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HR Certification

    Since HRCI first began accrediting HR professionals in 1976, it has established acknowledged standards with its’ nationally recognized codified body of knowledge for the HR field and has expanded to 125+ countires with 500k certification holders.

    Earning your HRCI or SHRM credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today's economy. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills.

    What are the advantages of HR certifications?
     

    • Become more hireable. Some employers require applicants to complete a certification to qualify for a job — but even if a certification isn’t mandatory, it can give you an edge over other candidates. Being certified helps prove you’re dedicated to your profession and have the necessary knowledge to excel in the role.

    • Increase salary potential. Certified HR professionals earn significantly more than their uncertified counterparts, according to data from PayScale. For example, those with the SPHR certification make 93 percent more money overall (an average salary of $87,900) than those without a certification (an average salary of $45,600).

    • Advance your career. Completing a certification can improve your employer’s perception of you, which can translate into a promotion. Having a certificate will automatically qualify you for additional responsibilities when compared with someone who is uncertified. It can also help you negotiate a better title and a higher salary when looking for new opportunities.

    • Develop and enhance essential skills. As an HR professional, you know better than anyone how advancing knowledge and skills can help improve job performance. Earning a certification will help you brush up on relevant topics and technology and ensure you’re up-to-date on the latest industry trends.

     

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    If you have additional questions, please contact: 

    HRCI at info@hrci.org or 866-898-4724 or SHRM via e-mail  or 800-283-7476