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    WSHRMA - SHRM Certification Informational Meeting

    Date: April 15, 2015, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
    Harrison Support Services
    4205 Wheaton Way, Suite A
    Bremerton, WA 98310
    No Cost
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    We are very pleased that Alexander Alanso, Vice President for Research at the Society for Human Resource Management, will be coming to Bremerton to meet with members of our Chapter regarding the new Competency-Based SHRM Certification.  He will give a presentation and will be available to answer questions.

    Alexander Alonso's Bio:
    In his role as Vice President for Research at the Society for Human Resource Management, Alexander Alonso is responsible for all SHRM research activities, including the development of SHRM’s Competency Self-Assessment and HR Professionals Competency Model. He also oversees the teams responsible for research products like People Insight engagement tools, SHRM Benchmarking Services, and the Workplace and Employment Trends Center. Prior to joining SHRM in 2011, Dr. Alonso worked with numerous subject matter experts worldwide with the aim of identifying performance standards, developing competency models, designing organizational assessments, and conducting job analyses. Among other assignments, he led a project for SHRM to study the state of HR education and supported the development of assessments for university accreditation. Dr. Alonso has been recognized by the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology with the 2007 M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace and the 2013 Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award for Practitioners. He was also honored by the American Psychological Association with the 2009 Presidential Citation for Innovative Practice for supporting the development of a competency model in health care. He has published works in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personality and Individual Differences, Quality and Safety in Health Care, and Human Resources Management Review. He is currently serving as the president of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington. Dr. Alonso received his doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Florida International University in 2003.

    Please RSVP to by April 10, 2015.