SOCT SHRM Receives Prestigious SHRM Excel GOLD Award for Advancing the HR Profession
Stamford, CT June 9, 2017 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM (SOCT SHRM) its prestigious EXCEL Gold Award for the CHAPTERS’s accomplishments in 2016.
The award aligns individual chapters’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resource profession.
“Advancing the human resources profession is a daily mission at SHRM and SOCT SHRM’s outstanding work this year contributed significantly to that goal,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Recipients of this prestigious award are those who show a strong commitment to advancing the HR profession through service to the community, local networking, and professional development activities.”
The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. SOCT SHRM will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on their website and information to share with their members about the significance of this award.
As the premiere HR organization in Fairfield County, the Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM (SOCT SHRM) continues to drive excellence and for more than 350 members. Each month, robust programming includes relevant, timely and practical topics that enhances and promotes HR professional development. SOCT SHRM is proud to offer student scholarships to Fairfield University, Sacred Heart University, and University of Bridgeport.
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About the Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM
The Southern Connecticut Chapter of SHRM (SOCT SHRM) serves the Fairfield County Human Resource community and its membership of over 350 HR professionals by promoting the professionalism of the Human Resource Management field and offering members a wide variety of professional development opportunities and a common forum in which to share ideas and experiences. For 47 years, SOCT SHRM continues to be a driving force for thought leadership, professional development, and transformational experiences for the HR Community. Visit us at soctshrm.org and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.
About the Society for Human Resource Management
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 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. Visit us at shrm.org and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.Help promote SOCT SHRM by Sharing on these networks: