Certifications vs Certificates: What’s the Difference?

Burning Glass Technologies

A lot of people are confused about the difference between certifications vs certificates, but when it comes to value in the job market, one qualification has a clear edge with employers. That said, our research has found a relatively few certifications dominate job market demand.

Preparing for the HR Certification Exams: Audio Style

UpstartHR

Earlier this year I launched a “beta” version of the HR Certification audio product. General Certification HR Certification Human Resources Certification Institute SHRM Certification

2018 HRCI Certification Changes: What You Need to Know

UpstartHR

Before I jump into the changes, one of the most common questions I’m getting is whether our certification materials help with this NEW exam. And changing exam weightings, names, or even throwing in a competing certification (SHRM) doesn’t change that, despite the fact that each certifying body tries to make themselves sound unique and different. Curious about certification? See: How much can I earn with an HR certification? ].

How Much Money Can You Earn With an HR Certification? [Free Calculator]

UpstartHR

How much does an HR certification impact your salary? Additionally, we threw in a 10-year impact to show you the potential for what a certification could mean to your earnings over time. General Certification Free Resources HR Certification

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.

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.

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.

Your Ultimate Guide to HR Certification

Workology

I had been in Human Resources for just a few years when my Should-have-been-my-mentor friend told me about HR certification. At the time, HRCI was the only game in town for HR certification and you. Basics HR hr certification hr glossary hrci SHRMWorkology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Which HR Certification is Better? An Analysis of the SHRM-CP and PHR

UpstartHR

I have years years of HR experience and about five years ago, I started looking at HRCI and the PHR certification. Eventually, I hit the experience AND degree requirements to take the PHR, but decided to go with the certification offered by SHRM, thinking that a credential offered directly by the society would hold equal if not more weight. Over the last few years, the piece I wrote about the PHR vs the SHRM-CP certifications has been seen hundreds of thousands of times.

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.

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.

The Top 5 Certifications Employers Demand in the Job Market

Burning Glass Technologies

One of the big conclusions of our new research on certifications is that relatively few have traction in the job market—but what about the ones that do? What are the top five certifications in demand? The Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification is a good example.

Can You Trust “Green Mattress” Certification Claims?

Take It Personel-ly

Lifestyle green green certification life mattress organic recycled sleep usdaAs society becomes more aware of the environmental impact of various products, more and more people are looking for products that are certified for human and environmental safety. But what about mattresses? The proximity of your mattress to your body makes it an important product when it comes to human safety. But the complex nature […].

Choosing the Best HR Certification – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

One of the ways that HR professionals can demonstrate their knowledge, skills, abilities, and commitment to the profession is by obtaining a certification. There are quite a few certifications related to human resources. What’s the criteria for maintaining certification?

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

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?

Managing Medical Certifications Under FMLA

HR Daily Advisor

This article series covers managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Employees are obligated to cooperate with you in obtaining such certifications. The FMLA regulations outline the medical certification process, and with the regulations, the U.S.

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. These are just a few of the serious consequences businesses and employees can face when certifications are out of date or when managing those certifications is overwhelming. Worse yet, the pilot, maintenance tech, and/or airline may be prohibited from renewing their certifications in the future.

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. These are just a few of the serious consequences businesses and employees can face when certifications are out of date or when managing those certifications is overwhelming. Worse yet, the pilot, maintenance tech, and/or airline may be prohibited from renewing their certifications in the future.

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 Much Do HR Certifications Really Matter?

ClearCompany HRM

As an industry centered around the growth and development of humans, HR is in a constant state of change because humans are the ultimate variable. Trends emerge, technology is introduced and in order to remain current, practitioners have to be prepared to pivot.

Will an HR Certification Make Me More Valuable for a Senior HR Role? [Reader Question]

UpstartHR

HR certification questions are often seen as pretty binary: either I get one or I don’t. Should I get an HR degree or an HR certification ? That’s because certification is tied in with our personal lives in that it supports us financially, if we do it right. General Career Career Advice Certification HR Certification human resource leadershipBut in reality there’s a lot of nuance to the decision.

Attention HR Pros: Certification Exams are Getting a Makeover

HR Daily Advisor

The exam content outlines are the result of a rigorous 2017 practice analysis study, in compliance with certification industry standards, to identify current HR practice in the United States. HR Policies & Procedures business HR certifications HRCI SPHR

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.

Battle Over Certifications Rages On

HRExecutive

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.

#SHRM18 Special: LEARN HR Certification Platform 65% Off

Workology

As a certified HR professional myself, recertification is a challenge especially your SPHR, GPHR and California PHR certifications. I never, ever, ever want to have to take that test again so I work. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. HR learn shrm18

Managing Medical Certifications Under the FMLA: How to Request Certification

HR Daily Advisor

This article series will cover managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last section we covered the basics of medical certification, here we’ll go over the steps involved in requesting certification.

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.

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.

3 Reasons Certifications Matter

Teamatics

We have been working on a significant initiative to better inform skill proficiencies through the myriad of assessments, tests, certification exams, etc. As we've discussed this with our customers, we have repeatedly heard that the capturing of certifications has the most immediate value and impact. These conversations have reminded me of the many ways that certifications impacted the IT organization I ran for over two decades. They simply didn't feel certifications mattered.

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

Managing Medical Certifications under FMLA: Recertification

HR Daily Advisor

This article series will cover managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last installment we covered the authentication, clarification, and second opinions surrounding medical certification, here we’ll go over recertification.

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.

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.

Managing Medical Certifications Under FMLA: Return to Work

HR Daily Advisor

This article series covers managing medical certifications under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). In the last installment we covered recertificaiton, here we’ll go over return-to-work (RTW) or fitness-for-duty (FFD) certifications.

Graduates of Center for Coaching Certification – Get Published!

Center for Coaching

An excellent process for both learning to write for publication and being published is offered to all graduates of coach training programs at the Center for Coaching Certification. Each year the Center for Coaching Certification (CCC) publishes a book in the Coaching Perspectives series. The chapters are written by graduates of the coaching certification programs. One challenge to establishing credibility is producing content.

Webinar: Benefits of the Employee Engagement Specialist Certificate Program

Employee Engagement Group

Join Us For A Lunch-and-Learn Webinar on the Employee Engagement Certificate Program We'll be holding a lunch-and-learn webinar on Tuesday, August 22nd to answer your questions on the Employee Engagement Certificate Program.