SHRM’s HR Competency Model: The Framework for Developing Proficiency

SHRM 2012 Annual Conference
After attending this session, you will have an overview of the critical competencies needed for success in HR and how SHRM offers tools to support the development of your proficiency in the competency domains.
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Does your organization use a competency model for developing performance appraisal tools and other HR systems? Does your organization use a competency model for HR professionals? You are not alone.  SHRM has been working for the last year to develop and validate a competency model for the HR profession. This year SHRM unveiled the SHRM HR Professional Competency Model with the aim of serving the profession in an effort to develop professional competence. If you or your organization want to develop an understanding of the critical competencies needed for HR, come to this session. Learn about how SHRM developed and validated its model and is developing several self-development tools for proficiency growth. Learn how and why these new tools and self-assessments were created and why you should use them to guide your career development.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 10:45am to 12:00pm
Presenter: 

Alexander Alonso, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP

Alexander
Alonso, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP

Alexander Alonso, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP is the Society for Human Resource Management's (SHRM's) Chief Knowledge Officer. He was promoted from Vice President for Research and served as the head of examination development and operations for SHRM’s Certified Professional and Senior Certified Professional certifications. He was responsible for all research activities including the development of the SHRM Competency Model. He oversaw the teams responsible for research products like SHRM Employee Engagement Survey tools, SHRM Benchmarking Services, and the Workplace and Employment Trends Center. During his career, he has worked with numerous subject matter experts worldwide with the aim of identifying performance standards, developing competency models, designing organizational assessments, and conducting job analyses. He was also responsible for working on contract task orders involving the development of measurement tools for content areas such as job knowledge (like teacher knowledge of instructional processes) and organizational climates (like organizational climate forecasting in military health care). He possesses experience in projects dealing with organizational assessments and workforce analysis drawing on interdisciplinary advanced training, quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as multicultural and foreign language skills.  Dr. Alonso received his doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Florida International University in 2003. Dr. Alonso was part of the team recognized by the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (Division 14 of the APA; SIOP) with the 2007 M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace for the development of the federal standard for medical team training, TeamSTEPPS.  In addition, Dr. Alonso was awarded a 2009 Presidential Citation for Innovative Practice by the American Psychological Association for supporting the development of competency model for team triage in emergency medicine. He is also the recipient of the 2013 SIOP Distinguished Early Career Contributions for Practice Award. He has published works in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Personality and Individual Differences, Quality and Safety in Health Care, and Human Resources Management Review. Dr. Alonso also served as a columnist reviewing international practice topics for The Industrial Psychologist from 2011-2014. He has also served as the Chairperson for the SIOP International Affairs Committee, a member of the SIOP Professional Practice, Awards, and Program Committees, and the 2014 president of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington.  He currently serves as the SIOP Executive Board Communications Portfolio Officer. 

Dr. Alonso is the author of The Price of Pettiness: Bad Behavior in the Workplace and How to Stomp It Out.

Location: 
B405
Amount of Credit: 
0.00
Credit Type: 
 Not Available for Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
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