12 HR pros who are really upset by SHRM’s new certification

By now we all know SHRM is no longer endorsing standard American certifications like the PHR, GPHR and SPHR. Read these thought-provoking reactions from influential HR pros

12 HR pros who are really upset by SHRM’s new certification
Yesterday, the Society of Human Resource Management held a press briefing to explain why it’s no longer endorsing the HR Certification Institute’s standard certifications. SHRM intends to establish its own set of certifications, which it says will have a greater focus on competency.

When the announcement was made, HR professionals across North America reacted with shock, confusion and a little anger:
 
— Ben Madden, MSOD (@benmadden) May 20, 2014

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