Become a Member

Associate Membership

Associate membership is forĀ Individuals holding non-exempt HR positions.


General Membership

General membership is for individuals with fewer than three years' experience in HR management at the exempt level.


Professional Membership

Professional membership is for:

  • Individuals with three or more years experience in HR management at the exempt level
  • Faculty members in HR disciplines with at least three years experience at an accredited college or university
  • Attorneys with at least three years experience specializing in HR issues
  • HR consultants whose primary job is providing HR services to their clients, not sales
  • Individuals with GPHR, SPHR, or PHR certification

Student Membership

Student membership is for individuals enrolled in HR disciplines or related fields who do not meet other membership criteria. Send us a copy of a valid Student ID or transcript verifying your current status as a student, and we'll give you a second year for free!


Vendor/Consultant Membership

  • Individuals employed as representative of recruitment or search firm
  • Representatives of organizations that provide products and/or services used by HR practitioners