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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

Designing Benefits for Global Teams

Ginny Engholm

With teams now working from anywhere and everywhere, and with the potential for wide variation in employee expectations, values and cultural differences, benefits managers and executives face a lot of decisions about what benefits to offer and how to best manage them.

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Is Your Recruitment Process Disability-Friendly?

Ginny Engholm

If employers want to attract a diverse talent pool, they need recruitment strategies that don’t put up barriers to employment. Here’s how employers can do a better job of making sure their recruitment processes are inclusive.

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