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HR Help

​Self Service

Express Requests

For self-service, check out our Express Requests feature that offers immediate access to a wide variety of HR topics in email and downloadable PDF formats.

Tools & Samples
Visit our Tools & Samples section to find helpful resources such as:

Member Forums

Want to discuss your conundrums with other SHRM members? Visit SHRM Connect and join the conversation. Get advice from peers and build a community.

HR Communities


Ask an Advisor

Do you need help with your HR questions? An HR Advisor is here to help by email, live chat, or phone.

Note: We are pleased to make this member benefit available, up to 15 inquiries, per 12-month membership period. This benefit is not available to SHRM student members.

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By Phone

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.

1-800-283-SHRM (7476) (U.S. Only), +1-703-548-3440 (International) - select option 5

You must have your SHRM member ID readily available, and you will be prompted to enter it by the phone system.

By Chat

Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET.

Chat Live

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PLEASE NOTE: Chat transcripts are not automatic.  You will be prompted at the end of the chat to enter your email address to receive a chat transcript. 

By Email

Required fields are indicated with *

Your personal SHRM Membership ID (Use of another member's ID number is not permitted):

* Member ID:
* Your Name:
* E-mail Address (make sure spam blocker accepts email from "" domain):
* Re-type e-mail Address:
* What is your HR-related question?
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