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: June 19, 2014

Job Opening- City of Duluth Manager of Workforce Development!

Job Classification: Manager, Workforce Development Employment Opportunity: Open opportunity for all qualified candidates FLSA Status: Exempt   Salary Range: $60,720 to $82,032 Annual Equivalent Probation Period: 12 months   Anticipated Number of Openings: 1   Duration of Eligible List: Seven months Own It, Solve It, Take Pride!   Your career here offers the opportunity for […]

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Posted: June 13, 2014

NHRA 10th Annual Golf Scramble Fundraiser!

10 thAnnual Golf Scramble/Fundraiser                                           3:00 PM — Monday, July 7, 2014 Rain or Shine Event! Location: Proctor Golf Course               Hwy 2, Proctor MN  55811 Mark your calendars and register for the 10th Annual NORTHLAND HUMAN RESOURCE ASSOCIATION Golf Tournament/Fun day, Monday, July 7, 2014; 3:00 pm (be there by 2:45 at the latest) tee […]

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Posted: June 6, 2014

Job Opening: Director of Human Resources at UWS!

UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to […]

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Posted: May 21, 2014

Women’s Economic Security Act signed by Govenor

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has signed the Women’s Economic Security Act into law. The act is a major piece of legislation aimed at improving working conditions for women, which will have a significant impact on Minnesota businesses. A combination of at least nine different bills, the act is intended to reduce the gender pay gap […]

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Job Openings at Essentia Health!

Find more than a job. Find more in yourself. Find your calling. Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be […]

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Posted: May 19, 2014

NHRA -ASTD Joint Meeting June 10th!

Where: Holiday Inn, Downtown Duluth  When: June 10, 2014 from 11:15 to 1:00 p.m. Presentation Title: What Language Do Your Team Members Speak? Learning Objectives: Do you have learners who show up in body – but leave their soul at home? Is turnover on the rise in your workplace? Do you have team members who […]

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Posted: May 5, 2014

Job Opening – HR Analyst with Enbridge!

Enbridge is seeking a HR Analyst for their Duluth, MN location! The individual in this position provides support to Human Resource Business Partner for Major Projects in all disciplines related to Human Resources as well as provides front line support to leaders on specific areas or projects. This position also leads specific aspects of projects that […]

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Posted: May 4, 2014

NHRA Educational Meeting May 13, 2014!

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Walking in Two Worlds Chip Beal – UWS First Nations Studies, Assistant Professor Holiday Center – Duluth, MN 11:15 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Prepare to take a journey through the upbringing of America; and, your own upbringing.  You will learn how a nation has a bent toward racism, sexism, etc.  You […]

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Posted: April 28, 2014


Do you have several years of experience negotiating collective bargaining agreements?  Do you have a demonstrated talent for identifying “win-win” solutions in high-stakes disputes?  Are you able to maintain your customer’s perceptions of your neutrality?  Are you skilled at delivering training and persuading others of the value of building cooperative relationships?  Do you have the […]

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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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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