$HRM and HRCI; Mo Money, Mo Problems

John Whitaker HR, SHRM

Hank Jackson is a CPA. Prior to being CEO of SHRM, Mr. Jackson served as the Global Finance Officer. Before joining SHRM, he was the EVP/CFO for Howard University; before that, a public accountant. Let’s just say the man knows his way around a spreadsheet. Hank, as I mentioned, is a CPA. So with that in mind, consider again the recent …

The CYA Report E62: The SHRM Certification Fiasco

Kris Dunn HR, Kris Dunn, Tim Sackett

In case you missed it last week, SHRM announced that it’s going to start offering its own certification program to rival the SPHR/PHR. That means their ultimate plan is to make the SPHR/PHR meaningless. Here’s a nice rundown of the announcement from SHRM Members for Transparency, aka SMFT: “On Monday, May 12th, SHRM announced that it will begin offering its own …

5 Things You Should Know This Week

Cara Lucas Cara Lucas, This Week in HR

Hi FOT Nation! Welcome back to another week—here are 5 things you should know to get your week started: 1. Monster’s New Strategy: Aggregate All the Jobs; Pay for Performance; Broaden Candidate Base: Careers publisher Monster Worldwide outlined a sweeping new strategy that vastly expands its job offerings and the universe of candidates—by aggregating them from social sites and the Internet generally—and introduces …

Would You Sign This Petition? STEM, SHRM and the Body of Knowledge

William Tincup Audacious Ideas, Change, Good HR, HR Technology, Science, Trench HR, William Tincup

This is going to sound crazy. Wait for it… wait for it… wait for it… I want to change HR. Seems a bit premature… story of my life. (We’ll have to delve into that with another blog post.) When folks outside of the ecosystem of HR think of HR, they think of: Personnel and Staffing Compliance People People That’s about …