Human Resource Certifications attest to the investment made in the HR career and demonstrates dedication, credibility and a mastery of the principles/skills vital to human resource management. Individuals who hold certifications are recognized as trusted HR professionals with sufficient experience and knowledge to pass a comprehensive certification exam based on the vast body of knowledge that comprises the human resource field.
The HRCI-SPHR and SHRM-SCP is recommended for HR professionals who are big-picture thinkers responsible for planning rather than implementing HR policy. Generally speaking, the HR professionals have shown accountability for HR department goals, have a breadth and depth of knowledge in all HR disciplines, and understand business issues beyond the basic HR function. Once certification is completed, they are considered masters of the strategic and policy-making aspects of HR management.