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Welcome to the Catawba Valley SHRM

Catawba Valley SHRM was chartered on September 21, 2006. We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have plenty of experience, we are the local starting point for networking, information, professional development, and the continued support of excellence in Human Resources.  This site is your resource; we encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage you to participate and share.  

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Catawba Valley SHRM is a Proud Partner of NC4ME

NC4ME is a comprehensive public-private partnership that takes an employer-centric approach to strengthening the flow of military talent into North Carolina’s businesses.  Take a few minutes to learn more at




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  • June 28, 2018 - 8:00am to 9:45am
    Lenoir Rhyne, Cromer Seminar Room - Cromer Center (Bldg. #15) - Lenoir Rhyne University 625 7th Ave NE, Hickory, NC

    Topic:  Toy Box Leadership

    Based on the best-selling book by Ron Hunter Jr. and Michael E. Waddell this presentation will show you that the leadership is quite literally…child’s play.  Who would have ever thought that your childhood toy box held the tools you need to succeed as a leader...

  • July 12, 2018 - 8:00am
  • August 30, 2018
    Hickory Metro Convention Center

  • September 20, 2018
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    SHRM has established the SHRM Recertification Provider Program to organizations that offer education, training and/or other HR-related Competency and Knowledge programming the opportunity to award PDCs, without pre-approval by SHRM.  Catawba Valley SHRM is an approved SHRM Recertification Provider.

    Key benefits to being an SHRM Recertification Provider include being able to:

    • Award PDCs for individual HR programs, without pre-approval from SHRM, during the SHRM Recertification Provider status period.
    • Include program offerings in a searchable database.
    • Be listed in a directory of SHRM Recertification Providers. 

    Continuing Education Providers are an integral part of the HRCI network and ongoing learning and development of HR professionals. A Continuing Education Provider supports HR by offering recertification events and activities, which are a requirement for HRC