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Experience the Value of HR People + Strategy Individual Membership

HR People + Strategy Individual membership is the most popular HRPS membership type. Become a Member today to receive the following member benefits:


Industry Trends and News—Membership in HRPS grants access to a variety of resources so that you can obtain the latest human resource practices that contribute to the achievement of organizational goals.

  • People + Strategy—This quarterly journal is recognized as one of the leading professional journals in the HR industry. Created specifically for senior-level HR executives, it focuses on current theory, research and best practices in strategic human resource management - an annual value of $150.
  • People + Strategy Smartbrief—A twice-weekly news brief providing tightly written summaries on the most essential business news affecting people and strategy from around the country and around the world.

  • Business Book Summaries—Receive unlimited members-only access to a portfolio of 800+ summaries on the key concepts in the top business books published each year. Stay on top of the latest best practices in business, and stay current with the people and companies shaping the business world today ($145 annual value).
  • White Papers—Written by thought leaders in the HR community, our white papers address strategic and proven best practices.
  • WebinarsDesigned for HR executives and their teams, HR People + Strategy webinars over current and future strategic trends, best practices and analysis by eminent human capital management thought leaders. Recorded webcasts are archived on the HRPS website to view when it is convenient for you - up to a $1,200 annual value.

Executive NetworkingOnly senior-level HR practitioners are HR People + Strategy members. We allow you to connect directly with other top executives and provide exclusive face-to-face networking opportunities - a savings of up to $2,000.

  • HRPS Annual Conference—The HRPS Annual Conference will provide you with proven, real-world strategies to take back to your businesses. Learn more at
  • Strategic HR Forum—The Strategic HR Forum focuses on practitioner-based, topical issues for HR executives. This two-day, open dialogue-based program enables HR Leaders HR leaders to learn, discuss, and exchange ideas and insights around the strategic and innovative HR leaders employ to meet their strategic business needs and drive business results. 
  • Executive Leadership Program—The HR Executive Leadership Program is designed to give HR executives the opportunity to explore through dialogue and discussion the critical and complementary aspects of HR Leadership.
  • Social network—Connect directly to HR and business thought leaders via our members-only online directory, our LinkedIn community and at HRPS-exclusive events.

Members Support

  • The HRPS Member Directory provides the names and phone numbers of HR senior leaders who are accessible only through a password-protected site; for members only.
  • Receive access to the HRPS Career Center - you may submit or search job openings.

Members-Only Discounts—Members save hundreds annually on our events, including the Annual Conference, Strategic HR Forum and Executive Leadership Program—all designed as collaborative networking opportunities for the best professionals in the business.

A Complimentary SHRM Membership—Gain instant access to a wealth of HR resources with membership in the Society for Human Resource Management, which includes weekly webcasts, in-depth survey reports, daily online news about the latest workplace trends and 10 issues of HR Magazine annually. Available for individual and Enterprise members only.

Career Center—Post or view open positions on the HR People + Strategy Career Center. Open to members only, the HRPS Career Center is the best way to find executive level talent in the HR profession.

Total Potential Benefits: More than $5,040


Cost of Individual Membership: $995 for 12 months of membership.


Potential members should qualify in one of the 3 categories below:

  1. A formal leader within an organization with responsibility for a strategic function. This generally includes experience as a CHRO; the functional head of organization development, learning or talent management, etc.; or a divisional or regional vice president.
  2. A consultant experienced with strategic engagements.
  3. A senior-level academic recognized within the profession as contributing strategic thinking and practice.

In addition to the criteria for membership described above, potential members should have 10-15 years of progressive HR and/or leadership experience or possess an advanced degree in the field or in business/management.



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