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
We’re pretty sure there aren’t any cursed tiki idols in this certification story line, but we’re pretty confident that there will be a lot of cursing.Read More
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 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.
UPDATED June 24, 2014 (2 p.m. CT): A new certification commission created by SHRM will include HR professionals, certification experts, academics and members of the broader business community.Read More
During the first full day of the conference, SHRM held a town-hall gathering to explain its new certification designation.Read More
Its professional certification designations of SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP seek to replace longtime standards PHR and SPHR.
If you're servicing a profession as an association, you might want to think before you try and take down an entire certification system.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.