HR Leads Business

Aug 15, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

7 HRCI Certifications, 7 NCCA Accreditations: HR Credentials You Can Trust

Recently, HR Certification Institute (HRCI) announced that all seven of its credentials are now fully accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA). NCCA’s Standards for the Accreditation of Certification Programs, like the certifications that HR professionals earn from HRCI, are among the most rigorous, respected and recognized accreditation standards.

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Aug 1, 2017 | Sandra M. Reed, SPHR, Guest Blogger

5 Essential Tips for Earning Your PHR or SPHR From HRCI

Summer is the perfect time to apply, study for and take the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) exam to earn your credentials from HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). I’m going to be honest, the exams are tough. But often, success depends on knowing how to study and prepare.

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Jul 26, 2017 | Holly Burkett, Ph.D., SPHR, HRCI Guest Blogger

Mining Talent Data for Strategic HR Clout

In a hypercompetitive market for knowledge workers, CEOs are looking to HR for strategic, data-driven solutions around talent challenges. Talent is critical to the execution of strategy, talent investments continue to rise, and human resource professionals face increased pressure from CEOs to make talent investments pay off.

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Jul 21, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, Staff Writer for HRCI

10 Hot Summer Blogs for HR Professionals

We listen to HR experts, blog on how HR can lead business and you, as part of the dedicated HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) community, have continued to support the profession by continuing to spend time with our posts. Thank you!

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Jul 18, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, Staff Writer for HRCI

The Hidden Dark Side of Employee Referral Bonus Programs

Organizations use employee referral bonus programs to help recruit top talent, motivating referring employees with the opportunity to earn extra cash or other rewards for helping to land a new hire. But how does an employee referral bonus program impact a potential new hire? New research suggests that potential new hires can be "turned off" when learning there is a "bounty" on their head.

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