International Human Resources Day (IHRD)

International Human Resources Day (IHRD)

May 20th is celebrated as International HR Day.

As the world witnessed in 2020, the HR practice is evolving even amid the pressures of the pandemic, and ushering in a new era of employee-centric work culture.

The World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) has designated “HR Shaping the New Future” as the 2021 theme for International HR Day.

The theme implies that HR is leading a world of work that will be more inclusive, flexible and participative, benefiting both workers and society.

On this day, HR’s are recognised at an individual, company, national and international level, as per WFPMA. The profession showcases how they work across boundaries to develop thinking and practice better.

Professionals and organizations all over the world celebrate the International Human Resources Day in recognition of the dedicated people who make the HR a vital organ of offices and industries. The HR professionals care for the workers like a family member.


– Web of WFPMA;

– Web of CIPD;