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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!

We would like to thank our June program sponsor for their generous support:      


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  • July 24, 2014, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Merket Alumni Center 17th St and University Ave

    Financial Wellness is rapidly becoming a hot topic in the workplace. While health and physical wellness programs have been in place for quite a while, employers are beginning to realize and statistics are beginning to point to a direct relationship between a person’s personal finances and job performance....

  • August 28, 2014, 11:30am – 2:00pm
    Merket Alumni Center 17th St and University Ave

    Guest Speaker: Milton Perkins, PhD,ABD,SPHR,CPC, Senior Director of Workforce Consulting Solutions

    During this 90-minute presentation, attendees will learn how to use human capital, HR and workforce analytics to support their organization’s strategic and...

  • September 25, 2014, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Merket Alumni Center 17th St and University Ave


    Preapproved HRCI Recertification Credit - 1 General Credit

    Have questions about this or other programs? Please contact


  • October 16, 2014, 8:00am – 11:00am
    Merket Alumni Center 17th St and University Ave

    Guest Speaker: Sam Silverstein, Sam Silverstein Enterprises, Inc

    For years organizations have focused on traditional leadership skills, customer service
    training and team building. Non-...
  • November 13, 2014, 11:30am – 1:00pm
    Merket Alumni Center 17th St and University Ave

    Guest Speaker: Greg Gilbert - Unwilling to Settle Presentations

    So you have the title of Manager, Supervisor or HR Manager. This is a huge undertaking and responsibility. You probably have a multiple six or seven figure annual payroll. You are responsible for results, a...

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Lubbock SHRM

Welcome to Lubbock SHRM           

What is SHRM?

The Lubbock Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) serves the West Texas area. While affiliated with National SHRM, the chapter operates independently to provide a wide variety of professional development and networking opportunities for area HR professionals. The Chapter's diverse membership represents large and small corporations and organizations in the area and ranges in experience from entry level to senior level individuals. All SHRM chapter policies, practices, activities, and actions are free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Mission Statement

The purpose of The Lubbock Chapter of The Society for Human Resource Management, Chapter 186, is to provide opportunities for conferences, cooperative research and exchange of information among members as well as help to raise the standards of performance in all phases of personnel administration and standards of the industry.