Founded in 1948, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR membership organization devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 275,000 members in over 160 countries, the Society is the leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the professional practice of human resource management. SHRM has more than 575 affiliated chapters within the United States and subsidiary offices in China, India and United Arab Emirates. SHRM Forums exist in 11 countries including Pakistan. Visit SHRM online
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SHRM HR Competency Standard
The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest HR association and leading provider of resources to serve the needs of HR professionals and advance the practices of HR management. For more than 60 years, SHRM has supported more than 100,000 employers representing 140 million employees worldwide. Considering the increasing role of HR in organization performance, the SHRM has developed HR Competency Model, based on 3 years’ rigorous global research in collaboration with 32,000 professionals and employers, 640 CHROs, 111 focus groups in 33 countries around the world.
SHRM HR Competency Model comprises of 8 BEHAVIORAL competencies (Leadership & Navigation, Business Acumen, Ethical Practice, Relationship Management, Consultation, Critical Evaluation, Global & Cultural Effectiveness and Communication). HR Technical competencies have been grouped in 3 domains PEOPLE (HR Strategic Planning, Talent Acquisition, Employee Engagement & Retention, Learning & Development, Total Rewards) ORGANIZATION (HR Structure, OD, Workforce Management, Employee Relations, Technology Management) WORKPLACE (Global HR, Diversity & Inclusion, Risk Management and Corporate Social Responsibility).
SHRM HR Competency Model has a mechanism for its learning and testing around the globe. SHRM has developed 2 Certifications SHRM-Certified Professional for operational HR professionals and Senior Certified Professional for strategic HR professionals. These certifications are just like a License to practice HR and they have positioned HR profession as “Center of Expertise for Workforce Productivity” and therefore worldwide organizations have got more than 100,000 professionals certified during past 2 years
SHRM Forum organizes HR Competency Day every quarter at Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Business and HR leaders are invited to speak regarding practical application of HR competencies to drive business growth. Forum members are invited to take part in discussion and networking.