SHRM Certification: Why Should #HR Pros Pay Attention

HR Bartender

Since then, SHRM has developed a certification that aligns with the competency model. In my role as a SHRM special expertise panel member and as one of the initial item writers for the SHRM certification exam, I had the opportunity to hear an update about the certification program during this year’s SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas. Alex, for those readers who aren’t aware, what is the SHRM certification and what does it represent?

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.


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How Can a Graduate Certificate Improve Your Career Potential?

Career Metis

You need to decide if you should pursue a graduate certificate course or Master’s degree depending on the field of study, personal preferences, and applicable regulations. What Exactly Is a Graduate Certificate? What Are the Benefits of a Graduate Certificate?

Determine what the best HR certification for you is.

Business Management Daily

If you’re looking to earn an HR certification – you must first determine what the best HR certification is for you. Earning an HR certification demonstrates a level of competence and commitment that employers find attractive. SHRM certifications.

@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. 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. We celebrate this milestone with more than 96,000 SHRM–certified professionals, the fastest-growing HR certification community.

ICF’s New Code of Ethics

Center for Coaching

As the profession grows and matures the experience and knowledge base also grows and matures. In response to an unasked question: Yes, during coach training the new Code of Ethics is now taught in all Center for Coaching Certification programs.

What Are Microcredentials?

Career Metis

Seeking out learning opportunities bulks up resumes with field-centered and knowledge-based skills. Microcredentials are certification-based qualifications that demonstrate knowledge, experience, or skills in a given career niche, subject area, or professional capability. .

CFA vs. MBA : What’s the Right Option for You?

Career Metis

An MBA will give you a broader knowledge base that can be applied across various industries. Certifications Higher Education LEARNING & EDUCATION CFA Chartered Financial Analyst Degree Guest Post Learning & Education MBA usnews.comNow that you’ve landed your first finance job out of college, what’s your next move? . The first two to three years in a job is when you prove yourself.

Coaching to Build a Life

Center for Coaching

Based on this, for the client in the story of this blog series, as the focus shifts the conversation shifts based on what serves the client. . What is your knowledge base? As learned through coaching certification , one of the great things about coaching is that the process works with or without subject matter expertise, because the client is empowered to choose the focus and approach, and to find their answer.

5 Companies Using Gamification to Boost Business Results

Cornerstone On Demand

Gamified Solution: Cisco introduced three levels of certification for the social media training program: Specialist, Strategist and Master, as well as four sub-certification levels for HR, external communications, sales and internal partner teams. It also mixed in team challenges to incorporate a healthy dose of competition and collaboration into earning social media certifications. Engine Yard Sends Employees on Missions to Grow Its Knowledge Base.

SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

HR Bartender

I know it can be tempting to compare the Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential to other certifications like the SHRM-SCP and SHRM-CP , but this isn’t the same and therefore, the process isn’t going to be either. The PDCs are automatically uploaded into your certification portal, just like other SHRM seminars and eLearning. They’re automatically uploaded into the certification portal just like everything else. You and I both know people with “lifetime” certifications.

6 Learning Benefit Ideas That Won’t Break the Bank in 2017


Gaining new knowledge to broaden our perspective is a great place to start when considering little habits with potentially big impact in 2017. 4 – Seize the day – get that certification. While the price of obtaining a professional certification will vary depending on the credential one seeks, relative to the cost of tuition reimbursement for an employee, certifications are an affordable learning benefit that allow your teammates to improve their skill set.

SHRM-SCP or HRCI-SPHR? HR Pros – Which one should you get?

The Tim Sackett Project

A couple of years ago, SHRM decided to take that type of activity in-house and do it themselves, which led to competition around who’s certification is better SHRM or HRCI, or which certification should you get SHRM or HRCI? The first time I wrote about this was in December 2016 when SHRM first announced its move into the certification space. My feeling back then was SHRM would slowly bleed HRCI dry and take over the HR certification space.

20 Best Learning Management Systems of 2020

Vantage Circle

TalentLMS is a cloud-based learning management system, founded in the year 2012 in California. Certification. The knowledge base gives access to quick answers for platform-related issues. Features: Certification. Features: Certification. Certification.

Obligatory SHRM Post

Lisa Rosendahl

I obtained certification to challenge my knowledge, strengthen my skills and build HR credibility after separating from the military with a background in maintenance, supply and ammunition. I maintained my certification over the years because that''s what good HR professionals do. My certification expires in August 2016 and even before this debacle hit center stage, I was debating whether or not to renew my certification.

PlatCore LMS – Update Announcement: What’s New In Version 1.4?

PlatCore LMS

This LMS application delivers custom content such as videos, knowledge base articles, SharePoint content, PDFs, quizzes, and more. Certification Tracking: Understand what certifications employees hold, know when they expire, and automatically send advanced expiration notifications helping employees maintain certifications. PlatCore LLC continues to innovate, drive value, and listen to our customers! We are proud to release version 1.4.4

10 Tips on How to Mentor Emerging HR Talent

Cornerstone On Demand

1) Let Them Experience Everything One of the greatest assets in HR is a wide knowledge base. Give recruiting exposure to compensation, let generalists do a tour of duty through organizational design and encourage everyone on the HR team to work in the business itself to gain knowledge, experience and credibility. 4) Give Feedback Frequently and Reward Often Feedback and rewards are the fertilizer in which budding knowledge and talent grows, so give it frequently and gladly.

Are HR consultant jobs a good idea? [Reader Question]


I have my degree and want to take the certification exam when I can. What I love: 1) Work in a variety of industries, which can greatly expand your knowledge base. Today’s question is about HR consultant jobs and whether they are a good career move. .

The Negative Impact of Knowledge Discrimination

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Knowledge discrimination, a term established by lifelong learning expert and author Peter Smith, acknowledges that we discriminate in favor of knowledge based on where it is learned rather than how well an individual knows it and can apply it. But thanks to knowledge discrimination, most of those things don’t really work that well, because what happens is you get the equivalent credit and it goes on your transcript, but it’s not counted toward the degree program.

Moodle vs Cornerstone : Find out which tool is better?


By making use of LMS integrated with your system for your eLearning courses or online training, you can easily track knowledge gains, goal progress, ROI, etc. Cornerstone is a cloud-based well suited learning management system to provide one-stop-shop learning solutions.

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COVID, Mission Critical Skills, the Haves and the Have Nots

Compensation Cafe

Organizational success in our fast moving, knowledge based, technology driven and disruptive world will require and become more dependent on certain types of human talent and competencies. Related to this is a concept that is pushing to the forefront of base salary management. What if we regularly shared specific information on the kinds of education and certification steps it would take for employees to retool in these areas?

Continuous Education And Development For Employees – Learning In The Workplace

Get Hppy

Companies are now sending their employees to complete their graduation and post-graduation degrees to increase their knowledge base and skills. Cloud-based courseware and online assessments are a cheaper alternative to the traditional courses offering authentic certifications and degrees as well.

Reskilling: What is it and why is it important?


If there’s an online educational or certification platform for the skills your business needs, you can use it to help your people identify skill gaps and set learning goals for their current role or a new one they’re preparing to take on.

Launching a Learning Culture with the PlatCore LMS

PlatCore LMS

Upon completion of training, the learner would email certificates to the L&D admin for verification, the admin would record the information in a training spreadsheet and then save the certificate.

Women in Leadership: #BalanceforBetter

Ultimate Software

Do you find that many organizations believe you are not as capable without an HR certification? I will say that the HR certification is something that should be considered intentionally. HR certification, like any other education, should be sought because you want it and it is something that will expand your current knowledge base. S: I have not found any organization who believed I was incapable due to having/not having my HR certification.

The Importance of Leadership Transparency

DISC Assessments

When you make a mistake or discover a gap in your own knowledge base, put it out there. Visit the Assessments 24×7 booth at ATD 2019 and receive 2-for-1 on any of our Core Assessment Certifications! Learn more about our Core Assessment Certifications! In any relationship, business or personal, transparency is a key component in trust and confidence between the people involved.

SHRM’s Best Kept Secret: the SHRM Foundation

HR Bartender

We support students and professionals in their lifelong learning by awarding more than $150,000 in education and certification scholarships annually. In addition, we develop educational materials for HR professionals and students, and fund original rigorous research to advance the knowledge base of the HR profession. My thanks to Beth for sharing her knowledge with us. The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) is my professional association.

Spoke saves OppLoans 126 days of work


The lending industry has a particularly complicated onboarding process because there’s extremely industry- and state-specific training and certification necessary before an employee can begin selling loans to customers. Team members ask Spoke a question the same way they would ask their manager, and Spoke’s AI replies with the appropriate link, answer, or knowledge base resource that they need.

Hedge Fund Recruiters: Who are the Top?

Recruiters Lineup

You may have the right educational background and professional body certifications such as CFA, CAIA and Chartered Hedge Fund Associate (CHA). Besides them, you need knowledge-based skills such as: Knowledge of markets, financial instruments, and strategies. In-depth knowledge of portfolio construction. Are you a young investment banker looking for a chance in the hedge fund market? If yes, then you want to talk to the top hedge fund recruiters.

Realizeit Wins Two Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards

Brandon Hall

This allows companies to transform from conventional one-size-fits-all, content-centric learning model to one that is personalized, knowledge-based, and performance-linked for every employee. The judging was based on the following criteria: fit the need, design of the program, functionality, innovation, and overall measurable benefits. Realizeit’s adaptive learning platform for workforce development is a cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) technology.

How to Get Started in a Financial Service Careers?

Career Metis

Learn to listen and hear, learn effective communication, personal productivity, analytical thinking, forecasting and of course, never stop updating your financial knowledge base. New knowledge will never be redundant.

How to Become a Tax Consultant?

Career Metis

The less accounting knowledge you have, the trickier your learning curve will be. You can earn your certification in a week or two when the tax season starts and begin earning an income. Many bookkeeping software platforms also offer certifications that can help build your client base.

How to Develop a Talent Management Framework for Your Organization

Analytics in HR

Our example is partially based on a framework proposed by BountiXP. A lot of businesses are knowledge-based, and you should take the same care to create a talent management framework as a manufacturing business takes to develop and manage its supply chain.

New from Sonic Boom: self-paced, interactive virtual wellness classroom

Sonic Boom

Academy courses cover a variety of wellbeing topics that are packed with in-depth-yet-easy-to-understand-and-apply-to-your-real-life knowledge. Once members complete a lesson, they take quick-n-fun quizzes to test and reinforce their newfound knowledge (specifically, reinforcing how to use it to improve their real-life health habits). Health education is hardly the most exciting part of a wellness program (after all, education/awareness doesn’t necessarily lead to action).

5 ways Experts Can Maintain Authority During Downtime of COVID-19

Thrive Global

The playing field is leveling off and the opportunity to come out on top as a thought leader is there for those who can wield their knowledge appropriately.

ResumeCompass Resume Builder Review (2020)

Career Metis

You can add sections such as: Certifications. If you want to get some inspiration on building a resume or learn from different professionals, you can also check out some of the knowledge base resources of ResumeCompass: Resume Examples.


True Faith HR

With SHRM''s shiny new curriculum in place, undergraduate students can demonstrate their mastery of this knowledge base by taking the PHR exam upon graduation. However, the HRCI has recently mandated new changes to the qualifications to take the PHR certification exam. To that end: Should undergraduate students be allowed to take the PHR certification exam before entering the workplace?