SHRM Certification: Why Should #HR Pros Pay Attention

HR Bartender

Since then, SHRM has developed a certification that aligns with the competency model. I thought the update was well-presented and very relevant, so I asked Alex Alonso, PhD , vice president of the certification team, if he would share a few details with you.

SHRM Certification: You Can Get More Than 60

HR Bartender

Well, I’m referring to the number of recertification credits required to maintain credentials with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The SHRM Certification team has made it very easy for us to keep track of PDCs with their app (FREE on iTunes and Android ).

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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?

HR Certifications, Are They Really Important?


Certification adds credibility to your experience while broadening your skillset and your knowledge base. Passing any of the HR exams requires a working knowledge of the HR BOK® (Human Resources Body of Knowledge), and certification communicates this knowledge to potential employers.

How Automation Advances the Talent Pipeline from Beginning to End

Speaker: Jeff Mills, Solutions Marketing Director, SAP

Automation can help create a smoother application process that offers a better candidate experience as well as provides you with the necessary information you need on potential candidates. Join SAP Solutions Marketing Director Jeff Mills to learn how beneficial automation and recruiting technology can be to manage your talent pipeline.

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. I reached out to Michelle Sparacino, vice president of certification services and operations at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM ).

How Much Money Can You Earn With an HR Certification? [Free Calculator]


How much does an HR certification impact your salary? Additionally, we threw in a 10-year impact to show you the potential for what a certification could mean to your earnings over time. General Certification Free Resources HR Certification

The #1 Reason People Fail the HR Certification Exams


So I’m going to teach you the principle that I’ve used to create the PHR/SPHR audio course , the PHR study course , and the SPHR study course , helping hundreds of testers to prepare for their certification exams over the years.

Presale: New HR Certification Audio Tools (Limited Time)


One of the most common questions I get from people interested in certification is where to find something they can listen to in the car, on a walk, or even at work. Today, I’m excited to announce the presale for the new HR certification audio series.

2018 HRCI Certification Changes: What You Need to Know


Before I jump into the changes, one of the most common questions I’m getting is whether our certification materials help with this NEW exam. And changing exam weightings, names, or even throwing in a competing certification (SHRM) doesn’t change that, despite the fact that each certifying body tries to make themselves sound unique and different. Curious about certification? See: How much can I earn with an HR certification? ].

How to Leverage Data to Better Your Employees' Health Benefits Selection

Speaker: Darrell Moon, CEO, Orriant

We need to shift away from the focus on purchasing healthcare and instead, focus on how we can create health for our employees. By incorporating dashboards in our benefits selection process, we can watch for trends in benefits and leverage that data to lower costs, retain employees, and attract new talent. Join Darrell Moon, CEO of Orriant, to learn if your benefits selection is meeting your employees' needs.

SHRM-CP or PHR? Today’s HR Certification Decision


Many of you may know me as the person who talks about HR certification more than anyone else on the Internet. No, not the value in the certification, but in the value of the commitment to long-term improvement. That may very well change but for now it is unproven and untested.

Best Tips for Passing the HR Certification Exam

HR Topics

According to SHRM , the average person who successfully passes the HR certification exam spends 120 to 160 hours of time studying in preparation. It’s a lot of time to invest, and it’s well worth it because passing the HR certification exam can push your career to the next level.

The essential guide to FMLA certification

Business Management Daily

FMLA certification guidelines are absolutely essential for properly managing your workforce. While you don’t want to discourage appropriate leave – think containing a flu epidemic – encouraging calling-off-while-well isn’t a good strategy.

5 Things to HR Professionals Should Know About #HR Certification


This blog is part of a special series providing insights into HR certification. Look for a follow up article discussing HR certification options for our profession. . What is the Benefit of Human Resources Certification? Should I Pursue HRCI or SHRM Certifications?

Sustaining (or Boosting!) Engagement During Times of Change

Speaker: Maria Jimena Cespedes, Director of People and Org Effectiveness, Pure Storage

Join Pure Storage's Director of People and Org Effectiveness Maria Cespedes as she discusses leading practices to retain and keep your employees engaged during times of internal and industry change.

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.

HR Certification Guide: Untangling the Web


The HR certification landscape is now complex, political and often times confusing for practitioners. Just last week HRCI announced their new aPHR certification for entry level or college student professionals. HRCI and SHRM Certification Program History. ATD Certification.

4 HR Certifications You Can Get for Under $400


The Bureau of Labor Statistics recommends getting an HR certification in addition to a college degree to improve your odds of employment. Maybe some people can get their companies to pay for these certifications. What HR certifications are you going for?

More on Wellness Coaching

Center for Coaching

What, specifically, is wellness coaching? Wellness coaches partner with clients for positive and lasting change in terms of well-being. What, specifically, is well-being? How can I become a Wellness Coach? What can I do as a wellness coach?

Certifications Offer Benefits for Employers and Employees


This is why Lumina Foundation has set Goal 2025: that 60 percent of American hold high quality post- secondary credentials, certificates or degrees by the year 2025. One avenue for many is to earn certifications. Certifications are industry-recognized credentials.

Attention HR Pros: Certification Exams are Getting a Makeover

HR Daily Advisor

The exam content outlines are the result of a rigorous 2017 practice analysis study, in compliance with certification industry standards, to identify current HR practice in the United States. HR Policies & Procedures business HR certifications HRCI SPHR

Permission to Study: Justifying Time for Quick Base Certification


Below is a great sample letter to help you make a case to your manager for carving out time during the day for your certification studies. It also highlights what kind of returns an investment in certification can provide to the business.

Are Recruiting & HR Certifications Worth It?


If you’re trying to get ahead and stay up to date in the HR and recruiting industry , you might be wondering if getting a recruiting certification is worth it. With dozens of certifying organizations offering sometimes more than 3 different certifications, the landscape is vast.

New Performance-Based Certification by CompTIA is a good sign for Performance-Based Assessment


A recognized global leader in IT certification, CompTIA , announced that they are continuing to make investments in performance-based certification by opening a beta period for a performance-based version of their CompTIA Cloud+ Certification Exam.

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.

Connecticut Court Affirms Employer’s Request for Enhanced FMLA Certification

HR Daily Advisor

Thus, many employers rightfully feel a bit uneasy when medical certification provided by an employee in connection with a request to commence or return from FMLA leave raises more questions than it answers. She did not get along well with her supervisor. By John Herrington.

Got Coaching? How ATD’s Coaching Certificate Can Help

ATD Human Capital

ATD’s Coaching Certificate Program is a good place to start. In the two-day workshop, learners are grounded in coaching competencies and tools, as well as provided with a model to have effective coaching conversations.

New HR Certification Study Kit Mobile App: Beta Testing and More


Why do I help people study for the HR certification exams? One of the things I’ve heard in the last 10+ years that I have been helping people study for the HR certification exams is that they like to study on the go. General Free Resources HR Certification

The Value of a Certification class for the HR practioner

OmegaHR Solutions

I am teaching a certification class starting today. Denigrating the certification. Due to the separation of HRCI and SHRM in the certification world, some people have questioned the value of a certification. Whether you agreed with it or not, the fact that there are now two HR certifications does not devalue the certification. It makes people more well-rounded in their chosen profession.

Use Tax Season to Start Financial Wellness Conversation with Employees

Flimp Communications

Conversations about financial wellness need to start somewhere, so why not take advantage of the opportunity tax season affords you? It’s an opportunity to engage with employees and perhaps inspire more of them to enroll in your financial wellness programs during your next enrollment period.

On the Need for HR Certification Research

True Faith HR

less EEOC complaints than organizations led by non-certified HR leaders In December 2012, Human Resource Management Review dedicated a special issue to the value of HR certification research (Sadly, it is likely that 99.9% HRCI #SHRM certification PHR research SPHR

Namely Achieves Privacy Shield Self-Certification


Doing it well requires a wealth of data, which is why our all-in-one platform puts all the information you need right at your fingertips. We’re proud to share that Namely has achieved the Privacy Shield Certification, granted by the U.S. What is the Privacy Shield Certification? The Privacy Shield Certification goes above and beyond the Safe Harbor Certification, its predecessor, to provide extra protection to personal data being transferred across the pond.



Imagine if all certifications in talent acquisition were in one place. On November 7, the association officially launched its Talent Acquisition Certification Resource Center , a database of nearly all known talent acquisition (TA) certifications. We recently spoke with ATAP’s Executive Director, Ben Gotkin , and Senior Advisor, Gerry Crispin , to learn more about the Talent Acquisition Certification Resource Center.

SHRM Certification with Kaplan University

HR Studio Group

You can participate in this class on-line or in person, as well as a combination of the two options to suit your schedule.

Wondering About the New SHRM Certification? I Did a Podcast For You.

The HR Capitalist

I know you''re wondering about the SHRM-SCP certification path especially if you listened to this podcast I did on SHRM announcing that it’s going to start offering its own certification program to rival the SPHR/PHR. Well, we''re here to give the people what they want. Tim Sackett , President at HRU Technical Resources, joins me on the podcast embedded below to give you an update on SHRM''s process for actually achieving that certification.

Answers to All Your Office Manager Certification Questions


Answers to All Your Office Manager Certification Questions. What exactly will an Office Manager (OM) certification do for you? If you’re thinking about committing to earning a certification, then you probably have some questions you’d like to answer before you take the plunge.