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Welcome to Central Minnesota Society of Human Resource Management

Our mission is to be recognized as the premier professional HR organization in Central Minnesota providing professional development, advocacy and shared best practices.

Since 1973, Central Minnesota Society for Human Resource Management (CMSHRM) has been a proven resource for HR Professionals throughout the area. With membership around 150 and over 95 companies represented. Our chapter is diverse blend of HR Professionals, small business owners and anyone who counsels and advises clients on matters relating to the HR Profession.

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 a local starting point 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!


Upcoming Events

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  • May 20, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Country Inn and Suites 235 Park Ave. S St. Cloud, MN 56301

    Identifying and attracting top talent for your organization is becoming more and more difficult. The future employees you covet have options and drawing them to your company requires more than a vague job description. At the same time, new employee orientation.

    Participants will learn:

  • June 17, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Country Inn and Suites 235 Park Ave. S St. Cloud, MN 56301

    Whew! Are you exhausted? Stressed? Overwhelmed? Change is frequent and rapid. Information is contradictory and confusing. Work and life are out of balance.  It’s no surprise people are struggling. It’s time for relief. Join us for an interactive session that will help you understand why overwhelm happens and what can...

  • July 15, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
    Zoom Meeting - Link to be sent after registration

    When we examine leaders like Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Albert Einstein, Lady Gaga and Richard Branson, we find a common thread. Leaders of this caliber share similar thinking strategies. During this highly interactive and engaging session, you will take a deep personal look at your own thinking to determine how it is impacting your...

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  • January 1, 2019

    Co-Presidents - Jenna Binsfeld and Kristin Rademacher

    President Elect - Angela Mortezaee

    Past President - Jenna Binsfeld

    Secretary - Open

    Treasurer - Sara Netter

  • January 1, 2019

    January 17th - Understanding Communication Styles Around You and Increasing Your Level of Influence by Mary Bodvarsson with SCSU

  • January 1, 2018

    January 18th - Right Person, Right Seat, Right Time - Aaron Fisk

    February 15th - Building Your Internal Bench - Cheryl Kelly

  • January 1, 2018

    President - Jenna Binsfeld

    President Elect - Lisa Duffin

    Past President - Kristin Rademacher

    Secretary - Monica Brixius

    Treasurer - Sara Netter

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