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~~~~~~~~ Welcome to North Star SHRM ~~~~~~~~



We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

Upcoming Events

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  • October 8, 2023 to October 10, 2023
    Mystic Lake Conference Center Prior Lake, MN

    There will not be a chapter meeting in the month of October - hope to see you at Mystic Lake!

  • October 25, 2023 - 7:45am
    Perkins 18838 Dodge St. NW Elk River, MN

    North Star SHRM is looking forward to providing another HR Roundtable Networking opportunity to gather over breakfast or coffee.  Join us to chat about your current burning questions or ask your fellow HR peers what they are doing with policies or benefits or culture, etc. in their organizations.  Or maybe you’d simply...

  • November 9, 2023 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

    Patricia Jesperson will be presentingat our 2023 networking social/holiday event on the topic of ethical leadership.  Note: this presentation should fulfill the HRCI ethics requirement.

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Affiliate News

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  • August 1, 2023

    We have a low time investment manner to help shape the direction of the Chapter.   We are over 130 members now and we are trying to meet the needs and wishes of our membership.

News from SHRM

How to Handle FMLA Leave During a Government Shutdown

Sun, 01 Oct 2023
HR professionals for federal empoyees need to understand how to properly administer FMLA leave and paid leave, which would become... Read more

Senate Formalizes Dress Code, Tosses Casual Clothing on Floor

Fri, 29 Sep 2023
The attempt to relax an unwritten dress code and allow U.S. senators to wear shorts, hoodies and other informal attire... Read more

Ask HR: Is Being Fired for Not Being a ‘Culture Fit’ Discriminatory?

Fri, 29 Sep 2023
What does What does "culture fit" mean? How can managers coach workers on proper use of grammar in their emails?... Read more

New Jersey Adopts Law Affecting Service Employees During Changes in Ownership

Fri, 29 Sep 2023
New Jersey Gov. Philip Murphy recently signed Assembly Bill 4682, establishing various employment protections for specific “service employees” during changes... Read more