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Welcome to SHRM Topeka!

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). 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.

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Upcoming Events

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  • February 15, 2022 to February 16, 2022
    Hilton Garden Inn 1351 SW Arvonia Pl Topeka, KS 66615


    The Kansas SHRM Employment Law and Employee Benefits Conference features two days of employment law and benefits issues. Visit ...

  • February 17, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

    Speaker Kelly Loudermilk will be presenting on Employee Experience and Culture Building. Check back for more information! 

  • March 17, 2022 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

    More information coming soon! 

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From our Blog

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  • Recruitment is one of the most important tasks the HR professional does.  The ability to place the right talent in the right seats is imperative and will impact whether a company grows or stay

    December 17, 2020
  • In our last post we addressed some of the things a Human Resources department does every day.  We discussed things such as employment law compliance, benefit management, and recruitment. 

    July 2, 2019

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