HRCI Provides Updated Comments on SHRM's Proposed Certification
22 June 2014
HR Certification Institute Executive Director Amy Schabacker Dufrane, Ed.D., SPHR, CAE, released the following statement today regarding SHRM’s updated announcement about its proposed certification.
HRCI Board Chair Statement
19 May 2014
Respect for the Trust and Integrity of HR Certification
HRCI Board Chair Clarissa A. Peterson, SPHR, GPHR, sets the record straight about HRCI’s independence.
Facts About HRCI
20 June 2014
Here are some facts about the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) which you should know.
Frequently Asked Questions
Revised 20 June 2014
The HR Certification Institute (HRCI) has been receiving numerous questions from confused certificants about the status of HRCI’s certification programs since SHRM announced its proposed certification program. Here, HRCI answers the frequently asked questions about HRCI’s certifications.
Other HRCI Statements
HRCI Clarifies the Confusion around Certifications for HR Professionals
15 May 2014
The HR Certification Institute (HRCI) will continue to certify, recertify and support HR professionals in their pursuits of professional excellence. HRCI credentials provide the brand recognition that is so important and respected in the HR industry.
Statement from HRCI about New Certification
14 May 2014
The HR Certification Institute (HRCI) wants you to know that the announcement by SHRM of a new certification will have no impact on HRCI’s portfolio of certifications. HRCI will continue to develop and administer the PHR®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHR/SPHR-CA®, HRBP® and HRMP® and HRCI’s other high-quality certification products to meet the needs of the HR profession.
Related Media/Blog Coverage
Workforce – HRCI: Surprised by SHRM Plan to Offer HR Certifications
Revised 14 May 2014
“HRCI was not given any notice about SHRM’s plans to announce a new certification program, nor their plans to phase-out and discontinue test prep, nor their outreach to grandfather in our certificants into their unnamed and undefined HR certification program,” HR Certification Institute Executive Director Amy Dufrane told Workforce. “HRCI’s independent, accredited certification programs have always been competency-based; any implication to the contrary is patently false.”
XPERTHR - SHRM Announces New Competency-Based HR Certification
19 May 2014
In a statement provided to XpertHR, HR Certification Institute Executive Director Amy Dufrane stated, "HRCI will continue to develop and administer the PHR®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHR/SPHR-CA®, HRBP®, and HRMP® and our other high-quality certification products to meet the needs of the HR profession around the world. The announcement has no impact on any of the Institute's portfolio of certifications."
HR SCHOOLHOUSE - Conscious Uncoupling – HR Style
May 20, 2014
HRCI’s Board Chair Clarissa Peterson released a post yesterday titled “Let’s Be Clear.” Among the statements made in that HRCI post, came this: “May 19: A SHRM executive notified HRCI that it would be excluded from the SHRM Annual Conference – an event the Institute has participated in for years.” That one gave me pause. I want an answer to that one.
HR MOUTH OF THE SOUTH - IT'S NO ACCIDENT
May 20, 2014
Board Member of HR Florida State Council and President of the Florida SHRM State Council expresses her thoughts and sentiments about SHRM's new certification product.
FISTFUL OF TALENT - WHAT DO THE SHRM CHANGES MEAN TO YOUR SPHR/PHR?
May 21, 2014
Podcast with Kris Dunn, Tim Sackett and Dawn Burke on SHRM’s announcement.
MONSTER THINKING - NEW SHRM CERTIFICATION RAISES QUESTION
May 21, 2014
Mary Ellen Slayter, founder of Reputation Capital and contributor to MonsterThinking, discusses the questions that SHRM’s announcements have raised.
THE EFFECTIVENESS GROUP - WHY I SUPPORT HRCI
May 27, 2014
Dr. Cris Wildermuth is an Assistant Professor at Drake University, shares the reasons why she supports HRCI and why she plans to keep her SPHR certification.
HR EXECUTIVE - A SAD – BUT NOT SURPRISING BREAKUP
June 9, 2014
Susan R. Meisinger, SPHR, JD, former President and CEO of SHRM, expresses her disappointment in SHRM’s announcement. She also encourages HR professionals considering taking the HRCI exam to do so.