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Society for human resource management (SHRM)
The largest professional HR society across the globe, providing resources on a variety of topics spanning from benefits to talent acquisition, up to date news articles on new and current trends and legislation.
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human resources certification institute (HRCI)
Established to provide credentials for HR professionals in various stages of their careers, such as the PHR or SPHR. Find information about the credentials provided, application deadlines, and exam dates.
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PennsylvaniA SHRM State Council 
Provides learning, professional development, and networking opportunities to PA HR Professionals through programs and conferences.
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Student shrm chapters
HR Students can use this resource to search for Student HR Associations affiliated with SHRM, establish one for their university, access case studies, and review items specifically for students.
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Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
The principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making.
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2019 Global employer guide

K&L Gates’ fifth edition of their Global Employer Guide. This interactive Guide provides a quick, concise summary of the main employment law requirements of 18 countries in which they operate.

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Job accommodation network (JAN)
Works with organizations to help provide free and expert support on various workplace accommodations, accessibility, and disability employment issues. This support includes consulting services and accommodation ideas. JAN also assists people with disabilities to provide support during the accommodation process, offers vendor product suggestions, and provides ADA compliance suggestions.
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National association of african americans in HR
NAAAHR is an inspirational and unique career development and networking powerhouse for Black and African American human resources practitioners and those who are aligned with our goals to provide: Networking, Career Opportunities, Educational and Professional Development, Mentorship and Coaching and Tools, Tips and Resources.
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Disability in pennsylvania
Assists employers with creating, implementing, and maintaining a strategy for a diverse workplace including those with disabilities. Services and resources offered include trainings, access to disability related resources and information such as laws and trends, access to job applicants with disabilities, and access to an extended network to share experiences and best practices.
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Social Security online for HR managers
Provides valuable information pages for employees when planning for retirement, applying for Medicare, or filing for disability. This resources also provides online forms for applying for Social Security Benefits or Medicare, as well as a benefits calculator to help employee determine what their benefit would be or how a life event may impact their benefits.
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US department of labor - userra
Focuses specifically on the Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. The DOL provides various trainings on the act in addition to outlining who would be covered, employee and employer rights, and a handy USERRA fact sheet.
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Participate in Social Media
Connect with other members through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. By participating with other HR professionals online you can expand your network and gain new knowledge.
Pittsburgh Human Resources Association (PHRA)
420 Fort Duquesne Boulevard
One Gateway Center – Suite 1852
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15222
Ph: 412-261-5537