People matter and talent wins! No one understands that better than BSHRM. Founded in 1943, BSHRM has grown into one of the largest local chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management by sharing ideas, solving problems and connecting members. Whether you are an HR professional, a small business owner, or a manager seeking to maximize the talent on your team, BSHRM has the tools to help you. Contact us today and get involved!
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Frequently Asked Questions:
What is Certification?
The PHR and SPHR certifications are awarded by SHRM's Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). Certification demonstrates the holder has mastered the increasingly complex human resource body of knowledge and accepted the professional challenge to stay abreast of new development in the HR field.
Who is Certified?
Since SHRM began credentialing HR professional in 1976, the number of certified HR practitioners in the United States has risen each year and now numbers over 36,000. Here in Alabama, over 390 HR professionals hold either the PHR or SPHR designations. In Birmingham, over 130 BSHRM chapter members, representing over 22% of our membership, are certified. HR professionals in all industries and at all levels of experience are becoming credentialed at an increasing rate.
When is the Exam?
2015 Spring Exam Dates
Exam Dates: May 1, 2014 - July 31, 2015
What's in it for me?
Your rewards are recognition of your achievement through the use of PHR or SPHR designation, the distinction of being on the leading edge of your profession and the satisfaction of knowing you have mastered the HR body of knowledge.
What are the requirements for certification?
HRCI strongly recommends that PHR candidates have two to four years of exempt-level HR work experience and SPHR candidates have six to eight years of exempt-level HR work experience.
What if I want to cancel my registration after I have already paid for the BSHRM study course?
All cancellations and refund requests must be received at least forty-eight (48) business hours before the start of the first day of the event. All registration funds are subject to a 20% cancellation fee. Cancellations must be received in writing by e-mail to email@example.com. No more than fifty percent (50%) of the registration fee will be refunded for requests received after the date of the first class. Refunds will be issued in the same form payment was made. Please allow two weeks for processing. Registrants who cancel or receive refunds will not receive or must return educational/seminar materials.
How can I prepare for the exam?
The BSHRM Certification Review Course is offered each spring and fall prior to the HRCI exams. This course consists of six modules covering the primary areas of field of Human Resource Management. With multiple senior HR professionals serving as facilitators, this course presents a broad review of human resource management functions and serves as preparation for the national standardized certification examination. A 2011 survey of BSHRM study course graduates revealed a pass rate of 88% compared to 67% (PHR) and 50% (SPHR) with national test takers.
How can I find out more about Certification?
Contact BSHRM's Human Resource Certification Institute at www.hrci.org or 800-283-7476
What about the new SHRM Competency-based Certification?