Earn Your Getting Talent Back to Work Certificate

The Getting Talent Back to Work certificate is a multi-faceted program with the actionable knowledge and tools HR professionals, hiring managers, front-line supervisors, and other HR professionals need to attract, hire, and retain people with criminal records.

Through completing the Getting Talent Back to Work certificate program, you will be empowered to:

Create organizational strategies and processes to recruit, hire, retain, and advance people with criminal records.
Contribute to the growth of those re-entering the workforce after incarceration in your organization by fostering an inclusive environment.
Remove or work around barriers that limit the success potential of people with criminal records.
Educate your stakeholders to break down barriers and reduce biases about people with criminal records.
Use your position as an HR practitioner to lead positive social change impacting all things work.
Earn 10 professional development credits toward your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

Program Description

Here is an overview of the steps you’ll need to complete for this program:


Estimated Time Commitment

Complete all 10 learning modules including all video content and corresponding workbook activities

9 hours

Pass the End-Of-Course Exam

30 minutes

Complete the End-Of-Course Survey

30 minutes

Total Commitment

10 hours

Receiving Your Certificate

Once you have completed the Getting Talent Back to Work certificate program and the End-Of-Course Survey, we will verify your completion of all course requirements. Verification may take up to two weeks, depending on the volume of applications we receive. Once we determine that all requirements have been completed, you will receive an email containing the electronic version of your certificate and digital badge. We will also mail a printed certificate.

Professional Development Credits

If you are SHRM certified (SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP) you may claim 10 professional development credits (PDCs) after earning your SHRM Foundation Getting Talent Back to Work certificate. You must complete all requirements for the certificate to earn the 10 credits – no partial credit is given. To claim your credits:

Log in to the certification portal.

Under “Activities,” select “Add PDCs.”

Select “Advance Your Education.”

Enter the Activity ID Number found at the bottom of your Getting Talent Back to Work certificate, just under the SHRM Foundation logo. When you enter this number, the required fields will be automatically completed with the details.

Click submit.


We are here to help with any questions you might have. Please contact us at [email protected].