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FAQ’s

    What is SHRM and what does NRV SHRM stand for?
    SHRM stands for the Society for Human Resource Management.
    NRV SHRM is the New River Valley chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management.

    What is a 100% chapter and is NRV SHRM a 100% chapter?
    A 100% Chapter means that any membership to the chapter requires membership in National SHRM. NRV SHRM currently is NOT a 100% chapter.

    Can I belong to more than one local chapter at a time?
    Yes, you can belong to more than one local chapter. However, you must designate a primary chapter.

    How often does NRV SHRM meet?
    We hold monthly lunch or breakfast meetings on the third Thursdays of the month.

    Do I have to attend every chapter meeting?
    No. While we would like for all members to attend some meetings, you are not required to attend.

    Does NRV SHRM provide job opportunity listings?
    Yes, we have a listing of local HR positions. You can find them under the Career Center tab or follow this link to view current listings.

    How can I become more involved in the chapter?
    Contact one of the board members via our CONTACT US link or contact a specific board member directly. Contact information is provided in our Board of Directors listing under the About tab, or follow this link.  We have various committees and projects going on throughout the year.

    Can I transfer my membership from one chapter to another?
    Memberships are not transferable. You would need to pay the annual dues when you move from one chapter to another. You may be a member of more than one chapter however you must designate a primary chapter through SHRM.

    What can this chapter offer me in addition to my national membership?
    Being a local chapter member provides you with a local networking resource. You have the benefit of meeting other local professionals who are facing the same challenges that you are and can assist you with answers to your questions. You will receive notification of seminars and professional development opportunities in your area. You will learn about issues that are directly affecting your community.

    When does my membership expire?
    Memberships are valid for one year - January 1 to December 31.

    Can members solicit to other members?
    Click this link to view the NRV SHRM Non-Solicitation Policy.