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The Definitive SHRM & HRCI Certification Guide


Last June, SHRM announced that they would be entering into the HR certification arena. By making this announcement and cutting ties with HRCI, SHRM joined the fight in offering a certification program that would be available for HR practitioners. SHRM Competency Model.

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP Have Been Accredited: What This Means For Us


One of the next major steps in the evolvement of the SHRM Certification process has been completed. In a statement released Tuesday, Hank Jackson, SHRM President and CEO said , “HR professionals around the world have embraced SHRM Certification. HR certification news SHRM


SHRM 2016 Unofficial Party, Cocktail & Reception List #shrm16


Hello and welcome to the 2016 SHRM Unofficial Party, Reception, Meetup, Cocktail and Activities List. To receive this information immediately, text ‘SHRM” to 55678. During the Annual SHRM Conference, this party guide has been the most popular blog on the site for 5 years running. You must be registered for the SHRM annual conference. The SHRM 2016 Annual Conference is right around the corner. SHRM ANNUAL CONF. NOVA SHRM Party.

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#SHRM Benefits Survey: 40% More Companies Offer Telecommuting


According to SHRM’s 2016 Employee Benefits Survey , published today, 40% more organizations offer telecommuting in 2016 than in 1996. Too, the SHRM survey spans 20 years and technological change during that timeframe has made telecommuting easier and easier with each passing year.


BREAKING: SHRM Announces Name & Details of New HR Certification Program


Keep up to speed about the new changes with regard to SHRM’s Certification Program by joining our email newsletter. Volunteer SHRM leaders just received an email prior to the SHRM Conference that announced the new of the much awaited SHRM Certification program. I’m publishing snippets of the original email which was sent to volunteer leaders of SHRM today. What we Know About the New SHRM Certification. SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP).

I’m Now Offically a SHRM-CP! Now What?


Like many of you, I have had my HRCI certification for some time and had been following the news and information related to the new SHRM-CP certifications very closely since the announcement mid 2014. How everything “went down” between HRCI and SHRM was a little weird (and at some points, dare I say, dramatic) but at the end of the day, what we all want to know is “what does this mean to me.” Finally you walk through some example questions that are on the SHRM certification exams.


30+ #SHRM & #HRCI Recertification Credits Available on Demand


Access my free on-demand webinars for HRCI and SHRM recertification credits by clicking here. . Of course, I took the SHRM certification pathway and am now a SHRM-SCP. They are accessible to anyone who is interested in watching – seasoned practitioners, students and those who are looking for free recertification credits for HRCI and SHRM. Free SHRM and HRCI Recertification Credits. This is true for both HRCI and SHRM recertification.


Unofficial SHRM 2011 After Hours Guide


One thing I’ve noticed from last year to this year at SHRM there seems to be smaller amount of after hour parties as part of the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference. SHRM Stratosphere Event. McGraw-Hill Professional SHRM Happy Hour Meetup. Michigan SHRM Member Event.

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Spreading Blogger Love from SHRM 2013

Hiring Technical People

I had a chance to hang at the Blogger Lounge at SHRM this week, courtesy of I’m used to participating in conferences. I speak at many conferences, keynoting at many of them. This conference was a different experience for me. I got to be in the Blogger’s Lounge, talking to bloggers, writing (attempting to, ha! catch up on my blogging for Dice) and trying to meet some lovely HR bloggers. Big shoutout to Curtis Midkiff, @ SHRMSMG who attempted kept us all in order.

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HRCI Hits SHRM Hard on Certifications, Signs HR Equivalent of Tom Brady.

HR Capitalist

All has been quiet on the HR front related to the ongoing certification war between HRCI (who brings you the SPHR and the PHR) and SHRM (who earlier this year decided to split from their long standing relationship with HRCI and launch their own flavor of HR certifications). . If you need background related to SHRM''s decision to split from their longstanding association with the SPHR and PHR, see my post here and take a listen to a Fistful of Talent podcast on the topic here. .

HR Capitalist Review of #SHRM12 (2012 SHRM Annual Conference in Atlanta)

HR Capitalist

Couple of things here, pretty clear ways that SHRM is getting better at the annual event than they used to be.much better: - Big Names that people actually want to see. SHRM's starting to connect in this area. Not bad, but that just mainly shows that SHRM has a lot of cash.

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21 Tips from SHRM Conference Veterans #SHRM14


Check out our exclusive SHRM Orlando Guide. Don’t forget to signup for our free texting service by texting SHRM to 55678 to get daily updates on the best parties and maybe even a flash party or two. HR SHRM shrm14


#SHRM12 Conference Unofficial Party Guide


The SHRM 2012 Annual Conference & Exposition is right around the corner. But first, if you happen to be taking your children to the SHRM conference, I might advise that the party nightlife might not be the best environment for them. SHRM Annual Conference 2012 Party Guide.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM13 with Our Conference Party Guide


Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Conference in Chicago. I’m busy researching sessions and downloading SHRM’s killer mobile conference app. Don’t forget to connect with other attendees at the SHRM conference by visiting their conference community.

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SHRM Speaker Q&A: James Robbins #SHRM14


This week we’re featuring our favorite SHRM speakers so those in attendance can learn a little more about who they are and their session through a Q&A session. From SHRM’s website, James is a rare mix of management consultant, adventurer and motivational speaker. What’s your best tip for the SHRM Annual Conference? SHRM is so big that it can be intimidating to a lot of people. SHRM SESSION INFO.


HRPA to SHRM: We Don't Need No Stinking Standardized HR Metrics.

HR Capitalist

Some of you may be aware that there's a big SHRM initiative underway to standardize different HR and Human Capital metrics across all companies. More from Business Week: "The project, which is being spearheaded by the 250,000-member Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), has drawn fire from the HR Policy Association (HRPA), a lobbying group whose members include the top HR officers at more than 300 of the largest companies in the U.S.


The New CEO of SHRM. 2011 Version.

HR Capitalist

In a sure sign of how I'm feeling these days, I was going to offer no comments related to the new CEO of SHRM. I changed my mind, mainly due to the group called the SHRM Members for Transparency putting out a press release on their view. For those of you unaware, Hank Jackson, CPA, is your new SHRM CEO. Anyway, I'm moved to write about this today because, as a SHRM member, I should care about who the next CEO is. From SHRM member 453.

The #SHRM15 Unofficial Party Guide Has Arrived


During the Annual SHRM Conference, this party guide is the most popular blog on the site for 4 years running. You must be registered for the SHRM annual conference. The SHRM 2015 Annual Conference is right around the corner. SHRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2015 PARTY GUIDE.

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OMG, The Blogging4Jobs #SHRM14 Orlando Guide is Amazing!


Check out our exclusive SHRM Orlando Guide. Traveling and navigating around Orlando can be a challenge which is why planning and preparation for Orlando SHRM is so key. That’s why this year, I put together a SHRM Orlando Guide. Check out our exclusive SHRM Orlando Guide.

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Exclusive #SHRM13 Unofficial Party Guide


Text ‘SHRM’ to 55678 to receive conference party reminders, announcements and other happenings sent via text. Don’t forget to check out our killer list of things to do in Chicago and other SHRM stuff you need to know. . SHRM ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2013 PARTY GUIDE.

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Social Media Boot Camp for HR at SHRM 2011


In just a few short weeks, I’ll be landing in Vegas for the SHRM 2011 Annual Conference. Registration and more information about the workshop is at the SHRM Conference Website.

SHRM Speaker Q&A: Cy Wakeman #SHRM14


This week we’re featuring our favorite SHRM speakers so those in attendance can learn a little more about who they are and their session through a Q&A session. What’s your best tip for the SHRM Annual Conference? . SHRM Session Info. Today we’re featuring Cy Wakeman.

Today is #VoteforSteveBrowneDay


I found myself a mentor and joined SHRM in 2002. My involvement with SHRM has grown, changed and evolved over the years. I have some great friends who work at SHRM. He understands the average SHRM member because he is “one of us.”

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Is SHRM Selling Data Members Provided - Back to Members? At Premium Prices?

HR Capitalist

Remember - I'm a SHRM member and don't see that changing anytime soon. I know SHRM can do this. Fortunately, you can afford the reliable and timely data provided by SHRM Benchmarking. As an added value, you can earn up to 20 PHR/SPHR recertification credits by incorporating SHRM data into your job duties.". However, SHRM doesn't exist to be solely capitalist - they exist to serve the membership. Thanks for the offer SHRM.

A Look at the History of Human Resources & HR Certification Programs


Since SHRM has announced their competency based certification in 2014, lines have been drawn and caused an (in my opinion) unnecessary furor. In the late 1960’s, SHRM (then known as the American Society of Personnel Administrators) along with Cornell University, set out to define what the HR profession was. SHRM began to look at the changing profession of HR as a whole. This lead to the beginning of the development of the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (BoCK).


Monster Unveils Facebook Based Social Media Tool BeKnown at SHRM


Minutes ago Monster Worldwide, most known for its dominance in the job board industry unveiled its Facebook based social media engagement tool BeKnown at the SHRM 2011 Annual Conference.

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

HR Capitalist

That said - SHRM. SHRM-SCP. 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. 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.

The Ultimate #SHRM12 Conference Blogger List


Check Out the SHRM 2012 HR Bloggers. One of my favorite parts of the SHRM Annual Conference are meeting up with my friends. Think of it as the All-Top of HR, and it’s a great way for you to keep up with the activities and information shared during the SHRM 2012 Annual Conference in Atlanta even if you can’t make it this year. the #SHRM Bloggers 51 Items | 11 Views | 0 Reactions | 1 Curators | 1 Embeds Loading Items Did I happen to miss someone not on the list?

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Should SHRM Members for Transparency be Transparent?


There has been a great deal of quiet whispers among SHRM, HR professionals, and its members about the group SHRM Members for Transparency and Trust. The group’s website, SHRM Members for Transparency outlines some of the following concerns (this is a condensed list): Board Perks.

All Your SHRM 11 Blogs in One Pretty Package


The SHRM 2011 Annual Conference is upon us, and you are overwhelmed. Looking for some more resources to help you at SHRM 2011? Take a look at some great resources below: HR Blogger’s Guide to SHRM 2011. Unofficial SHRM 2011 After Hours Guide.

Social Siesta Announces Sponsors & Location for #SHRM12


Social Siesta Party at SHRM 2012. That’s exactly that purpose of Social Siesta, our cocktail mixer and meetup happening on Tuesday, June 26th from 2:00-4:00 PM during the 2012 SHRM Conference. I like casual.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #SHRM15 with Our Conference Party Guide


Make sure to download our 2015 Guide to Las Vegas and the SHRM Annual Conference Whitepaper while you’re waiting for the VIP Party Guide to launch! . Get the Inside Scoop at the SHRM Annual Conference in Las Vegas! 2015 SHRM VIP Party Guide. HR shrm 15 SHRM15

PODCAST: What Do the SHRM Changes Mean To Your SPHR/PHR Certification?

HR Capitalist

In case you missed it this week, SHRM is trying to make your PHR and SPHR worthless. On Monday, May 12th, SHRM announced that it will begin offering its own competency-based certification in mid-2015, after several years of work on its competency model. . SHRM didn''t - and still doesn''t - have a lot of answers for what this means for the value of your SPHR/PHR. SHRM is spinning, running press conference calls, etc.

SHRM Speaker Q&A: Steve Gilliland #SHRM14


This week we’re featuring our favorite SHRM speakers so those in attendance can learn a little more about who they are and their session through a Q&A session. How do employees get leadership on board with contributing to personal development i.e. attending conferences like the SHRM Annual Conference? What’s your best tip for the SHRM Annual Conference? The Annual SHRM Conference & Exposition rewards you with various viewpoints. SHRM SESSION INFO.

HR Blogger’s Guide to SHRM 2011


We are afterall only 5 days away from the start of the 2011 SHRM Annual Conference. You’ve made the decision to go to SHRM Annual conference starting Sunday, June 26th. Popular hash tags for include #SHRM11 or thrown in #SHRM for good measure. SHRM Outside the Conference.

Ep 41 – How to Get the Most Out of #SHRM15 {#Podcast}


The 2015 SHRM Annual Conference is nearly upon us. SHRM Annual is one of my favorite conferences, but because of its size, it can be extremely overwhelming. We’re talking with three HR professionals and conference veterans who are able to share best practices, tips and general guidance on how to make the most of your SHRM 2015 Annual Conference experience. Our experts on how to get the most out of #SHRM15 include: SHRM Annual Speaker, Lance J.

HR Certification Guide: Untangling the Web


Some practitioners also feel forced to take sides with either HRCI or SHRM showing their support for organization or the other by recertifying with only one organization. HRCI and SHRM Certification Program History. SHRM Certification Programs. SHRM-CP. SHRM-SCP.

Meet the Top 30 + HR Pros on SnapChat at #SHRM16


We get you the parties and must attend SHRM events first. . This year at SHRM 2016 there are a number of conference attendees who are experimenting with Snapchat and leading the way for HR. If you are on Snapchat and are attending SHRM’s Annual Conference in Washington, DC.,

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The SHRM Members for Transparency Group: When Gerry Crispin Talks, We Probably Should Listen.

HR Capitalist

Let me be the first to say that I've got a track record of being impatient with SHRM National. That's human nature, and it reinforces the reality that you have to take SHRM -bashing with a grain of salt when it comes from people like me. I've floated in and out of active involvement with SHRM , both at local, state and national levels. When people like Gerry have concerns over the direction of SHRM , it should mean a lot to you.

SHRM Members for Transparency - 2 Years Later (PODCAST)

HR Capitalist

Remember SHRM Members for Transparency ? group of former SHRM Leaders from the field who identified a number of issues (SHRM board members giving themselves raises without going to the membership, flying first class, etc.) with SHRM national and decided to try to do something about it. If you''re a SHRM junkie, it''s worth a listen. . -. That was the renegade (I mean that in a positive way!)