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’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?

5 Advantages of a Competency-Based Approach to Solving Workforce Issues


Those who are evaluating talent management tools and systems for their organizations will often ask: Do we (really) need a competency management system? How is a competency-based system different from a broader talent management system with a competency management module or “bolt-on”?


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Coaching Competencies Applied with the Affirmation Story

Center for Coaching

The process is closely aligned with the application of coaching competencies as shown in this table: Return for the next post mapping the opening session and affirmation story with the Code of Ethics and Core Values.

9 Certifications That Look Good on Resumes

Best Of HR

What is one certification that looks good on a resume? . To help you know which certifications to put on your resume, we asked CEOs and HR managers this question for their best recommendations. Here are nine certifications that look good on resumes: Project Management Certification.

Cultural Competency: The Missing Ingredient to Building Successful Talent Centric, Competency-Based Job Models

Speaker: Dr. Kristal Walker, CPTM, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater

Join Dr. Kristal Walker, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater, as she discusses using cultural competence in addition to your normal competency models to create talent-centric strategies.

HR Certification Guide: Untangling the Web


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. I can’t imagine what newbies feel like as they begin researching HR certification programs and testing. HRCI and SHRM Certification Program History. Beginning in 2014, SHRM and HRCI took two different paths for human resources certification.

Team Coaching Competencies – Competency 6

Center for Coaching

In this blog series, we have reviewed the additional points of skill from ICF’s Team Coaching Competencies 1 through 5 and now are continuing with competency 6. Competency 6: Listens Actively. The post Team Coaching CompetenciesCompetency 6 first appeared on CCC Blog.

Ethics and Competencies work Hand-in-hand

Center for Coaching

The Code of Ethics and the Core Competencies from the International Coaching Federation, ICF, work hand-in-hand. If you want to demonstrate coaching competencies it requires being ethical. If you are ethical, you are applying the coaching competencies.

Bookmark This! HR Certification Edition

HR Bartender

Maybe it’s because the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) just launched their new Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential , but I’ve been receiving quite a few questions lately about certifications. It’s not the same as a certification, but it does demonstrate knowledge and is worthy of your attention. When it comes to certifications, I’ve always said that this is a very personal decision. I can’t tell someone what certification to pursue.

Coaching Competency – A Power Tool Requiring Skill Development

Center for Coaching

While many start the coaching journey with transferable skills, coaching competencies are a uniquely applied skillset. During coaching certification, coaches discover that giving the answer is easy and eliciting an answer from someone else takes skill.

Extending the Reach of HR: Supporting and Sourcing Remote Talent

Speaker: Karen Lim, Alliance Academy

The concept of Global HR is becoming more common as more companies become permanently remote. As companies expand their talent-bases beyond borders, HR reps will bear the responsibilities that come along with it. Adapting to different cultures, distances, and legal implications whilst preserving core company values is essential. Once you can do this, the world becomes your oyster. Join Karen Lim of Alliance Academy, and learn to thrive in a remote-first mindset.

9 Reasons Coach Training, Competency, and Ethics Matter

Center for Coaching

To help you understand why ethics matter to coach training and competency, we asked coaching professionals and business leaders this question for their best insights. Here are nine reasons coach training, competency, and ethics matter: Prevents You from Hurting Others.

Top 10 Globally Recognized Certifications for Cyber Security

Analytics Training

Cybersecurity certifications authenticate your skills and reflect that you have mastered the subject presented in training. Certifications for cyber security are hence the gateway towards pursuing this booming and unique professional space. . CompTIA Security+ certification .

HR Competencies for 2025 – A Future Standard

Digital HR Tech

Not only will their existing skills become obsolete, but they will also need to develop new HR competencies to perform well. This calls for a revision of the old HR competency models that organizations are using. Core HR competencies. The first core competency is data driven.

HR Certifications, Are They Really Important?


Certification adds credibility to your experience while broadening your skillset and your knowledge base. Passing any of the HR exams requires a working knowledge of the HR BOK® (Human Resources Body of Knowledge), and certification communicates this knowledge to potential employers.

Coaching Competency

Center for Coaching

Competencies are the skills identified as critical to the profession. The International Coach Federation defines and measures 11 Core Competencies for coaches. About Coaching Competency: Coaching requires a set of learned skills. Coach training both teaches the competencies and supports application of the skills. Hands-on learning, discussion, research, and coaching with feedback develops competencies for coaching.

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


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.

SHRM Certification: Why Should #HR Pros Pay Attention

HR Bartender

Competency is defined as an ability or skill. Every profession has competencies. And we want competencies; they are the things that make us successful. You could say that jobs are made up of tasks (the actual things we do) and competencies (the skills we need to do them). A couple of years ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) created a competency model for human resources pros. We both know there are other human resources related certifications.

Team Coaching Competencies 7 and 8

Center for Coaching

The last of the blogs in this series, here we review the additional points of skill from ICF’s Team Coaching Competencie s for the remaining competencies, 7 and 8. Competency 7: Evokes Awareness. Competency 8: Facilitates Client Growth.

2018 HRCI Certification Changes: What You Need to Know


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? ].

The Basics of Competency Assessment and Its Importance

Possible Works

While there are different ways of carrying out such assessment techniques, one of the most popular ones is competency assessment. This article will take you through the basics of this technique, starting from what is competency assessment and its benefits and key elements. Introduction.

Should I Get Certified? The Importance of HR Certification

Ultimate Software

Human resources professionals aren’t required to earn HR certifications, but in many cases, getting certified is a valuable investment in your long-term career. How do you determine whether an HR certification is the right choice for you? Should I get an HR Certification? And, since HR certifications are typically geared towards HR generalists, professionals who work into specialized HR positions may never benefit from seeking certification.

HRCI vs SHRM: Which certification is right for you?

Business Management Daily

to the untrained eye, human resource certifications look like alphabet soup. Earning certification involves study time, exam costs, and application fees. Thus, smart HR professionals think carefully before pursuing an HR certification program. HRCI certifications.

On the Need for HR Certification Research

True Faith HR

In the wake of the HuffPost Top 100 Most Social HR Experts list , and the significant number on the list who do not have HR certification , was a comment made by one of those top 100 members: As a recruiting practitioner I really see no value personally or professionally in being a SHRM member or gaining a certificate. Of particular note, is the lead article, "What is the value of human resource certification? HRCI #SHRM certification PHR research SPHR

5 Best HR Management Certifications in 2022

HR Lineup

Well, the best HR management certification programs in 2022 can be of great help in acquiring additional skills and knowledge in succeeding in your career as a human resource professional. . The good news is that we have researched the best HR management certifications in 2022.

HR Certification Trends: An Interview with the CEO of HRCI


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. Today’s interview is with Amy Dufrane, CEO of the Human Resources Certification Institute. Ben : Talk to me about competency-based exams. And that’s what makes for a competency-based exam.

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. Certifications are awarded by an independent body, often trade or industry associations, and usually involve an examination process. Because certifications are independently verified, employers often use them as a check on whether an applicant has the specific skills or competencies needed.

The Importance of Letters: Why a Coaching Certification Matters

Center for Coaching

Obtaining a certification is valuable in any profession, and coaching is no different. In such a rapidly growing industry, showing your commitment to your career through further training and certification is crucial to remain competitive. By Diana Fritts.

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


How much does an HR certification impact your salary? Using data from we (hat tip to my youngest brother Barrett for his Excel wizardry) hacked together a calculator that shows you the median pay for job titles in HR as well as the adjusted rates based on whether the person has a PHR or SPHR certification (at the time of this data gathering there was no data on SHRM certifications, but assume similar levels of competency for PHR and SHRM-CP and SPHR and SHRM-SCP).

ExtensisHR Earns Great Place to Work Certification™


August 9, 2022 – ExtensisHR , a nationally recognized Professional Employer Organization (PEO) and HR Outsourcing (HRO) services provider, proudly announces it has earned a Great Place to Work® Certification for the 2022-2023 year. 94% stated management is competent at running the business. “We

HRCI Recertification: 4 steps to maintaining your certification

Business Management Daily

You worked hard to pass a certification exam given by the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Recertification activities expand competency, keep HR professionals abreast of best practices, and demonstrate commitment. HR knowledge is the focal point of all HRCI certifications.

7 Top-Notch HR Certifications of 2022

Keka HR Blog

The courses and certifications on the profile are the main elements that capture their attention, and they are compelled to choose the person from a pool of thousands of candidates. . One of the fastest expanding areas of education is certification programs in specific disciplines.

SHRM-SCP vs SPHR: Which Senior HR Certification Makes More Sense?


Are you a senior HR pro thinking about getting a certification, and you’re selecting between the SHRM-SCP and the SPHR? Have you wondered if the SHRM senior professional certification or the HRCI senior professional in human resources certification is right for you?

HR Competencies: Turning Knowledge Into Action

HR Bartender

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’s titled, “ Real World HR: Bringing the SHRM Competency Model to Life ” and I’m honored to be included in the book and you’ll recognize some other contributors like Alex Alonso PhD , Tim Sackett, and Dr. Jeff Pon. We get hired based on competencies.

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. Or use in developing a competency. The SHRM Certification team has made it very easy for us to keep track of PDCs with their app (FREE on iTunes and Android ). According to Cornelia Springer, director of SHRM certification services, people are enjoying the app. “Of

Is Skills-Based Hiring The Secret to Building an Effective And Competent Team?


For employers, skills-based hiring allows them to focus on the competency of the applicants and how well they would fulfill the available role. Ensures Competency. Tips for Using Skills-based Hiring to Build an Effective and Competent Team.

Everything You Need To Know To Pass The PHR Certification Test


The HR Certification Institute (HRCI) is a premier credentialing organization for HR professionals. The Human Resources Certification Institute offers seven certifications for Human Resources professionals. The PHR certification exam is a computer-based test.

How Competencies Can Strengthen Your Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans


Find out how competencies can strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plans and processes. If you’re reviewing your programs this month, keep in mind how competencies can strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plans.

Coaching Competencies Empower Clients

Center for Coaching

Coaching Competencies Empower Clients. There are 11 Core Coaching Competencies from the International Coach Federation covered in coach training that all support empowering the client. The value of coaching with a professional who has completed their coaching certification is found in how it empowers individuals to grow, create meaningful change, and achieve what they want – in other words, they are empowered and develop their own empowerment.

Coaching Skills for Everyday Conversations

Center for Coaching

Coaching certification requires developing the eight core competencies of a coach. Listens Actively, competency 6, involves listening deeply, listening to understand, and listening cumulatively for patterns over time.