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About Us

    Our Purpose

    The Purpose of this Society is to promote fellowship and a better understanding of the mutual problems affecting those engaged in human resource activities.

    We also strive to:

    • Provide an opportunity for the exchange of ideas and discussion relating to all phases of human resource management.
    • Encourage the application of scientific methods is to the human resource problems of industry, business, and government as a means of increasing the operating effectiveness of both workers and management.
    • Make Information Available regarding current thought and trends in human resource management.
    • Render a Service to this geographic area on human resource matters and to foster an affiliation with the Nicholls State University SHRM Chapter should one exist.
    • Take Any Desired Action consistent with the goals of the organization.

    Mission Statement

    To be the recognized leader in the field of human resource management in the state of Louisiana by working with local Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapters to:

    • Develop and provide high quality educational programs, seminars, and conferences on human resources issues.
    • Promote professional excellence in the field of Human Resource Management and the recognition of that excellence through professional certification.
    • Be the voice of the profession on human resource issues by communicating and coordinating matters of mutual interest of SHRM chapters and members to other parties such as governmental bodies, learning institutions, private industry and the general public.


    To View the entire set of bylaws for Bayou SHRM and its members click here.