I personally know many people who stay far more up to date without HRCI certification. After all, some of us are the very people that SHRM and other conferences call in to teach you so that you can get your credits.
There have always been differences from generation to generation. If we could spend as much time perfecting how individuals can work effectively together as we do on talking about how generations don’t, we’d have the most productive workforce ever.
Ultimate Software through their innovative technology solutions, focus on designing software experiences that place the individual’s needs at the forefront, and from the deep experience that comes from over two decades of supporting their thousands of customers, have evolved to become one of the most important and influential HR technology solution providers in the industry today.
According to a 2013 SHRM Survey of 372 HR faculty (out of 1,723 invited to participate) backed this up, with 61% of faculty citing Human Resource Information Systems was a perceived deficiency in HR training offered to undergraduate HR students (Risk Management, and Mergers and Acquisitions were the 2nd and 3rd cited deficiencies).