SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals® announced today that more than100 human resource professionals have successfully earned the prestigious designation of Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)™. Launched in 2010, CECP is a professional certification designed for HR and rewards practitioners to signify mastery of executive compensation strategy, plan design, administration and evaluation.
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As of December 2012, 114 executive compensation and HR professionals from companies such as American Express, Intel, Heinz, JC Penney, Fed X, Applied Materials, and Time Warner Cable have passed the competency-based CECP exam.
"With the ongoing media and public scrutiny of CEO pay, the value of executive compensation credentials has never been more important," said Don Lindner, WorldatWork Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)™ and practice leader. "Earning the WorldatWork Society CECP designation affirms professional expertise gained through both experience and education. In addition, it demonstrates commitment to the sound principles and practices of executive compensation."
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WorldatWork is an advocate for executive compensation training and certification. Typical CECP candidates are individuals with at least three or more years of experience in the design, implementation and management of executive compensation programs for publicly-traded companies and who hold job titles such as executive compensation consultant, executive compensation analyst or executive compensation manager.
While executive compensation training is conducted by WorldatWork, certifications are obtained through the WorldatWork Society, a certifying body that administers the exams required for attaining six prestigious designations: the Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)™ and Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)™. More than 22,000 certifications have been granted since certification was introduced in 1976.
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WorldatWork (www.worldatwork.org) is a nonprofit human resources association for professionals and organizations focused on compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness and total rewards — strategies to attract, motivate and retain an engaged and productive workforce. WorldatWork and its affiliates provide comprehensive education, certification, research, advocacy and community, enhancing careers of professionals and, ultimately, achieving better results for the organizations they serve. WorldatWork has more than 65,000 members and subscribers worldwide; 95 percent of Fortune 500 companies employ a WorldatWork member. Founded in 1955, WorldatWork is affiliated with more than 70 local human resources associations and has offices in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Washington, D.C.
WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals® is the certifying body for six prestigious designations: the Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)™ and Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)™.
The WorldatWork group of registered marks also includes: Alliance for Work-Life Progress or AWLP, workspan and WorldatWork Journal.
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