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Welcome to the Northwest Iowa / Southwest Minnesota Area Human Resource Association

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field or have many years of experience, we are a local starting point for networking, information, professional development and continued support of excellence in Human Resources.

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!

Upcoming Events

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  • May 24, 2022 - 11:00am
    Location:
    Virtual Event (RSVP Required)

    See attached link for flyer on 1-hour virtual webinar through Employrs' Council of Iowa for rsvp details and speaker Donna Van Peursem biography. 

    /sites/nwiagreatlakes.shrm.org/files/ECI_Event_5-24-22.pdf

  • June 14, 2022 - 11:00am
    Location:
    Iowa Lakes Community College Spencer, Iowa Room 108B Teams Virtual

    Please join us Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 as we listen to JoEllen Whitney and Kacy Flaherty-Tarpey for a 90-minute seminar on Trends/ Legislation, Termination & Mitigate Risk Lawsuits, and Job Service. 

    We've are excited to have JoEllen Whitney as a speaker again as she helps us navigate through the legality of...

  • August 18, 2022 - 5:00pm to 7:30pm
    Location:
    Santa Maria Vineyard & Winery 218 W 6th Street Carroll, Iowa

    See Flyer for mor information. Contact information on flyer.

    ...

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