The Society for Human Resource Management has awarded the Shenandoah Valley Chapter, the EXCEL Gold Award for 2012.
The SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence has been designed to ensure a strong connection between SHRM and its affiliated chapters from a business perspective. In addition to outlining the requirements to measure chapter alignment and engagement with SHRM's overall objectives, SHAPE focuses on activities and initiatives which are more strategic in nature. These efforts allow each affiliated chapter to increase its viability and effectiveness, as well as promote the HR profession at the local level.
The SHRM is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates.