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From the Back Cover Updated to Meet the Requirements of the 2012 Exams If you want to validate your skills as a Human Resources professional, you need to earn your PHR or SPHR certification. This new edition of the PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide helps you prepare for the 2012 exams, covering the key functional areas with which you'll need to be familiar. It offers invaluable insights on the new PHR/SPHR Body of Knowledge as it breaks down the critical HR topics. Inside, you'll find: Full coverage of all exam objectives in a systematic approach, so you can be confident you're getting the instruction you need for the exam 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 in each chapter that identifies critical areas you must become proficient in before taking the exam A handy tear card that maps the PHR/SPHR Body of Knowledge to the corresponding chapter in the book, so you can track your exam prep objective by objective Sybex Exam Prep Tools Go to www.sybex.com/go/phr4e and download a full set of electronic test prep tools to help you thoroughly prepare for the exam. These include: Custom Test Engine Over 200 Sample Questions Two Practice Exams Electronic Flashcards Additional Appendices in PDF Format Download practice exams and chapter review questions Reinforce your understanding with electronic flashcards Includes Real-World Scenarios, In-Depth Discussion of Body of Knowledge, and Access to Exam Prep Software Featuring: Custom Test Engine Over 200 Sample Questions Electronic Flashcards Read more About the Author Sandra M. Reed, PHR, SPHR, is the owner of Epoch Resources, a consulting firm specializing in the unique HR needs of small businesses. Sandra has authored learning modules and case studies for the Society for Human Resource Management. Anne M. Bogardus worked with growing biotech, high-technology, and public relations organizations at the manager and director levels. She is the author of Human Resources JumpStart and the previous editions of PHR/SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide. Technical Editor Brenda G. Budke, SPHR, directs an HR consulting firm in Fresno, California. She is founder and Dean of a corporate university, and is past president of the Human Resource Association of Central California (HRACC). Read more

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