Find quick answers to frequently-asked HRMAC questions by browsing the list below.
HRMAC is about:
The Human Resources Management Association of Chicago is a forum for Human Resources leaders, practitioners, service providers and business executives charged with designing and delivering workforce strategies to drive superior business performance in the organizations they serve. HRMAC's mission is to serve as a thought leader and recognized authority on workforce developments impacting the Chicago area business community by providing high quality, state-of-the-art learning and development opportunities for the Human Resources community; facilitating the development and maintenance of professional relationships among members with a common interest in enhancing business results through people strategies; and being the professional association of choice for the greater Chicago area.
Who are HRMAC's members?
HRMAC has more than 700 corporate members. Our membership mirrors the Chicagoland business community - all industries, all company sizes, all levels of HR professionals. Check out the complete HRMAC member listing to search for your peers!
Why should I join HRMAC?
Your company and its employees will benefit from HRMAC in many ways. As a HRMAC member, you will:
What are the benefits of HRMAC membership?
HRMAC dues are based on the total number of employees a company has in the Chicago area. Click here for complete information on dues and membership categories.
How do I join HRMAC?
HRMAC membership is corporate so when a company joins, all employees are members. There are two types of corporate memberships: Corporate HR and Professional Services (including Sole Practitioner). Join online or call the HRMAC office at 312.981.6790 for more information.
What are HRMAC's membership categories?
Corporate HR Membership
Organizations joining HRMAC to provide professional development and networking opportunities to their Human Resources staff may join under this category. Dues are determined by the number of employees your organization has in the Chicago area. Everyone in your organization is considered a member and can take advantage of membership discounts and benefits. Organizations providing products and services to the human resources community must join HRMAC under the Professional Services category.
Professional Services Membership
Organizations that provide products and services to the human resources community are welcome to join HRMAC under our Professional Services membership category. Two tiers provide special pricing to small businesses, including a Sole Practitioner category. Sole Practitioner memberships is offered specifically for HR professionals who have launched their own consulting business. Offering the full benefits of membership, the only qualification for this membership category is that the company may have only one full time employee - You!
How do I know if my company is a member of HRMAC?
Contact HRMAC Headquarters at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.981.6790.
Does HRMAC offer individual memberships?
HRMAC offers three types of individual memberships:
A HRMAC staff member will be happy to talk to you further about the benefits of a corporate membership and gladly send you membership materials to present to your HR team.
Is HRMAC affiliated with SHRM?
No. HRMAC is a local, independent association with a company-based membership of nearly 750 Chicago area organizations with a network of over 7,000 HR professionals. HRMAC is not affiliated with any other HR organization.
I am a certified HR professional. Do HRMAC programs offer PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification credits?
HRMAC is an approved provider authorized by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The majority of HRMAC's programs count toward the PHR/SPHR/GPHR recertification.
What volunteer opportunities are available at HRMAC?
HRMAC members have plenty of volunteer opportunities to participate on a committee, lead or develop educational programs, or help out at HRMAC events. HRMAC issues a call for volunteers in April of each year. Review the list of volunteer opportunities which may be of interest to you. Volunteer slots are only open to HRMAC members.