Our Mission

Since 1980, the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM) has played a major role in the advocacy, education, collaboration, and professional certification of HR technology professionals around the world.

Our work remains more critical than ever, helping novice and experienced professionals alike deliver value in their roles.

IHRIM is committed to advancing the HR Technology profession by creating sustainable partnerships among industry practitioners, suppliers, and educators that benefit every IHRIM member. By establishing IHRIM’s professional and organizational members as forces for progress throughout human resources, IHRIM uniquely and positively serves at the demanding and ever-changing intersection of HR and related technologies.


Vision & Values

Create a world where HR technology positively impacts every stakeholder and organization through lifelong learning and supporting human resource information management as a profession-certifying body.

  • Connections / Relationships / Partnerships
  • Professionalism / Standards / Certification
  • Transparency / Accountability / Synergy
  • Vendor Neutrality / Unbiased Reviews
  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • Lifelong Learning / Knowledge

IHRIM is the exclusive global community that develops and shares expertise, knowledge, and methods for leveraging HR systems, technologies, and analytics in support of business excellence.


IHRIM is the leading advocate for the global HRIT profession. Using our rich resources and more than four decades of experience, IHRIM elevates the professional by certifying best practices, connecting competent peers, and promoting effective leadership in the multidisciplinary management of HR and related technologies.


IHRIM’s ecosystem is a multimedia repository of curated educational material and experiential learning in the fields of HR and related technologies. IHRIM promotes education through its online seminars, courses, and publications, like Workforce Solutions Review.The needs of our members and their employers have been consistently met for more than forty years, supporting HRIP-certified professionals at the leading edge of HR technology, and helping each one achieve career aspirations by advancing their skills and knowledge.


IHRIM membership privileges offer a rich and meaningful experience from our association platform where like-minded professionals can meet, exchange ideas, find assistance, and access our resource library. Easy access to all member benefits, education, volunteer opportunities, partner benefits, and professional relationships are aligned with our vision, mission, and goals. Endless opportunities abound for members seeking to volunteer and contribute to their colleagues around the world.

Board of Directors

IHRIM Standing Committees are composed of IHRIM members in good standing. These committees meet regularly to discuss IHRIM’s educational programming, membership services, advocacy efforts, association development and finances. Current committees include Membership, Education, Partnerships, and Finance. IHRIM Officers comprise the Executive Committee.

Volunteer for a committee today by emailing information@ihrim.org.

IHRIM Advisory Councils are composed of volunteer colleagues, including IHRIM members and non-members. Participation in councils is by invitation only as they meet as needed to provide input to IHRIM’s leadership and membership on emerging practices and trends, educational programming, and association development.

More information concerning IHRIM’s councils is available by emailing information@ihrim.org.

Technology Review Council (TRC)

The Technology Review Council (TRC) frequently reviews emerging technologies and practices at the intersection of HR Technology.   Live and interactive presentations by researchers, developers, and vendors are moderated by an IHRIM SME/TL.  TRC membership and presenters is by invitation only.

Leadership Advisory Council

The Leadership Advisory Council (LAC) periodically assesses association governance, programs, volunteerism, and professionalism.  Chiefly, LAC works with the IHRIM Board and staff in identifying and vetting candidates during the board nominating process.

Professional Development Advisory Council

The Professional Development Advisory Council (PDAC) periodically meets to discuss and review association programs and content to ensure alignment with employer needs, material relevancy, and global trends.
PDAC works with the IHRIM Board and staff to identify topics, skills, and other opportunities that enhance and enrich the professional development of its members.