The PHR certification has its advantages as well as disadvantages. Before making any decision, do proper research and then keep your future goals in mind.
Between the PHR and the SPHR, the latter is the most crucial classification, but the PHR is not a prerequisite for the SPHR.
Over the last few years, the piece I wrote about the PHR vs the SHRM-CP certifications has been seen hundreds of thousands of times. I’ve had dozens of comments and questions from people, and over time my thoughts have changed a bit and have become more clear. Plus, some of the actions of the certifying […]
If you have ever browsed the HR Certification Institute’s and the Society for Human Resource Management’s available certifications and determined to pass for time or financial reasons, you might want to revisit that idea. While you won’t be expected to get an HR certificate to work in human resources, it can be a helpful resource […]