SHRM is taking applications for its first HR competency exams and will begin competing with HRCI for credentialing cash. Will it result in better analytics on the value of certification?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 Society for Human Resource Management roared headlong into the certification competition late this spring, leaving the distinct impression that the organization intends to spin HRCI and its cadre of certification letters into irrelevance.
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.
The reason for the presser, of course, was to help quell the firestorm of controversy and confusion swirling around SHRM’s May 12 announcement that it is entering the certification process.Read More