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ADVANCE YOUR CAREER WITH
HR CERTIFICATIONS
Presented by:
Stephanie Runyan, PHR
HR Products Manager
HR Certification Institute
No recertification credits are awarded for attending this presentation
PRESENTER’S BIO
Stephanie Runyan, PHR, is the HR Products Manager.
She was also the Recertification Supervisor for HR Certification
Institute since August of 2010. As the Recertification Supervisor, she
managed the Recertification and Approved Provider/Approved for
Credit programs for the Institute.
Stephanie has more than 6 years of HR experience that includes
earning her PHR in January of 2009. Previously, Stephanie has
worked as an HR Generalist for an engineering firm in Virginia and
as an HR Manager for a law firm in Washington, D.C. Stephanie has
a BS in English from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro
and is working on her Master in Human Resource Development from
Villanova University.
TODAY’S AGENDA
 About HR Certification
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What is HR Certification?
Value of HR Certification
Benefits of HR Certification
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A Global Certified Community
Exam Eligibility Requirements
Exam Development Process
Credential Portfolio
Certification Exam Information
Certification Exam Fees
Application Steps
 About the HR Certification Institute
 HR Certification Exams
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Exam Preparation Resources
Recertification
Financial Assistance
Contact Information
WHAT IS HR CERTIFICATION?
Certification is made of 4 key components:
» Eligibility through a combination of professional
HR experience and formal education;
» Adherence to a professional ethical standard;
» Demonstrated applied knowledge and skills
through exam;
» Ongoing professional development through
recertification.
WHAT IS HR CERTIFICATION?
Certification is achieved and maintained by:
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Meeting work and education requirements
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Passing an experience based exam
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Meeting recertification requirements by staying
current in the field (60 credits in a three year cycle)
VALUE OF HR CERTIFICATION
ON HIRING
of employers state that a certified job applicant has a
greater hiring advantage than a non-certified job
applicant.
96%
ON PROMOTION
91%
of employers state that a certified HR professional is
more likely to be considered for promotion than a noncertified HR professional.
ON JOB SECURITY
81%
of employers believe that a certified HR professional
has greater job security than a non-certified HR
professional.
BENEFITS OF HR CERTIFICATION
INDIVIDUAL
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Competitive advantage
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Mastery of HR knowledge and dedication
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Recognition from peers and organization
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Assists in job search and business
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Network with HR professionals
BENEFITS OF HR CERTIFICATION
ORGANIZATION
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Competitive advantage with certified staff
Certified staff are more driven and has a
greater sense of ownership
Assurance for clients brought about by
credibility of certified staff
RESULTS
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Long run operational efficiencies
Strategic progress
ABOUT THE HR CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE
MISSION
Develop and deliver the highest quality certification programs
that validate mastery in the field of human resource
management and contribute to the continued improvement of
individual and organizational performance.
HISTORY
1976
2004
2005
2007
2008
2010
2011
2012
Began certifying HR professionals (PHR® and SPHR®)
GPHR® exam launched
Online recertification process started
California exam introduced
Online approved provider directory launched
Final year under old exam eligibility requirements
New exam eligibility requirements commence
Launch of global credentials – HRBP and HRMP
HR CERTIFICATION EXAMS
HR certification exams offered:
• PHR® - Professional in Human Resources
• SPHR® - Senior Professional in Human Resources
• GPHR® - Global Professional in Human Resources
• PHR-CA/ SPHR-CA - California certification (needs to
be PHR- or SPHR- certified to take the exam)
• HRBP - Human Resource Business Professional
SM
• HRMP - Human Resource Management Professional
SM
A GLOBAL CERTIFIED COMMUNITY
130,000+
100 countries
Certificants
are growing
in numbers
PHR
SPHR
GPHR
CA
70,526
50,053
1,440
911
HRBP
HRMP
MULTI
229
344
1,377
EXAM ELIGBILITY REQUIREMENTS
For the Domestic Credentials:
PHR
SPHR
GPHR
1 year of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience with a Master’s
degree or higher
2 years of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience with a Bachelor’s
degree
4 years of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience with less than a
Bachelor’s degree
4 years of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience with a Master’s
degree or higher
5 years of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience with a Bachelor’s
degree
7 years of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience with less than a
Bachelor’s degree
2 years of demonstrated global exempt-level HR experience with a
Master’s degree or higher
3 years of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience (with 2 of the 3
being global HR experience) with a Bachelor’s degree
4 years of demonstrated exempt-level HR experience (with 2 of the 4
being global HR experience) with less than a Bachelor’s degree
Why Add California Certification?
• Proves your expertise on ever-changing laws
and regulations
• Gives a distinctive competitive advantage and
professional credibility in California HR
• Demonstrates commitment to maintaining
knowledge of California laws.
• Assists in job search and business
• Results in recognition from peers and
organization
• Creates networking opportunities with other HR
professionals
EXAM ELIGBILITY REQUIREMENTS
For the Global Credentials:
HRBP
HRMP
1 year of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Master’s
degree or global equivalent;
2 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Bachelor’s
degree or global equivalent;
4 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with less than a
Bachelor’s degree.
4 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Master’s
degree or global equivalent;
5 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with a Bachelor’s
degree or global equivalent;
7 years of demonstrated professional HR experience with less than a
Bachelor’s degree.
EXAM DEVELOPMENT PROCESS
Certified volunteers are critical to every phase of the
exam development process. Once you are certified,
we welcome your involvement.
STEP 1
Develop current standards in HR knowledge + practices
STEP 2
Validates HR knowledge + practices with HR
practitioners
STEP 3
Develop exam questions
STEP 4
Validate exam questions
CERTIFICATION EXAM INFORMATION
EXAMS
Contents
Pass Rates
Format
Duration
Application
Dates (refer to
www.hrci.org
for latest info.)
PHR®
SPHR®
GPHR®
California
Operational &
tactical
Strategic/Policy
International HR
practices, assignment
& management
California laws &
practices
59–67%
52–60%
56–70%
52–72%
175 multiplechoice questions
175 multiplechoice questions
165 multiple-choice
questions
125 multiple-choice
questions
3 hours
3 hours
3 hours
2 hours & 15
minutes
SPRING 2014
Early registration period: January 29–March 26, 2014
Late registration period: March 27–April 30, 2014
WINTER 2014
Early registration period: June–October 2014
Late registration period: October–November 2014
Exam Periods
SPRING
May 1–June 30
SPRING
May 1–31
WINTER
December 1–January 31
WINTER
December 1–31
CERTIFICATION EXAM INFORMATION
EXAMS
Contents
Format
Duration
Application
Dates
HRBP
HRMP
Operational & tactical,
regardless of geographic region
Strategic/Policy,
regardless of geographic region
170 multiple-choice questions
130 multiple-choice questions
3 hours 15 minutes
2 hours 30 minutes
WINTER 2014
Early registration period: 1 April- 11 June 2014
Late registration period: 12 June- 16 July 2014
SPRING 2014 (to be confirmed)
Early registration period: October- December 2014
Late registration period: December 2014- January 2015
Exam Periods
1–31 March (Spring)
1–30 September (Winter)
CERTIFICATION EXAM FEES
PHR®
SPHR®
GPHR®
HRBP
HRMP
HR
Professional
400 USD
525 USD
525 USD
275 USD
375 USD
Association
Member
350 USD
475 USD
475 USD
250 USD
350 USD
Note: A 75 USD late fee will be incurred after regular deadline.
APPLICATION STEPS
STEP 1: Go to www.hrci.org
STEP 2: Complete application and payment
* STEP 3: Receive Authorization To Test (ATT) Letter
(only for HRBP/HRMP)
STEP 4: Schedule Exam
STEP 5: Take Exam
STEP 6: Receive Results
For HRBP and HRMP applicants, they are required to complete an extra step --- Credential Readiness
Assessment (CRA).
EXAM PREPARATION RESOURCES
Bodies of Knowledge
FREE
Get familiar with the bodies of knowledge (www.hrci.org).
Official Certification Guidebooks
$
Available for PHR®, SPHR®, GPHR® and California certification
exams. Purchase from iShop (ishop.hrci.org), SHRM Store and
leading book stores.
Online Assessment Exams
$
Available for PHR®, SPHR®, GPHR® and California certification exams.
Consists of actual retired exam questions.
Assess your level of HR knowledge and experience.
Test-Your-Knowledge Quizzes
FREE
10-question quiz with answers and rationale (www.hrci.org).
Social Networks
FREE
Approach our groups on LinkedIn, Facebook and SHRM
Connect to form study groups or study tips.
EXAM PREPARATION RESOURCES
SHRM Learning Systems
SHRM Learning System® and SHRM Global Learning System ®
Local Professional Chapters
Contact your local SHRM, industry (CUPA-HR, etc.), or affinity
(NAAAHR, etc.) Chapters. They often form study groups or
classes to help members prepare for certification exams.
College/University Sponsored Courses
Many local college + universities offer semester-long or
condensed courses to help prepare for the exam. Visit your
local university website or www.shrm.org for more information.
Certification Preparation Courses
SHRM has numerous certification preparation courses or
search online for other providers of certification preparation
courses.
RECERTIFICATION
60 recertification credits are required every three
years
• Helps achieve HR knowledge and skills
• Stays current with the changing HR trends,
policies and practices in HR field
• Recertification categories:
Continuing Education (no max.)
Instruction
On-the-Job Experience
Research/Publishing
HR Leadership Roles
Professional Membership
Or retake the exam!
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE
SHRM Foundation
80 certification scholarships (worth US$750 each)
are available for SHRM members.
Your Employer
Many organizations reimburse the HR certification
exam fees through employee assistance or
professional development programs.
Local Professional Chapters
Many local SHRM chapters offer their own
certification scholarships. Check with the chapter in
your area for more details.
CONTACT INFORMATION
1800 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
+1.703.535.6000 or +1-866-898-4724 (Toll-Free Line)
[email protected] www.hrci.org
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