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Ch 5: PHRi Certification: Policies & Procedures

About This Chapter

You can learn about policies and procedures in human resources, including legal issues, with these video lessons. All information presented here might be included on the PHRi certification exam.

PHRi Certification Exam: Policies & Procedures - Chapter Summary

Prior to taking the Professional in Human Resources - International (PHRi) certification exam, you should have a comprehensive understanding of the policies and procedures used in human resources. Each lesson in this chapter will go over a different subtopic you'll need to know for the exam, such as:

  • The legal and industry regulations of HR policies
  • Federal and state hiring laws
  • How to establish and communicate HR policies
  • Organizational data confidentiality
  • Privacy in the harassment complaint process
  • The tools and methods for analyzing business data
  • HR ethical issues

These concise lessons and practice quizzes will give you a good idea of the content and format you can expect in the PHRi exam. Therefore, if you want to do well on the exam, this chapter will be a good place to start!

8 Lessons in Chapter 5: PHRi Certification: Policies & Procedures
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HR Policies: Legal & Industry Regulations

1. HR Policies: Legal & Industry Regulations

Many different things influence HR policies in organizations. In this lesson, we'll take a look at some of the ways that legal and industry regulations can affect policy.

Hiring Employees: Federal & State Laws on Documentation

2. Hiring Employees: Federal & State Laws on Documentation

Form I-9, Form W4, additional tax withholding paperwork... there are many required forms for a new hire to complete when they start work. This lesson reviews the mandatory documentation that a job candidate must complete in order to be legally employed.

Establishing & Communicating Human Resource Policies

3. Establishing & Communicating Human Resource Policies

Employment-related policies and procedures can vary drastically from company to company, and establishing a clear set of policies can be critical to everyone's success. This lesson reviews the process of developing and communicating human resources policies, and the importance of doing so.

Organizational Data Confidentiality: Importance & Rules

4. Organizational Data Confidentiality: Importance & Rules

Learn about the importance of organizational data confidentiality and the rules that apply to data in the workplace, including employee records, company data, and individual data.

Understanding Employee Confidentiality & Privacy Rules

5. Understanding Employee Confidentiality & Privacy Rules

In this lesson, we will look at general employee confidentiality and privacy rules, as well as federal guidelines and laws that apply to confidentiality and privacy in the workplace.

Ensuring Privacy in the Harassment Complaint Process

6. Ensuring Privacy in the Harassment Complaint Process

One of the most important requirements of a sexual harassment policy is a confidential complaint process. In this lesson, you'll learn why privacy is important and how to help accomplish it. A short quiz follows.

Analyzing Business Data: Tools & Methods

7. Analyzing Business Data: Tools & Methods

In this modern world of Big Data, analysis is the key for businesses to keep a competitive edge. This lesson will discuss tools and methods used to analyze business data.

Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance

8. Ethical Issues in HR: Definition & Importance

Unethical behavior from a business can create problems with regulators and have adverse effects on a company's bottom line. In this lesson, you'll learn about ethical issues relevant to HR and the importance of ethical organizational behavior.

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