Benefits of NISHRM

As a member, you join with over 85 HR professionals in the Northern Illinois area who share your enthusiasm and commitment to your career and the HR field. 

In today’s challenging times you need to stay informed and on top of your game. NISHRM provides you with information and connects you to people and programs that will help you achieve your business and career objectives.


  • Networking opportunities that build relationships with other HR professionals
  • High quality educational programs to keep you informed of the latest trends and issues in HR
  • Exposure to subject matter experts and industry leaders from the Chicagoland area
  • General and strategic recertification credits for HRCI- and SHRM-approved programs
  • Access to SHRM Learning System® for SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification prep courses and SHRM’s Essentials® of HR Management courses pre-approved for continuing education credits through the collaboration of NISHRM and Northern Illinois University
  • An online job board to post HR jobs where job seekers can find them
  • Reduced rates for all NISHRM fee-based programs and services
  • A dedicated LinkedIn group
  • Volunteer opportunities that boost your skills and expand your network while supporting NISHRM’s mission and education efforts

NISHRM is dedicated to help you succeed. Contact us at if we can be of service.