Benefits for HRPA Student Registration
Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)
Earning your CHRP has clear advantages. More employers are demanding it (it's the best known HR designation in Canada and available exclusively from HRPA) and CHRP-designated HR professionals earn more, advance faster, and enjoy a broader set of career opportunities than non-designated practitioners. Learn more about the CHRP designation and the process to attain it.
HRPA membership connects you to employment resources, Hire Authority Canada, Canada's #1 HR job board, is available exclusively to HRPA-member job seekers.
HRPA's membership is largely made up of HR professionals, people who make hiring decisions every day. As an HRPA member, these are the people you'll meet and get to know and who will get to know you. These professional HR networks will help you tap into the hidden job market.
By participating in the HRPA chapter mentoring program, you will:
Increase your knowledge of the profession and professional life
Pinpoint personal strengths, areas for improvement, interests and goals to help identify professional interests and future job possibilities
Gain experience and confidence talking to professionals
Establish networking opportunities in your field of interest
Reach out to your local chapter to become a mentee.
Get engaged with your local HR community by volunteering with your chapter. By joining your local chapter committees, you will work beside HR “the decision makers” in your area. Create your profile at
HR Professional Magazine
With your membership you will receive a digital subscription to the largest circulation HR magazine in Canada, featuring current HR information affecting Ontario, Canada and North America. Get updates, opinions and commentary on HR trends, challenges and opportunities that will affect you and your employer. View HR Professional in digital format.
Continue your studies with career-long HR education. HRPA offers a variety of seminars, webinars, conferences, and certificate programs. Visit the Professional Development page to see details.
From HR information services that give you access to salary surveys, labour statistics, policies, checklists, document templates, best practices--even an HR Hotline staffed by CHRL volunteers--your HRPA membership provides the professional tools to excel at school and kickstart your career.
Saving the best for last, HRPA's member savings program saves you money on hundreds of products and services. When you take advantage of the program it more than pays for membership itself.