HR Certifications, Are They Really Important?


Human resources and work environments are rapidly evolving, including an increasingly diverse, four-generation workforce that requires knowledgeable, certified HR professionals who can bring multiple skills to the job. Many employers don’t just prefer an HR certification; they require it.

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? ].

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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. HRCI and SHRM Certification Program History. ATD Certification.

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.

What You Can do to Combat Racism at Work


Creating a Culture of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. Companies that figure out how to create a culture of diversity and inclusion are the ones that systematically recruit, develop, promote, and engage the hearts and minds of professionals with different backgrounds and diverse perspectives.

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How to Talk About Diversity at Work


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


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).

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?


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.

‘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?

Inspiring Young Women As Future Data Scientists And Supporting The UN’s Global Goal For Gender Equality


A call for greater gender diversity in data science. Such efforts include commitments to place women in 25% of all leadership roles, leadership excellence acceleration , and certification for economic dividends for gender equality.

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. .

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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Recruiting’s New Reality: A People-Centric Paradox


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.

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.

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)


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.

4 Reasons To Consider A Career In Project Management

Career Metis

If you are hoping to venture down this alluring career path, you should consider completing a PMP certification Boston course to open doors to exceptional opportunities in the field of work. Diverse Opportunities. How to Be a More Competent Project Manager in The New Year?

Workday Podcast: Providing Opportunity Onramps Through Upskilling


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?

Loans and grants for minority-owned businesses: a complete guide


Compete for set-aside and sole-source contracts in the program. Then, visit the SBA’s certification site to complete the process. . Once the certification is complete you’ll receive a letter in the mail on whether or not you were approved.

Credentials Offer Value to Employers and Employees


In the workplace, non-degree credentials such as certificates and associates degrees offer advantages to working adults and employers, and it appears that many students are selecting this option. They can quickly gain skills closely related to their employment field demonstrate competency.

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.

April 2020 Jobs Report: Recap and Hiring Strategies


Reach diverse job seekers from across industries. In your job descriptions , while some of your roles might require specific certifications, your team should also highlight preferred competencies, rather than only listing specific required experience.

How to Recruit Students with an Online Degree


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.

CBE Solves Need for Skills and College Credits


One way to straighten out the confusion is to take a closer look at one of higher education’s recent disruptors: competency-based education (CBE). Competencies are the core of the CBE curriculum,” states WGU which has CBE programs that help students achieve their education goals.

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.

What to Look for in an Executive Coach


Other programs focus on leadership competency development or assessments of who will ultimately make great leaders in your company. Look for coaches that come from diverse professional backgrounds, or for people who have held senior management positions in Fortune 500 companies. Certification. Targeted, personalized executive coaching is designed to help maximize a great employee’s professional potential to be an even greater leader.

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.

Job Rotation: A Full Guide with 5 Examples

Digital HR Tech

Job rotation is an excellent way to transfer specific skills, knowledge, and competencies, leading to human capital accumulation. Job rotation is a technique used to increase employee learning and motivation.

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.

Elements of A Great Employee Performance Management System


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.

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.

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


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

How Supporting Professional Growth Unites Generations at Work


Most of the time, managing a multigenerational workforce means walking a fine line between conflicting expectations while juggling competing demands. Age diversity can be a strength or challenge, depending how you handle it. Generations are defined by their differences.

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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.

Why Dealership Employees Are Critical to the Car Buying Journey


And if they don’t have a great experience with your dealership employees, your prospective customers might bring their business to a competing dealership. Diverse sourcing also enables you to save money that otherwise would have been spent on a single costly job board posting.

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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.

Your Promotion Decisions are Illogical and Probably Illegal


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


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.