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SHRM Specialty Credentials are the optimal way to prove to your organization and network your credibility and dedication.
Build specialized knowledge and expand your influence by earning a SHRM Specialty Credential. These credentials allow HR professionals to demonstrate targeted competence in several key areas while enhancing credibility among peers and employers. Earning a SHRM Specialty Credential is an investment in your continued career development and can be accomplished by engaging in content-specific, competency-based education and achieving a successful score on an online assessment.
Specialty Credentials are an approved professional development activity for recertification credits towards your SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® certification.
Gain the critical knowledge needed to develop employment guidelines that satisfy the intricate California labor code - including 24 updated laws in 2022 alone, minimize potential litigation risks, and meet the strategic objectives of your organization. The California Law HR Specialty Credential allows you to experience the full scope of dynamic and unique challenges human resource professionals face daily while leading workforces in California. It's more than just mitigating risk, earning this credential will empower you to run a high-performing, compliant business in this incredibly complex terrain.
HR professionals who are solo practitioners in their organizations face unique challenges – they must bring a full range of HR expertise to their organization, balance competing priorities and work extensively through their non-HR counterparts. The SHRM HR Department of One Specialty Credential highlights key challenges facing these solo practitioners, identifies best practices for addressing them, and helps maximize success in smaller organizations.
Every workplace has a culture, and whether it’s intentionally designed or habitually overlooked is a critical differentiator in the success of an organization. Diverse, inclusive, flexible and engaging workplaces are where people thrive. The Inclusive Workplace Culture Specialty Credential gives HR professionals the strategies and tools needed to successfully shift organizational culture. In this program, participants will learn how to maximize potential through fostering a positive work environment rooted in inclusivity and belonging, ultimately unlocking the organizational gains of a diverse and dedicated workforce.
Talent is the largest, most significant, ongoing investment made by successful organizations. However, most people decisions are made based on intuition and instinct. With the amount of information available in today’s workplaces, HR professionals are now able to leverage people-related data and analytics to drive business decisions and make data-based recommendations. By earning a SHRM People Analytics Specialty Credential, HR professionals can begin their journey into the field of people analytics, investigate relevant, real-world business issues, and effectively communicate data-supported findings.
Sourcing, engaging and retaining the best talent are top priorities for organizations. Earning the SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential recognizes the key role that talent acquisition professionals play in today’s challenging business environment by demonstrating your proficiency as a strategic talent acquisition partner.
"SHRM's Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential addresses the specialized, rapidly changing universe of the talent acquisition professional. Even more importantly, it develops participant skills to ensure that successful talent acquisition efforts lead to a sustainable, high-performing workforce."
The number of jobs greatly outweighs the amount of qualified talent to fill them. Workers today are negotiating for more than just a competitive salary. Plus, every compensation plan has a limit. So, what can you do to access talent? That’s where SHRM’s Total Rewards Specialty Credential comes in. Gain the knowledge and guidance in a way that fits your schedule and budget. Register now to gain credibility in creating a Total Rewards strategy and package to position your organization to attract and retain today’s top talent. Now more than ever, you need to inspire and reward workers to reach their full potential.
Talent doesn’t have borders. People are an organization’s most vital resource and most important investment. In the global competition for skilled workers, a comprehensive understanding of the U.S. immigration system is key. Policy changes and complex immigration requirements require today’s professionals to be agile and resourceful in identifying the best talent solutions. Earning SHRM’s U.S. Employment Immigration Specialty Credential will increase your effectiveness in managing employment visas, regulations, employment verification processes and audit risks to keep your organization competitive and compliant. Distinguish yourself by demonstrating you can be successful in this highly sought-after field of practice.
Even the best run organizations will encounter situations that may require an investigation to mitigate workplace risk. Complaints require careful attention from HR professionals including when and how to engage external counsel, what justifies a formal investigation, effective interviewing and data gathering, analyzing results and drawing conclusions and providing recommendations for resolutions.
Empower yourself to effectively and accurately operate in your role as an investigator and learn how to lead a workplace investigation in your organization by earning SHRM’s Workplace Investigation Specialty Credential.
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