PHR and SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Complete Study Guide: 2018 Exams, Fifth Edition

  • 15h 40m
  • Sandra M. Reed
  • Sybex
  • 2019

The #1 book for the leading HR certifications, aligned with the updated HRBoK™

PHR and SPHR certifications, offered by Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI), have become the industry standard for determining competence in the field of human resources. Developed by working professionals, the PHR and SPHR credentials demonstrate that recipients are fully competent HR practitioners based on a standard set by workforce peers.

Offering insights into those areas of knowledge and practices specific and necessary to human resource management (HRM), this study guide covers tasks, processes, and strategies as detailed in the updated A Guide to the Human Resource Body of Knowledge™ (HRBoK™). The study guide breaks down the critical HR topics that you need to understand as you prepare for the exams.

PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide, Fifth Edition, is the ideal resource for HR professionals seeking to validate their skills and knowledge acquired through years of practical experience, as well as for a relative newcomer to the HR field looking to strengthen their resume. In this edition of the top-selling PHR/SPHR study guide, you’ll find a practical review of all topics covered on the exams, as well as study tools designed to reinforce understanding of key functional areas. Strengthen the skills you learn with a year of FREE access to the Sybex online learning environment, complete with flash cards and practice quizzes to prepare you for exam day.

  • Business Management and Strategy
  • Workforce Planning and Employment
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Human Resource Development and more

If you’re preparing for these challenging exams, this is the trusted study guide that’ll help you perform your best.

About the Author

Sandra M. Reed, SPHR, has over 20 years of HR experience, the last 10 in the consulting and teaching arena. She currently is owner of Epoch Resources, a consulting firm located in the Central Valley of California, which specializes in the unique HR needs of small businesses. She has conducted onsite training for California State University, Stanislaus, University of the Pacific, the Small Business Development Center of Stanislaus County, and private employers throughout Northern California. She is the co-author of PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide, Fourth Edition.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • PHR Assessment Test
  • SPHR Assessment Test
  • Certifying Human Resource Professionals
  • PHR Exam—Business Management
  • PHR Exam—Talent Planning and Acquisition
  • PHR Exam—Learning and Development
  • PHR Exam—Total Rewards
  • PHR Exam—Employee and Labor Relations
  • SPHR Exam—Leadership and Strategy
  • SPHR Exam—Talent Planning and Acquisition
  • SPHR Exam—Learning and Development
  • SPHR Exam—Total Rewards
  • SPHR Exam—Employee Relations and Engagement