Does HR Certification Even Matter? [Podcast]

UpstartHR

If you’ve read this blog for more than a few days, you know I’m no stranger to the discussion around HR certification. But today I’m going to share some thoughts from a recent conversation with a friend and colleague on why HR certification matters and how to leverage it for career success. It was a fun discussion with Kristina Minyard, who recently completed her own SHRM-SCP exam, about the value of both the HRCI and SHRM certification options.

HR Certification Trends: An Interview with the CEO of HRCI

UpstartHR

One of the most popular posts I’ve written all year was dedicated to the HR certification decision facing today’s HR pros. I decided to take it a step further and reach out to some people to discuss the behind-the-scenes pieces of the HR certification world.

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Certification Management Nightmares

TalentGuard

Certification Management Nightmares. Certification management is crucial for businesses across a multitude of industries, yet the administrative upkeep is a nightmare. The problem arises when it comes time to renew these certifications or fulfill newly legislated requirements.

SHRM-CP or PHR? Today’s HR Certification Decision

UpstartHR

Many of you may know me as the person who talks about HR certification more than anyone else on the Internet. No, not the value in the certification, but in the value of the commitment to long-term improvement. General Certification HR Certification PHR SHRM SHRM Chapter SPHR

Presale: New HR Certification Audio Tools (Limited Time)

UpstartHR

One of the most common questions I get from people interested in certification is where to find something they can listen to in the car, on a walk, or even at work. Today, I’m excited to announce the presale for the new HR certification audio series.

Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training

TalentGuard

Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training. Every year companies face the challenge of managing their employee’s certifications and training requirements. View the infographic below to learn the Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training.

Your HR Certification is Worthless (#SHRM15)

UpstartHR

One of his comments was powerful, and I thought it deserved to be repeated here because I talk about certification quite a bit. If your certification is only about getting hours and credits, get the heck out of this profession. However, if you pursued certification as a way to make yourself better at delivering HR services for your employees , then you’re on the right track. How has your certification helped you?

How Certification Tracking with Spreadsheets Can Shut Down Your Business

TalentGuard

How Tracking Certifications with Spreadsheets Can Shut Down Your Business. How many certifications does each employee need? In order to avoid litigation and fines, your business will need to utilize a program that will track certifications and notify you when it is time to recertify.

HR Certification Guide: Untangling the Web

Workology

The HR certification landscape is now complex, political and often times confusing for practitioners. Just last week HRCI announced their new aPHR certification for entry level or college student professionals. HRCI and SHRM Certification Program History. ATD Certification.

5 Things to HR Professionals Should Know About #HR Certification

Workology

This blog is part of a special series providing insights into HR certification. Look for a follow up article discussing HR certification options for our profession. . What is the Benefit of Human Resources Certification? Should I Pursue HRCI or SHRM Certifications?

PeopleDoc Earns ISO 27001:2013 Certification

PeopleDoc

[Expert opinion] ISO CERTIFICATION - Three questions for Yann Perchec, PeopleDoc Chief Technology and Information Security Officer. As an HR service delivery cloud company, our clients manage a large amount of employee data using our platform.

When Did HR Certification Start Focusing on Who Has the Bigger Pin?

TLNT: The Business of HR

I must admit, when SHRM announced that it was going into the certification business last year, I was one of many who were skeptical, even feeling deceived, disillusioned, and dissatisfied that the organization responsible for promoting the HR profession had so blatantly shown its real intent.

SHRM Certification: Why Should #HR Pros Pay Attention

HR Bartender

Since then, SHRM has developed a certification that aligns with the competency model. I thought the update was well-presented and very relevant, so I asked Alex Alonso, PhD , vice president of the certification team, if he would share a few details with you.

Battle Over Certifications Rages On

HRE's The Leader Board

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.

Do HR Certification Programs Like HRCI and SHRM Still Matter?

Workology

HR Recruiting hr certification hrci SHRMI have been a certified HR professional for 14 years. It feels weird to type that because those 14 years have flown by. In my career, I’ve been involved in EEOC charges, employment lawsuits, and served as a witness on numerous occasions. I’ve fought unemployment claims and successfully used Twitter to recruit and hire candidates. […] Source.

4 HR Certifications You Can Get for Under $400

Capterra

The Bureau of Labor Statistics recommends getting an HR certification in addition to a college degree to improve your odds of employment. Maybe some people can get their companies to pay for these certifications. What HR certifications are you going for?

Five Tips for Recognizing with Award Certificates

RecogNation

A favorite in the world of recognition is the award certificate. Certificates are classic, effective, and with the right language and design, they can even be fun! A fantabulous certificate takes a pinch of imagination.

WorkForce Software Launches Partner Certification Program

Workforce Software

12, 2015) – WorkForce Software®, the leading cloud-based provider of enterprise workforce management solutions, today announced details of its newly launched partner certification program.

Namely Achieves New SOC Certification

Namely

We are pleased to announce that Namely has achieved SOC 1 Type 2 certification. The certification is indicative of our ongoing commitment to client security and sound business practices. This year’s certification is only part of our commitment to operational excellence. We'll continue to run our processes accordingly and renew our certification year after year. The new year is just around the corner, but we have a few more 2016 accomplishments to celebrate at Namely.

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

HR Bartender

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. According to Cornelia Springer, director of SHRM certification services, people are enjoying the app. “Of

New #SHRM Certification Raises More Questions Than It Answers (Update X 2)

True Faith HR

The big news from SHRM HQ on Monday was the announcement of the creation of a new certification program for HR professionals. What happens to current professionals who hold PHR/SPHR/GPHR certification? certification #HRCI #SHRM

A Look at the History of Human Resources & HR Certification Programs

Workology

This blog is part of a special series providing insights into HR certification. Look for a follow up article discussing HR certification options for our profession. In the HR profession, one of the most talked about, debated about and argued about topics over the last couple of years has been the topic of HR Certification. Since SHRM has announced their competency based certification in 2014, lines have been drawn and caused an (in my opinion) unnecessary furor.

Do HR Certifications Have Any Value?

TLNT: The Business of HR

Certifications HR Trends Human Resources DisruptHR Featured videos“Raise your hand if you have your CHRP,” Rocky Ozaki directs his audience of HR professionals at a DisruptHR meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Kronos Earns Great Place to Work® Certification!

Empower Software

Kronos Incorporated today announced that it has officially been certified as a great workplace by the independent analysts at Great Place to Work®. Kronos earned this esteemed credential based on extensive ratings given by its employees in an anonymous employee engagement survey administered by Great Place to Work

Navigating HR Certification Changes for Both #SHRM & #HRCI

Workology

This month was the 3 year anniversary of the conscious uncoupling announcement between SHRM and HRCI resulting in the creation of two separate HR certification programs. HR hr certification HRCI certification SHRM certificationFor those of us who were. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

@SHRM Certifications Gain Accreditation!

The Tim Sackett Project

This was a big deal because it was one of the major things HRCI was holding over the heads of those HR pros trying to decide which HR certification they should get. Since the launch of the SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP two years ago, SHRM has worked to gain recognition as the global standard in HR certification. We celebrate this milestone with more than 96,000 SHRM–certified professionals, the fastest-growing HR certification community.

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

HR Bartender

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.

Aurico Achieves Green Business Certification

Aurico

Aurico is proud to announce that it has met the standards for "Green Business" Certification. Aurico''s commitment to developing and implementing polices for a safer and healthier world has enforced their leadership in creating innovative ways to introduce sustainability.

Namely Achieves Privacy Shield Self-Certification

Namely

We’re proud to share that Namely has achieved the Privacy Shield Certification, granted by the U.S. What is the Privacy Shield Certification? The Privacy Shield Certification goes above and beyond the Safe Harbor Certification, its predecessor, to provide extra protection to personal data being transferred across the pond. Managing HR, payroll, and benefits is a highly strategic and complex task.

What Should Be Discussed Instead of Certification at #SHRM14

True Faith HR

Unless you are a HR professional living under a rock, the topic du jour(s) will be the new SHRM certification being introduced.you won''t be able to escape it. HRCI #shrm14 certification living wage Orlando sleep wage theft

How to Get 45+ Free HRCI Credits for the PHR or SPHR

UpstartHR

You know I’m a fan of certification and the benefits it can bring to your career. But once that certification is done you have that teensy, minor detail of getting 60 credit hours in order to recertify every three years.

FMLA Training Scenario: Medical Certification Missteps

HR Daily Advisor

This scenario and the resulting lawsuit, related to FMLA medical certification, is inspired by actual events. When she discusses her need for leave with Helga, the HR representative, Helga decides to grant Rachel 3 weeks of leave without requesting any medical certification from Rachel.

On the Need for HR Certification Research

True Faith HR

less EEOC complaints than organizations led by non-certified HR leaders In December 2012, Human Resource Management Review dedicated a special issue to the value of HR certification research (Sadly, it is likely that 99.9% HRCI #SHRM certification PHR research SPHR