Call for Contributions: Your Recertification Plans

Jul 13, 2017

​How do you plan to maintain your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP? Tell us about your recertification journey for a future article. General descriptions are sufficient—we won't publish your name or the names of your organization, colleagues, trainers, school, or anyone or any organization you describe. (We do need your name and e-mail to contact you, if necessary.) Send your story to

Here's what we're looking for: 

Some demographics

  • Your career level, job title, organization size and industry, city/state/province/country 

Your plans so far

  • How often do you engage in an activity related to recertification?
  • How close are you to achieving your goal?
  • How do you use the SHRM certification app?
  • How do you use the Certification Portal? 

Recertification specifics

  • Taking a course? (On what topics? Continuing ed, degree program, seminar or workshop? Classroom or online? E-learning with an instructor or self-paced?)
  • Attending a conference? (In what field? Sponsoring organizations? In person or via videoconference?)
  • Reading a book or e-book? (Titles/authors? Take the quiz yet?)
  • Doing a project at work? (What is it about?)
  • Conducting research? (On who or what? Results?)
  • Writing a book, article, white paper or blog? (Provide a cite, if it's already been published.)
  • Volunteering? (Doing what? For what organization?)
  • Presenting or teaching a course? (To whom? About what? Where?)
  • Serving as a subject matter expert? (In what field? For what purpose?) 

SHRM competencies

  • Which competencies do you tend to focus on?
  • In which areas do you think you are most proficient?
  • In which areas do you think you need to improve your proficiency? 

Thanks in advance for sending your recertification story to


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