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About Us

    Catawba Valley SHRM, a registered affiliate of the national Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the state level NCSHRM, was chartered on September 21, 2006. We are currently alternating between breakfast and lunch meetings on the fourth Thursday of the month at various business locations in the Hickory/Catawba Valley NC area. Networking begins 30 mins before the business meeting begins. Click the Meeting Dates & Times below for the most up-to-date information.

    2020 Meeting Dates & Times

    Catawba Valley SHRM serves area HR professionals. Some of the many benefits of membership include:

    • Access to chapter programs, some of which will be pre-approved for SHRM and HRCI recertification credits
    • Opportunity to network and develop relationships and contacts in other companies to share information on HR concerns
    • Access to current best practices to make your organization more efficient, increase employee commitment, and help line managers carry out business strategy
    • Availability of up-to-date information on pending legislation that may impact your company’s operations
    • Opportunity to develop leadership skills by taking on a volunteer leadership role in a local chapter
    • Development of a reputation and credentials in the HR field through your involvement in a local chapter