ADP Announces ADP Pro, a New Initiative Linking Midsized Companies with
Subject Matter Experts
New Initiative Combines Professional Certification, Webinars and Personal
Access to Experts
ROSELAND, N.J., March 7, 2013
ROSELAND, N.J., March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --ADP^®, a leading provider of
human capital management services, today launched ADP Pro, an educational
program specifically designed to give midsized companies multiple
opportunities to engage with ADP subject matter experts on a range of human
capital management issues, learn industry best practices and expand their
"Midsized businesses face new and unique challenges – everything from
increased government regulation to the growing cost of healthcare," said
Regina Lee, President, Major Account Services, National Account Services,
GlobalView^® and ADP Canada at ADP. "ADP Pro takes our superior client
engagement to the next level by linking our deep roster of subject matter
experts with clients to learn how unified human resources management tools can
dramatically impact business performance."
ADP's professional certification is a key component of the ADP Pro program.
To date, more than 2,000 payroll and human resources professionals have earned
this credential, which many see as an employment differentiator. ADP
certification is offered twice a year during the Spring and Fall. The program
includes virtual test preparation classes and requires an in-person exam at
one of Pearson VUE's more than 200 national testing centers. Candidates who
complete ADP's test preparation classes earn Continuing Education (CE) Credits
at the rate of 1.5 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Credits, 1.5
Recertification Credit Hours (RCH) or 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU).
Payroll and human resources professionals at midsized companies will have
access to ADP's growing list of certification areas, which includes ADP
Workforce Now^®, the company's primary human resources management solution for
The ADP Pro program also features ongoing training opportunities through a new
series of webinars that are free for clients. Running twice a month, these
webinars will showcase best practices across a variety of topics from
healthcare reform and risk management to navigating the social media
landscape. The ADP Pro webinar series offers clients another way to earn
Continuing Education Credits and can be accessed via ADP's client portal. The
first webinar will take place on March 13 and will focus on empowering a
mobile workforce. On March 27, another webinar will take place focusing on
the U.S. Affordable Care Act.
ADP will also offer in-person access to ADP Pros at their semiannual regional
User Group Meetings. At ADP's User Group Meetings midsized businesses will be
able to receive one-on-one insights from the company's internal experts on
timely business issues while receiving training on ADP's ever-evolving product
"By offering convenient training opportunities that yield continuing education
credits and provide direct access to experts in areas like compliance, ADP Pro
will help my organization take a best practice approach to workforce
management," said Roslyn H. Schaffer, SPHR, Director of Human Resources at The
Barnes Foundation, a major institution that promotes the advancement of
education and the appreciation of the fine arts with campuses in Philadelphia
and Merion, Pennsylvania, and an ADP client.
ADP, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADP), with more than $10 billion in revenues and
approximately 600,000 clients, is one of the world's largest providers of
business outsourcing and human capital management solutions. Leveraging over
60 years of experience and a global footprint spanning more than 40 countries,
ADP offers a wide range ofhuman resource, payroll,talent management,
taxandbenefits administration solutionsfrom a single source, and helps
clients comply with regulatory and legislative changes, such as the U.S.
Affordable Care Act. ADP's easy-to-use solutions for employers provide
superior value to companies of all types and sizes. ADP is also a leading
provider of integrated computing solutions toauto, truck, motorcycle, marine,
recreational vehicle, and heavy equipment dealersthroughout the world. For
more information about ADP or to contact a local ADP sales office, reach us at
1.800.225.5237 or visit the company's Web site atwww.adp.com.
Weber Shandwick for ADP
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