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New name, designation marks turning point for the Human Resources profession in Canada. Find out more or refer to the FAQ.

The Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is a nationally-recognized level of achievement within the field of human resources.

The essential career companion

Harness your experience, test your knowledge and build essential competencies for today’s challenging business environments. CPHR vaults members to new career heights. It can do the same for you.

Earn more and get promoted faster.

A 2013 Payscale survey, created in partnership with HRPA, contrasted the career trajectories and income levels of those with and without the CHRP designation.

  • 45% of HR generalists with the CHRP became a manager within five years.
    Only 21% of non-designated generalists became a manager within five years.
  • Once promoted to HR manager, CHRPs made an average of 13% more than those without.
  • The higher up the ladder, the more prevalent the CHRP designation. 50% of those in a VP, HR position have a CHRP, contrasted with only 20% of HR administrators.

Business values CPHR. Initiate your career advantage today.