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: August 11, 2014

Recruiting Coordinator Job Opening!

Residential Services, Inc. (RSI), a non-profit organization started in 1978, provides a broad range of services designed to empower adults and children with disabilities in living as independently as possible in the communities and homes of their choice. RSI is seeking an enthusiastic, motivated person to serve as our Recruiting Coordinator at our Duluth office. […]

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Posted: August 4, 2014

HR/Accounting Job Opening!

Aerostitch is seeking candidate for and HR/Accounting person to join their team!  Immediate opening. This is a career position at a growing Duluth-based business. We make GREAT Made-in-Duluth Products (since 1983) and are locally owned and managed. We sell World-Wide via our retail store, our website and our mail order catalogs. Please stop by 8 […]

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NHRA Members Tee-off to help the Second Harvest Food Bank!

Northland Human Resource Professionals Tee Off and Raise Funds for Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank The Northland Human Resources Association’s TENTH Annual Golf Scramble/Fundraiser was held on July 7, 2014 at the Proctor Golf Club. NHRA is an affiliate of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Seventeen players participated in this year’s event. […]

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Posted: July 30, 2014

NHRA Seeking Speaker Proposals for 2015!

NHRA is seeking proposal for speakers for 2015 educational meetings and our spring conference. The proposal form can be found here: NHRA Program Speaker RFP 2015

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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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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