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Human Resource certification through Onward 2 Opportunity Program


David Carter Chesapeake, VA

In preparation for my 1 November 2020 retirement, I will be participating in the Onward 2 Opportunity program, working on a SPHR certification. Does anyone have experience with this particular program, and if so, can recommend some resources I can start reviewing before starting the program? Thanks!

29 December 2019 2 replies Military to Civilian Transition



Jerry Welsh Middleville, MI

David SHRM itself has study guides available online for the tests. I would also recommend seeking out a SHRM chapter in your local area and attending some meetings, they as a group always enjoy new blood, but also nothing like peer help to work your way into a career. Your LinkedIn profile needs to let the world know your career is HR. It covers a lot of military even though you reference positions, focus on HR that is how people/companies will find you. Thanks for your service and God Bless. Check out this articles, look at the profiles I reference and also follow Michael Quinn on LI.

30 December 2019 Helpful answer


Jennifer Mackin Avon Lake, OH

Certain local universities offer a SHRM study group and possible classes to help prepare for the certification test.

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