Lancaster SHRM Awarded
For Elevating Human Resources, Improving Workplaces
Lancaster, PA, May 22, 2023 — SHRM recently awarded Lancaster SHRM its prestigious EXCEL Platinum Award for the Lancaster SHRM accomplishments in 2022.
The EXCEL award is given to state councils and chapters to recognize major accomplishments, strategic activities, and tactical initiatives that elevate the profession of human resources. The Platinum Award is the highest honor a local chapter can receive in recognition for their efforts.
“SHRM’s impact on the world of work is due to the dedication and efforts of our chapters and state councils Lancaster SHRM. “The Platinum EXCEL Award is not only a celebration of the great work done by Lancaster SHRM, it’s also recognition of their focus and determination to cause the effect to make great workplaces”, said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president, and chief executive officer of SHRM. “Their HR leadership is exemplary.”
The EXCEL Award can be earned at four levels: bronze, silver, gold and platinum. Each level has a prescribed set of requirements and accomplishments that must be met. Lancaster SHRM will receive recognition in SHRM publications and at conferences, a logo to display on its website, and information to share with its members about the significance of this award.
In 2022, Lancaster SHRM accomplished five (5) major initiatives focused on Advancing the Human Resources Profession, Serving Human Resources Professionals, Enhancing the SHRM Community, and Growing and Retaining Membership. One of the recognized initiatives was the LSHRM intentional connection and collaboration with local organizations to increase community involvement and continue to be recognized as the local leader on HR content.
By partnering with local organizations that exhibited advanced DEI efforts and focused on underserved community member, LSHRM’s DEI Committee was able to host monthly programs in a collaborative effort with representatives from the United Way of Lancaster County, Lancaster YWCA, Spanish American Civics Association, Lancaster LGBTQ+ Coalition, Church World Services, and Occupational Vocational Rehabilitation.
Lancaster SHRM is a professional organization focused on the professional development of individual members, and the increase of public awareness of human resource management as a valuable profession with recognized standards of practice. With over 400 members representing more than 100 organizations, Lancaster SHRM continues to be an excellent resource for networking and the exchange of information among human resource professionals in Lancaster County for over 60 years.
Lancaster SHRM is an affiliate chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). SHRM is the world’s largest professional membership organization dedicated exclusively to the advancement of human resource management.
For more information about Lancaster SHRM visit lancastershrm.org.
SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of all things work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convener and thought leader on issues impacting today’s evolving workplaces. With nearly 325,000 members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts the lives of more than 235 million workers and families globally. Learn more at SHRM.org.
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