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Welcome to Southside Virginia SHRM

We are an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management. Whether you are new to the HR field, have many years of experience or are hoping to learn about HR 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.

Thank you,

Christy Oakes/President





Upcoming Events

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  • March 29, 2023 - 11:30am
    Danville Community College Foundation Hall building, Room 109-Silverman Auditorium

    Tim Prillaman - Speaker

    • How one Virginia company survived foreign competition to remain an American Manufacturer (and they are still today).
    • Their story of survival and prosperity?
    • Employee Engagement Fundamentals
      • 4 activities to support Engagement
    • 4...
  • May 31, 2023 - 11:30am
    Danville Community College

    Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce will present "What does your membership mean?"

  • June 28, 2023 - 11:30pm
    Danville Community College

    Dr. Jerry Wallace/President of Danville Community College

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