Benchmark Consulting Digital Badges
SHOWCASE YOUR SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS ONLINE
Benchmark Consulting is committed to providing you with the tools necessary to achieve your professional goals. So, we have partnered with Credly, the digital credentialing leader, to provide you with digital badges that you can use to showcase your skills and achievements online.
Digital badges can be used in email signatures or digital resumes, and on social media sites such as LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter. This digital image contains verified metadata that describes your qualifications and the process required to earn them.
Credly is helping the world speak a common language about people’s knowledge, skills, and abilities. Thousands of employers, training organizations, associations, certification programs, and workforce development initiatives use Credly to help individuals translate their learning experiences into professional opportunities using trusted, portable, digital credentials. Visit www.credly.com to learn more.
AVAILABLE DIGITAL BADGES
You will be able to earn a Benchmark Consulting digital badge by completing select courses. We offer the following badges:
- Associate Level Coach – for completing the Accelerated Coach Training Program (Foundational Course)
- Advanced Level Coach – for completing the Advanced Professional Coaching Certification Course
- Leader As Coach – for completing Coaching for Success (Coaching Skills for Leaders)
HOW TO CLAIM YOUR BADGE
- Once you’ve earned a badge, you’ll receive an email from Credly inviting you to accept your badge.
- Click the button in the email.
- Create and confirm your Credly account.
- Accept your badge and start sharing!
Need help? Find a step-by-step tutorial video here.
A: Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online.
A: We have partnered with Credly to translate the learning outcomes you’ve demonstrated into a badge, issued and managed through the company digital badging platform. The technology Credly uses is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share, and verify your competencies digitally.
A: Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Credly also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through Credly.
A: Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. Credly works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.
A: You will receive an email notification from Credly (email@example.com) with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.
A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in Credly. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.
A: No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.
A: While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.
A: You can share your badge directly from Credly to LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.
A: Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through Credly. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.
A: Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Badgr Backpack.
A: Not at this time.
A: You can find tutorials and answers to additional questions here: support.credly.com