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. Advance Your Profession – volunteer activities and thought leadership that contribute to our profession such as professional membership, speaking at events, and writing (including writing on blogs!). According to Cornelia Springer, director of SHRM certification services, people are enjoying the app. “Of

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.


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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.

UKG Fall 2020 eSymposium: A FREE Learning Event for #HR and #Payroll Pros

HR Bartender

Regular readers of this blog know that our friends at UKG have been offering a free educational event for human resources and payroll professionals each spring and fall for the past few years. I’ll say it again – the event is free.

Finding Gratitude in the Face of Uncertainty? Inoculating Your Brain Against Anxiety and Stress

Speaker: Devin C. Hughes

Have you noticed that some people are able to maintain a relatively positive attitude regardless of what’s happening around them ? Like everyone, they can appreciate the good times, but they also seem to be able to focus on the positive in the face of so much uncertainty and what seems like a string of daily negative events. Fortunately, a positive attitude can be cultivated, with a little practice. Although we are born with specific temperamental tendencies, the brain is a muscle, and you can strengthen your mind’s natural tendency toward optimism if you work at it. And also, fortunately, working on building your "gratitude muscle" can be enjoyable in itself. Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed and frustrated or just want to increase your happiness, you can learn how in just a few minutes a day! Join Devin C. Hughes, keynote speaker and author of "Simple Tips to Be a Happier YOU: Scientifically Proven to Help You Everyday," and learn the real, tangible, and practical ways that you can apply immediately to get on the highway to true happiness at work or home.

How to Run Virtual HR Events, Find Sponsors, and More: A Guide for Volunteer Leaders


Note: today’s post is geared towards volunteer leaders at SHRM chapters, ATD groups, HR state councils, event planners, and other membership organizations and associations serving fthe HR/talent professional. The Do It Yourself Approach for Online HR Events.

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? One of the most popular posts I’ve written in the last few years continues to be a piece on HR certifications SHRM-CP and PHR. Which Certification is Better?

Top 10 Employee Engagement Events to Attend

Achievers - Recruiting

If you’re looking for a great way to stay up to date on the latest HR trends, network with peers, and keep your certification credits up to date, consider attending one (or more) of the following employee engagement events. Every event listed below is being held virtually so you can attend from anywhere. Achievers will be at all of these employee engagement events and more. About the event : This is a must-have when it comes to employee engagement events to attend.

HR Certifications: SHRM vs. HRCI


Considering that many HR practitioners fall into the field , pursuing an HR certification can be a great way to prove expertise in the industry. Many senior HR professionals have received certification from the major players: the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the HR Certification Institute (HRCI). Though HRCI began as an extension of SHRM, but SHRM stopped offering PHR certification in 2014 and launched its own set of exams.

Introducing Our Employer Branding and Engagement Professional Certification!

Blu Ivy Group

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our Employer Branding and Engagement Professional Certification (EBEP)! “We As a result, we are thrilled to offer this course and certification for FREE to the first 10 student registrants. Why Launch The EBEP Certification Now? Our Employer Branding and Engagement Professional Certification has been developed over a period of 10 years and incorporates industry and Blu Ivy best practices.

Think Outside of the Proverbial Box: Harness the Power of Data in D&I Recruitment

Speaker: Gabriel Hitt, Senior Employer Brand Advisor, Universum Global

If 2020 has shown us anything, it is that change can happen quickly and at any time. As the events of social injustice have served as a catalyst for many organizations to refocus on D&I recruitment strategy, it’s important to take a step back and think outside of the proverbial “come work for us because diversity is important right now” box. While there are proven best practices, lasting and impactful results are achieved through differentiation, authenticity, and creativity. Join Gabriel Hitt as he discusses how you can build an effective D&I recruitment strategy by harnessing the power of data and keeping the interests of your audience at heart.

A Simplified Guide To Corporate Event Planning

Vantage Circle

Are you thinking about planning an event for your company? What are the essentials when planning a corporate event? I will answer these questions and guide you through the corporate event planning process in this article. What is a corporate event? Pre-Event Planning.

30 Employee Work Anniversary Ideas, Messages, Emails and Certifications

Semos Cloud

30 Employee Work Anniversary Ideas, Messages, Emails and Certifications . Find out how to honor your employees’ years of service with gifts, emails and certificates. Work anniversaries are important events in your employees’ lives. In this article, you can find out best ways to celebrate your employees’ years of service , as well as useful editable templates for work anniversary related messages, emails and certificates. . ??Download Category.

Real Examples of How HR Certification Can Advance Your Career

HR Topics

While speaking at the SHRM conference in Illinois, the audience had a great conversation about the value of human resources certification that is worth sharing! Here’s what some real HR professionals have to say about getting their HR Certification and how it impacted their careers. One of the most impactful insights shared by the vast majority of the group was that HR Certification was instrumental in helping them get their current position.

HR Certification: 4 Reasons Why You Should Get Yours

HR Topics

Certification in human resources is quickly becoming a complex maze of options. Now there are multiple levels of certifications, two certifying bodies and a number of new micro-credentials. I know that you need at least one certification of some sort and here’s why: Qualify for the new role you crave. The vast majority of HR roles are asking for certification. It doesn’t seem to matter which organization you choose, but you need certification.

Battle Over Certifications Rages On


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. In addition, he said that roughly 84,000 took part in the pathway certifications in 2015. Of course, as we’ve noted in the past, time will tell as to how this battle over HR certifications plays out.

Upcoming Virtual Events for HR and Employee Benefits

Flimp Communications

With so many annual conferences cancelled in the wake of the COVID crisis, we’re embracing virtual events and streaming alternatives. We’re proud to be a sponsor for the HR Summer School event this week. Hosted by Ben Eubanks of Lighthouse Research, the event is streaming on LinkedIn Live. You can visit our virtual event booth with lots of great interactive content, accessible anytime during the event.

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. What went wrong with the medical certification process? Helga arbitrarily assigned a return-to-work date without asking for medical certification.

June 2019 HR Events, Resources and Programs

HR Topics

If you’re looking for the premier event to help take you to the next level in your HR career, then you don’t want to miss the June 2019 SHRM Conference. She’ll be at the SHRM certification event for sure! CEUs for SHRM or HRCI certification and a Certificate of Completion which can be used on your resume. This web-based class works great for both HRCI and SHRM certifications. Events hr conference hr events Lori Kleiman SHRM conference

What Should Be Discussed Instead of Certification at #SHRM14

True Faith HR

Unless you are a HR professional living under a rock, the topic du jour(s) will be the new SHRM certification being won''t be able to escape it. HRCI, while banished from the conference, will be holding a Monday night event at EPCOT to share there insights. Vegas has put better odds of snow occurring during the four days in Orlando than Hank Jackson NOT discussing certification during the opening session.

The Hidden Battle for SHRM and HRCI Recertification Credits


But maybe that is going to change… Newsflash: if you get certified as an HR professional , you need recertification (or “recert”) credits to keep your certification (unless you want to take the test again every three years!) In the last few years more than 50,000 HR professionals have read the article I wrote about which HR certification to pursue , because there’s a ton of frustration and misinformation around.

Can an employer request certification of birth of a child from a father?

HR Daily Advisor

Employees can take a full 12 weeks of FMLA leave (assuming that they have had no other leave-qualifying events during the 12-month period) for the birth, adoption, or foster care of a child (sometimes referred to as “bonding leave”). Bonding leave is available to either men or women, and no medical certification is required. Leave Policy/Compliance certification Leave Management

What Counts as a Qualifying Life Event? 


But these qualifying life events , or “QLEs” for short, give employees the rare opportunity to reevaluate and change their elections. Below we’ll discuss why QLEs matter, what events are covered, and how much time employees have to take action. What Qualifies? We’ve mentioned marriage and childbirth—but there are several other events that qualify. If you’re unsure whether an event qualifies, double-check with your benefits broker or your carrier’s policy documents.

2020 Guide To Recruiting & HR Events, Part 1


In this guide, we give you the rundown on over 30 professional development events taking place between January and June 2020. You’ll find events ranging from statewide meetups and conferences happening right in your backyard, to some of the biggest HR and recruiting conventions in the nation, and even virtual summits accessible everywhere. You can use this guide to make informed decisions about which events best fit your hiring priorities, agenda, and budget. January Events.

Do's & Don'ts of Celebrating Employee Life Events at Work


We've taken the guess-work out of the office partay - see our top "do's" and "don'ts" of celebrating employee life events below. Check, double-check, and triple-check that card , certificate , or award ! Weddings and babies are some of the most fun life events in your employee's lifet - but sometimes a shower is a "don't.". Retirement is one of the biggest life events your employee will have. Fun at Work Service Awards Retirement Special Events

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May 2019 HR Events, Resources and Programs to Advance Your HR Career

HR Topics

It’s just about the end of the month, so that means it’s time to look ahead at the May 2019 HR events, resources, and classes that can help you advance your HR career. We’ll also take a look ahead to events that require a little more planning to attend. Attending #HR conferences and events can really help advance your #career! Check out these May 2019 #HumanResource programs, conferences and events to get you started! May 2019 HR Events and Conferences.

How to Get 45+ Free HRCI Credits for the PHR or SPHR


You know I’m a fan of certification and the benefits it can bring to your career. But once that certification is done you have that teensy, minor detail of getting 60 credit hours in order to recertify every three years. Truth be told, many of us scramble at the last minute to get them in (or just to collect the information if we already attended enough events–goodness we can be so disorganized with our own professional development!)

Ask the Expert: Is Surgery Continuation of Intermittent Leave (or Separate Event)?

HR Daily Advisor

Is this considered a separate event or a continuation of the prior treatments? If the employer determines that the certification is insufficient to substantiate the need for leave after surgery for that condition, the employer may ask for recertification specifying the need for leave after surgery. If, however, the certification is sufficient, the surgery should be considered as a continuation of the certified treatment and leave. Leave Management certification healthcare

How to Pass the SPHR Exam the First Time


The goal is to make training as much like the actual event as possible. General Certification HR Certification HRCI Human Resources Certification Institute PHR SPHR sphr exam If the title doesn’t give it away, I don’t know what will. Last week I took, and passed, the SPHR exam. Today I’m going to talk about the actual testing process and offer some guidance for those taking the exam in the next few weeks.

How to Pass the SPHR Exam the First Time


The goal is to make training as much like the actual event as possible. General Certification HR Certification HRCI Human Resources Certification Institute PHR SPHR sphr exam AKA how to pass the SPHR exam and keep your sanity. If the title doesn’t give it away, I don’t know what will. Recently I took, and passed, the SPHR exam.

People Sourcing Certification Programme ~ HR to HR 2.0 and.

Strategic HCM

People Sourcing Certification Programme. So, I’m currently setting out doing some initial self-study (I might post more about this in early January) and will be attending Irina’s People Sourcing Certification Program on, and following on from, 29 January. People Sourcing Certification Programme. Events. Events generally provide strategic analysis of an issue and explore practical solutions for the workplace. skip to main | skip to sidebar.

HPW Summit Update: Great Speakers AND Strategic HRCI Credits, Too

TLNT: The Business of HR

There are lots of good reasons to attend TLNT’s High Performance Workforce Summit May 6-7 in Atlanta, but just in case great speakers with great titles and great insights weren’t enough, here’s one more: Strategic recertification credits from HRCI, the HR Certification Institute. ERE Media, the parent company of TLNT, and HRCI, have announced “a partnership to promote HRCI certification.”

Industry Conferences Help Shape the Future


Despite the appearance of seeming “old school”, resource intensive and logistically challenging, face-to-face meetings remain a critical component in the certification, assessment and training industry. Discuss the future of education and certification, and. Specifically with how regulations impact certifications, and how to address the economic challenges of various certification solutions. Events News Trends Assessment Conferences Certification EdTech ICE Exchange

Should I drop my PHR?


I’m super excited about it because I never thought I would ever try to earn a senior certification, but when someone shared with me last year that they thought I had enough years experience to be a mentor I’ve been re-evaluating my life ever since. I wasn’t feeling confident about taking my SPHR before the cut off to basically roll into the SHRM certification level to match my HRCI certification level so I ended up with my PHR and SHRM-CP.

offering a finder’s fee for help finding a job, banning significant others from work events, and more

Ask a Manager

Banning significant others from attending work events. My question to avoid the fighting that has been occurring at the company events is this: Can we add a stipulation in our employment contract forbidding significant others of our employees to attend the events, or be on work premises while the employee is on the clock? The job would have been a little more than what I am making now and had tuition reimbursement for certifications so I figured I’d give it a shot.

“Sometimes we can go through adversity and wish we did not experience these negative life events.” With Dr. Ely Weinschneider & Dr. Renee Exelbert

Thrive Global

Sometimes we can go through adversity and wish we did not experience these negative life events. Sometimes we can go through adversity and wish we did not experience these negative life events. Unfortunately, we will all encounter negative life events. At times, we may feel sorry for ourselves; feel our lives will be irrevocably altered in a negative way; see these obstacles as creating a “weakness” or “personal deficit.”

SHRM CEO says All Employers Should “Require” HR Certification!

The Tim Sackett Project

“Require certification,” Taylor said. “SHRM certification is a validation that the professional doing the job has the competency to do it. My guess is it will be mostly negative by those who aren’t certified, and mostly positive by the small percentage, overall, of HR professionals who do have a certification. I think it would be awesome to begin seeing HR positions at all levels have “HR Certification Required to Apply to this Position!”

The most bang for your conference buck!


Last year a couple of HR professionals I know were conference co-chairs and I listened for months as they excitedly shared the agenda information, upgraded venue, fun events, great giveaways, time left for networking, etc. hours of recert credits for both of my HR certifications. Uncategorized #alshrm15 #alshrm16 ALSHRM HR conferences HR keynotes HRCI Certifications Professional development SHRM SHRM Certifications

The most bang for your conference buck!


Last year a couple of HR professionals I know were conference co-chairs and I listened for months as they excitedly shared the agenda information, upgraded venue, fun events, great giveaways, time left for networking, etc. hours of recert credits for both of my HR certifications. Uncategorized #alshrm15 #alshrm16 ALSHRM HR conferences HR keynotes HRCI Certifications Professional development SHRM SHRM Certifications

ACE 2015: Join us in November to Learn & Earn HRCI Recertification Credits!


More than 100,000 HR professionals across the globe hold certification from the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), the premier HR credentialing organization dedicated to setting the standard for HR mastery and excellence around the globe. HR General credits (apply to all certifications): Emotional Intelligence: The Science of Influencing Others. Achievers Exclusives Events ACE 2015 Achievers Customer Experience