Time for a senior HR designation?

It could attract execs to associations, but CCHRA says it’s too soon since national CHRP launch
By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/15/2005

Even as the young national Certified Human Resources Professional designation is still finding its legs, some influential HR association leaders are already asking if Canada needs a new senior-level CHRP.

It is time to start exploring the possibility of an HR designation that would be more attractive to senior- and executive-level HR professionals, said Gerlinde Herrmann, the new president of the Human Resources Professionals Association of Ontario.

Referring specifically to HRPAO, she said senior HR professionals are under-serviced by the association.