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. We can use our recertification documentation for more than PDCs.

Primary Source License Verifications: 3 Cases of Forged Certification Documents


Primary Source License Verifications: 3 Cases of Forged Certification Documents Jul. Recently, our license investigators have come across a few instances of forged certification documents provided by an employee to their employer to “prove” they have a claimed license or certification.

How The GDPR Is Changing Document Storage

Get Hppy

In practice, it has meant that almost every business across the UK has had to make changes to that way it stores data and documents containing personal information. Physical document destruction. The post How The GDPR Is Changing Document Storage appeared first on Hppy.

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Determining FMLA Eligibility: Documentation of Family Relationships

HR Daily Advisor

Now we’ll look at documenting family relationships and its impact on the FMLA. The FMLA regulation at § 825.122(k) permits employers to require employees who take leave to care for a family member to provide reasonable documentation of the family relationship.

Ask the Expert: Should We Insist on Certification?

HR Daily Advisor

We sent her the FMLA paperwork however she never returned the Certification of Healthcare Provider. Must we insist that she have the Certification completed or can we say that her leave will be denied under FMLA? We have an employee who missed 6 days of work due to pneumonia.

New Performance-Based Certification by CompTIA is a good sign for Performance-Based Assessment


A recognized global leader in IT certification, CompTIA , announced that they are continuing to make investments in performance-based certification by opening a beta period for a performance-based version of their CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Exam.

FMLA and ADA Interplay: Medical Certification

HR Daily Advisor

Here we take a look at when requests for medical certification are allowed under both laws. Reasonable medical documentation” means what is needed to establish that a person has a disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation.

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

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.

Connecticut Court Affirms Employer’s Request for Enhanced FMLA Certification

HR Daily Advisor

Thus, many employers rightfully feel a bit uneasy when medical certification provided by an employee in connection with a request to commence or return from FMLA leave raises more questions than it answers. Different FMLA Certification Requirements. By John Herrington.

@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. From SHRM’s press release: To achieve accreditation, SHRM submitted a 1,900-page application documenting its testing practices, methodology, and policy. 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.

5 Things Fact Finders Expect from Your Documentation

HR Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s Advisor showcased Attorney Susan Fentin’s 10 most common mistakes in documentation. Today, she offers the five qualities that fact finders (including judges and juries) look for in documentation. When you document, you’re not writing just for the moment, says Fentin.

Is Your Cafeteria Plan Document Full of Plot Holes?

HR Daily Advisor

Unlike summer blockbuster movies with a large cast of key characters, benefit plan documentation has just three: the plan document under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), the summary plan description (SPD), and the Internal Revenue Code Section 125 cafeteria plan document.

Aurico Achieves Green Business Certification


Aurico is proud to announce that it has met the standards for "Green Business" Certification. Cloud based architecture supports electronic file cabinet, e-signature, digital documentation, and web-based training.

Maximizing Your Training Value


Here are a few items that will assist with user adoption during the training phase of your implementation: Gathering Training Documentation. There are a few things you can do to your training documentation to make it more useful to your employees: Use customized screenshots.

when you’re accused of plagiarism, parents who won’t turn over their kids’ identity documents, and more

Ask a Manager

Mom and dad are refusing to give their children their Social Security cards and birth certificates. One of our students had to order their birth certificate and order a replacement social security card because their parents wouldn’t give up the documents. One student didn’t have the funds to purchase a birth certificate, and his mother refused to mail him any of his documents. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. I was accused of plagiarism.

RW Collins Selects TalentGuard to Streamline Employee Safety and Certification Compliance


will use TalentGuard’s Certification Tracking Software to manage employee certifications. an environmental remediation, excavation & UST removal company, selected TalentGuard’s Certification Tracking software to improve safety and certification compliance management. Before selecting TalentGuard, RW Collins managed employee certifications through a printed records system. RW Collins Co.

Cafe Classic: If I Shred It, Will I Dread It?

Compensation Cafe

on document retention. Before you start purging, take a look at your document retention policies and make sure that they're up to date. Different federal and state laws dictate how long certain kinds of documentation must be maintained.

New to HR? Here’s How to Continue Your HR Education


We learn the importance of documentation very early in our career. HR certification continuing education educationWe all know that HR deals with a lot of paperwork. While taking care of our employees and companies is the most important item on. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Cybersecurity for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses

HR Counselor's Corner

The International Association of Privacy Professionals ( IAPP ), for example, was one of the first organizations to offer both training and certification. Other training resources and certifications are also available, depending on a business’s specific needs. By Benjamin Orsatti, Esq.,

Graduates – Be a Published Author

Center for Coaching

Each year the Center for Coaching Certification publishes a book in the Coaching Perspectives series. The chapters are written by graduates of the coaching certification programs. A Word document that is pre-formatted along with additional formatting information is provided.

9 FMLA record keeping requirements employers need to know

HR Morning

That way, if there’s ever a dispute, you’ll be able to produce the required documentation — not to mention stay in compliance with federal laws.

ERISA Record Retention Requirements In Plain English


The Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 requires that you retain important plan documentation. ERISA requires you to retain plan documents and employee benefit plan information for a few good reasons: Being Ready for Audits. Fiduciary Plan Documents. Loan documents.

Do You Know How to Manage Unemployment Claims?

Tandem HR

This will serve as documentation that you distributed the handbook and allowed the employee to ask questions. With documented information in a handbook, fired employees can’t claim ignorance to protocol as a defense, which is enough to warrant unemployment benefits in some situations.

CMS Issues Final Health Insurance Market Stabilization Rule

HR Daily Advisor

Supporting documentation required for special enrollment periods: The final rule requires individuals to submit supporting documentation for special enrollment periods and is meant to “encourage individuals to stay enrolled in coverage all year,” according to CMS.

Ask the Expert: We Think Our Employee Is Falsifying Doctor’s Notes

HR Daily Advisor

However, even if the employee is not taking leave under FMLA, the FMLA procedures for authenticating a medical certification may be useful. Leave Management, Policy, and Compliance certification FMLA interference leave

Recordkeeping for the Newly Nonexempt Effective December 1, 2016

HR Daily Advisor

Such records include payroll records, work certificates, collective bargaining agreements, and individual employment contracts. Supplementary records—documents serving as the source documents for other payroll records maintained by an employer—must be preserved for at least 2 years.

Facilitating Learning and Results

Center for Coaching

Because coaching is for creating meaningful change, coaching certification is a must to gain insight and techniques to support the application of these coaching competencies. Complete tasks during the session including creating documents, writing, researching, organizing, etc.

Intermittent Leave Management Under the FMLA

HR Daily Advisor

This article focuses on intermittent leave management under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), including information on leave tracking and medical certification. Medical Certification.

Ask the Expert: Medical Recertification for Employee’s Wife?

HR Daily Advisor

May we ask for an updated medical certificate from his wife’s doctor? It’s been 5 years since we obtained the first certificate of serious health condition. Thank you for your inquiry regarding requesting updated medical certification for a family member’s illness.

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HHS Withdraws Rules for Certifying Compliance with HIPAA Transaction Standards

HR Daily Advisor

HHS received 72 comments on the certification rule after proposing it in January 2014, the agency explained in an October 4 notice ( 82 Fed. Benefits American Benefits Council certification employer HHSThe U.S.

Showing Some Valentine’s Day Love for SHRM-SCP


I am not sure what all Alex does, but one of his biggest efforts for the last couple of years has been the development and implementation of the SHRM Certifications. The new certification program has taken criticism from pretty much every angle and every source.

Hitachi Shares Practical Advice on How to Divide and Conquer a User Conference


Gil was already highly visible here at Hitachi for the work he does in Quick Base; certification just took him up a notch both internally and externally. Gil: Any major tool that has a certification process not only makes it more legit but also broadens your visibility.

Electronic Signatures: Ready For Prime Time After 148 Years


On July 1, 2000, President Clinton e-signed the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (ESIGN) and established a legal framework for using electronic documents. With e-signature solutions, documents can be signed and returned online in minutes.

A Reminder to Employers: FMLA Notice Is the Key!

HR Daily Advisor

The 6th Circuit upheld the district court’s ruling that the employer interfered with its employee’s FMLA rights when it failed to notify her of the consequences for not turning in an FMLA leave certification form. 825.305(d) states, “At the time the employer requests certification, [it] must also advise an employee of the anticipated consequences of [her] failure to provide adequate certification.” By Lisa Whitaker, JD. The U.S.