Sep 1, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, Staff Writer for HRCI
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.
Aug 21, 2017 | Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR
Employees Get Mixed Messages About Working on Vacation
At the beach, the mountains and other summer getaways, half of non-essential workers believe there are no company expectations for them to work while on vacation. The other half? About a third of employees remain unsure whether they are expected to combine work with relaxation; and 16 percent believe they, indeed, must pack laptops along with their flip-flops to conduct work while taking paid time off (PTO).
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.
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.
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.