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HRPS has the aggregate human resources management knowledge, unparalleled professional development resources and unmatched community of top HRM professionals to help you gain a strategic talent advantage for your organization. And elevate your career.

HRPS gives human resources management leaders the timely, real-world information, educational resources and peer network they need to take their organizations from good to great – and then sustain that level of performance.

With a membership restricted to CHROs, VPs, directors and other top executives, you’ll build a high-value network that can see you through your thorniest challenges, and have the opportunity to enrich your own career in the process.

Who belongs to HRPS?
Members of HRPS are engaged in strategic HR as a practitioner, consultant or academic. Their responsibilities generally include: The integration of business and HR strategy; development of leaders and other key talent; leading organization change; driving business performance; providing advice and counsel to senior level operating and HR leaders; building capability and excellence in the HR function; implementing and improving HR systems and processes; demonstrating commitment to and leadership of HR people and the profession; and/or anticipating and addressing future business and HR trends and issues.

HRPS attracts those who are already in strategic roles within organizations. This includes HR leaders who seek to improve their insight and contribution to the field as well as those who are developing a specialty that fits with one of the Five Pillars of Knowledge of HRPS.

Potential members should qualify in one of the 3 categories below:
1) Experience as a formal leader within an organization with responsibility for a strategic function. This generally includes CHRO’s, Functional heads of Organization Development, Learning, Talent Management, etc, and Divisional or Regional Vice Presidents and Directors.
2) Consultant experienced with strategic engagements including the HRPS Five Pillars of Knowledge (below).
3) Senior Academics recognized within the profession as contributing strategic thinking and practice.

In addition, potential members of HRPS should possess depth of knowledge and experience in 2 or more of the HRPS Five Pillars of Knowledge including:

1. HR Strategy and Planning - Ensuring excellence in human capital management
2. Leadership Development - Impacting leadership skills and attitudes individually and collectively
3. Talent Management - Securing diverse talent to meet the organization’s future needs at all levels
4. Organization Effectiveness - Strengthening the organization’s effectiveness in achieving its intended outcomes
5. Building a Strategic HR Function - Enhancing the impact of the profession

In addition to the criteria for membership described above, potential members should have 10-15 years of progressive HR and/or leadership experience or possess an advanced degree in the field or business/management.

For more information about membership types and the benefits of joining HRPS, view member benefits or download our membership brochure.

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