COLUMBIA, SC (July 25, 2018) Jennifer Harding has earned the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) designation through Worldwide ERC®, the workforce mobility association. An affiliated sales associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage in Columbia, Jennifer is one of 119 members earning the Certified Relocation Professional (CRP®) designation. Approximately 70% of the 169 candidates who took the exam this year earned a passing score of 500 or higher, on a scale from 200 to 800 points. The exam was offered between 16 May and 1 June via an internet-based testing (IBT) format, and candidates participated at test centers in 34 U.S. states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
The CRP® exam tests candidates’ command of corporate mobility policies and programs, real estate, tax considerations, transferee counseling, and other services. Exam content is developed under the guidance and expertise of a Worldwide ERC® CRP® Certification Review Board, and it is administered by Castle Worldwide, an independent testing consultant and proctor.
2017-2018 CRP® Certification Review Board Chairwoman Stefanie Schreck, SCRP, SGMS, notes that “The Certified Relocation Professional® designation is widely credited with raising the bar in our industry, helping to build a consistent, uniform understanding of the many and intricate practices that employee mobility entails. Those who earn and maintain this prestigious credential demonstrate not only a mastery of skills, but a commitment to ongoing professional development and education, for the betterment of the industry and the employees and families we serve. We proudly welcome the newest CRPs® into our growing community.”
The CRP® program was introduced in 1990 to formally recognize individuals who demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of the principles and practices of U.S. employee relocation. More than 11,000 individuals have earned the credential since its inception. CRPs® retain their designation by maintaining membership in the association and earning 30 recertification credit hours within each three-year period following their initial certification, ensuring they remain current on evolving industry trends.
Additional information on the CRP® program is available at https://www.worldwideerc.org/crp-detail.