Testimonials for Elga Lejarza-Penn, SPHR, SHRM-SCP


I’m happy to say after attending Elga’s PHR/SPHR 5-day workshop, and receiving the training materials to study for my PHR exam, I passed on my first attempt! I would definitely recommend her workshop for those wanting to obtain their certification. She is extremely thorough and knowledgeable because she has real world experience. Elga is also very encouraging and makes the learning experience fun. Thank you Elga!

Elga is the best on what she does. I participated in one of her 5 days workshop to get ready for my PHR Exam. She not only gave us all the materials and and all the practice exams but she also shared with us all her knowledge and experiences in all the subjects. I’ll definitely recommend her to anyone looking to have the best and more complete PHR/SPHR workshop possible. I passed my PHR test on the first try. Thanks Elga!

I took Elga’s PHR/SPHR course in October 2017 and it was incredible! Not only did I learn a ton, but I felt really confident in taking the SPHR exam after the course. I am usually not a good test taker, but Elga is a wonderful instructor and so knowledgeable in the HR world that she really helped calm my nerves. She will help you in any way that she can and can answer any question. She gives you great tips on what to watch for in the exam, what material will most likely be on the exam that you should focus on, and a TON of study materials to use and review after the course. I had a wonderful experience and I really and truly think anyone who is going for their PHR or SPHR should spend the time and money and take Elga’s course. You will not regret it! I am also happy to say that I passed the SPHR exam in November 2017! THANK YOU ELGA!!!

Elga, I just took the PHR exam and passed!!! I attended your workshop in Nashville at the end of August and finally felt confident enough to take the exam. The resources you gave to me really helped prepare me for the exam. The process was intimidating, but the exam was not as difficult as I thought it would be, because I was thoroughly prepared! I’m now going to start preparing for the SPHR certification. I hope to make it to your next Nashville workshop! You’re awesome!

I took my PHR Exam just 4 short days after I attended Elga’s Exam Prep Workshop and passed! Elga is an amazing instructor and all around great human being. It is EXTREMELY important to her that others succeed in really anything that they do. I was amazed that she took such a huge body of knowledge and was able to cover and help actually retain the information she was teaching. When I felt overwhelmed, she reassured me with confidence that we would cover all the material needed and she kept her promise! As soon as I began the exam, I smiled, answers were coming to me with confidence and ease. I think the most unique thing about her course is that not only does she teach you the knowledge and concepts, she really helps you understand how to take the exam. I would recommend this workshop to anyone including someone who has very little HR Experience or knowledge. Thank you Elga!! next stop, SPHR!

I recently attended Elga’s PHR/SPHR exam and recently passed the exam. I would without a doubt recommend her class to anyone looking to take one of these exams. She is a wealth of knowledge and genuinely cares about you understanding the material, doing well and passing. She is very patient and brings a lot of enthusiasm to her class which I really appreciated. While the course was an intense 5 days, she made it enjoyable and was extremely engaging. The classes are small which made for a positive learning environment. I would recommend Elga – she knows her stuff!

I attended Elga’s class in Los Angeles at the end of January 2018. So excited to say I passed the PHR test! Her class provided all the essential tools needed to pass the exam. Elga’s tips and materials prepare you fully to take the test. Her course is easy to follow and entertaining! I found the test not to be as difficult as I thought it was going to be. Due to Elga’s teachings you have all the resources needed to be successful. Thank you Elga!

I took Elga’s week long PHR/SPHR certification prep class and a week later passed my test!!! She is very high energy and gives you a great foundation. Definitely recommend her class to strengthen your knowledge before the test.

I would recommend attending Elga’s 1-week PHR/SPHR prep course. It was the perfect way for me to prepare for the test. I was able to escape my normally hectic life and focus my attention on my career goals for five days. Elga was very knowledgeable as well as entertaining. I scheduled my test date for shortly after the class and I PASSED the test!

Elga’s knowledge and guidance throughout the SPHR preparation process was invaluable. Her understanding of the body of knowledge and her instructional skills enable her clients to learn the material and more importantly, apply the concepts to human resource situations. I would recommend Elga to anyone who is preparing for the PHR or SPHR certification.