I think you're misinterpreting the purpose of the NAPS certifications. The CPC and CTS are not measures of whether or not you're a good recruiter (although there definitely are individuals that perceive the credentials to…"
"Mark, In your initial post you referenced that NAPS stating "a commitment to free trade" or whatever as a concern (unless I am misundertanding)...can you provide the specific link to where NAPS makes that reference? …"
The content covered in the CPC (and CTS for that matter) is certainly germaine to the in-house recruiter. Anti-discrimination legislation (EEOC, ADA, etc.) and the FCRA are two examples. That said, the certifications were…"
"I still contend that a mastery of the body of content encompassed within these certifications is essential. Certification is but one way to achieve that mastery (and I would would argue a very efficient way).
While I acknowledge that it is…"
"I think it is important to clarify (and reiterate) the purpose and benefit of the Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) certification (primarily meant for the direct-hire placement, executive search practitioners) and the Certified…"