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.
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