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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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