As an HR Department of One, you face unique challenges
that require you to bring the full range of HR expertise to
your organization. How do you elevate HR as a solo
practitioner? Earn your SHRM HR Department of
One Specialty Credential to expand and leverage your
resourcefulness, agility, and ability to focus on the changing needs of your organization. Distinguish your credibility and validate the critical role you play in developing new insights and setting strategic initiatives while balancing operations for your organization.
Intended Audience: Individuals interested in earning a specialty credential that demonstrates the unique knowledge and competencies required of a solo HR Professional.
How to earn your SHRM HR Department of One Specialty Credential:
1. Purchase the SHRM HR Department of One Specialty Credential
package, which includes: Enrollment in the HR Department of One:
Strategies for Success seminar!
2. Pass a 50-question online HR Department of One knowledge
You do not have to be SHRM-certified to earn the
SHRM HR Department of One Specialty Credential
However, you will receive 15 PDCs toward your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification upon completion of the Specialty Credential package.Attention SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential holders!
The 15 PDCs that you earn toward recertification when pursuing your SHRM HR Department of One Specialty Credential will auto-populate in your SHRM certification profile.
CREDENTIAL PROGRAM COST
SHRM Member: $1,305.00
"Yes, as an HR Department of One, we wear many hats. But we also have influence over the most crucial portion of our business: the people. The SHRM HR Department of One Specialty Credential gives you the information and empowerment you need to take your career to the next level and truly start making a greater impact in your organization.”
- Jennifer Currence, MBA, SHRM-SCP, ACC, president, The Currence Group, LLC
"HR professionals who are solo practitioners in their organizations face unique challenges – they must bring a full range of HR expertise to their organization, balance competing priorities and work extensively through their non-HR counterparts. The SHRM HR Department of One Specialty Credential highlights key challenges facing these solo practitioners, identifies best practices for addressing them, and helps maximize success in smaller organizations."
- Nick Schacht, SHRM-SCP, chief global development officer at SHRM
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