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Human Resources Training

On-demand, expert-led video courses

Find all the instructions you need to get a great job in human resources. Not a beginner? These HR Generalist certifications will still level-up your HR game.

In-demand topics

Stay up to date with your skills. Learn the strategies, communication skills, and HR Generalist skills required for one of the most in-demand careers.

Segment your learning with tracks

Each of our Tracks is a program designed to teach you a particular set of skills. Need to learn a new skill set? Enroll in a Track, and your learning path is all mapped out.

Interactive learning

Our courses have quizzes and challenges to keep you engaged—because the best way to learn is by practicing.

Your HR Generalist Certifications will help you:

Build your skillset in human resources
Build your human resources network
Craft a a great HR Generalist resume and online presence
Ace the HR Generalist interview
Create a successful job search strategy
"Their exceptional guidance and knowledge made this the best course that I've ever taken on the fundamentals of HR management and landing a HR manager job." -
Hannah F.
HR Graduate 2020
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HR Generalist Certification Reviews

  • Angie O.

    HR Generalist

    "While I started the program with zero experience, I realized learning the fundamental concepts isn't as insurmountable as I initially expected as long as I put in the effort to learn. This program is the one-stop shop for all HR Generalist resources."

  • Jessica W.

    HR Generalist

    "Sara's exceptional guidance and knowledge made this the best course that I've ever taken on the fundamentals of human resources and landing a HR Generalist job."

  • Allie C.

    HR Generalist

    "This program allows me to finally gain a more holistic understanding of human resources - resulting in more strategic conversations with stakeholders and empowering more informed decision making."


Our Instructors

Sara Carroll  Sara is an HR Generalist at Jitjatjo and partner at HR University. Jitjato is the W2 contingent labor platform and staffing marketplace that leverages A.I. and empathic Intelligence to resource your business with the staff you need, when you need them.
Laia Vilarrubi Jimenez Laia is an HR Associate at Epson Europe B.V. and previously was a HR Officer at My Sheet Music Transcriptions.

F .A .Q.

What is HR University?

HR University is an online human resources training and certification institute that provides accreditation in the area of Human Resources Management. The University also features a community of some of the world’s top HR professionals and industry experts.

What are human resources certifications?

HR certifications are credentials that students can earn after taking an accredited HR course. These credentials are separate from bachelor’s and master’s degrees and are regarded as either additional learning or vocational training in the area of human resources. Unlike graduate/higher education certificates from colleges or online degree programs, you can get certified in HR through HR University without taking a certification exam. All you have to do is complete the online learning course.

How much does an HR Generalist make in a year?

According to Payscale.com, the average yearly salary of an HR Generalist in the US is $53,330. Individual numbers can be higher or lower, depending on a number of factors such as the candidate's previous experience, qualifications, and employer standards.

What is the One Week HR Generalist certification?

One Week HR Generalist is a fundamental human resources training course that provides an HR certificate at the conclusion of the course. The program coursework consists of lectures, interviews, written content, and other instructional content that aims to build solid human resources found in a candidate. Certified HR managers can take the knowledge they gain from the course and become more effective and successful HR professionals.

Who is the One Week HR Generalist course ideal for?

The One Week HR Generalist Course is ideal for anyone looking to gain some fundamental knowledge of HR management in a practical setting. The course will benefit everyone, from new professionals to HR to seasoned HR veterans looking for some new knowledge and unique insights about modern HR.

Who is eligible to apply for the One Week HR Generalist Certification Course?

The One Week HR Generalist Certification Course does not have any prerequisites in regards to academic qualifications. However, at least a bachelor's degree in business administration is recommended.

How can I show my certificate/proof of course completion?

Upon completing the One Week HR Generalist Certification Course, you will receive a digital badge and an e-certificate. You can download both e-documents and showcase them on your website, or share them with colleagues, managers, and, in case you’re in a recruiting position, new HR candidates.

How can my employers and/or managers verify my certification status?

There are two ways you can confirm your certification status. The first is with the e-certificate and digital badge that you will receive upon completion of the course, and the second being via the certification portal. Each online certificate comes with a verification link that redirects to HR University, where managers and/or potential employers can verify your certification status.

How do you become an HR Generalist?

You can pursue professional certifications that may help you get your foot in the door, like those for compensation and benefits administration or hr generalists. You can research what types of jobs suit your personality and skillset best, make sure you've done industry research, create a resume that highlights all the skills you have, build up an online portfolio to show off your work, and tailor your hr generalist cover letter specifically to applied positions.

Can you become an HR Generalist without a degree?

Yes, you can become an HR generalist without a degree. There are many ways to develop the skills that an HR generalist needs in order to be successful at their job, and some of these training programs provide certifications like the one from One Week HR Generalist by HR University.