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Welcome to Southern New Mexico SHRM – Your Local Connection to all things Human Resources and National SHRM!

We invite you to get involved with Southern New Mexico SHRM – a congenial organization serving over 350 HR professionals in the Southern NM area.  Let Southern NM SHRM be your local partner to success whatever your career level. Join our educational presentations and networking events and become a volunteer on a committee. Whatever you’re looking to do next, Southern NM SHRM can help you learn, connect, and advance your career or business.

  • Learn cutting-edge competencies while earning recertification credits from SHRM and HRCI with our timely delivery of educational workshops, monthly meetings, and Full-Day Conferences.
  • Connect with peers and industry experts to exchange information at monthly events, or join one of our committees or special interest group to expand your network.
  • Advance your career or business network by finding job leads, building your HR toolbox, presenting at one of our meetings or becoming a mentor.

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are the source you need for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

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.  Click on the membership link and join us as a member today! 



Nominations Are Now Open For 2018 HR Professional of the Year Award!

How to nominate someone: Simply click on the link below to be redirected to the short nomination form. Nominations will be accepted until March 16, 2018. SHRM NM will notify your nominee that they have been nominated. (You may choose below to remain anonymous.) SHRM NM will ask nominees to provide information about themselves to be submitted to our panel of judges by March 30, 2018, in order to be considered for the award.

SHRM NM Human Resource Professional of the Year candidates will be evaluated on their demonstrated Integrity, Leadership, Innovation, Strategic Thinking, Character, Objectivity, Passion, Influence, and Knowledge in Human Resources. The goal is to spotlight a Human Resources professional in NM who elevates the profession, who serves as a role model for their peers, and sets the standard for other HR professionals to follow. We would like to tell his/her story and to recognize his/her contributions and achievements. The only requirement is the recipient must be a current practitioner of Human Resources in NM for an organization(s) serving employees working in NM.

The award winner will be announced on April 25, 2018 during our SHRM NM State Conference. The winner will receive the following:

  • A commemorative trophy
  • Presentation of the award at the conference, as well as at the winner’s workplace, and at the winner’s local SHRM chapter meeting. (Event registration/SHRM membership/HR certification not required to win.)
  • Recognition on the SHRM NM website, and possibly other media.
  • Complimentary registration to the 2019 SHRM NM Legislative Conference (current value up to $200)

Click here to be directed to the nomination form!

Upcoming Events

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  • April 12, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
    Las Cruces Convention Center 680 E University Avenue Las Cruces, NM 88001

    On-boarding for Optimal Employee Engagement and Retention

    Presented by Linda Strauss, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

    This program is pending 1 SHRM PDC and 1 HRCI credit hour.


  • April 23, 2018 to April 25, 2018
    Hyatt Regency Albuquerque 330 Tijeras Ave NW Albuquerque, NM

    2018 SHRM NM State Conference

    For more information and to register visit SHRM New Mexico



  • May 10, 2018 - 11:30am to 1:00pm
    Las Cruces Convention Center 680 E University Avenue Las Cruces, NM 88001


    Presented by 

    This presentation will be submitted for 1 SHRM PDC and 1 HRCI credit hour.



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