As many of you know a couple of weeks ago, SHRM, the society for Human Resource Management, announced that it will be launching its own certification program independently from HRCI, the Human Resource Certification Institute. Now, just a little back story here, SHRM is supposed to be the association that represents HR professionals in the US, and it claims “globally” as well. HRCI is the certification body which has, in the past, worked very closely with SHRM.
Now SHRM is supposed to be a big deal. They tout hundreds of thousands of members, have a pretty decent endowment in the couple hundred million range, and have a pervasive systems of local and state level [...]