Synopses & Reviews
Completely Revised and Enhanced for the New 2007 Exams
Validate your experience and skills as an HR professional with the industry-standard PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certifications from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). This comprehensive new edition of the top-selling PHR/SPHR Study Guide provides you expert preparation and review for these challenging exams.
Practical and comprehensive coverage on labor relations, workforce planning, compensation, OSHA regulations, and more
Full coverage of all test specifications in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exams
Real-world scenarios that put what you've learned in the context of actual job roles
Challenging review questions in each chapter to prepare you for exam day
Exam Essentials, a key feature that identifies critical areas you must master before taking the exam
A handy tear card that maps every test specification to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep
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.
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SYBEX TEST ENGINE:
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Completely revised and enhanced for the new 2007 exams, this book enables you to validate your experience and skills as an HR professional with the industry-standard PHR (Professional in Human Resources) or SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) certifications from the Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI). This comprehensive new edition of the top-selling PHR/SPHR Study Guide provides you expert preparation and review for these challenging exams as well as comprehensive coverage on labor relations, workforce planning, compensation, OSHA regulations.
About the Author
Anne M. Bogardus
, SPHR, began her human resources career in compensation at a public multinational corporation, Castle & Cooke, owner of the Dole food brand, and later at First Nationwide Bank. Currently she is founder and principal of S.T.A.R. HR in northern California, which specializes in building human resource functions that serve strategic business needs. Her practice includes small- to medium-sized businesses in a wide range of industries including biotechnology, mortgage lending, high technology, public relations, retail, nonprofit, and construction. Ms. Bogardus is also the author of an introductory book for non-HR business professionals, Human Resource Jumpstart
, also published by Sybex.
Technical Editor Cynthia Edwards, SPHR, is a human resources generalist with more than 20 years of experience in the high-tech, finance, and healthcare industries.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Certifying Human Resource Professionals.
Chapter 2: Core Knowledge Requirements for HR Professionals.
Chapter 3: Strategic Management.
Chapter 4: Workforce Planning and Employment.
Chapter 5: Human Resource Development.
Chapter 6: Total Rewards.
Chapter 7: Employee and Labor Relations.
Chapter 8: Risk Management.
Appendix A: Case Study.
Appendix B: Federal Employment Legislation and Case Law.
Appendix C: Resources.