Choosing the Best HR Certification – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

One of the ways that HR professionals can demonstrate their knowledge, skills, abilities, and commitment to the profession is by obtaining a certification. There are quite a few certifications related to human resources. What’s the criteria for maintaining certification?

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?

Growing Talent Development Firms: Exit Strategies, Part II

ATD Human Capital

Based on recent observations, readings, and discussions with people in the industry, I have developed a summary of what has taken place, and what guidelines can be drawn from all this activity. Previously, I wrote a blog on exit strategies.

Change Creates Opportunity for Talent Development Teams


Whether you’re dealing with an acquisition, a merger, a reorganization, or another common business scenario, talent development teams play a critical role. Scott Thomas, Senior Director of Content Development and Certification at Salesforce, recently spoke to the central Indiana chapter of the Association for Talent Development, sharing his experiences with change and offering advice to talent development professionals. Change is eminent.

Got Coaching? How ATD’s Coaching Certificate Can Help

ATD Human Capital

According to ATD Research, only 27 percent of organizations currently include coaching as part of their talent development efforts, even though it’s widely known that coaching and providing feedback are the top ways to improve performance.

Online Certification And Training For The Career You Want


As an example, you might be interested in developing mobile apps, but if you’re a newcomer, you may need to take some prerequisite courses in computer programming first. Make sure to send a copy of your certificate of completion to the company you work for – or hope to work for.

Building Reputation as a First-Time Manager


It’s no longer enough to care about your own performance and development. Because changing first impressions is tough, stepping into your new role having already developed these essential skills will provide you with a good foundation for success.

6 Benefits of Using a Quality Learning Management System

Visibility Software HR

For jobs that require certification, automatic notifications of upcoming certification expirations are sent to employees, supervisors and training managers. A quality LMS is just one key part of successful talent development.

Developing The Right Skills: A Hidden Game-Changer To Tackle Today’s Challenges And Build A Bright Future


A flood of reports, papers, and conferences have underscored the importance of developing the right skills for the ever-changing digital era. The challenge is that building the right digital skills does not stop with your personal development or even that of your team or organization.

Transforming Leadership Education Through Exchange Programs


And yes, they not only help in building good leadership skills; they also help in the overall development of the manager. The exchange program asks participants to consider the context of others and helps them develop empathy.

Why HCM Digitalization Matters To Midsize Businesses


Midsize companies have talent challenges that are similar to their larger competitors – but they don’t have the time, people, and resources to address them as quickly. Learning, succession, and development.

Developing a Career: Protégés Reflect on the Everwise Impact


We’ve also learned that, despite these unique protégé needs, a mentor’s goals often remain the same: to provide protégés a safe space to discuss their goals and to equip them with the necessary tools to continue developing down the road.

Benefits Of An Educated Workforce In The Fourth Industrial Revolution


Since 1998, I have worked for two leading technology companies, managing major accounts and working in product development supporting the global defense community. In June 1978, I stood on the yellow footprints at Marine Corps Recruit Depot, San Diego.

The Difference Between Goals, Objectives and Outcomes

HR Bartender

During this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo , I had the opportunity to attend a pre-conference workshop on improving human performance. That includes talent management.

hr leaders: what’s on your professional development plan?

O.C. Tanner

Sadly, all too often the same can be said of HR experts and their (non-existent) professional development plans. Not to worry – the start of a new year provides the perfect opportunity to put your professional development plan in place.

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Strategy. Studies tell us that 40 percent of employees who receive poor job training leave their positions within the first year, citing the lack of skills training and development as the principal reason for moving on.

6 Ways to Use Technology to Advance Your Career – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

Certification. If you’re a generalist, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) offers a certification credential. Online certification study prep courses are available. And ICYMI, SHRM recently announced that their certification was accredited by The Buros Center.

Stack Employee Career Development Activities

HR Bartender

At this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) annual conference, the organization shared a new career development framework for talent development professionals. Certification support. Development Programs.

Recognition And Rewards Are Two Different Things


Recognition can include anything from acts of verbal acknowledgment and handwritten thank-you notes, to giving restaurant gift certificates or time off from work. It’s about time someone demystified and explained the differences between recognition and reward.

Taking Employee Training to the Next Level

Visibility Software HR

The Real Value of an Employee Development and Training Solution. Studies tell us that 40 percent of employees who receive poor job training leave their positions within the first year, citing the lack of skills training and development as the principal reason for moving on.

How Insurance Companies are Safeguarding Their Competitiveness


Taking care of your employees’ learning and development means you secure your company and make your customers happy and satisfied. Key points for insurance companies to attract, retain, and develop talent. Terry Jones , vice president of learning and development at the insurance firm Chubb, emphasizes that companies should align training to their specific needs: If I took what I did at Google and just dropped it into British Telecom Group then it wouldn’t have worked.

MOOCs: Growing In Popularity Every Day


While most do not offer academic credits, successful students can often “buy” a certificate for use with their resume or curriculum vitae (CV). c MOOCs follow a connectivist model and take a “ pick and mix” approach to learning, combining the best resources and involving students in the course development process.

How to Streamline Talent Management

ATD Human Capital

If you are a talent development professional, you may be experiencing a shift in what is expected of you in your organization. Whether or not talent development is a part of HR, the profession is undergoing a similar evolution.

The Importance of Coaching: Q&A With Lisa Downs

ATD Human Capital

Coaching employees at all levels of an organization allows for individual and organization development. It is now recognized as a critical skill for talent development professionals and managers.

Training And Development: What’s Next?


Several centuries ago, training and development programs helped European and Japanese trading firms grow and prosper. Here are some additional trends that will affect the future of training and development. More recently, sociologists like Frederick Taylor have contributed information on employee behavior that has helped training and development professionals more effective programs.

ATD Case by Case: Talent Solves Business Challenges

ATD Human Capital

The Human Capital Community of Practice worked with ATD BEST and Excellence in Practice winners to uncover the secrets of their talent development departments, compiling their findings in case studies.

Assessing and Planning Learning Programs with Analytics


It’s 2019: the war on talent is real and the economic outlook shows less growth and more uncertainty. According to the Association of Talent Development (ATD), in 2016 only 35% of the learning and development community believed their efforts were helping their businesses meet goals.

Need a Career Boost? Try These National HR Memberships


Whether you’re just starting your HR career, looking to network with other professionals, seeking a professional certification, or need an outside source for industry trends, joining an established HR association or organization is a great way to expand your exposure to the field.

High Performing Organizations Focus On a Results Based Approach

HR Bartender

At this year’s Association for Talent Development (ATD) International Conference and Expo , I had the opportunity to participate in a two-day certificate program on Improving Human Performance , which focused on the Human Performance Improvement (HPI) Model.

How To Make Job-Hopping IT Pros Settle Down

SAP Innovation

Here are a few things you can do to keep job-hopping tech talent around long-term. In the talent search, be clear on what the job role and responsibilities are and what strengths are needed for the position, and then find the professional with those strengths. Talking openly about salaries early on can keep talented tech professionals from job-hopping. A job that is both stable and promises growth development may make job-hoppers feel comfortable enough to stick around.

The Golden Rule of Giving a Great Presentation

HR Bartender

For many of us when we’re asked to do a presentation, we have to wear three hats: Developer – We have to put together the outline, references, resources, etc. We’re the developer of content. Even the best developers, designers and deliverers need help telling their story.

Career Fitness: Necessary for Long-Term #HR Success

HR Bartender

They offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees as well as certificate programs for human resources and business professionals. Career fitness is a form of career development. Many organizations have formal career development programs.

M&A Friday! This Week’s HR Deals


Million to Grow Talent Development Platform. Sunlight, a London, UK-based learning and development platform for businesses looking to develop the talent within their teams, Closes £500K Seed Funding Round. Happy Friday.

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The Reinvented Performance Appraisal Coaching

ATD Human Capital

Basically, organizations are realizing that getting everyone up to speed on coaching skills is not just “a nice way to give feedback and develop people” but a major component for more realistically assessing performance and organizational success.

HRO Today Association Conference Provides Leading Programming around Pressing HR Issues

HRO Today

The Conference will address ethics and integrity in the delivery of HR services and technology and introduce the new HRO Today Standard of Ethics and Performance Provider Certification Program.