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Certification of Excellence 


Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out on your HR journey, a certification (aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, PHRi™, SPHR®, SPHRi™, GPHRi™) from HR Certification Institute (HRCI®) is the perfect way to be distinguished as an HR expert. You’ll be recognized for your skills, and your ability to mitigate risks and drive business results.

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upSkill Micro-learning + Micro-credential

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Revolutionary micro-learning and micro-credentials designed to power up your people management skills and keep you up to date with the latest industry trends. These affordable and accessible tools by HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®) are designed for both HR and non-HR professionals to use on-demand.

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From Our Blog

Are Monsters Hiding in Your Organization?

Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, Staff Writer

With Halloween upon us, let’s talk about one of the spookiest challenges faced by employees: the Bad Boss. Are Jekylls and Hydes poisoning your organization’s culture?

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National Flex Day: Are You Benefiting?

Barry Lawrence, MBA, aPHR, HRCI Staff Writer

A recent survey conducted by software firm Sapling identifies the top factors that cause employees to leave. After insufficient pay, lack of flexible work perks are at the top of the list.

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