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The Professional in Human Resources (PHR) validates a candidate's mastery of the technical and operational aspects of H.R. management. He/she must be familiar with U.S. laws and regulations. The Professional in Human Resources certification helps to advance your H.R. career. The PHR certification residents have experience with program implementation. They have a tactical or logistical orientation. They are qualified to perform responsibilities that focus on the H.R. department rather than the whole organization. The certified individuals can perform the following responsibilities:

  • Reinforce expectations, influence decision-making, and avoid risk by using information about the organization and business environment. 
  • While following all federal laws related to the hiring process, identify, attract, and employ talent.
  • By implementing and evaluating programs, providing internal consultation, and providing data, and contributing to the organization's learning and development activities 
  • In compliance with federal laws, they are implementing, promoting, and managing compensation and benefits programs.  
  • To improve the employee experience throughout the employee lifecycle, manage, monitor, and/or promote legally compliant programs and policies.

About Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification Exam

The Professional in Human Resources certification exam tests your knowledge and skills to work and establish yourself in the H.R. field. The exam participants should know about H.R. management, human resources organizational structure, and H.R. practices. The Professional in Human Resources exam is available at either a computer-based exam at a Pearson VUE testing center or at your home or office using online proctoring, OnVUE. The PHR exam is available in the English language only. The PHR exam contains 150 questions. They are mostly in multiple-choice format. There will be 25 pretest questions. The PHR exam is 3 hours long. The PHR exam fee is USD 395, and the application fee is USD 100. It is to be noted that once an exam application is approved, no refunds will be made whether a candidate withdraws or no longer wishes to take the exam. To earn the Professional in Human Resources certification, candidates need to secure at least a 71% score in the PHR exam.

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