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? ].

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.

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Diversity, Inclusion / Regard, and Access to Coaching at CCC

Center for Coaching

When it comes to ensuring diversity and inclusion / regard, a call or mandate to action is often what it takes to effect change. Consider the other approach: simply using language and images that invite diversity and truly being open and accepting so that the diversity occurs naturally. We found this to be our experience at the Center for Coaching Certification. The coach authors are themselves a diverse group.

How to Talk About Diversity at Work

Namely

Diversity is defined by who sits at the table, while inclusion is which voices get heard,” says Jamie Velazquez, Ph.D Here are six simple ways to encourage an open dialogue around diversity in your own organization: 1.

The First National Healthcare Diversity Conference: 15 Years in the Making

Precheck

The First National Healthcare Diversity Conference: 15 Years in the Making Jun. For 15 years, the National Diversity Council (NDC) has been a resource and an advocate for the value of diversity and inclusion (D&I).

‘Upskilling’ a top priority for the decade ahead

HR Digest

In an interview with The HR Digest , Tyszko explains the crucial importance of tapping into hidden talent in new ways and achieving diversity, equality and inclusion goals in 2020. The HR Digest: How can companies commit to truer diversity and make progress without disenfranchising white men?

Less is More: 15 Major Employers Reduce Hiring Bar for Cybersecurity Jobs

Burning Glass Technologies

Specifically, 15 major employers – including Apple , IBM, and Facebook – announced they would trim requirements from cybersecurity job descriptions that unnecessarily reduce the candidate pool and deter workers from diverse backgrounds from applying. .

Combating FMLA Abuse

HR Daily Advisor

After all, employers have competing goals: They want to meet their legal obligation to employees (and likely have a desire to help employees get through the situation they’re in, which is necessitating the leave), but they also want to minimize workplace disruption and lost productivity.

Why Are Companies Turning to Older Workers? Should You?

AvilarHR

As David Case, Vice President of Workforce Strategies and Chief Diversity Officer at CVS Health explains on the company’s Talent is Ageless recruitment webpage, “We know that 90 percent of Americans aged 65 and older are using at least one prescription drug a month, and 40 percent use at least five.

Teachers Are Worth Less

Compensation Cafe

Even while school systems plead for more diverse teachers, the majority are still white women. Having allowed my teaching certificate to expire when more profitable activities drew my attention, I'm no longer close enough to the action to have an informed opinion. Base Salaries Benefits & Perquisites Competencies Job Evaluation Nonprofit Compensation Pay for Performance Surveys Total RewardsLast year marked a deplorable record low pay level for American teachers.

Learn to Be Disruptive--It's a Great Career Move

Compensation Cafe

Much of it goes beyond the technical focus of WorldatWork and SHRM certifications into areas of leadership, diversity and inclusion, change management and so on. Competencies SurveysEvery year we hear about "talent trends" that are supposed to become our priorities.

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Has the College Degree Lost Its Luster? Employers Consider Alternative Ways to Vet Applicants

Cornerstone On Demand

The premise that education equals competence—and that more education equals better skills—is problematic. Increasingly, they are replacing their current hiring strategies—based on degrees and certifications—with competency-based selection and more wight given to life experiences.

Recruiting’s New Reality: A People-Centric Paradox

TalentCulture

There’s diversity. Here are just two of the top recruiter competencies, and how they’ve changed: Shrink / Cheerleader / Detective / Closer. The 260-plus HR-focused undergraduate degree programs at US colleges and universities, as well as certificate and diploma programs offered by organizations such as SHRM and The Sourcing Institute reflect a legitimizing and consolidation. The front line of HR has always been recruitment from my perspective.

Employees Purring over ‘Pawternity Leave’ and other Pet-Supportive Benefits

HR Daily Advisor

After all, imagine requesting a puppy’s vet record or adoption certificate to verify the pet’s age! The benefits could be tiebreakers for animal-loving jobseekers weighing competing offers and increase employee engagement and retention.

Restaurant Skills (Hint: They Last a Lifetime)

UpstartHR

Food and Beverage Service Competency Model. If you’re not aware, a competency model is a tool that defines the key KSA’s (knowledge, skills, and abilities) required to perform a job successfully.

How to Recruit Students with an Online Degree

Yello

Expanding your search to students with a non-traditional education not only widens your candidate pool, but allows your organization to build a more diverse team with employees from unique backgrounds. Hiring practices are evolving faster today than ever before.

Workday Podcast: Providing Opportunity Onramps Through Upskilling

Workday

It’s really important that employers have education providers that they can partner with through contract or through tuition programs to do education and training either onsite or at the college and have those partnerships where they know that the people who complete the programs get their certificate or they graduate, are going to have the skills that really fit in. Do you need a certificate, what validates to an employer the competency that they’re looking for?

Flexible HR Options

HR Studio Group

Even when you have a great team working together efficiently and competently, sometimes there’s simply more work than the timeframe allows. Nate is skilled in central orientation and new hire training, as well as being certified to administer CPR and First Aid Certification.

What is Organizational Development? A Complete Guide

Digital HR Tech

A definition The goals of organizational development 18 examples of OD interventions How Human Resources and OD relate The organizational development process Organizational development certification FAQ. Diversity interventions. Diversity is a source of innovation.

16 Resources to Help Your Students Develop Self Regulation Skills

EverFi - HR

Today’s students can come from all different types of backgrounds, situations, and diverse cultures that we as teachers can’t always relate to within this ever-changing society.

Elements of A Great Employee Performance Management System

EmployeeConnect

However, designing an effective competency framework positions any business as an agile, flexible operation where Baby Boomers, Millennials and Gen X and Y workers can count on their work being valued on output and performance instead of how their work is accomplished logistically. Using a competency framework for each skill and job position can increase productivity even more dramatically.

6 Features that Will Optimize Your Employee Onboarding Software

HR Daily Advisor

This digital learning translates directly to higher competence and confidence in the office starting on day 1. Certification system. Certification support features help you track employee performance and verify that everyone meets certain standards throughout the training process.

Skills Matter: Why We Need to Build Higher Level Basic Skills

HR Daily Advisor

Basic skills (literacy, numeracy, and problem solving) matter and we need to invest in an infrastructure that transcends across high school, higher education, and professional and career development to achieve higher level competencies. has a large, diverse population. By Ryan M.

10 Ideal Jobs for People who are Not Afraid of Heights

Career Metis

The range of duties a rope worker may perform is very diverse and choice of tasks depends mainly on personal skills and requirements of particular clients. Requirements: You must obtain a certification in order to work as a rope access technician.

Check your Blind Spots, Avoiding Unconscious Bias with Technology

AllyO

Madeline: I love that you talk about equal opportunity and then the responsibility really looking at the leaders to lead this charge Torin what about you do you see a difference in companies understanding the difference between diversity and inclusion.

Why Many Employees Hate the HR and How You Can Turn this Situation Around

CakeHR

Here’s a Reddit post from an employee: “Every single employee must stop whatever trivial actual-work thingy they are doing RIGHT NOW RIGHT AT THIS VERY SECOND and spend an hour listening to this Very Important video about Diversity. 2 Focus on increasing competence.

How to Play to Your Company’s Size to Recruit Top Talent

Yello

Do you worry about how your small company can compete with well-known organizations for talent? Small companies may not be able to compete with large companies on their benefit packages, but large companies can’t compete with the flexibility small organizations offer. These participants entered our database as a result of a career fair they attended at a university or diversity career fair. 03/27/2017 // By Tracy kelly // Talent Trends // Talent Acquisition.

Your Promotion Decisions are Illogical and Probably Illegal

Pinsight

There are many things in life that baffle me, but none so much as the illogical lack of progress and action to correct diversity in workplaces. It appears that diversity is not only a race or women’s issue, but a strategic imperative for all organizations.

Your Promotion Decisions are Illogical and Probably Illegal

Pinsight

There are many things in life that baffle me, but none so much as the illogical lack of progress and action to correct diversity in workplaces. It appears that diversity is not only a race or women’s issue, but a strategic imperative for all organizations.

Top 5 ways to improve employee training with learning software

HR Morning

With such a diverse and customizable approach to learning, it might naturally be challenging for employers to keep track of the process efficiency. The results include getting certification and badges, employee activity increase, and higher-quality of shared experiences.

3 Steps Serious Companies Are Taking to Fill the Tech Skills Gap

HR Daily Advisor

Don’t rely on vendor certifications alone. Build custom certification programs and offer ongoing preparation courses that align with specific intricacies of your technology stack and your internal policies/processes.

How Your Job Descriptions Can Drive Company Culture

HR Daily Advisor

Demonstrates competence and character that inspires trust.”. The “What You’ll Do” section of the position read in part as follows: “Foster a culture that values critical thinking and problem solving, and encourage constructive feedback, engagement, inclusion and diversity at all levels.”.

How Your Home Health Care Business Can Build a Pipeline of Quality Job Applicants

Hireology

And while home health care-related positions require certain certifications, your job description should also highlight preferred competencies, rather than specific required experience.

Trust Model

Great Place to Work

Through our Certification Program , our Best Workplaces lists and our Culture Consulting Services , thousands of companies each year use this Model to assess their workplaces and benchmark themselves against the Best Workplaces in the world. The Definition of a Great Workplace.

Putting Learning into Action

HRO Today

Throughout the five-month programme, participants took a series of online modules that gave them digital badges and certifications in innovation and leadership. For geographically diverse cohorts, it’s important to address logistical issues that may pose barriers to success.