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Productivity, Scaled Worldwide

Seamlessly Lead Teams Across Time Zones

In today's interconnected world, managing teams and offices in multiple countries is a complex but rewarding challenge. Navigating global business requires a unique set of skills, and a Global Membership equips you with the tools and insights you need to excel.

Committed to Cross-Cultural Collaboration

Access a worldwide community of resources serving 165 countries impacting more than 362 million workers and their families to expertly navigate the nuances of international workforce management. 

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Explore compliance guides, best practices, and other essential tools. Stay compliant and ahead of the curve with up-to-date insights into global labor laws and regulations.

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Save time and streamline your HR processes with our comprehensive collection of templates, policies, worksheets, and organizational techniques.

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Become part of a global community of HR professionals through our interactive forum and connect with peers who can offer advice and insights to help guide you through the challenges you face. 

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Keep your knowledge current and relevant with a digital subscription to the globally acclaimed HR magazine, complimentary with your membership.

See What’s Possible

Explore the latest resources and discover new ways to empower your workforce make a lasting impact.

Set your sights on the SHRM Annual Conference & Expo 2024 in Chicago, June 23-26, 2024.

Expand your skillset, boost your earning potential and become an invaluable asset with SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certifications.

Access an interactive handbook with comprehensive labor and employment compliance information for 27 countries, with solutions for employment challenges and more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to your questions about SHRM membership.

SHRM’s certification standards apply globally and are valid in every country.

You can submit your exam applications during the open application period. Please visit to complete the application process. Afterward, you can either create a user account or log in if you already have one. Make sure to enter your name exactly as it appears on your valid government-issued ID.

After becoming certified, your recertification cycle begins on the day you pass the exam and concludes three years later, on the last day of your birth month. For instance, if your birth month is July and you pass the exam on May 3, 2023, your initial recertification cycle starts on May 3, 2023, and ends on July 31, 2026. If the recertification is not completed within this three-year period, there is a 60-day grace period before the certification is revoked.

No. SHRM membership is nonrefundable and nontransferable.