June 21, 2011 — Washington — WorldatWork, a U.S.-based global human resources association, announced it has formed a strategic alliance with The New Zealand Remuneration Network Inc. (RemNet), a not-for-profit member organization based in Auckland, NZ.
Initially, the alliance will focus on offering Global Remuneration Professional or GRP® training classes to prepare reward professionals for certification through the WorldatWork Society for Certified Professionals. The GRP designation provides a foundation of knowledge spanning across borders. The GRP is earned by passing a required battery of eight examinations.
RemNet will be hosting courses in Auckland, New Zealand as follows:
• Total Rewards Management (GR1): August 2-4, 2011
• Variable Pay (GR6): November 17-19, 2011
WorldatWork designations are known throughout the HR and rewards community as marks of expertise and excellence in all areas of rewards. WorldatWork Career Center data show that 83% of employers look for certification when recruiting HR professionals. Nearly 20,000 HR practitioners have attained a WorldatWork designation since certification was introduced in 1976.
The Total Rewards Association
WorldatWork (www.worldatwork.org) is a global human resources association focused on compensation, benefits, work-life and integrated total rewards to attract, motivate and retain a talented workforce. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork provides a network of more than 30,000 members and professionals in 75 countries with training, certification, research, conferences and community. It has offices in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Washington, D.C.
For over 30 years RemNet (www.remnet.org.nz) has provided its members with a forum to discuss, explore, benchmark and publish information relating to innovative rewards, recognition and remuneration management. RemNet has a membership base of 50 of New Zealand’s most respected organisations including Fonterra, Telecom, Air New Zealand, Fletcher Building, BNZ, TOWER and the New Zealand Fire Service.
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