Earning an HR certification positively influences the chances of HR professionals being promoted irrespective of the job role or level. In fact, during the initial career phase, these certifications hold greater value. For each job role, analysis by Payscale shows the percentage of professionals receiving promotions in five years.
Earning a certification in the current scenario matters a lot: 82 percent of HR professionals’ report they have been promoted in the last five years, compared to 68 percent of those who are not certified.
The most interesting feature of HR certifications is that even HR directors can expect promotions. A report by Payscale survey shows that there is a 25 percent hike in promotion at this job role level.