NHRA Spring Conference April 30th!

Mark your calendar for the NHRA Spring Conference “HR – Unleashing the Extraordinary in People”!

Date:  Wednesday, April 30, 2014 – Registration and breakfast starts at 7:30 a.m. and ends at 4:45 p.m.

Location: Inn on Lake Superior Conference Center, Duluth, MN

How do I register?  You can go to the Payment Center then go to NHRA Conference. This will take care of your payment and registration. You can also e-mail

Click here for the speaker line-up and to learn more :  NHRA Spring Conference 2014 Flyer

The Northland Human Resource Association (NHRA), established in 1988, has over 100 members in the Duluth-Superior and surrounding areas. NHRA is an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management, the largest professional Human Resource organization in the world.

Vision: A community of resources for Human Resource professionals, organizational leaders, and service providers striving to develop and deliver people management skills and strategies.

Mission: To provide our members and Northland organizations with people management resources, professional development, leadership and networking opportunities.

Posted: April 21, 2014

NHRA Members Invited to Strategic Seminar April 29th!

NHRA members are invited to attend Hays Companies’ upcoming educational event on April 29th. Hays will draw you a picture of what the insurance carriers don’t want you to know and share how you can develop a more competitive, cost-effective health plan for your organization. This is a free event! This program has been approved [...]

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Carlton County HR Manager Opportunity!

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Posted: April 10, 2014

Job Opening – Contract Recruiter with Enbridge!

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Posted: April 8, 2014

State of MN Human Resources Specialist Job Opening!

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Posted: April 3, 2014

HR Specialist 2 Job Opportunity with the State of MN!

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Posted: March 26, 2014

ASTD Educational Opportunity – Gordon Curphy!

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Posted: March 11, 2014

Volunteers Needed for Northland Job Fair and Prep Classes!

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5th Annual Northland Job Fair!

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Posted: February 20, 2014

NHRA Seeking Speakers for Spring Conference

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Posted: February 19, 2014

St. Louis County Civil Service Commission Position Opening!

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Benefits of membership:

  • Monthly educational programming on current human resource topics.
  • Opportunity to network and interact with HR colleagues in the community.
  • Membership directory to assist with networking and problem solving.
  • Access to timely, informative content on our website, and a quarterly newsletter.
  • Educational meetings provide recertification credits.
  • Free PHR/SPHR Certification classes for members seeking certification through the Human Resource Certification Institute.

How do I join?

Joining is simple. Dues are $60 per calendar year, or $50 for SHRM members. To join:

  • Apply here
  • Then pay the appropriate dues in one of two ways
    1. Pay online using the Paypal link in the membership application
    2. Send us a check, made payable to Northland Human Resources Association, to:
      • NHRA
        PO Box 16336
        Duluth, MN 55816-0336

About the Society for Human Resource Management

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world's largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 250,000 members in over 140 countries, the Society serves the needs of HR professionals and advances the interests of the HR profession. Founded in 1948, SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China and India. Visit SHRM online at