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Welcome to Mid-Valley SHRM

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Our 100+ members represent a variety of businesses and industries in the greater Linn and Benton Counties.  

We are a SHRM 100% Chapter which means that our local chapter members are also members of SHRM. 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.

Click here for information on joining our Chapter, as well as SHRM membership. Visit our Sponsors page as they have generously assisted us in advancing the HR profession.  Check out the Meetings & Events to ensure we do not miss you in our next events and activities. Our Job Postings will assist you in your search for potential HR job opportunities. HR News is a round up of SHRM and other current HR news that keep you updated with core HR knowledge and information. 

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!!!

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With 300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more at and on Twitter @SHRM.






Upcoming Events

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  • April 12, 2023 - 8:00am
    Central Willamette, 7101 Supra Drive SW, Albany, OR 97321

    The National Labor Relations Board has issued several key decisions that have change the landscape of the law. At the same time, union organizing is at its highest levels in more than 40 years. Join labor attorneys Kyle Abraham to learn about the latest legal updates affecting employers. In this engaging discussion, they will cover...

  • September 19, 2023 to September 21, 2023
    Tacoma, WA

    Save the date: 

    On behalf of the NHRMA board, we are excited to have you join us in celebrating NHRMA’s 85th Annual NHRMA Conference & Tradeshow in Tacoma, WA. The conference will be held at the Greater Tacoma...

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Affiliate News

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  • October 5, 2022

    Please join us for our first Hello Mid-Valley Event. The goal of the event is to support multicultural networking and relationship-building among professionals new to the area.

  • May 2, 2022

    HR professionals and students are encouraged to apply for the SHRM Foundation professional development grant.

  • July 27, 2021

    HB 2168 Establishment of state holiday; Add Juneteenth as a state holiday.

News from SHRM

Ask HR: Can Employers Require Workers to Use Paid Time Off?

Fri, 31 Mar 2023
Can employers require workers to use up to half of their paid time off each year? Do employees always have... Read more

Teller Trauma: How the Bank of Hawaii Addresses Mental Health Stress After Incidents

Fri, 31 Mar 2023
For the Bank of Hawaii, trauma response and recovery start long before an incident. The bank invested in significant training... Read more

Court Ruling Jeopardizes Some Preventive Care Coverage

Fri, 31 Mar 2023
Some cost-sharing required by the Affordable Care Act for preventive care—including cancer screenings and PrEP, a drug used by people... Read more

How to Get Great Results when Checking Candidate References

Fri, 31 Mar 2023
You can get a lot of information about job candidates from their former employers, writes columnist Paul Falcone, if you... Read more