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    North Jersey-Rockland Chapter SHRM Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession  

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 17, 2018 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the North Jersey-Rockland Chapter SHRM its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Chapter’s accomplishments in 2017.

    The award aligns individual chapters’ and state councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.

    “SHRM exists because of our great chapters and state councils like North Jersey-Rockland Chapter SHRM which work tirelessly to help advance the important mission of the HR profession through initiatives that support our future, build inclusive organizations and focus on workplace readiness,” said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM. “Recognizing you as a recipient of this prestigious award is just one way to show that SHRM supports you and that we are by your side step by step as we move Together Forward.”

    The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. North Jersey-Rockland Chapter SHRM will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on their website and information to share with their members about the significance of this award.

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    Media: For more information, contact Karen Hess of North Jersey-Rockland Chapter SHRM at 201-445-4355 and

    About North Jersey-Rockland Chapter SHRM
    The mission of this Chapter is to serve the needs of the human resource management professional by providing the most essential and comprehensive set of resources available locally. We are committed to advancing the profession and the capabilities of all human resource professionals to ensure that HR is an essential and effective partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. If you would like further information regarding Membership, Professional Certification, Program Information, or simply have a question, please contact us.
    About the Society for Human Resource Management
    The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries. For nearly seven decades, the Society has been the leading provider of resources serving the needs of HR professionals and advancing the practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter and Instagram @SHRMPress.