Beginning in January 2015, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) will be offering two new professional title certifications: the SHRM-Certified Professional (CP™) and SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SCP™).
So here is everything you need to know about these two new certifications:
What is it?
The SHRM-CP™ and SHRM-SCP™ are comprehensive learning and assessment tool created by SHRM®. According to their website, the SHRM-CP and –SCP offer 5 key benefits: 1) the universal skills and knowledge tested is based off the SHRM competency model, 2) it is designed with the employer in mind, 3) it focuses on the individual being prepared for the current HR landscape, 4) it tests the HR competencies and knowledge in their application and 5) the eligibility and inclusivity it offers.