Any claim by SHRM that its new certification will be superior to HRCI’s, Howard Winkler writes, ignores the fact that a second certification will dilute the value of HR certification overall.Read More
Although they are legally separate organizations with different governing boards, SHRM and the HR Certification Institute have been closely intertwined since the 1970s.
The annual SHRM conference is without the HR Certification Institute in attendance, though HRCI is throwing a party of its own just down the street.Read More
Its professional certification designations of SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP seek to replace longtime standards PHR and SPHR.
SHRM’s current and former leaders, going back to 1980, talk about their tenures as president of the largest HR organization and what the future holds for HR.Read More
Questions emerge regarding what SHRM’s move means to those with PHR, SPHR and GPHR credentials, as well as the relationship between the organizations. Updated with comments from SHRM's Hank Jackson and HRCI's Amy Dufrane.