Grow as an HR Professional

HR-Related Training and Education

Attend our member meetings and you'll benefit from informative and educational programs focusing on a variety of topics related to human resources, each presented by professionals and experts.

Career Development

NOARK supports the aims and purposes of the Society of Human Resource Management, and encourages membership in the Society for eligible human resource persons.


NOARK membership offers the opportunity to establish relationships with other HR professionals in the Northwest Arkansas area during member meetings and other events. You'll be able to discuss topics of concern, obtain valuable assistance and advice, as well as take advantage of shared resources.

Wage and Benefits Survey

The NOARK Wage and Benefits Survey is a comprehensive report of Compensation and Benefits data on over 150 positions represented by over 15,000 employees of Northwest Arkansas businesses.

Legislative Changes

NOARK members stay informed regarding regulations and legislation that could change the way human resource professionals perform their jobs.

HR Certifications

NOARK fosters and supports the professional development of its members and encourages certification by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI).

Additional Benefits

We couldn't possibly list all the benefits of NOARK membership, but here are just a few more:

  1. Access to the Members-Only section of this website, including the membership directory.
  2. Reduced prices on advertising opportunities, including vendor directory listings.
  3. Free HR job postings.
  4. Reduced price on the Wage and Benefits Survey.