Credly Digital Badging

Exciting news, SHRM has transitioned its digital badge services to Credly, a market leader in the digital credentialing space!

SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification holders, Specialty Credential holders, and People Manager Qualification (PMQ) recipients can now tell their professional story on popular social and professional networking sites, personal websites, and in emails with web-enabled credentials powered by Credly. This new standard for communicating achievements provides:

  • A web-enabled version of your credential(s)
  • A place to manage your badge(s)
  • An overview of the skills required for your credential(s)
  • A secure means of storing and publishing your credential(s)
  • Access to Credly labor market insights (LMI)
  • A way for employers, customers, and clients to verify your credential(s)

Your digital badge can even be linked to your job seeker profile on ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace that leverages artificial intelligence (AI)-powered smart matching technology to actively connect millions of employers and job seekers.

Getting started with Credly is easy!

When you receive the email from Credly inviting you to claim your badge…

  1. Click on the link in the e-mail.
  2. Create an account.
  3. Accept your badge.
  4. Start Sharing.


All SHRM Recertification Provider and Academically Aligned Program participants now have the opportunity to promote their partnership with SHRM with a digital badge. The digital badge provides potential clientele with information about your business or institution in relation to the service(s) that are important to them, in addition to providing a trusted method for real-time verification. Refer to the Credly Organization Digital Badge Guide for information about managing organizational badges.

For additional information  on digital badging reference the following resources:

Turn Your Badge Into a Better Job!

Now that you’ve earned your official SHRM credential, easily add it to your ZipRecruiter profile and get noticed by employers fast. How? Simply click here to get started.