What's the Value of the PHR and SPHR Certifications?

Are they just sugarcoating or true career sweeteners?


New 2013 research by PayScale answers this question and much more:

  • Is pay higher with HR certification?
  • Are the PHR and SPHR fuel for promotions?
  • Which certs do HR leaders have?
  • What has changed since 2012 when this research was last completed?
  • In which locations and industries does certification matter most?

With the job uncertainty of recent years, HR professionals are eager to prove themselves a more valuable asset than others in their field. Do the Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certifications really increase job opportunities and pay? Find out!

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