Advice on taking and passing the SPHR exam?

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I passed the PHR exam in September 2020. It wasn’t that hard and really knowledge based. Lots of questions on Employee and Labor Relations and Business Management and strategy. As long as you know the information you should be good.

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Yes. I had about 10 questions regarding Unions. There were also quite a few regarding labor laws knowing how many employees are required for which law. The questions are written in a variety format so you fill in the blank, matches, multiple choice, situational based, and a few calculations.

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It involves so much critical thinking rather than memorization, make sure you sleep well and flag confusing scenarios so you can double-check your work. If you know the basics or "rules of thumb", you will be able to apply that in all scenarios, even the union-related stuff.

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Wow that’s nice , any more tips by anyone

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My test is 2/11.

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I highly recommend this app. It was better then any paid resources I’ve found. I used this app and the Mometrix course and only studied for 20 days because I had plans to reschedule but it was to late and didn’t want to pay the extra fee. So 20 days of focused study, this app, and the Mometrix course and passed on the first try.

I’m also going to be taking it soon. I failed the PHR 4 years ago. My advice would be to think in large terms rather than just memorize the laws and terms. A lot of questions on the test will be scenarios

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I took it back in September and failed it.

Flash cards saved me. I also had a weekly study with a coworker and we quizzed each other.... good luck!

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How long did you spend studying?

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Best advice from my prep professor: Get a good questions bank and practice testing over and over until you get every question right. I did this for 2 weeks before the PHR exam and passed.

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Remember when taking the SPHR especially that you are representing the company and need to think and act in the company’s best interest- always. Answer questions with that at the forefront of your mind and you’ll be fine. Good luck!

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Quizlet helps with studying, but honestly I had the e-learning platform and the practice test helped me tremendously.

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Wait what

Lord I need to take this !!

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Am preparing for it , need help

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When is your test?

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Take a lot of practice tests so you’re familiar with the types of questions you will be asked.

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