SHRM and iDatafy Partner to Create 100,000+ SmartResumes for SHRM-Certified Professionals and Specialty Credential Holders
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January24, 2023

Alexandria,Va. –Today, SHRM announced that it has partnered with iDatafy LLC to createdigitally certified SmartResumes for 100,000+ SHRM certified professionals andspecialty credential holders following a successful pilot program.  The partnership will allow for SHRM-certifiedprofessionals and specialty credential holders based in the United States andCanada to showcase their verified SHRM achievements in an entirely newway.  

SmartResume is theworld’s first certified resume and talent network powered by verifiable digitalcredentials. As part of the pilot program, iDatafy created customizedSmartResumes for a select group of SHRM members that have earned SHRM CertifiedProfessional or Senior Certified Professional certifications.  In addition to showcasing their SHRMcertified credentials, members who choose to use SmartResume can also addself-attested traditional resume content to complete their SmartResume.

“We knew by the end ofour pilot program’s first day that this partnership was going to be a winner” saidIan Davidson, Chief Growth Officer for iDatafy. “SHRM certified professionals from all 50 U.S. states and severalCanadian provinces chose to activate their SmartResume on that very first dayalone.”

In all, more than 2,000SHRM-certified professionals chose to activate and customize their SmartResumesduring the four-week pilot period.

"SHRM provides itscredential holders a unique opportunity through this partnership," said NancyWoolever, SHRM-SCP, vice president, certification for SHRM.  "Thisadditional service enables certificants to complete a digital resume that issearchable by employers seeking candidates. Employers verify the credential’svalidity directly through the SmartResume platform."

"The future is here,"said Dave Wengel, CEO of iDatafy.  “Wecould not ask for a better partner than SHRM to demonstrate the value ofSmartResume, and the broader value of learning and employment records, to theworld’s leading human resource professionals.”

SHRM certifiedprofessionals and credentials holders interested in activating their freeSmartResumes can do so by visiting this linkand have the opportunityto sign up for a free SmartResume employer trial account to search, connect andhire certified SHRM talent here.

About SHRM

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, creates betterworkplaces where employers and employees thrive together. As the voice of allthings work, workers and the workplace, SHRM is the foremost expert, convenerand thought leader on issues impacting today's evolving workplaces. With300,000+ HR and business executive members in 165 countries, SHRM impacts thelives of more than 115 million workers and families globally. Learn more atSHRM.org and on Twitter @SHRM.

About iDatafy LLC

iDatafy®, founded in 2011, is a leading education technologycompany that has created the new SmartResume® certified talent platform.Trusted partners such as professional associations, education institutions andworkforce skill certifiers register academic achievements, leadershipexperience and certified workforce skills of their current and past learners onour permissioned blockchain. The certifications are presented on customizedSmartResumes that include links to the digital attestation by the trustedpartners. The result is a resume that has been directly certified by a trustedinstitution and can now be used by the recipient to differentiate them whenapplying for a job. Employers now also can search for certified job talent in away they were never able to do before. Both iDatafy® and SmartResume® areregistered trademarks owned by iDatafy LLC. Visit SmartResume.com for more information.

 

Press Contact:

Ian Davidson, ChiefGrowth Officer, iDatafy LLC

ian@idatafy.com

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