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certification holders 
over 40 years


of fortune 500 
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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 Learning and Assessment


Revolutionary learning and assessment modules 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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Tim Lemke, HRCI Staff Writer

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By Stephanie Runyan, PHR, Director of Product Development

Careful review of the exam content outline will give you a broad understanding of what to expect on the exam and help you identify areas to focus your study efforts.

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