Human Resources Associations and Organizations

OrgsProfessional Recruiter Organization (PRO)
Membership to Professional Recruiting Organization is open to all recruitment companies and individuals that are looking to join a worldwide network that adheres to the highest standards. The P.R.O. mission is to promote recruiters and recruiting companies who demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism with candidates and employers.

Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM)
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession.

National Human Resources Association (NHRA)
Established in 1951, the NHRA is focused on advancing the development and leadership of HR professionals. Through professional programs and services, we strive to support HR professionals throughout their career life cycle - from intern to executive - as Human Resources leads the way for change in today's businesses. 

Public Management Association for HR (IPMA-HR)
IPMA-HR is an organization that represents the interests of human resource professionals at the Federal, State and Local levels of government. Our goal is to provide information and assistance to help HR professionals increase their job performance and overall agency function by providing cost effective products, services and educational opportunities.

Human Resource Planning Society (HRPS)
The Human Resource Planning Society, a nonprofit organization with headquarters in Chicago, has been the premier global association and network of senior human resource executives and thought leaders since 1977.

Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)
Established in 1971, the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) is the world's oldest and largest membership organization for employee assistance professionals, with approximately 5,000 members in the United States and more than 30 other countries.

Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM)
Formed in 1980 from informal gatherings when HR and IT professionals found themselves needing mediators, IHRIM has become the world’s leading clearinghouse for the HRIM (Human Resource Information Management) industry.

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP)
The International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans is a nonprofit organization, dedicated to being a leading objective and independent global source of employee benefits, compensation and financial literacy education and information.