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Welcome to the Kankakee Area Human Resource Managers Association

We invite you to get involved with KAHRMA

A congenial organization serving over 75 HR professionals in the Kankakee Metro area.  Let KAHRMA be your local partner to success whatever your career level. Join our educational and networking events, volunteer on a committee, find or post job leads, or get support from one of our service partners. Whatever you’re looking to do next, KAHRMA can help you learn, connect, and advance your career or business. 

  • Learn cutting-edge competencies while earning SHRM & HRCI credits with our timely delivery of educational meetings, roundtables, and Half-Day Conferences.
  • Connect with peers and industry experts to exchange ideas at monthly events, or join a committee or special interest group to expand your network. 
  • Advance your career or business network by finding job leads, building your HR toolbox, or becoming a mentor.

We welcome your use of this site as a resource, and encourage you to check back frequently for updated information. We also encourage your involvement and suggestions about all of our activities, on the web and off.

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming meeting or event!

We are an affiliate of the SHRM

Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional 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

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  • Looking for area resources?  The Economic Alliance of Kankakee has a great website that provides links of useful information for Grundy, Kankakee and Livingston areas.  This is a&nbs

    February 9, 2020
  • All members who are members of SHRM are eligible for free membership to KAHRMA.  Just designate Chapter #0399 in your membership profile. 

    December 21, 2011
  • The Illinois SHRM has a great website available for all members.  Please check it out at www.ilshrm.org.

    December 21, 2011

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