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. For example, under advance your education, I might include: Attend one webinar program a month. The SHRM Certification team has made it very easy for us to keep track of PDCs with their app (FREE on iTunes and Android ). Getting and maintaining a certification isn’t easy.

The Value of HR Certification: PHR or SHRM-CP?

CakeHR

If you are seeking a job in human resources, you will encounter job advertisements that specifically require not only a degree in HR, but also certification from a respected industry association. This certification proves that an HR candidate has taken the time to invest in his or her career.

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My Experience Attending Birkman Signature Certification

Birkman International

As the daughter of a long time Birkman employee, and a part time employee myself, I didn’t think I needed to attend Signature Certification. However, a few months ago, I attended Birkman Signature Certification and it changed my entire perspective on how I collaborate and connect with those around me My mother, Carol Buckner, has worked at Birkman for more than twenty years, and I had heard about the Birkman concepts all my life.

6 Reasons to Attend the 2018 SHRM Talent Conference – #SHRMTalent

HR Bartender

I’m excited to be attending this year. I’ve had the opportunity to attend SHRM Talent for a few years now, so I thought I would share a few reasons that you might want to check this event out. But for people who have attended SHRM Annual with its 20,000+ attendees and said, “never again”, consider this event. If you’ve been trying to decide between going to a formal workshop and attending a conference, SHRM Talent allows you to do both.

How to Decide Which HR Certification Exam to Take – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

First, should I seek professional certification. I was going to take the SHRM-CP HR certification. It’s best to do your homework before investing time (and money) into the process. I reached out to Michelle Sparacino, vice president of certification services and operations at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM ). Michelle, first things first, why should a person consider HR certification? You guys know I’m very pro HR certification.

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? Attendance. Time and Cost.

3 Examples of Using Alerts In Time and Attendance Software

nettime solutions

A cloud based time and attendance software has the functionality to customize Alerts , which work as an automated HR assistant in workforce management. In a cloud based time and attendance software, you can customize an alert for breaks and meals, which appears as warning icon on your Manager Dashboard. Everyone scrambles to cover, but this may add more hours to an employee's time sheet. Managers have a lot to manage.

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. Also, within five days of the employee’s notice or request for leave, you must provide a written notice stating whether the time is being designated as FMLA 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!

6 reasons why you should attend Achievers Customer Experience 2015

Achievers

The best part is, by attending ACE you can earn 10.75 HRCI General recertification credits towards your PHR, SPHR, GPHR, or California certification! While we love our founding city, we thought this was the right time to bring ACE to one of the most desirable destinations in the country. The post 6 reasons why you should attend Achievers Customer Experience 2015 appeared first on The Employee Success Blog. by Rebecca Wetherbee.

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. Today, though, construction firms to can handle all of these tasks and more simply, securely and more efficiently than ever before, using Time and Attendance Software.

How to Build a Coaching Certification Program

Namely

Not only will the leaders attending your learning and development programs thank you, but their direct reports will too. At Namely, we decided on the GROW coaching model and reinforced it during training and certification. Plan the Program With support from senior leadership, we required attendance in the program for all people leaders. Later that week, leaders attended a 2.5 Certify Them Attendance in the program didn’t equate to certification.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Price : $695 until February 1, then $895, certification only options also available. Founded by Sigmar Recruitment, this one day convention surely is a great option for Europe-based professionals who can’t afford spending too much money or time at an event. Just like the above one (happening at the same time), the event is located in the impressive venue of the Florida Hotel.

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

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

HRWatchdog

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. The employer granted FMLA leave to take the children to medical appointments but denied leave to attend IEP meetings. As a result, employers may see an increase in the number of FMLA requests to attend these types of meetings.

The 71+ Biggest HR Tech Conferences to Attend in 2019

Digital HR Tech

So no pressure to attend every event during the three days. Price : $695 until February 1, then $895, certification only options also available. Founded by Sigmar Recruitment, this one day convention surely is a great option for Europe-based professionals who can’t afford spending too much money or time at an event. Just like the above one (happening at the same time), the event is located in the impressive venue of the Florida Hotel.

The Hidden Battle for SHRM and HRCI Recertification Credits

UpstartHR

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!) I finally came away with this conclusion: if you want to get business credits, you have to attend a session that has 0% HR content. However, I am now comfortable announcing that I will not be renewing my legacy certification.

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.

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

UpstartHR

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!)

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. I’ve written about employee value propositions (EVPs) a couple of times before , and I mentioned it again, using the same model, in conn.

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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Should I drop my PHR?

hrpockets

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.

Post-Lockdown Business Recovery: Unify Human Resources Functions to Lower Costs 20%

ApplicantStack

Managers can’t be full-time overtime cops. It sends the manager an alert when an employee is approaching the end of their straight time hours for the week. The manager can take the necessary staffing actions to save the labor budget from time-and-a-half. It also shortens time-to-hire which further optimizes your hiring budget. Get rid of spreadsheets that aren’t updated in real time. Reduce Employee Time Theft–3% Savings.

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 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.

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. You can keep your teams from overlapping by enforcing clock-in time. There are many very practical reasons to track healthcare worker time. Track all time. Certification and licensing.

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.

What Is Bereavement Time Off?

Zenefits

An employee may request time off from work during this emotional time. Here’s a primer on the basics of bereavement time off. What is bereavement time off? Bereavement time off (sometimes called bereavement leave) is a type of time off that employees can take if someone close to them (typically a close relative) has died. Is bereavement time off paid or unpaid leave? Should proof be required for bereavement 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. They understand that graduates from such an institution have the requisite skills to complete the job without them having to invest a significant amount of time on additional training. . Additionally, accreditation determines whether or not some students can attend your school at all.

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.

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. About a week after the change, Severus pulls me aside and says I need to stop putting my gym time on my calendar. As we were wrapping up, Remus casually made a comment about how I’m normally at the gym at this time, and Albus said something like “Did I schedule over you? Albus assured me that scheduling my time wasn’t a problem.

Showing Some Valentine’s Day Love for SHRM-SCP

PerformanceICreate

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. The Workforce Readiness Chairs were in attendance this year as SHRM intends to make workforce readiness more front and center. The new certification program has taken criticism from pretty much every angle and every source. The answer is the SHRM Certification.

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. Using very rough estimates, the total cost of a full time MBA program might range from 18 to 20 times the total cost of studying for the CFA program. Your Cost in Time. While the CFA exam may seem like a great option in terms of the low relative cost, the true cost of your time may be much higher than you realize.

Beyond the Exam !!

Everyday People

In a few weeks, I’m attending the SHRM Volunteer Leader Summit in Washington, DC. I get to attend as one of the Membership Advisory Council (MAC) members. While I’m there, I’ll get a chance to take the tutorial and get the new SHRM-SCP certification. I’m eager to see how this goes and add it as a certification along with my SPHR which I earned from HRCI. My certifications are important to me.

applying for a full-time job and asking to work part-time

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: Last night I went to bed feeling secure in my newly-undertaken adventure as a part-time freelancer who recently left an unfulfilling full-time job in the wrong city and the wrong working culture to pursue my field in greener pastures. This morning I woke up to an ideal-but-awkwardly-timed job posting for an entry-level position I’m eminently qualified for at a company I’d already mentally ear-marked as a good potential future employer.

Is It Time to Rethink the College Degree Requirement?

i4cp

Having certifications and other documentation that validates knowledge or expertise is also weighed by well over half the survey participants (66%), followed by skills assessments (40%), and referral by a current employee (28%). It’s definitely time for the HR and talent acquisition team to have a conversation about job descriptions, whether each job truly requires a college degree, and if so, why? With U.S.

FMLA Retaliation or Unauthorized Use of Vacation Time?

HR Daily Advisor

An employee claimed she was terminated by her employer for taking time off under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) to cope with a back injury. She initially worked full-time, but she took leave in 2010 and 2012 to care for her newborn children. The company asked her to return to full-time status but agreed to postpone the change until June to allow her to obtain childcare services. On June 17, Oticon again requested that Disbrow resume her full-time schedule.