Welcome to NHRA!

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: January 16, 2015

HRIS Analyst Job Opening at Ascena Retail Group located in Maurices Headquarters!

HRIS Analyst Job Opening at Ascena Retail Group located in Maurices Headquarters Ascena Retail Group has an opportunity for an HRIS Analyst to join our HRIS team of 20 associates. Located in the Maurices headquarters building, this shared services group is the sole provider of HRIS services to all five of our brands: Dress Barn, […]

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Posted: January 6, 2015

NHRA January Meeting RSVP!

If you are planning to attend the January 13, 2015 meeting, please RSVP by e-mailing You don’t want to miss Bill Marcil, Jr. on Cutting Edge Corporate Culture – Strategies for the New Year!

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Posted: December 22, 2014

NHRA January 13, 2015 Meeting!

Join NHRA for this fantastic edcuation meeting- “Cutting Edge corporate Culture – Strategies for the New Year!” This is a not-to- be missed event for business owners, HR professionals or anyone that supervises people. Invite a coworker, colleague or friend to attend. Topic: Cutting Edge Corporate Culture – Strategies for the New Year! Speaker:  Bill Marcil, […]

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Posted: December 1, 2014

Job Opening Director of Human Resources UWS

The Director of Human Resources and Affirmative Action is responsible for providing strategic and administrative leadership and oversight of the human resource functions for the University. Areas of emphasis include recruitment and selection, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, employee and labor relations, employee compensation plans, payroll and benefits, immigration, employee and job development, administration […]

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Posted: November 26, 2014

NHRA December 9, 2014 Meeting and Clothing Drive!

The NHRA December meeting is right around the corner!  We will also be having a drive for the “Clothes That Work” program through the Damiano Center. The greatest need is for men’s items in larger sizes. At this time women’s clothing items are not needed. Below is a list of the greatest needs: 1, New items […]

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Posted: November 25, 2014

HR Director Job Opening at Community Memorial Hospital

JOB SUMMARY: Plans and directs programs for all areas of human resources including employment/staffing, employee/labor relations, compensation, benefits administration, payroll, training & development, worker’s compensation, safety, policies and procedures. Responsible for regulatory compliance in the area of employment law. Develops policies that support the needs of the organization and provides guidance and assistance to other […]

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Posted: November 4, 2014

NHRA November Meeting!

Mark your calendar for the NHRA meeting on November 11, 2104! This is a not-to- be missed event for business owners, HR professionals or anyone that supervises people. Invite a coworker, college or friend to attend. Topic - Communicating with Sensitive Information HRCI Credit: Pre-approved for 1 General HRCI credit Date: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Time: Registration starts […]

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Posted: October 30, 2014

Human Resources Representative Job Opening at Woodland Hills!

Woodland Hills seeks a dynamic individual to support its human resources department and administrative leadership. Strong communication, leadership and technical skills, plus a solid understanding of human resource practices required. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Business Management or experience in human resources field, preferred. HR certification a plus. Base salary up to $41,000 […]

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HR Director Job Opening at Woodland Hills!

Human Resources Director Woodland Hills seeks a Human Resources Director to develop and implement human resource development and management strategies that create and maintain a highly skilled and highly motivated workforce. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge and Skills Experience generating reports from HR or payroll applications. Fearlessly innovative problem solver. Knowledgeable in all aspects of employment law. […]

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Posted: October 9, 2014

Job Opening Lake Superior College Human Resources Director

Position:                      Chief Human Resources Officer - Human Resources Director Appointment:              Unlimited Full Time Application Deadline:  Open until filled.  Priority given to applications received on or before October 30, 2014. Responsibilities: The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) provides leadership and strategic direction for the human resource activities of the college.  The position is a key member of […]

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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