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Welcome to the Kentucky SHRM Council

ABOUT US:  The Kentucky SHRM Council, Inc., (KYSHRM) is the state affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 300,000 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. KYSHRM serves over 3,000 human resource professionals and advances the HR profession in Kentucky through our local chapters, as well as our student chapters.


Kentucky SHRM State Council is grateful and excited to announce receipt of a 2020 Pinnacle Award for Bus to Business! The Bus to Business initiative is in partnership with the and focuses on “Uniting Kentucky Schools, Employers and Human Resource Leaders”. Check out this quick video from executive director
 
And there is more exciting news… Kentucky is home to another one of the twelve 2020 Pinnacle Award winners! Congratulations to (Louisville Society for Human Resource Management) for winning a Pinnacle Award for the 2019-2020 Workforce Readiness initiative, Better Workplace, Better World (BW2)! This is the first time that LSHRM has won this award as a chapter. Congratulations on this exceptional achievement!
The annual SHRM Pinnacle Award celebrates the highest achievements in affiliate development and contributions.  This year, 77 state councils and chapters submitted entries for this prestigious and highly competitive award. Of those; twelve winners were selected who demonstrated excellence, innovation, and implemented these in their communities. 
To all the HR Volunteer Leaders across the Commonwealth, thank you for all you do for your community, the HR Profession, KYSHRM, and for your chapter members.  Your leadership and innovation contribute greatly to create Better Workplaces for a Better World. #SHRMPinnacle #excited #advancingHRforward #KYSHRM #SHRM

Set Yourself Apart With SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Certification REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! Round 3 tentatively scheduled for Sept. 13th to November 29th. 
Take your HR career to the next level in 2021 by obtaining your SHRM Certification. KYSHRM’s 12- Week VIRTUAL Prep Course will broaden and update your knowledge and skills while delivering everything you need to pass the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP exam, all in an interactive group environment. Classes are Mondays Feb. 15th to May 3rd.
Questions? We'd love to hear from you! kyshrmcertification@gmail.com or Katie Adams kadams@kychamber.com.


The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is thrilled to announce they have recently been awarded Kentucky SHRM State Council, its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Council's accomplishments in 2020.
 
The EXCEL award is given to SHRM state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the HR profession. 
 
“So much of SHRM’s positive impact on our workplaces can be traced back to the dedication of our chapters and state councils like Kentucky SHRM State Council. I’ve seen firsthand how these leaders drive meaningful changes to build workplaces where employers and employees can thrive together,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “The Platinum EXCEL Award not only honors Council  accomplishments in 2020, but it’s also a testament to the hard work it took to get there.”
 
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. The Kentucky 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.
 
For more information about the Kentucky SHRM State Council visit https://ky.shrm.org/ or contact Executive Director Katie Adams kadams@kychamber.com. #advancinghrforward #KYSHRM #SHRM
 

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