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Some things are just better together: SHRM-Long Island and SHRM membership are the perfect combination.


SHRM-Long Island and SHRM are two separate but connected organizations – each with their own membership and unique benefits. SHRM is the worlds’ largest HR professional society, representing 285,000 members in more than 165 countries.


Becoming a member of both organizations is an investment in you and your profession: you’ll receive the most relevant local AND national information available for professionals in human resources. SHRM-Long Island and SHRM fully encourage you to join both and enjoy the unique benefits of each, because we know we’re better together. 


SHRM-Long Island Membership offers:

  • Community and Connection

    One of the biggest advantages of joining your local SHRM-Long Island community is that it provides you with opportunities to build relationships and connect with other local HR professionals. This ability to share ideas, challenges and best-practices, as well as make deeper connections throughout Long Island, is one of the top reasons many members join SHRM-Long Island.
  • Local Programming

    From conferences to in-depth workshops, we offer high-quality educational programs for all career levels – each of which offer recertification credit for both SHRM and HRCI certifications – in locations across the Long Island metro area. So, whether you live OTP or in the heart of Midtown, we’re bound to offer something close to your home or office and relevant to where you are in your career.
  • Leadership Development Opportunities

    SHRM-Long Island is an organization that is volunteer led with staff collaboration and support. If you want to learn or improve your leadership abilities, or if there are new skills you want to develop that could help in your career, SHRM-Long Island provides ample opportunity for members to take on leadership roles within SHRM-Long Island’s Volunteer Leadership Team.
  • Community Volunteering with HR Colleagues

    SHRM-Long Island members can be part of “Team SHRM-Long Island” as you share your time and talent while giving back to our local community. Volunteer alongside your HR peers with skills-based volunteer opportunities with local charities, such as Junior Achievement, 21st Century Leaders, VETs initiatives, and more.
  • Awards and Celebrations

    You work hard and you deserve to be celebrated for it! SHRM-Long Island works to highlight and celebrate local excellence in Human Resources by connecting members to award and recognition opportunities, including SHRM-Long Island's and the Long Island Business Chronicle's HR Excellence Awards and more, and providing you the ability to be celebrated among Long Island's best and brightest in HR.
  • Access to Local Thought Leaders and Resource Partners

    Learn from a variety of thought leaders, including top executives from businesses in Long Island, and connect with local Resource Partners that can provide you with the latest and greatest information about HR-related product and service offerings that will help you and your business thrive.





SHRM Membership offers:

  • SHRM Research

    SHRM’s data and research will help you advance by supporting you as an HR professional and providing you with information to help improve your HR department.
  • News & Whitepapers

    SHRM provides research, white papers, news, analysis, tools, and other resources for HR professionals in areas such as Behavioral Competencies, Benefits, Compensation, Diversity & Inclusion, Employee Relations, Global HR, Labor Relations, Organizational & Employee Development, Risk Management, Talent Acquisition and Technology.
  • SHRM Compensation Data Center

    SHRM, in partnership with Willis Towers Watson, delivers timely salary data, from entry-level to executive. More than 1,500 job titles and online reports are offered and can be customized based on industry, organization size, geography and more.
  • Ask an HR Advisor Service

    SHRM’s certified HR Knowledge Advisors provide personalized assistance with your specific HR questions. Whether you need clarification on new regulations or have general questions on topics ranging from FMLA or FLSA updates to COBRA and I-9 compliance, HR Knowledge Advisors can help.
  • Member2Member Solutions

    Member2Member Solutions is a way to contribute to the HR profession through sharing timely, relevant content incorporating real-time situations and scenarios. And if you are SHRM-certified, your submission may be eligible for PDCs.





What is the connection between SHRM-Long Island and SHRM?
SHRM-Long Island is independently operated and is one of the largest single-city chapter affiliates of SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management).


If I am a member of SHRM or SHRM-Long Island, am I automatically a member of both?
No. SHRM membership is separate from SHRM-Long Island membership and dues for SHRM are not included with your SHRM-Long Island membership.


Am I required to be a member of SHRM to join SHRM-Long Island?
No, we do not require you to be part of SHRM in order to join SHRM-Long Island.


Can I pay my dues for SHRM-Long Island and SHRM at the same time?
No, each organization has a separate dues structure and payment portal. However, if you are a member of SHRM-Long Island, you are eligible for a $15 discount on your first year of SHRM membership if you designate yourself as a “member of a SHRM affiliated chapter” when you join SHRM. Please remember to choose SHRM-Long Island as your local chapter!

When I join SHRM-Long Island, should I notify SHRM?
Yes! Local chapters like SHRM-Long Island are required to have a certain number of SHRM members to be a chapter in good standing and SHRM provides financial support for each chapter member that is also a SHRM member. Please help both SHRM and SHRM-Long Island keep our records up to date by including your SHRM ID in your SHRM-Long Island member profile, and by designating SHRM-Long Island as your local chapter with SHRM.

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