Human Resources Certifications and Resources
Earning your Human Resources 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.
Your time is valuable, and if you’re in need of HRCI and/or SHRM credits, here are a few resources with pre-approved credit. Use any of these free resources to keep you up to date on the latest trends in Human Resources while at the same time earning credits to keep your certification current:
Free Webinars that have been approved for HRCI and SHRM credits. http://www.ascentis.com/educational-webinar-program/free-hr-webinars/#1450219222155-858cd26d-5d93
SHRM LEARNING SYSTEM FOR SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP
The SHRM Learning System is delivered in a fully online format—providing comprehensive, flexible and effective SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exam preparation. Real-life situations that require decision-making skills are incorporated into the online learning modules in addition to study tools to help you better understand, apply and engage with behavioral competencies and HR knowledge.
SHRM offers two certifications for HR professionals:
The SHRM Educational Programs roster has expanded and now includes the New Certification Prep Webinar Series! These webinars are a great opportunity for applicants to put the finishing touches on their exam preparation and learn best practices for exam success! Share this news with your chapter certification leaders and individuals currently studying for their exams!
SHRM Member Price: $89 for one session
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Certification is a voluntary action by a professional group to establish a system to grant recognition to professionals who have met a stated level of training and work experience. Certified individuals are usually issued a certificate attesting that they have met the standards of the credentialing organization and are entitled to make the public aware of their credentialed status, usually through the use of initials (i.e., PHR or SPHR) after their names.
Certifications differ from certificate programs because certifications include an experience component. Certificate programs, on the other hand, award certificates once a course of study has been completed and do not require previous work experience.
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