Mission: Shrm is a globally recognized hr professional society that exists to develop and serve the hr professional, and advance and lead the hr profession. Shrm provides education, thought leadership, certification, community, and advocacy to enhance the practice of human resource management and the effectiveness of hr professionals in the organizations and communities they serve.
Programs: Certification program: shrm has established two competency based certifications which assess, through knowledge and situational judgment questions, hr professional capabilities in the aspects of practicing human resources.
government and public affairs: shrm monitors congressional actions that impact human resource management issues and represents members' positions on pending legislation and regulatory issues.
seminars and educational programs: shrm provides various forums and products to help educate human resource professionals and disseminate information on human resource issues and provide a networking forum for such professionals.
publications: shrm develops various publications which educate members and non-members by providing articles and information relevant to the human resource management field.