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    The HR Professional Competency Model: A Road Map to Success

    Date: February 16, 2017, 11:30am
    Event Type:
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    Joseph A. Jones,PHD
    Director, HR Competencies
    Society for Human Resource Management

    Dr. Joseph Jones is the Director, HR Competencies for the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), where he oversees thought leadership, product development, and research for both HR professional competencies and HR analytics.  In this role, he collaborates with members of the HR community to better understand, document, and develop the competencies and other knowledge, skills, abilities and other characteristics (KSAOs) necessary to be successful as an HR professional and to lead successful HR programs.  His leadership responsibilities include educating the HR profession about and managing the SHRM Competency Model. 

    Dr. Jones has over 18 years of human resources experience implementing a variety of competency modelling, talent management, HR technology, assessment and analytics projects for both private and public sector organizations.  He has presented at numerous professional conferences and conducted webinars and workshops on topics such as talent management strategy, competency modelling, employee selection, engagement, assessment design, and cross-cultural assessment research.  His work has been published in Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice and the Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

    Prior to joining SHRM in 2015, Dr. Jones held positions at the American Institutes for Research, SRI International, Development Dimensions International (DDI), Booz Allen Hamilton, PDRI, and the Ball Foundation.  As a consultant, his clients have included: Marriott International; General Motors; Proctor & Gamble; Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; Wal-Mart; Professional Golfers Association; US Office of Personnel Management; US Natural Resources Conservation Service; and US Federal Aviation Administration. 

    Dr. Jones received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology in 1999 from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

    If you or your organization want to understand the critical technical and behavioral competencies needed for individual success and growth at all levels of an HR career, come to this session.  You will learn about the HR Professional Competency Model, which SHRM recently developed to allow HR professionals to systematically analyze their competency needs and to help organizations develop performance appraisal tools and other HR systems.  In addition, you will learn how several SHRM competency self-development tools can accelerate your professional growth and increase your ability to contribute to the success of your organization.  This presentation also includes a component on SHRM Certification.