Choosing the Best HR Certification – Ask #HR Bartender

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One of the ways that HR professionals can demonstrate their knowledge, skills, abilities, and commitment to the profession is by obtaining a certification. There’s a lot of information on the SHRM and HRCI certification programs, but I wanted to know if there are any other certifications that would make a candidate more attractive to an employer. There are quite a few certifications related to human resources. What’s the criteria for maintaining certification?

Stack Employee Career Development Activities

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At this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) annual conference, the organization shared a new career development framework for talent development professionals. It’s really good and very intuitive, so I suggest you check it out to get some solid information about how to develop your skills. I would also suggest checking out the framework because I think we can use it in designing a career development framework for our employees.

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CPD: Professional Career Development

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Have you heard of Continuing Personal Development (CPD) programs? Although supportive management and knowledgeable mentors are both great places to go for solid advice and careers guidance, there are formal bodies out there providing more structured skills development routes. Founded in 1996, The CPD Certification Service operates across a breadth of industry sectors, helping professionals to continue learning after their traditional education has ended.

Certifications Can Provide the Specialization Employers Seek

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Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

SHRM Certification: Why Should #HR Pros Pay Attention

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Since then, SHRM has developed a certification that aligns with the competency model. In my role as a SHRM special expertise panel member and as one of the initial item writers for the SHRM certification exam, I had the opportunity to hear an update about the certification program during this year’s SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Alex, for those readers who aren’t aware, what is the SHRM certification and what does it represent?

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

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To me, recertification is the most important part of the SHRM certification process because it reinforces a commitment to continuous learning about human resources competencies. If you’re not aware, SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP credential holders must earn sixty (60) professional development credits (aka PDCs) within a three-year period. We can’t make decisions about our professional development based on the number 60. Or use in developing a competency.

Tactics for Career Development: How You Can Become More Successful with an Executive Coach

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One of them is internal career pathing. Another is employee development. Part of what makes people want to stay with their current employer is a clear path of growth, development, and upward mobility. People don’t often look at their careers from a bird’s eye view.

How to Decide Which HR Certification Exam to Take – Ask #HR Bartender

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Today’s reader note touches on the two most difficult decisions that human resources professionals consider in their development. First, should I seek professional certification. I was going to take the SHRM-CP HR certification. I reached out to Michelle Sparacino, vice president of certification services and operations at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM ). Michelle, first things first, why should a person consider HR certification?

The Best Way to Study for an HR Certification Exam – Ask #HR Bartender

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I’ve written before about the importance of HR certification and recertification. I am interested in obtaining a HR certification and had a few questions for you. First things first, I believe that it’s helpful to study prior to taking a certification exam. If you’re considering any kind of certification, here are a few things to consider: Get a copy of the competency guide to understand the exam. HR Certification: A Few Things to Consider Click To Tweet.

Managers Guide to Creating an Employee Career Development Plan – Tips

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When employees were asked to rate their level of satisfaction pertaining to these 18 factors in the workplace, the following factors emerged as the lowest rated – professional growth and development, training, and career development. Employee career development plan is, in fact, a very crucial aspect not only for employees but also for employers. Ensure that your manager does not own the career development plan for any of his employees.

The Importance of Career Development in Your Total Rewards Strategy

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Career development is an important component of total rewards, and it’s the biggest driver of engagement among Millennial employees. According to an HRsoft poll, more than a third of all survey respondents have defined career paths by job families in their organizations.

Attract and Retain Talent Through Career Development

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For many job seekers, a new position is only the beginning of their “wish list” for employment; career development and advancement are top of mind when looking for a new job. In fact, the number one reason working candidates search for a new opportunity is career advancement, according to one survey. Offering them a chance to advance can be an excellent start to their career path with yours. Career advancement cannot be overemphasized. Jakub Jirsak/123RF.com.

Never Neglect Career Development for Recruiters

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It’s ironic yet true: Recruiters will often pitch their organizations to candidates as places where career development is a priority—meanwhile, their own career needs are often going unaddressed. Many of the recruiters she talks to simply don’t have the time to attend conferences or seminars or even listen to podcasts or read publications about the latest developments in the profession, she says.

Tips Job Seekers Can Use To Make Their CV Stand Out

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From gaining qualifications from prince2 certification online , in school or college it is important to make them known to your potential employer. Document your career goals and provide a snapshot of yourself as an individual.

The Importance of Career Development in Your Total Rewards Strategy

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Career development is an important component of total rewards, and it’s the biggest driver of engagement among Millennial employees. According to an HRsoft poll, more than a third of all survey respondents have defined career paths by job families in their organizations. The following questions may help you to determine where your company stands in terms of career development: Do you have clear career paths for development and progression?

How to Create SMART Career Development Plans for Your Employees

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SMART and GROW are two popular acronyms that are used as guidelines to shape career development plans. GROW sometimes gets added to SMART for added structure in shaping a career development plan. Before sitting down to work on a career plan , both manager and employee should think through the coming year’s goals, using SMART and GROW as guides. Meanwhile, you should consider where each employee is in his or her career.

Moving Past Exam Failure – Ask #HR Bartender

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Recently, I tried to obtain my professional certification but was unsuccessful. When it comes to professional certification exams, there are two components: 1) the content itself and 2) the certification process. While I can’t tell someone how to pass their professional certification exam, there are a few things I’ve learned over the years – when I was studying for my professional certifications. It’s okay to make a mistake. We all do.

Battle Over Certifications Rages On

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As might be expected, the Society for Human Resource Management made sure its HR-certification effort, announced roughly two years ago, received a healthy dose of air time this week at its SHRM 2016 conference in Washington. In addition, he said that roughly 84,000 took part in the pathway certifications in 2015. percent), being that people may be less motivated to invest in their careers when the job market is more stable. career development HR leadership HR profession

UKG Fall 2020 eSymposium: A FREE Learning Event for #HR and #Payroll Pros

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As someone who has attended their events in the past, I can speak from firsthand experience that UKG delivers quality professional development that is absolutely worth your time. But now more than ever, it’s important to carve out time for professional development.

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How to Get Promoted to a Manager Position Without Management Experience

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You’re hungry to advance your career and the perfect opportunity has presented itself. Research community education, certification programs and higher-education options for working professionals.

3 Strategies for Investing in Yourself

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They offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. Last week, I mentioned how work/life balance extends to our own career development. I do realize that, for some, taking the time and dedicating the resources for career development strategies can be hard. Career Development Training and Development training and development

The Difference Between Goals, Objectives and Outcomes

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During this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo , I had the opportunity to attend a pre-conference workshop on improving human performance. For an individual, the objective might be to “Research all relevant HR certifications and register for the exam before the end of the year.”. For an individual, the outcome could be “get a new job” or “get a pay increase” as a result of earning a certification.

The 7 Skills You Need to Conduct an Effective Job Search

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People today have lots of options when it comes to their careers. Careers are about goals. Individuals might also have career goals surrounding compensation, benefits, and perks. For example, if one of your long term job search goals is to obtain HR certification, then you might need to research the requirements, ask your boss for reimbursements, schedule time to study, etc. Having a network is critical for career development.

3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

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They offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. But individuals still need to have focused career strategies. Strategy #1: Work / Life Balance Includes Career Goals. It also has to do with career development. Having work/life balance can mean being able to attend conferences, classes, or obtain a certification that will improve our knowledge and skills.

How to Find Mentors Who Will Support Your Goals

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They offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. Over the past couple of weeks, our Friday posts have been focused on career development. Whether that’s making dinner while we’re studying for a certification exam or cutting us some slack when we’re tired after a long week of school and work. (Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Capella University.

Work Life Balance: Every Age Group Wants It

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They offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. It also has to do with career development. Having work life balance can mean being able to attend conferences, classes, or obtain a certification that will improve our knowledge and skills. Career Development Training and Development Well-Being and Wellness Capella well-being

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The Future of HR: 10 Strategies for Every Human Resources Team

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We know the importance of competencies in our careers. One of the best skills professionals can develop is the ability to run a good business meeting. SHRM Certification: Why Should HR Pros Pay Attention. The SHRM Certification is based on the competency model for human resources pros. Alex Alonso from SHRM explains the value of SHRM Certification. Then developing strategies to support it.

Kronos Spring eSymposium: FREE Learning Opportunity for #HR and #Payroll Pros

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But now more than ever, it’s important to carve out time for professional development. As someone who has attended this Kronos eSymposium in the past, I can speak from experience that Kronos delivers quality professional development that is really worth your time.

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10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

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Oh, and make sure you download the SHRM conference app as well as the SHRM Certification app ahead of time. Career Development HR Law and Legislation Technology and Social Media SHRM social mediaLast year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event.

6 Ways to Use Technology to Advance Your Career – Ask #HR Bartender

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What can I learn and do for my career? Certification. If you’re a generalist, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers a certification credential. Online certification study prep courses are available. And ICYMI, SHRM recently announced that their certification was accredited by The Buros Center. The Association for Talent Development (ATD) offers a certification for training professionals.

Bookmark This! #SHRM18 Conference Edition

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Speaking of things certification-related, SHRM also recently announced a new specialty credential for talent acquisition professionals. As HR pros, our professional development is important. We spend a lot of time justifying resources for employees to get the training and development they need. Career Development Technology and Social Media Training and Development SHRM training and development

Your Office Space Should Be Determined by Your Work (Not Your Pay Status)

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And the employee was upset because they weren’t going to have a place to display their professional certificates. Now before anyone thinks that where their professional certificates are displayed is a trivial matter, keep in mind that everyone views those professional accomplishments differently. I know people who have professional certifications and don’t show them on their business card. I also know people who have all of their certifications listed (yes, all of them.).

Should You Use Your Real Job Title on LinkedIn – Ask #HR Bartender

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The article you posted on the dilemma of creating a resume and a LinkedIn profile for one with a dual career was most helpful. The two are interrelated but are definitely separate career paths. My job prospects and income potential are probably better in healthcare compliance as that is a narrower field with less applicants; and often requires a Juris Doctor (JD) and Certification in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) , which I have.

6 Reasons to Attend the 2018 SHRM Talent Conference – #SHRMTalent

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As the name implies, SHRM Talent is focused on talent acquisition, development, and management. L&D: Developing Organizational Talent. And your certification portal will automatically be credited, so you don’t have to spend your time worrying about codes and paperwork. Career Development Recruiting and Retention SHRM

The Top 7 Things on HR’s To-do List for 2017

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They offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. View full learning and career outcomes reports for these programs at CapellaResults.com. Regardless, HR pros should consider adopting a “career fitness” mentality in 2017. Once we develop our critical skills, we can maximize the benefit of the amounts of data and information available from the many HRM analytics tools in the organization today.

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

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Download the SHRM Certification app before you leave. If you are a certified professional and have an iPhone/iPad, make life easy on yourself and download the SHRM Certification mobile app. Career Development HR Law and Legislation Technology and Social Media Training and Development human resources SHRM SHRM Annual ConferenceFor those of us in the human resources profession, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Annual Conference is approaching.

HR Competencies: Turning Knowledge Into Action

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The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently added an interactive book to their competency model website featuring stories from HR pros who are using the model to advance their organizations and careers. It is to challenge you to think about your career. Your career is probably filled with the same stories. The SHRM Competency Model website is continuing to evolve into a robust site for HR professionals to manage their career.

5 Quality #HR and #Business Links Worthy of Your Attention

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Listening to the webcast earns you recertification credits from SHRM and the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Career Development Recruiting and Retention Technology and Social Media Well-Being and Wellness technologyHR Bartender is going to have some scheduled maintenance over the next few days. Our hosting company tells us that the site should be fully functional during that time and you shouldn’t notice anything different.

Free HR and Payroll Learning Opportunity: Kronos Fall eSymposium

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I’d like to think that by now I don’t have to tell you about the importance of professional development. That being said, I do realize that understanding the importance of development and making it happen are two different things. As human resources professionals, we’re often so focused on everyone else’s development that we forget to schedule time for ourselves. There have been a few times in my career when I’ve been responsible for both human resources and payroll.

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