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The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP HR certifications measure your ability to apply HR principles to real-life situations. No other exam compares.
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Earning your SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field.
Enhance your HR Expertise
HR professionals who earn the SHRM Certification report significantly higher levels of credibility as HR professionals.
Increase Your Earning Potential
Those who earn the SHRM Certification report earning salaries 14% to 15% higher than peers who have not earned the SHRM Certification.1
Advance Your HR Career
The majority of HR hiring managers list SHRM's certification as the preferred qualification and those who earn the SHRM certification report it was a key factor in their career advancement.
Demonstrate Your Commitment
SHRM Certified HR professionals reported significantly higher levels of career success, respect from colleagues and pride and commitment to the HR profession.2
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”Earning my SHRM-CP landed me a job with a Fortune 500 company less than a month after earning my certification.”
Morgan Woods, SHRM-CP