HRO Today Association Provider Certification Program

The HRO Today Association Certification Provider program is one of the most powerful initiatives your organization can be a part of. This is an important industry standard and benchmark that allows providers to break into new markets. It also provides a key strategy to help HR service providers to better position themselves in this competitive industry. __________________________________________________________________

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By becoming certified, companies can maximize the potential of existing markets and demonstrate to current and prospective customers that they have undergone a rigorous audit and testing process and have reached a specific level of accountability of standards and ethics.


Why obtain the Certified Provider badge from the HRO Today Association?

To Gain Marketing Advantages

A provider who successfully completes the 5-step process will receive a Certified Provider badge from the HRO Today Association. This badge or “seal of approval” indicates that you have undergone evaluation and testing to verify that you are a credible and trusted provider. This form of certification ensures companies have access to qualified service providers in the HR services and technology industry.

To Earn Business Deals

Some organizations prefer or require that their providers are certified to ensure that customers have access to qualified service providers, operating with a verified level of trust and ethical value in the HR services and technology industry to protect the health, safety or welfare of consumers.

To Ensure Consistency

The HRO Today Certification Provider seal must be renewed annually to ensure continued compliance and meeting a minimum level of criteria of standards and ethical practices. Through the HRO Today Association, consistent standards and practices can be established and defined for the industry to save time and costs, and to improve efficiency and customer satisfaction.

To Protect Consumers

Certification allows consumers to confidently target providers who are operating at an established level of service. The HRO Today Association Provider protects the health, safety of HR leaders.

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Your company will be featured as a reputable provider on the HRO Today HR Procurement Center, the first marketplace for HR executives and service providers. The HR Procurement Center serves as the premier source of research and information about providers that serve the HR industry.


HRO Today Certification Criteria 

The criteria for the HRO Today Association Certified Provider program will include five components:

Step 1 – The Application

General company data, facts, and figures are requested.

Step 2 and 3 – Provider Questionnaire

Questions about the company include their experience, qualifications, financial well-being, labor commitments, and practices.

Step 4 – In-Depth Provider Questionnaire: 

Questions about your approach and methodology as it related to the services you provide. They include questions about your ethics and standards.

Step 5 – References

Two to three reference checks will be needed to evaluate customer satisfaction of your current customers within the previous 12 months

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To get started you’ll have to complete and submit the application form (step 1/5) and submit the application fee of $199.00*.