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PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle, Second Edition
PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle, Second Edition

PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

ISBN10: 1260454614 | ISBN13: 9781260454611
By Dory Willer, William Truesdell, Tresha Moreland, Gabriella Parente-Neubert and Joanne Simon-Walters
© 2019

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Prepare for the 2018 versions of the PHR and SPHR certification exams with this money-saving, comprehensive study package

Designed as a complete self-study program, this collection offers a variety of proven, exam-focused resources to use in preparation for the PHR and SPHR certification exams. Comprised of PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification All in One Exam Guide, Second Edition and PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Practice Exams, Second Edition, this bundle thoroughly covers every topic on the 2018 editions of the exams.

PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Bundle, Second Edition contains more than 900 practice questions that match those on the live exams in content, style, tone, format, and difficulty. All question types from the exams are included. You will get real-world examples, professional insights, and concise explanations. This authoritative, cost-effective bundle serves both as a study tool AND a valuable on-the-job reference for HR professionals. 
This bundle is 16% less expensive than purchasing the books individually 
Written by a team of Human Resources experts

PHR®/SPHR® Professional in Human Resources Certification All-in-One Exam Guide, Second Edition
PART 1: The Human Resources Profession

Chapter 1: Human Resources Mastery
Chapter 2: U.S. Laws and Regulations
Chapter 3: HRCI Core Knowledge

PART 2: PHR Body of Knowledge Functional Areas
Chapter 4: Business Management
Chapter 5: Talent Planning and Acquisition
Chapter 6: Learning and Development
Chapter 7: Total Rewards
Chapter 8: Employee and Labor Relations

PART 3: SPHR Body of Knowledge Functional Areas
Chapter 9: Leadership and Strategy
Chapter 10: Talent Planning and Acquisition
Chapter 11: Learning and Development
Chapter 12: Total Rewards
Chapter 13: Employee Relations and Engagement

PART 4: Appendices
Appendix A: List of Common HR Acronyms
Appendix B: Federal Case Laws
Appendix C: For Additional Study

PHR®/SPHR® Professional in Human Resources Certification Practice Exams, Second Edition
PART 1: Pre-Assessment Test

Chapter 1: Pre-Assessment Test

PART 2: PHR Body of Knowledge Functional Areas
Chapter 2: Business Management
Chapter 3: Talent Planning and Acquisition
Chapter 4: Learning and Development
Chapter 5: Total Rewards
Chapter 6: Employee and Labor Relations

PART 3: SPHR Body of Knowledge Functional Areas
Chapter 7: Leadership and Strategy
Chapter 8: Talent Planning and Acquisition
Chapter 9: Learning and Development
Chapter 10: Total Rewards
Chapter 11: Employee Relations and Employee Engagements

About the Author

Dory Willer

Awarded the 2003 International Coach of the Year designation, Dory Willer is a certified business and life coach with 25 years of experience as a senior human resources executive, international speaker, and training facilitator. She has broad and diverse experience working for blue-chip and Fortune 100s, most recently as VP of Human Resources. Nationally known for aligning people to their success factors, Willer maintains a limited practice of individual clients for executive and performance enhancement and career/life renewal as well as strategic planning with business teams as an action strategist coach. She was among the first graduating class from Stanford’s Executive HR Certification Program with the Graduate School of Business in 1994. Willer achieved the designations of Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Professional Certified Coach more than 15 years ago and recently gained the SHRM-SCP credential from the Society of Human Resource Management. She also holds a certification in Individual and Organizational Coaching from the Hudson Coaching Institute and a B.S. in Organizational Development/Behavior from the University of San Francisco.

William Truesdell

William H. Truesdell is President and founder of The Management Advantage, Inc., a personnel management consulting firm. Prior to starting The Management Advantage, Truesdell spent more than 20 years in management with American Telephone and Telegraph in human resources and operations. He is an expert on the subjects of personnel practices, employee handbooks, equal opportunity, and performance management programs. Truesdell is the author of five self-published titles, including Secrets of Affirmative Action, Easy Employee Supervision, and Secrets of Investigating Discrimination. Truesdell is past president of the Northern California Employment Round Table, a liaison group for employers and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. He also served for five years on the National Workplace Diversity Committee within the Society for Human Resource Management. He is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the California State University at Fresno.

Tresha Moreland

Tresha Moreland, MS, SPHR, MBA (Fresno, CA) is an executive leader in human resources with more than 20 years of experience. She has provided strategic HR leadership for multiple industries such as manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and healthcare. Tresha is the founder and senior principle consultant for HR C-Suite. She has an MBA and a Master’s degree in Human Resource Management from Golden Gate University.

Gabriella Parente-Neubert

Gabriella Neubert, MLHR, PHR, (Denver, CO) is a professor of Human Resources at Webster University in Denver, Colorado, and is a Senior Human Capital Consultant at TriNet HR Corporation. With a Master’s in Labor and Human Resources from The Ohio State University, Gabriella has over 10 years of strategic HR experience working for companies such as Nationwide Insurance and Eaton Corporation.

Joanne Simon-Walters

Joanne Walters, SHRM-SCP, SPHR is a human resources leader with over 15 years of progressive management experience in educational, IT, and financial industries as well as non-profit organizations. Joanne holds a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in technology and is a trained Paralegal specializing in employment law.

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