HR Open Standards Offers Complimentary Participation In Workgroups & New Weekly Community Webinar

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We understand that the unknown and uncertainty of COVID-19 are leading to challenging times. At HR Open, we want to be a resource for the community, a place for us to come together virtually to feel connection and support. We are working to bring you updated content as we move into the new normal of working from the safety of our homes.

In these times of physical distancing, HR Open is providing a chance for HR technologists, practitioners, and enthusiasts to come together as a community to discuss their problems, solutions, and tips. In an effort to foster collaboration and community, HR Open Standards will be opening participation in workgroups to non-members and will be hosting weekly virtual discussions to stay connected and up to date on HR Technology news and interests.

HR Open’s Mission is to “provide the place where industry leaders collaborate to enable innovation”. Through these interactive webinars, participants will have the opportunity to engage with like-minded individuals, share ideas, and build a community. Our virtual meetings are open to all global participants to discuss a variety of topics from Remote Onboarding to Gender Language in IT Job Descriptions. Video conferencing will be available and prior registration is required.

HR Open offers many benefits to stay engaged:

At HR Open we want to provide a connection through learning and networking to our community. If you’re looking for other ways to get involved or would like to talk to someone please feel free to reach out to us,

About HR Open Standards

Founded in 1999 as the HR-XML Consortium, HR Open Standards Consortium is a voluntary, consensus-based standards organization. Our community of HR technologists facilitates discussions on global technology concepts and challenges. Members collaborate to develop free standards, which encompass the full HR domain from Hire to Retire and are open to all HR professionals.


Kelly Berntson
HR Open Standards