 2017.

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 resource profession.

“SHRM exists because of our great chapters and state councils like Ohio SHRM State Council which work tirelessly to help advance the important mission of the HR profession through initiatives that support our future, build inclusive organizations and focus on workplace readiness,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “Recognizing you as a recipient of this prestigious award is just one way to show that SHRM supports you and that we are by your side step by step as we move Together Forward.”

The EXCEL Award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. Ohio SHRM State Council will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on its website, and information to share with its members about the significance of this award.

The Ohio SHRM State Council accomplished several initiatives in 2017 which resulted in the Platinum Award including: Conducted membership calls including guest speakers so that members could learn important information regarding membership and recruiting volunteers which resulted in increased volunteerism, membership and member retention; Decided to strategically move the State Conference from Sandusky, OH to Columbus, OH to better serve and accommodate the expected amount of HR Professionals attending the conference; Signed a new contract for the venue and housing options for the OH SHRM HR Conference, setting us up for success to grow to an even larger State Conference to advance the profession; and brought back the District Director role to include five District Directors on the State Council to support our 25 local chapters.

For more information about Ohio SHRM State Council visit: www.ohioshrm.org

Media: For more information, contact Karen Sating, Ohio SHRM State Council Director at 216-849-5034 and karen.sating@manpower.com

About Ohio SHRM State Council
The Ohio State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) coordinates SHRM chapter efforts and provides leadership, professional development, support and ideas to facilitate the role of chapter volunteer leaders in the State of Ohio. We are a key resource for direction, growth, and development for SHRM chapters, volunteer leaders, and Human Resource professionals in Ohio.

About the Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at shrm.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.