6 Things You Should Know About SHRM Certification


1.  Recognized by HR and Employers

SHRM Certification is the fastest growing program in the HR certification community. More than 20,000 applicants sought SHRM certification in 2016, and more than 53,000 jobs listed SHRM credential-holders as preferred applicants.

2. Meets the Highest Standards

The SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP exams are accredited by The Buros Center for Testing, the global leader in evaluating the psychometric quality of examinations.
3. Fueled by HR Competencies

Powered by the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge (SHRM BoCK) which was developed and verified by more than 40,000 HR professionals. 9 out of 10 non-HR business executives view competencies as important for overall HR department success.

4. Engineered by Experts

Twice per year, SMEs write new questions to refresh the exam. This effort is led by top-notch, professionally trained SHRM exam development experts with an average of 20 years of experience, and questions are reviewed and approved by the SHRM Certification Commission to ensure the quality and impartiality of the program.

. Raises the Global Standard

SHRM Certification has worldwide reach, with credential-holders in 105 different countries. 

6. Built With Your Future In Mind

SHRM's competency-based certification was designed to transport you across 100% of your HR career. Through more than 40,000 educational programs and a network of over 1,900 providers, SHRM supports recertification and lifelong professional development in an ever-evolving HR industry.



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