SMA: About SMA

Staffing Management Association (SMA) is a special interest group of Cleveland SHRM dedicated to providing professional development of HR practitioners charged with improving the recruiting and staffing functions within their organizations. SMA organizes several meetings throughout the year for HR practitioners/recruiters to learn the latest trends in recruiting and staffing.

In Northeast OH, we pride ourselves on being a proactive and interactive group of HR Professionals who are always striving to learn and communicate the latest trends and technologies in the staffing arena. Specific programs and objectives include:

- Morning Breakfast Meetings throughout the year, featuring both national authorities and outstanding regional practitioners. Topics range from recruiting, selection and onboarding to retention and measuring metrics. These sessions regularly attract over 50 of your fellow professionals and are geared to offering diverse perspectives on common issues and best-practices.

- An annual Spring Conference, offering a day of training and professional development opportunities.

- Numerous opportunities for networking, volunteering, and participation in various events in the Northeast Ohio region.


We look forward to working with you to improve recruiting and staffing management practices and professionalism here in Northeast Ohio and beyond!