Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management Receives Prestigious SHRM Award for Advancing the HR Profession
Lafayette, LA, May 19, 2017 — The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently awarded the Acadiana Society for Human Resource Management (ASHRM) its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Chapter’s accomplishments in 2016.
The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters and councils’ activities with SHRM’s aspirations for the HR profession. The award recognizes accomplishments, strategic activities and initiatives that enhance the human resources profession.
“SHRM rewards chapters and councils that demonstrate a strong commitment to advancing the human resources profession through service to the community, local networking and professional development activities,” said Henry G. (Hank) Jackson, president and CEO of SHRM. “Advancing the HR profession is a daily mission at SHRM and Acadiana SHRM’s outstanding work this year contributed significantly to that goal.”
The EXCEL award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum, and each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that have to be met. Acadiana SHRM will receive recognition in SHRM publications and conferences, a certificate of recognition, and a special banner to display at its meetings and events.