The Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR) certification is perfect for multiple professionals: those that have an interest in HR but are not currently in that field. Individuals who have been given 'human resources' as part of their job duties. College students hoping to embark on a career in human resources. The aPHR has been specifically formulated for those that are new to, or aspiring to gain competence in the HR field. It is the only human resource certification of its kind! aPHR Certification Benefits: 1) Demonstrate your HR knowledge and commitment. 2) Gain a competitive advantage in the HR job market. 3) Prove you can tackle the challenges of an HR career. 4) Win the respect and confidence of peers and employers.HRCI has set the standard for human resource certifications for over 40 years. Over 500,000 have earned HRCI certifications, in over 125 countries. 93% of Fortune 500 companies employ individuals with HRCI certifications. Short: Distinguish yourself with the Associate Professional in Human Resources (aPHR), part of the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) suite of trusted, rigorous certifications for HR practitioners. Elevate your status and demonstrate your commitment with this important entry-level HR credential.