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association happenings. TAHRA News is also dedicated to highlighting
member accomplishments and general announcements.
Tulsa Tech will be offering a PHR/SPHR Last Minute Exam Review beginning December, 2, 2015. This is a quick, focused review to complement the PHR/SPHR
Certification Prep course and/or personal study. Take a 225 question practice
exam similar to the HRCI exam on Wednesday night. The following three sessions
(Thursday, Friday, and Saturday) are detailed discussions of the rationale for
why the correct answer is the correct answer.
20 hour course and book is included
Click here for more information.
Each year TAHRA presents two awards to dedicated TAHRA members. The Richard J. Messer Excellence in Human Resources Management Award and the New Professional Award and we need your nominations.
Richard J. Messer Excellence in Human Resources Management Award
This special award was designed to recognize outstanding leadership and achievements in the human resources field. The recipient is an individual who serves as a role model for others, sets the standard by which others are measured and unselfishly gives of themselves to the betterment of TAHRA, the Human Resources profession and the community. Any current member of the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association, with the exception of the Awards Committee participants, are ...more
For more than 65 years, SHRM has served the human resources profession. HR professionals worldwide look to SHRM for comprehensive resources to enhance their effectiveness on the job, to develop their careers, and to partner strategically with business leaders and stakeholders.
SHRM also works to advance the HR profession as a whole, ensuring that as business evolves, HR evolves to meet business needs. Businesses increasingly understand that effective people management is a strategic imperative. As a result, business leaders expect that HR professionals will demonstrate, in addition to a thorough knowledge of HR concepts and requirements, the behavioral competencies required to effectively apply knowledge in the modern workplace in suppo ...more
The Fall 2015 PHR/SPHR Exam Review Course will begin August 13, 2015 at Tulsa Tech - Lemley Campus. This 14 week course is instructed by
Bill Webb, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP.
This course is designed to provide you with an overview of the key areas in Human Resource Management. Materials cover the functional areas, responsibilities and associated knowledge as defined by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). Besides being a powerful
tool to assist you in preparing for the PHR or SPHR certification exams,
the course also provides professional development for you and your HR
Why Should You Earn Your PHR/SPHR?
In order to remain competitive in the HR field, it is
imperative to be certified. ...more
With all the activity surrounding SHRM's new certifications, there is some confusing information circulating. The information below responds to the most frequently asked questions and should provide solid clarification. There are also good links at the end of these questions where you can find additional information about both HRCI and SHRM certifications.
Q: What's the difference between HRCI's certifications and SHRM's certifications?
A: SHRM certifications are based on a Body of Competency & Knowledge (BoCK) in the domains of people, organization, strategy and workplace. To further define how HR professionals apply HR knowledge, skills and abilities, the following competencies have been identified and fall within the HR ...more
Las Vegas Convention CenterJune 28 - July 1, 2015
The Best HR Conference in the World!
We believe that there are countless opportunities why you should attend the Annual Conference, but we've managed to narrow it down to five: Learn new skills and upgrade current ones. No matter how long you've been in HR or what position you hold at your company, chances are there is still something you need to learn. Trends and law change, new strategies and innovations in HR happen all the time; to stay up-to-date you need an educational opportunity that provides you with the full range of HR knowledge. Network with your peers. We know you've heard it all before, but networking is a huge part of your profess ...more
As you may be aware, SHRM will be offering new competency
based certification in 2015. We would
like for you to be informed of both, the HRCI and the SHRM Certifications for
HR professionals. This is an ongoing
topic and information is likely to change. We have included information about the new SHRM Certification and the
HRCI's response to this new certification. Please read on for the latest release from SHRM and HRCI.
SHRM's Latest Update:
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) announced
June 18, 2014 that its new competency-based certification will be awarded in
two levels: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) and SHRM Senior Certified
The SHRM Board of
Directors in May approved ...more
The Fall 2014 PHR/SPHR Exam Review Course will begin August 14, 2014 at Tulsa Tech - Lemley Campus. This 14 week course is instructed by Bill Webb, SPHR and utilizes the SHRM Learning System. The SHRM Learning System Course materials are used to assist you in preparation for the national exam. The SHRM Learning System Course is designed to provide you with an overview of key areas in human resource management. Materials include six modules that correspond to the six functional areas, responsibilities, and associated knowledge as defined by the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). Besides being a powerful tool to assist you in preparing for the PHR or SPHR certification exams, the course also provides professional devel ...more
The SHRM Annual Conference & Exposition provides you with the foundation you need to launch your journey towards transformation.
In Orlando, you'll get the comprehensive education and discover the practical guidance you need to move forward with confidence.
You'll hear new ideas, get solutions to your challenges, expand your network, and grow your influence. You'll return to your office ready to explore new strategies, improved skills and enhanced perspectives.
Rates increase after April 18th!
March 24, 2014 - The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has awarded the Tulsa Area Human Resources Association the EXCEL Gold Award for 2013.
The award is part of the SHRM Affiliate Program for Excellence, which aligns individual chapters with SHRM. The award recognizes a chapterís accomplishments and strategic activities and initiatives that promote the human resources profession at the local level.
"This recognition is a distinct indication of the chapter's successful partnership with SHRM to serve the networking and professional development needs of human resource professionals and to the advancement of the human resources profession" said J. Robert Carr, senior vice president, membership, marketing ...more