Celebrating Flexible Jobs

National Flex Day: Are You Benefiting?

A recent survey conducted by software firm Sapling identifies the top factors that cause employees to leave. After insufficient pay, lack of flexible work perks are at the top of the list.

Toxic Boss at Your Company

Are Monsters Hiding in Your Organization?

With Halloween upon us, let’s talk about one of the spookiest challenges faced by employees: the Bad Boss. Are Jekylls and Hydes poisoning your organization’s culture?


Top 10 Essential HRCI Blogs

As we enter the final quarter of the year, check out some of our most popular blogs from Q3.

Attracting Seasonal Hires

Companies Roll Out Red Carpet for Seasonal Hires

Are you ready for the holidays? For many organizations, preparations for the holiday dash began as early as August in the rush to attract the best seasonal employees.

Slight Pay Increase in 2019

Employers Predict Only Slight Pay Increases for 2019

U.S. workers will see pay increases in 2019, but bumps in salary will be slight.

Business Credits for Recertification

How to Find and Obtain Recertification Credits When Seeking Recertification

Maintaining knowledge is a critical practice in an ever-shifting work and human capital landscape. Recertification demonstrates a deep-seated commitment to the HR profession. Here are some ways you can maintain your professional development and achieve the credits you need to stay certified.

Make Workforce Analytics Work.

It's Time to Make Workforce Analytics Work: Here's How

Workforce analytics must play a bigger role in HR and people management. Companies now want comprehensive data to show how HR practices and talent decisions align with business objectives. The HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) and its community of experts, which constantly keeps tabs on emerging HR and talent management trends, has identified workforce analytics as swiftly rise in importance as an essential competency.

Rising Demand for HRCI® Credentials

Demand on the Rise for HRCI Credentials

Demand for HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) credentials is on the rise, including a significant year-over-year increase in applications for HR-professional (i.e., PHR® and SPHR®) and non-HR certifications (i.e., aPHR™) from HRCI.

Late-Night Emails From Boss.

Should Late-Night Emails from the Boss Be Banned?

Admit it. You’ve responded to texts from your boss while at the dinner table. You’ve fired off email responses while watching your son’s baseball practice. The hard separation between work and home life is no longer a thing at many organizations.

Bracket Pools at Work?

Workplace Hoopla: Should Employers Look the Other Way During March Madness?

The NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament is upon us and employers are again faced with the question of whether to allow workers to take part in bracket pools.

Firearms at Work

Firearms at Work: Good Precaution or Bad Policy?

There’s no question that employers want to keep their workers safe, but what does that mean when it comes to allowing guns at the office?

Tips to Earn PHR/SPHR

5 Essential Tips for Earning Your PHR or SPHR From HRCI

Now is the perfect time to take the Professional in Human Resources® (PHR®) or Senior Professional in Human Resources® (SPHR®) exam. While the exams are tough, success depends on knowing how to study and prepare. Here's how you can decrease your test stress and increase your likelihood of becoming certified.

HR's Duty Protect Employee Safety

Hurricane Harvey: A Reminder of HR’s Duty to Keep Employees Safe

Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Texas and Louisiana in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. For human resource professionals, this is also a reminder to take steps to maintain organizational resilience and ensure the safety of employees.

HRCI update

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!