HR Education, Explained

Free Online HR Courses for Beginners and Pros

Advance your career and improve your organization with BernieU's ever-expanding collection of HR certification online training programs—all of which are pre-approved for HRCI and SHRM CE credits.


Forget what you thought you knew about continuing education. With BernieU, HR pros can work through our free courses when, where, and how you want.


BernieU’s compelling HR courses present engaging videos, downloadable resources, and interactive quizzes—all designed to make you even better at your job.


We’re taking higher education to the next level. From theory to tactical implementation—and everything in between—BernieU’s free HR courses have you covered.

New Course Alert!

Retention Essentials: How to Keep Your People

Every employer experiences turnover, but that doesn’t mean your organization has to resign itself to the high cost of constantly filling open positions. Instead, HR pros know it’s better to keep those employees in the first place. In “Retention Essentials: How to Keep Your People,” HR pros will learn what factors affect retention, which metrics to watch, and how to build a respectful culture that makes employees want to stay…and thrive in their career!

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Paid Time Off Tutorial: How to Build and Audit a Great PTO Policy

HR pros will learn how to rethink—and restructure—their time-off benefits to improve recruiting, boost retention and employee satisfaction, and save their organization money in the long run.

HR Prep 2022

HR Prep 2022

BernieU’s latest course is designed to help HR professionals prepare for 2022 with essential tips and yearly trends. In HR Prep 2022, we’ll cover in-depth issues facing HR teams in 2022, including compliance considerations and popular trends.

HR Hiring Guide: Recruitment Tips, Trends, and Best Practices

In HR Hiring Guide: Recruiting Tips, Trends, and Best Practices, participants will learn everything they need to know to find, hire, and retain the most qualified candidates.

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