Value of Certification

The Value of Your Certification

Earning the PHR, SPHR, GPHR, PHR/CA or SPHR/CA credential demonstrates to you and your organization that you commit to a higher standard.

If you’re an HR professional, when you become HR certified, you

  • show you know the most current principles and core practices of HR management
  • become more marketable when you compete for top HR positions
  • raise your professional confidence among your staff and your peers 

If you’re an employer, when you insist on certification for your professional HR staff, you help to ensure updated HR programs and policies in your organization. See how a certified HR staff can help your organization stay competitive and current on important HR-related issues.

Watch this video that explains the value of certification. Read this article "Respect For The Trust and Integrity of HR Certification"

Hiring 

96% of employers state that a certified job applicant has a greater hiring advantage than a non-certified job applicant.

Promotion

91% of employers state that a certified HR professional is more likely to be considered for promotion than a non-certified HR professional.

Job Security

81% of employers believe that a certified HR professional has greater job security than a non-certified HR professional.