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

Documentation for new employees is a standard in the U.S in order to process their employment details. Learn more about federal and state laws of documentation, what is required for them and avoiding documentation pitfalls.

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

Employees must provide sensitive or personal information to their employer, which needs to be kept safely through confidentiality and privacy rules. Learn more about employee confidentiality, privacy expectations, what is legal and how to safely monitor employees.

Ensuring Privacy in the Harassment Complaint Process

6. Ensuring Privacy in the Harassment Complaint Process

Privacy is important to a harassment complaint process because leaks can lead to bigger issues. Learn what policy and procedures are used to ensure confidentiality and ease privacy concerns for victims, witnesses, the alleged harasser, and the organization.

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

Ethics is defined as the system of rules that determine appropriate behavior in a setting. Learn about laws, regulations, and issues with ethics in HR, the definition and importance of a code of ethics, and how the Stakeholder Theory relates to corporate social responsibility.

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