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“Serving Southeast Georgia HR Professionals”


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Individuals whose careers and interests are committed to the Human Resource profession are encouraged to apply for membership.

Our by-laws require that at least 60% of the membership at any given time be national SHRM members.

Annual membership dues are $125 for National SHRM Members and $145 for non-SHRM members.



The Society for Human Resource Management Savannah Area Chapter serves its members through providing professional development opportunity, networking opportunities, and the latest information and research in the field. The chapter is an affiliate, of SHRM, the world's largest association devoted to human resource management.  View full press release here.

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Congratulations to The Savannah Area Chapter of SHRM

We are a 2011 National SHRM Pinnacle Award Winner!

 SHRM Affiliates in Nine States Win

2011 Pinnacle Award for Creating Workplace Solutions

Alexandria, Va.– The Society for Human Resource Management(SHRM) presented nine affiliates with the highest honor given to SHRM state councils and chapters—the Pinnacle Award—during its Leadership Conference, taking place Nov. 17-19 in Arlington, Va.

“For 21 years, the Pinnacle Award has recognized innovative solutions from SHRM’s chapters and state councils to local workforce challenges,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, the president and CEO of SHRM. “The winning programs demonstrate that HR professionals know what’s next for their businesses and many of the workplace challenges we see today.”

Created in 1991, the award also honors programs that exceed the standard activities of SHRM affiliates in enhancing the creation of effective HR management. Winning programs selected from nearly 70 applications received a $1,000 prize, sponsored by ADP Inc. this year.  “ADP is pleased to honor the achievements of these SHRM chapters and state councils,” said Regina Lee, president of Major Account Services, National Account Services, ADP Canada and Global View for ADP. “It’s truly inspiring to see how HR professionals are using new and innovative ways to create programs that address business challenges and issues.”

The Savannah Area Chapter of SHRM (GA.) “Preserving Human Capital: Workplace Violence Awareness and Preparation Initiative"



The Savannah Area Chapter of SHRM

“Preserving Human Capital: Workplace Violence Awareness and Preparation Initiative”

The Preserving Human Capital education and training program, in a collaborative effort between The Savannah Area Chapter of SHRM and the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office, furnished organizations with important workplace violence tools to align organizational policy, public safety response and minimization of loss of life. The program included a one-hour certified educational presentation, a two-hour “Train the Trainer” session, a presentation CD, lesson plans, and a free organizational policy/planning template CD.