New Online HR Generalist Certificate – First of its Kind

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Employers Group and Vubiz collaborate to offer leading HR

Increasing compliance threats across the United States have prompted Employers Group and Vubiz, two leading providers of training, to partner and create a comprehensive, eight-module eLearning program, designed to instill human resources professionals with the skills and knowledge they need to avoid costly compliance issues. The Human Resources Generalist Certificate, originally created as a California-specific program, offers a new curriculum focused solely on Federal laws and regulations – the only training program of its kind available to employers today. The California version is still offered and popular for California employers.

Designed for both generalists and specialists, the Federal and California programs offer the following courses: Introduction to HR and the Generalist Role, Employment Laws for HR, Termination and Layoffs, Wage and Hour laws, Leaves of Absence, HR’s Role in Selecting Quality Talent, Compensation and Benefits Trends, and HR and Supervisory Communications. Also included with the training comes one-on-one instructor assistance made available through Employers Group’s HR Helpline and access to BNA’s HR Essentials, also through Employers Group. This allows participants to get the assistance they need from experts who are versed in the changing world of human resources compliance.

Jeffrey Hull, Learning Services Director at Employers Group states, “We have seen an increasing trend of unprepared HR staff tackling problems they were not prepared to handle. We wanted to create a program that not only provides the HR content every HR professional needs, but one that also measures proficiency in each module as well as a comprehensive final exam. Offering it in an elearning format allows for consistency, more individuals being able to be trained and, most importantly, convenience. Senior HR and management can now rest easier that proficiency is measured. And, because the content was custom developed, any of the modules can be completely customized to an organization’s specific HR-related policies, procedures and practices.”

Each module is available as a stand-alone offering with a proficiency exam or all modules can be purchased and includes a comprehensive final exam. This is the first known elearning suite geared to both California and non-California employers and gives organizations peace of mind that their HR staff has all of the foundational level knowledge to insure their HR compliance and practices are up to date.

Both the California and Federal programs were developed through a collaborative effort of Employers Group and Vubiz. Employers Group provided the HR expertise and training-related content. Vubiz provided not only the elearning platform but the elearning instructional design. Click here to purchase the new Human Resources Generalist Certificate

About Employers Group
Employers Group, a California-founded human resources expert and advocate, serves employers nationwide by delivering human resources solutions to its members. Originally established in Los Angeles as the Merchants and Manufacturers Association in 1896, the organization has moved from serving the interests of just California employers to helping companies across the globe mitigate risk, cut costs, and advocate for employer rights. Employers Group provides a member helpline with day-to-day guidance about employment laws and regulations, professional development, consulting projects, and compensation and workplace trends surveys. It is the “voice” for businesses in both the judicial system the California Legislature and Congress, advocating for employers every step of the way; thus, thousands of employers have come to rely on Employers Group for "everything HR," freeing them to do what they do best to grow their businesses. For more information, visit
About Vubiz

Vubiz Elearning is an award-winning elearning company with unbeatable pricing, quality online courses and outstanding customer service. We’re experts at making online training effective at the very best price. Vubiz has built an excellent reputation over the past decade offering outstanding value with comprehensive services from our large, impressive online library to content creation, an LMS and Vubuild – a do-it-yourself authoring tool

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