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Human Resources Associations

Human Resource Associations serve the professional development needs of HR professionals.

AAIM Management Association (http://www.aaimstl.org/)
AAIM Management Association is the premier employer's resource group in St. Louis. We make connections. As a membership organization we connect people and companies throughout the community. As a training organization we connect individuals and teams with tools and techniques for growth. As a consulting organization we connect innovative concepts with practical applications. We help companies connect with success by improving people and processes.

Association of Executive Search Consultants (http://www.aesc.org)
The AESC's mission is to promote the highest professional standards in retained executive search consulting, broaden public understanding of the executive search process, and serve as an advocate for the interests of its member firms. The AESC is recognized by the United States Government and the European Commission as the representative body for the retained executive search industry.

Academy of Human Resource Development (http://www.ahrd.org/)
The Academy was formed to encourage systematic study of human resource development theories, processes, and practices. Site contains links, organization info, newsletter, and chapter listservs. Some areas for members only.

American Arbitration Association (http://www.adr.org/)
Provider of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Services. Website contains focus areas, rules and procedures, publications, directory of arbitrators, links to other sites.

American Bar Association (http://www.abanet.org/)
ABA Journal, links, public information. Site is directed toward lawyers and law students.

American Council on International Personnel (http://www.acip.com)
Since 1972, it has been the American Council on International Personnel's mission to advocate and educate on global mobility issues. ACIP spearheaded efforts behind many of the major immigration developments of the past thirty years -- the Blanket L visa program, H-1B cap, employer sanctions, and spousal work authorization. Through frequent meetings with members of Congress, testimony before House and Senate subcommittees, and far-reaching communications programs, ACIP remains committed to shaping U.S. immigration law and international trade policies to meet the needs of American employers. ACIP�s government liaison arm also works alongside the Executive Branch agencies (including the Departments of Homeland Security, Labor and State) to resolve problematic cases for member organizations, and to work with the agencies in developing workable policies and practices. This dialogue helps facilitate understanding and trust between the government and private sector. Finally, ACIP offers an array of educational and networking opportunities for the in-house immigration professional and is a designated sponsor of two international exchange visitor programs, through which member organizations can bring foreign employees to the United States for training.

AFL-CIO (http://www.aflcio.org/)
AFL-CIOs policy statements, Dont Buy List, links, Stand UP campaign information, executive pay watch, press releases, working women and equal pay sections.

American Payroll Association (http://www.americanpayroll.org/)
The American Payroll Association is the professional society for Payroll Professionals.

The American Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration (http://www.ashhra.org/ashhra_app/index.jsp)
The nation's only membership organization exclusively dedicated to meeting the professional needs of human resources leaders in healthcare.

ASTD (http://www.astd.org)
ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) represents more than 70,000 members in the field of workplace learning and performance, who come from every area of the growing industry and from more than 150 countries across the globe. The site contains on-line job bank, ASTD products, links to other HR-related sites and ASTD local chapters.

Center for Human Resource Management Studies (http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=935)
A Farleigh Dickinson University partnership between education, industry, and the community, creating a learning environment committed to the development of knowledge and leadership in the management of human resources.

Central Florida Human Resources Association (http://www.cfhra.org)
The Central Florida Human Resources Association (CFHRA) is the local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world's largest HR organization, serving Orlando, Florida and surrounding counties. We hope that visitors and members alike take advantage of the website's features as well as through the links available to SHRM and HR Florida.

College and University Professional Association of Human Resources (http://www.cupahr.org/)
CUPA-HR is composed of more than 6,000 personnel professionals from the higher education community at nearly 1,700 colleges and universities worldwide. Details programs and resources available, many links, and includes job listings.

Colorado Human Resource Association (http://www.chra.org)
The Colorado Human Resource Association (CHRA) is the organization of business leaders and professionals with the expertise and knowledge in human resources. We are the voice of HR in the broader Denver metro area, and our members influence business decision-making locally, nationally and internationally.

Dallas Human Resource Management Association (http://www.dallashr.org)


The Employers Association (http://www.employersassoc.com)
The Employers Association is a member-based organization of over 860 employers. We have been providing human resources and training services to the greater Carolinas business communities for nearly 50 years. We serve small, medium and large businesses from all types of industries. Our professional, knowledgeable staff is dedicated to providing prompt, personalized service that will meet the needs of our members. Through our many valuable services, we are here to help organizations hire and retain the best people and create and maintain positive work environments.

Equal Employment Advisory Council (http://www.eeac.org/)
The Equal Employment Advisory Council (EEAC) is a nonprofit association made up of more than 315 major companies that are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity. Contains publications and links.

Human Capital Institute (http://www.hci.org/)
HCI is one of the fastest growing executive associations today, with over 190,000 members worldwide, and 2,000 new members joining each month. Our members are Strategic Human Resources, Recruitment and Staffing, OD/Learning and Business Line executives who share the conviction that human capital is the only sustainable competitive advantage in a global economy.

Human Resource Consultants Association (http://www.hrca.com)
The Human Resources Consultants Association is devoted to providing client companies with a selection of HR Consultants with a vast array of specialties including staffing, benefits and compensation, diversity, HRIS, outplacement, training and development, and organizational development. Our association provides a forum for our members to communicate, associate, and learn from fellow HR professionals on a national level.

Human Resource Planning Society (http://www.hrps.org/)
Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing current perspectives on complex and challenging human resource and business issues. Site contains information for networking, research, publications, conferences.

Human Resources Research Organization (http://www.humrro.org)
Applying science and technology to enhance human performance. An independent nonprofit organization contracting with government agencies, the private sector, and professional associations. We develop custom solutions for a broad range of human resource issues and needs. Please visit our website for additional information.

Human Resource Association of Broward County (http://www.hrabc.org)
HRABC was formed in 1968 as the Personnel Association of Broward County (PABC), to meet the professional needs of the individuals involved in human resource management. Since its inception, HRABC to providing a forum for our members to exchange information and ideas, and enhance their professional growth.

Human Resources Association of Greater Detroit (http://hragd.org)
HRAGD is dedicated to advancing the human resources profession by educating, supporting, and engaging practitioners in the Greater Metropolitan Detroit area.

Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area (http://www.hra-nca.org)
The Human Resource Association of the National Capital Area (HRA-NCA) is the local DC Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). HRA-NCA is committed to providing all professionals in the field of human resource management a forum for expanding their knowledge and talent. Our organization of HR practitioners, consultants, partners, and educators has served the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area since 1945. We are older than SHRM! We provide opportunities for professional development, scholarship, and expansion of your HR horizons.

Human Resource Association of New York (http://www.hrny.org)
HR/NY is New York City's largest community of and leading resource for career-savvy HR professionals. We are your go to resource for local HR information and networking with New York City's HR community. With almost 2,000 members, HR/NY will help you meet both your immediate needs and long-term goals.

International Association for Human Resource Information Management (http://www.ihrim.org/)
Site contains jobs, networking, special interest groups, white papers, Intranets, links.

International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR) (http://www.ipma-hr.org/)
IPMA-HR represents the interests of 8,000 human resource professionals at the Federal, State and Local levels of government. The association provides information and assistance to help HR professionals increase their job performance and overall agency function by providing cost effective products, services and educational opportunities.

International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC) (http://www.ipacweb.org)
Site contains links, jobs, listserv, journal articles. Documents about employment testing and selection.

International Society for Performance Improvement (http://www.ispi.org/)
Dedicated to improving human performance in the workplace in systematic and reproducible ways. Contains journal, discussion forums, jobs, buyers guide.

MRA - The Management Association (http://www.mranet.org)
Organizations join MRA as corporate members and receive access to expert advice, best practice information, peers, and essential tools. Organizations can address their unique needs by selecting from dozens of services that run the gamut from affirmative action to reference checking to training in HR topics, business skills, and management and leadership effectiveness.

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (http://www.naaahr.org)
A coalition of 17 local organizations of African American Human Resource professionals (and consultants) from many cities across the country. The organization was officially chartered at the September 1998 annual conference co-sponsored by the Baltimore Black Human Resources Network and the Washington DC Black Human Resources Network.

National Association of College and University Business Officers (http://www.nacubo.org/)
A nonprofit professional organization representing chief administrative and financial officers at more than 2,100 colleges and universities across the country.

National Employment Lawyers Association (http://www.nela.org/NELA/)
Site for lawyers representing employees. Contains employment cases, links, affirmative action facts, disability rights. Site may be down.

National Human Resource Association (http://www.humanresources.org)
In the changing world of human resources, HR professionals face a host of challenges. Achieving excellence in such tumultuous times requires numerous resources. Acquiring these resources is what the National Human Resources Association is all about.

National Labor Relations Board (http://www.nlrb.gov/)
The NLRB is an independent Federal agency created to enforce the National Labor Relations Act. Contains help desk, facts, press releases, rules and regulations, forms, public notices, decisions, and publications.

Northeast Human Resources Association (http://www.nehra.com/index.php)
NEHRA is New England's premier human resources association. Since 1984, we have provided members with programs, information and relationships which stimulate professional growth and enhance workplace contributions. Over 3,200 HR professionals, representing large and small companies in all industries within the region, as well as individuals providing products and services to the human resources community, belong to NEHRA.

The Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA) (http://www.nchra.org)
A membership association for human resources professionals that promotes excellence in the development and management of human resources, integrating organizational, individual, and community interests.

Professionals in Human Resources (http://www.pihra.org)
Professionals In Human Resources Association (PIHRA) is the largest affiliate chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). The perspective of HR professionals on workplace issues needs to be heard. Through education and advocacy, PIHRA keeps our members informed and acts as the voice of the HR community.

Recruiters Network (http://www.recruitersnetwork.com/)
The Association for Internet Recruiting free organization for HR professionals and recruiters.

Recruitment Process Outsourcing Association (http://www.rpoassociation.org)
Our mission is to educate the market about Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO), incorporate common metrics and comparative information as defined by staffing.org, develop and enforce certifications and promote RPO benefits. We recognize that RPO is a unique industry requiring a common set of requirements and standards.

Sacramento Area Human Resource Association (http://www.sahra.org)
The Sacramento Area Human Resource Association will, through the efforts of committed volunteer members, inspire, engage, and develop HR professionals to meet the challenges of a constantly changing business environment.

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Inc. (http://www.siop.org/)
The Society's mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of industrial-organizational psychology.

Society for Human Resource Management (http://www.shrm.org/)
Contains links, news, press releases, white papers, surveys.

Venture Capital Office Managers Association (http://www.vcoma.com)
Our mission is to bring together the exceptional Office Managers who support the demanding Venture Capital industry to share ideas, resources, and information. With members in states across the nation, we are a very strong, unified group of decision makers and managers.

WorldatWork (http://www.worldatwork.org)
A not-for-profit association dedicated to knowledge leadership in the profession. It is the association of the profession and for the professionals in compensation, benefits and total rewards. Has a considerable number of HR generalists in its membership. But its core areas of knowledge focus are still compensation, benefits and total rewards.

Worldwide ERC (http://www.worldwideerc.org)
Worldwide ERC® is the recognized association authority on relocation and international assignments in the U.S. and major global traffic areas, providing leadership, education and networking to global workforce mobility professionals. Worldwide ERC is headquartered in the Washington, DC metro area, with offices in Brussels, Belgium and Shanghai, China.

Voice Commands (http://www.voice-commands.com/)
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