Workforce Planning and Employment: Employment Legislation

Human resource professionals who are preparing for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification exam

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Expected Duration
60 minutes

This course examines employment legislation and regulations regarding strategic workforce planning. It outlines how HR professionals are expected to ensure all workforce planning and employment-related activities comply with key federal laws and regulations. It discusses the development, implementation, and assessment of affirmative action plans and other equal opportunity considerations. It also provides direction on how HR professionals should approach internal staffing assessments to help ensure key skills and competencies are catalogued, reviewed for relevance, and tested on a regular basis. Additionally, this course provides instruction on how to gauge the effectiveness of past, current, and future hiring initiatives. The course covers the need for HR professionals to link workforce requirements to an organization’s short-term and long-term objectives – for example, how employees contribute to these objectives.
This course also discusses the importance, and use, of workforce planning metrics such as turnover and recruitment statistics.
This course helps prepare individuals for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) PHR and SPHR certification examinations.


Employment Legislation

  • recognize which employment situations are protected by which law
  • recognize key aspects of affirmative action plans
  • recognize activities done in the stages in the affirmative action planning process that contribute to developing an AAP
  • recognize how to implement an affirmative action plan
  • describe four different types of audits used to evaluate affirmative action plans
  • match workforce assessment techniques to their examples
  • identify internal workforce assessment techniques
  • identify workforce planning techniques
  • recognize the types of factors to consider to measure the success of your organization’s recruitment and sourcing efforts




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