PHR / SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide, 4th Edition

Updated edition of best-selling guide for PHR and SPHR candidates

The demand for qualified human resources professionals is on the rise. The new Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) exams from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) reflect the evolving industry standards for determining competence in the field of HR. This new edition of the leading PHR/SPHR Study Guide reflects those changes. Serving as an ideal resource for HR professionals who are seeking to validate their skills and knowledge, this updated edition helps those professionals prepare for these challenging exams.

  • Features study tools that are designed to reinforce understanding of key functional areas
  • Provides access to bonus materials, including a practice exam for the PHR as well as one for the SPHR. Also includes flashcards and ancillary PDFs
  • Addresses key topics such as strategic management, workforce planning and employment, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration regulations

This new edition is must-have preparation for those looking to take the PHR or SPHR certification exams in order to strengthen their resume.

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Certifying Human Resource Professionals
Chapter 2. Core Knowledge Requirements for HR Professionals
Chapter 3. Business Management and Strategy
Chapter 4. Workforce Planning and Employment
Chapter 5. Human Resource Development
Chapter 6. Compensation and Benefits
Chapter 7. Employee and Labor Relations
Chapter 8. Risk Management

Appendix A. Answers to Review Questions
Appendix B. Case Study: Where the Green Glass Grows
Appendix C. Federal Employment Legislation and Case Law
Appendix D. Resources
Appendix E. About the Additional Study Tools

Book Details

  • Paperback: 648 pages
  • Publisher: Sybex; 4th Edition (May 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 111828917X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1118289174
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