Companies value professionals who proactively seek opportunities to develop their skills and expertise. One of the best ways for individuals to demonstrate their commitment to career growth is by pursuing industry-recognized professional credentials. Is it worth it? The eligibility requirements are tough. Preparation can be a lot of work. The examination can be hard. Everyone has a different reason for pursuing voluntary credentials, e.g., peer recognition, personal satisfaction, job placement or advancement, market value, higher salaries.
For some, the rewards are immediate and outward; for others, the rewards are intrinsic as you could become a member of the 1% of professionals who have earned an IHMM credential.