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. It also includes programs held at local SHRM chapter meetings and reading HR books that have been pre-approved for credit. For example, under advance your education, I might include: Attend one webinar program a month. Getting and maintaining a certification isn’t easy.

Standup Meetings Help Build Transparency

HR Bartender

There are only three types of meetings : informational meetings, problem solving meetings, and feedback meetings. Within each of these types of meetings are narrower categories; for example, a brainstorming meeting can be considered a feedback meeting because the purpose is to get feedback (in the form of ideas) about a particular issue. One of the most effective types of informational meetings is the standup meeting.

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DOL Opinion: Using FMLA Leave to Attend Child’s Special Education Meetings

HRWatchdog

California law specifically provides leave for employees to participate in a child’s school “activities,” which could potentially include IEP meetings. The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an opinion letter confirming that parents may take time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to attend individualized education program (IEP) meetings for children receiving special education.

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. Graduate certificate programs can enable you to earn a valuable educational credential for improving your career potential. Whether you have finished your bachelor’s degree recently, sometime back or a long ago, a graduate certificate can make maximizing pay raises and climbing the ladder of success much smoother.

Conference Attendance 301

China Gorman

In 2010 I wrote Conference Attendance 101 , a post on my blog, Data Point Tuesday. Attending HR conferences successfully – getting the most out of the experience – really has taken careful planning and tons of time management. They all provide re-certification credits from the HR certifiers of your choice and they promise you’ll learn everything you need to know (until the same time next year) to be successful HR leaders.

The essential guide to FMLA certification

Business Management Daily

FMLA certification guidelines are absolutely essential for properly managing your workforce. For example, FMLA certification forms differ for taking time off for personal illness and taking military exigency leave. DOL has standard FMLA certification forms for both circumstances.

6 Reasons To Attend HR Tech User-Conferences

China Gorman

I am frequently invited to attend user conferences in the HR Tech space and I am becoming a huge fan of these events. There is something for everyone – from certification to skill building to inspiration to fun! The latest case in point was KronosWorks , the annual gathering of customers and prospects of Kronos , the heavyweight provider of tools and services to manage and engage an entire workforce with a focus on time/attendance management. ATTEND THESE SESSIONS!

How Attendance Software Saves Time at Construction Sites

Mitrefinch

Managing a remote construction workforce without attendance software is not easy. They also must handle the day-to-day duties of creating work schedules to meet the needs of every project at every one of these sites, and then keep track of the hours worked, vacation time taken and overtime logged for each employee. Time and Attendance Software Benefits. Manually managing time and attendance data is no longer OK in today’s construction world.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

The objective is to discover and discuss new ways to meet the new employees of the future. So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. This year, the summit is expecting over 1,000 attendees, 150 speakers across eight content streams, over 80 Exhibitors, over 250 Match Meetings and 11+ hours of networking spread across two days. Price : $695 until February 1, then $895, certification only options also available.

HR Conferences to Attend in 2019

Ongig

Which of these top HR conferences will you attend in 2019? Here’s a template you can use for a letter to leadership to justify attending any HR conference. Just fill-in the bracketed words with your specific conference details: Hello [Decision Maker], Re: Request to Attend [HR Conference]. I’d like to request your approval to attend [HR conference], [date] in [city]. Training/Certification Fee: $ XX.

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? While SHRM CEO Hank Jackson states that a clear path for currently certified individuals to the new model is in the works, as someone who just spent considerable time recertifying, I''m curious as to what this path holds. certification #HRCI #SHRM

Flexible Work Schedules: How to Support Even Super Short Shifts of Varying Lengths

SwipeClock

Improves attendance. A SHRM Poll on Telework in the Time of COVID-19 shows a myriad of benefits including reduced commute time and better work/life balance—without reducing workload. Flex time. Remote work may require core time and allow the rest to be flexible hours.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

The objective is to discover and discuss new ways to meet the new employees of the future. So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. This year, the summit is expecting over 1,000 attendees, 150 speakers across eight content streams, over 80 Exhibitors, over 250 Match Meetings and 11+ hours of networking spread across two days. Personal & Chef is the largest event and meeting place for anyone who works and develops staff in the Nordics.

Learning & Development Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)

i4cp

Garbus noted that at Marsh the L&D team has been very focused on quickly training their trainers to be proficient with the virtual classroom modality, at the same time they work to migrate core content as well.

How to Study for the SPHR Exam

UpstartHR

To be honest, my response was pretty accurate, but it’s now nice to actually confirm that with my own completion of the SPHR certification. This weekend I took the Certification exam… and didn’t pass. I’ve attended school for many years and was expecting to be tested on text from the study manuals, similar to the practice tests you had provided, but that’s not what it looked like to me. I hope to get a better test this time.

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What Are Microcredentials?

Career Metis

Microcredentials are certification-based qualifications that demonstrate knowledge, experience, or skills in a given career niche, subject area, or professional capability. . You need to attend your scheduled classes on a given period then complete the activities related to your learning.

Retool Your Healthcare Workforce Practices: Schedules, Time Tracking, Leave, Hiring, Onboarding

SwipeClock

If an employee needs time off, qualified employees should know right away that there is a shift open. The best schedules consider employee preferences, required certifications/licenses, and compliance rules. Make it easy to reassign shifts when employees need time off.

10 Things That Higher Ed Professionals Need to Know About MSCHE Accreditation 

Career Metis

Graduates from accredited institutions have a competitive edge in the workplace over their peers who attended non-accredited schools. Employers know that schools bearing the designation meet strict standards of excellence.

Retool Manufacturing Workforce Practices: Shift, Time Clock, Leave, Hiring

SwipeClock

It’s time to retool your manufacturing workforce practices. It is time to adopt new workforce practices that make sense for the long run. And if an employee takes time off, others see the shift open. The best schedules consider employee preferences, required certifications/licenses, and compliance rules. Make it easy to reassign shifts when employees need time off. You can keep your teams from overlapping by enforcing clock-in time. Track all time.

10 Ideal Jobs for People who are Not Afraid of Heights

Career Metis

There are, however, a number of people who not only aren’t afraid of heights, but they simply enjoy spending their time on high altitudes. Requirements: You must obtain a certification in order to work as a rope access technician. Such certifications can be issued by The International Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) and the Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians. And in the case of rope access window cleaning, additional certification may be necessary.

Industry Conferences Help Shape the Future

TrueAbility

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. Attending conferences is one of the most cost-effective and productive ways to: Connect with our peers in-person. Discuss the future of education and certification, and. Our team attended ICE Exchange for the first time this October.

The most bang for your conference buck!

hrpockets

The Alabama SHRM State Conference was the first conference I ever attended. I had the best time at the state conferences, but a few years ago I willingly gave them up. 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.

The most bang for your conference buck!

hrpockets

The Alabama SHRM State Conference was the first conference I ever attended. I had the best time at the state conferences, but a few years ago I willingly gave them up. 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.

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

Career Metis

Some people get lucky and happen to be in the right place at the right time and land that next promotion or a great opportunity at a competitor. Your Cost in Time. Nearly every CFA candidate studies for the exam while holding a full time job. Alternatives to a Full Time MBA.

Meet Our 2018 Vizi Interns

ViziRecruiter

After college, I would like to work with a group of diverse individuals on an accounting/finance team, while working to complete my CPA Certification. I like spending time with my friends and family, trying different restaurants, and doing workout classes at my gym.

my boss is being a jerk about my gym time

Ask a Manager

I’ve been doing this for years, and my calendar is public to the group so they can see why I have the time blocked. If I need to cancel for a meeting, I will do so. About a week after the change, Severus pulls me aside and says I need to stop putting my gym time on my calendar. He says it looks unprofessional and that Albus has made comments that I’ve made it difficult to schedule meetings. Last week there was department meeting scheduled at 1 p.m.

Showing Some Valentine’s Day Love for SHRM-SCP

PerformanceICreate

I recently returned from a Society for Human Resource Management conference in San Diego called the “SHRM Regional Council Business Meeting” On twitter we adopted the hashtag #SHRMBiz. Those in attendance were State Council Directors from all 50 states, the Director Elects and the Workforce Readiness Chairs as well. In total, there was about 130 volunteer leaders in attendance. Alex with the app that track re-certification credits.

Is the Holiday Season ?the Right Time For A Little Self-Care?

Thrive Global

Most calendars are already crammed with business meetings and when we add seasonal social events it may begin to look a little hectic! The question that has been on everyone’s mind in the last few weeks: What are your survival tips for managing both time and energy for the holiday season?

when is it time to update your recognition strategy? hint: now

O.C. Tanner

But you also don’t want a program that makes recipients feel like they’ve traveled back in time. The award for “perfect attendance” may have made sense when your organization had one office and 28 employees who had to be at work every day to make the magic happen. Your rewards and recognition strategy must meet the needs of the current employee population. Successful leaders understand the value of appreciating employees for great work.

Kronos Spring eSymposium: FREE Learning Opportunity for #HR and #Payroll Pros

HR Bartender

But now more than ever, it’s important to carve out time for professional development. Spending time learning will make us even more equipped to handle the challenges of today and bring additional value to the organization. Find some time to focus on your professional development.

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Do You Know How to Manage Unemployment Claims?

Tandem HR

Employees may qualify for unemployment benefits when terminated because they’re not a good fit for their position, assuming they meet the minimum employment qualifications and provided their best work. If you find yourself in a situation where you need to fill a position quickly, remember it’s smarter and often less costly to take your time and hire only the best applicant. Attendance records. When and How to Protest an Unemployment Claim. American workers were awarded 29.4

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

Quickbase

One of the many Quick Base apps I built was one developed with input from our graphics guy and part-time game designer. 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. Outside of Hitachi, Quick Base certification has definitely become a bigger thing.

FMLA Leave When Foster Care Leads to Adoption

HRWatchdog

FMLA/CFRA would apply, not just to the time after the child is placed in the home of your employee, but also for preliminary foster care program requirements. For example, the employee may be required to attend counseling sessions, appear in court, consult with his or her attorney or the doctor(s) representing the birth parent, submit to a physical examination, or travel to another country to complete an adoption.

3 Ways Founders Can Make Participation Easier for Board Members

Business2Community Leadership

Steve Blank, author of The Startup Owner’s Manual , once wrote that “A veteran board can bring 50-100x more experience into a board meeting than a first time founder.”. If you need to spend hours at every meeting bringing everyone up to speed on these issues, then you won’t have enough time left to talk about strategy and concrete opportunities. Most meetings are a huge waste of time and dollars , simply because they’re inefficient and disorganized.

3 Strategies for Achieving Your Career Goals

HR Bartender

They offer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. I don’t know that it means an equal 50/50 split of time. And spending time on learning and education doesn’t have an age limit.

12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

So, here’s my list of tips for people who are planning to attend: BEFORE YOU GO. Download the SHRM Certification app before you leave. If you are a certified professional and have an iPhone/iPad, make life easy on yourself and download the SHRM Certification mobile app. You might get some ideas about a session to attend, a book to purchase, or someplace fun to meet and eat. Plan your schedule but save some time for impromptu meetings.

10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

HR Bartender

Last year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event. I hope you find it helpful for SHRM or any conference you attend. Oh, and make sure you download the SHRM conference app as well as the SHRM Certification app ahead of time. Sometimes you meet someone at the event and don’t have time to chat but want to stay in touch.