From the Back Cover
Whether you’re a HR professional seeking to validate the skills and knowledge acquired through years of practical experience or a relative newcomer to the HR field looking to strengthen your resume, the PHR and SPHR certifications from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI) provide you with the means to do so. The PHR/SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide
was developed to help you prepare for these challenging exams, and includes additional study tools designed to reinforce understanding of key functional areas. Key topics include:
Strategic Management. Formulating HR objectives, practices, and policies to meet organizational needs and opportunities.
Workforce Planning and Employment. Planning, developing, implementing, administering, and performing ongoing evaluation of recruiting, hiring, orientation, and exit.
Human Resource Development. Ensuring that skills, knowledge, abilities, and performance of the workforce meet organizational and individual needs.
Compensation and Benefits. Analyzing, developing, implementing, administering, and performing ongoing evaluation of total compensation and benefits.
NOTE: This study guide and/or materials are not sponsored by, endorsed by or affiliated in any way with the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI), an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). PHR, SPHR, GPHR and HRCI are trademarks or registered marks of HRCI. SHRM is a registered mark of the Society for Human Resource Management.
About the Author
Author Anne M. Bogardus
, SPHR, has over 20 years experience working with small businesses in developing effective human resource programs to meet organizational needs. Anne currently works as an HR consultant.