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Welcome to the South Carolina SHRM State Council

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.

2023 SC SHRM State Conference

In partnership with SC Chamber of Commerce

Click Here for the Agenda


Thanks to our Sponsors and Exhibitors!!


Wed, October 4th - Fri, October 6th 



We are thrilled to announce that the South Carolina SHRM State Council has been honored with the prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award by SHRM for our outstanding accomplishments in 2022. This esteemed recognition is a testament to the council's dedication, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that have significantly elevated the human resources profession. Read more on our "NEWS" tab.


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  • May 17, 2023

    SHRM Award Announcement,  May 17, 2023

  • January 10, 2023

    May 05, 2022 — SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) recently awarded South Carolina SHRM State Council  its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Sta

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