I graduated with my bachelor's in HRM and I'm wondering if there are any certifications or trainings I could do before I lock down on the SHRM-CP. I recently became HIPAA certified for my company and that got me thinking about what else I could do to add to my resume. Looking for good stepping stone certificates.

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There’s always training you can take but it does not replace actual experience. Be creative, think outside of the box, and find some projects that will give you other experience than your day-to-day tasks. 

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PHR is my recommendation, its actually the one that really forces you to learn "laws" makes taking the shrm after easier in my opinion. I did my Sphr and Shrm-scp at the same time ooof just don't do that!

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