1. Q: How does membership in MT|SHRM help me?
A: Middle Tennessee Society for Human Resource Management (MT|SHRM)
provides nearly 200 professional development and networking opportunities
for HR professionals. In addition to local monthly membership meetings,
there are legal, leadership development and community involvement
workshops, seminars and after-hours events. Many of the workshops and
seminars qualify for continuing education and/or HRCI recertification credit.
And all MT|SHRM activities provide excellent networking opportunities with
other local Human Resource Professionals.
2. Q: Does MT|SHRM have committees?
A: Yes, MT|SHRM has more than 21 active committees that work to provide
value, services and leadership opportunities to members. The committees
include: Programs, Communications, Finance, Membership Recruitment,
Member Relations, Career Transitions, College Relations, Legislative,
Sponsors, Diversity and Workforce Development, Certification,
Continuing Education, Legal Education, Community Involvement and
3. Q: How do I join MT|SHRM?
A: Click the Join/Rejoin tab at the top of the page.
4. Q: What other benefits does MT|SHRM provide its members?
A: 1) MT|SHRM Special Interest Groups--An opportunity for affiliation with
those in a similar industry or level of professional HR experience.
2) Career Transition Team--Members facing a career transition can join
the team to share job leads, motiviate one another, and generally
improve the chances of finding that new HR job.
3) MT|SHRM study groups--Preparation and support for those studying
for and planning to take the PHR and SPHR exams.
4) Tennessee State HR Conference--Held each year in the fall. Every
four years, MT|SHRM serves as the host for the Conference in
Nashville. The conference will be held in Nashville in 2017.
5) Annual Golf Scramble--A fun event bringing members together while
raising money for MT|SHRM philanthropic endeavors such as college
and continuing education scholarships.
5. Q: How is membership in MT|SHRM different from membership in national
A: The MT|SHRM chapter affiliates with national SHRM. National SHRM
offers some research, white papers and national assistance to the chapters
as well as several annual conferences. MT|SHRM offers regional programs
as well as additional opportunities to meet local colleagues. Each
organization has a separate dues structure. An HR professional in middle
Tennessee can join one organization without joining the other, although we
highly recommend belonging to both MT|SHRM and national SHRM.
6. Q: What are the dues for MT|SHRM?
A: Dues in the local chater are $99/year if a member is not a national member
(and includes national members who DO NOT designate our chapter, #0083
as primary) and $89/year for those national members who provide us with
their national member number AND designate chapter 0083 as primary.