The Knowledge Nook

Three HR Trends to Watch in 2017

Posted by Tami Russell on Dec 9, 2016 1:09:57 PM

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Topics: HR certification

Four HR Blogs That You Should Be Reading

Posted by Tami Russell on Jun 27, 2016 3:30:38 PM

Before the internet, it was tougher to seek out good advice from industry experts.  Back then, you might have to make a ton of phone calls, get invited to parties or just have a lucky encounter with a successful professional in order to get some meaningful guidance. 

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Topics: HR certification

Four Necessary Communication Skills for HR Departments

Posted by Tami Russell on May 26, 2016 9:14:17 PM

When you consider the impact an HR department has on the success of an organization, you can’t ignore the importance of communication skills. So, you might think that it would be automatic that these departments would embody a staff that effectively communicates at all levels.  Unfortunately, it’s not always true.

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The HRCI-SHRM Split - What It Means For HR Certification

Posted by Tami Russell on Feb 11, 2016 12:23:08 PM

More than a year ago, two big names in the Human Resources industry had a messy split.  For many professionals in the industry, confusion followed.

SHRM – the Society for Human Resource Management, and HRCI – the Human Resources Certification Institute, broke apart as SHRM made a move to launch its own SHRM-Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) credentials. 

The problem? This was in direct competition with HRCI’s Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR) certificates. 

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