Clifton Park, New York – January 31, 2012 – Jaeger & Flynn Assoc., Inc. (JFA) is pleased to announce that Agency Partner, Lisa Lagon, recently earned certification as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR). The certification, awarded by the HR Certification Institute, signifies that the individual possesses the theoretical knowledge and practical experience in human resource management necessary to pass a rigorous examination demonstrating a mastery of the field.

“As JFA continues to grow, having a solid human resources and employee benefits management foundation for our customers is one factor in our success,” says Tom Flynn, President and founder of JFA. “As a company we always promote continuing education and the expansion of our knowledge base through personal and professional growth. The many staff who have earned and maintain professional certifications, such as the PHR, highlight the commitment to excellence that is held throughout our organization.”

To become certified, an applicant must pass a comprehensive examination and demonstrate a minimum of two years of background of professional human resource experience. The half-day exam covers the “body of knowledge” which is comprised of six functional areas including: Strategic Management, Workforce Planning and Development, Human Resources Development, Total Rewards Employee and Labor relations, and Risk Management.

  About HR Certification Institute
The HR Certification Institute is the credentialing body for human resource professionals and is affiliated with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest organization dedicated exclusively to the human resource profession. The Institute’s purpose is to promote the establishment of professional standards and to recognize professionals who meet those standards.