What is the SHRM and is it even worth it to get?

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It looks good on a resume. Honestly, if you already know what you're doing, it's probably unnecessary unless it will help to meet the requirements for your promotion or hiring.

Like HRM1 said, it's a resume booster and might look good if you're on the hunt for a job. It's really one of those pay-to-play certifications which always feels a bit off to me. I never got a membership, and I've been fine without it throughout my career.

I noticed that many companies are looking at the SHRM-SCP/CP as confirmation of knowledge even if the candidate has experience. Just because you have been in an industry for a while doesn't mean you're good at it *chuckle*. I recommend obtaining this even if it is just to set you apart from someone else with the same experience as you. It has served me well with negotiating and cherry on top of the whip cream for any jobs i've interviewed for :)

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