Celebrating Employee Success: Investing in Professional Development Pays Off

Published by The Bee News

June 19, 2023

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KINGMAN, Ariz. – In today’s competitive and ever-evolving job market, organizations that prioritize employee growth and development are often the ones that thrive. It is with great pleasure and pride that we extend our warmest congratulations to three exceptional employees at the City of Kingman who have recently obtained professional credentials: the SHRM-CP (Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional) and the FPC (Fundamental Payroll Certification). This remarkable achievement highlights the organization’s commitment to investing in its employees and recognizing the value of ongoing professional development. Let us delve into the significance of these credentials and how they contribute to the success of both our employees and our organization.

The SHRM-CP: Elevating Human Resource Management Expertise

The Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) is a globally recognized credential that demonstrates comprehensive knowledge and expertise in the field of human resource management. We applaud our Human Resource Generalists, Rebecca Kessler and Jessica Hernandez, for achieving this prestigious certification. Their commitment to acquiring the SHRM-CP showcases their dedication to staying abreast of industry trends, best practices, and regulations. By investing in the SHRM-CP, the City of Kingman ensures that our HR department has individuals equipped with the latest knowledge and skills required to address complex workforce challenges and drive organizational success.


The FPC: Advancing Payroll Expertise

The Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) is a highly valuable credential that brings numerous benefits to both individuals and organizations. By obtaining the FPC, professionals demonstrate their proficiency in payroll administration, showcasing their in-depth knowledge of payroll laws, regulations, calculations, and best practices. With an FPC-certified employee on board, organizations can ensure accurate and compliant payroll processing, mitigate the risk of costly errors, and maintain the confidentiality of sensitive employee information. We congratulate our Payroll Specialist, Shelby Templer, for achieving this prestigious certification.


Investing in Employees: A Wise Choice

At the City of Kingman, we firmly believe that investing in our employees’ ongoing professional development is a strategic investment in our collective success. By supporting and encouraging employees to pursue professional certifications like the SHRM-CP and FPC, we empower them to excel in their respective fields, thereby bolstering our organization’s capabilities. Here are a few reasons why investing in employee professional development is invaluable:

  1. Enhanced expertise: Professional certifications equip employees with the latest knowledge, tools, and skills necessary to excel in their roles, leading to increased productivity, innovation, and improved decision-making.

  1. Employee satisfaction and retention: Demonstrating a commitment to employee growth and development fosters a positive work environment, boosting employee satisfaction and loyalty. Employees are more likely to stay with an organization that invests in their career progression.

  1. Competitive advantage: With a highly skilled workforce, our organization gains a competitive edge by staying ahead of industry trends, meeting evolving challenges, and attracting top talent.

  1. Improved service delivery: Employees with advanced credentials offer higher-quality services and expertise to our community, contributing to improved outcomes and public trust in our organization.

The achievements of our employees who have obtained the SHRM-CP and FPC certifications exemplify our organization’s dedication to fostering professional growth and development. By investing in our employees, we are investing in the long-term success and sustainability of our organization. We congratulate our accomplished employees once again and look forward to witnessing the positive impact they will continue to make within our organization and the community we serve.

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