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Why Certify?

Here are some of the reasons you may want to consider an HR Certification. 


  1. Set yourself apart from those without it – Certified HR Professional may inspire greater trust from employers, co-workers, etc.
  2. Increases earning potential – Some organizations are willing to pay those with a certification a greater salary than those that do not have it.
  3. Improves career advancement opportunities – You may find the path to promotion is much quicker with a certification.
  4. Boost in self-confidence – Many get the feeling of accomplishment and success once completing the certification.
  5. Gain knowledge that is current and relevant – Ongoing education from HR organizations on many of the hot topics that employers are faced with
  6. Butler Community College is offering a Certification Prep Course to help prepare you for the exam!  Class is 9/4/18-12/4/18.  Reach out to them for additional information at 316.218.6118.
  7. Much more!

Already Certified?  Recertification Incentive!

SHRM has renewed their recertification incentive program for 2018!  This program provides monetary support to both the recertifying member's SHRM Chapter and State Council, so please consider taking advantage of this in 2018. Your recertification cycle will remain the same, but it allows you to get it completed so you don't have to worry about it next year.  If you're a SHRM member the recertification cost is $100, for non-SHRM members the cost is $150.  

As a certified SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP, you must submit your PDCs or retake the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification exam throughout your 3-year recertification period ending on the last day of your birth month. Once your recertification request has been approved, your next 3-year recertification period will begin from your existing end date.

If you complete your recertification cycle early, your end date will not change, but any unused or subsequent professional development activities completed within your current certification period cannot be carried over to the next.

›› Initial certification period: May 2016 (took exam)–July 2019 (birth month)
›› Recertified: December 2018
›› Next 3-year recertification period: July 2019–July 2022

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