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Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management, 4th edition, June 2011
By Alan Price, editor HRM Guide
 Human Resource Management provides a thorough and comprehensive treatment of all the key aspects of HRM with a strong international emphasis.
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Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

Fundamentals of Human Resource Management, June 2011
 Shortened version of Human Resource Management providing a concise analysis of the subject for non-specialists and one-semester courses.
By Alan Price, editor HRM Guide
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PHR/SPHR

PHR/SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide

by Anne M. Bogardus
  This complete update of the bestselling guide to HR certification contains additional coverage of new HR policies and standards, as well as updated practice exam questions and real world scenarios. Key topics include strategic management, workforce planning and employment, compensation and benefits, employee and labor relations, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations. The CD-ROM contains two bonus exams (one each for PHR and SPHR) as well as flashcards and an electronic book.
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The Future of Human Resource Management

The Future of Human Resource Management: 64 Thought Leaders Explore the Critical HR Issues of Today and Tomorrow

Edited by Mike Losey, Dave Ulrich, Sue Meisinger
  The follow-up to the bestselling Tomorrow's HR Management, this book presents an international panel of expert contributors who offer their views on the state of HR and what to expect in the future. Topics covered include HR as a decision science, understanding and managing people, creating and adapting organizational culture, the effects of globalization, collaborative ventures, and investing in the next generation. Like its bestselling predecessor before it, The Future of Human Resource Management offers the very best thinking on the future of HR from the most respected leaders in the field.
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U.S. HR Articles

US Unemployment At 6.1%
September 5 2014 - Nonfarm payroll employment increased by 142,000 in August, and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent.

Six Essential Leadership Skills For Today's Leader
September 5 2014 - A careful examination of the various definitions of "leader" presents a fascinating and brief explanation of great leadership.

Make Your Case: How HR leaders can get CEO sign-off for HR expenditures
October 25 2013 - As the HR leader, itís your job to communicate the importance of your initiatives and secure the resources you need to drive results for your department and the organization.

InterviewStream Transforms Video Interviews with WebRTC
October 3 2013 - Today's video platforms allow recruiters and hiring managers to conduct live and pre-recorded interviews with any candidate in any location, at any time - significantly reducing travel costs and scheduling hassles.

Big brother is definitely watching
February 10 2013 - With as much as 60 to 80 percent of employee time on the Internet having nothing to do with work, organizations are facing an epidemic of 'cyberloafing.'

How HR Can Help an Employee Survive and Thrive Through a Divorce
February 4 2013 - When looking for help during a divorce, few people consider the human resources department at their place of employment as a place to go for assistance.

Performance Management - Key Practices
November 5 2012 - Informal feedback is critical to success said 93% of IT Professionals in a recent survey but fewer than half felt that feedback in their organization could be rated as good or excellent.

Work And Sleep
July 23 2012 - Research from the University of Iowa has shown that police officers sleeping less than six hours per night are more susceptible to chronic fatigue and health problems.

E-mail: the Way to Gossip
July 2 2012 - It has been estimated that the average corporate email user sends 112 messages a day - and one in seven of those messages can be described as gossip.

Male Leaders Judged More Harshly
June 5 2012 - Male leaders who make mistakes in what is perceived as a man's world are also judged more critically than a female leader.

High-Potential Entrepreneurs
May 30 2012 - Stanford Graduate School of Business has reported that its graduates are much more likely to become entrepreneurs than ever before. 16% of the class of 2011 have already started their own businesses compared to a mere 5% in the early 1990s and 10-year trend data is suggesting that there is a generational shift toward entrepreneurship.

Surface Diversity: Some Employees Subvert Diversity Programs
April 24 2012 - There is evidence to suggest that organizations are only achieving 'surface diversity' while key customer-facing staff such as servers are behaving in a racist way towards diners.

Multiple Internet Identities: Keeping Track
March 9 2012 - A growing number of internet users have split themselves into multiple personalities (albeit web-based) to conduct day-to-day business.

Employee Engagement
March 2 2012 - Employees need to feel like they are progressing. If you think about a time when you did something extraordinary at work, most likely you accomplished a difficult goal that was important to the organization.

Internet job-hunting is effective
December 7 2011 - Using the Internet for job-hunting reduced time spent unemployed by an average of 25%.

Workplace Flexibility Improves Employees' Health Behavior
December 6 2011 - Employees who have flexibility in the workplace tend to sustain healthier lifestyle habits.

Recruiting Practices and Employer Branding
August 26 2011 - Recruiting practices need to be consistent with branding strategies or organizations risk missing out on top talent and potential revenue.

U.S. Employee Trust Still Low
July 12 2011 - Employees still do not trust company management, nearly three years after the beginning of the economic downturn, according to results from a Maritz© Poll conducted by Maritz Research.

Employee Performance Reviews
April 22 2011 - A half of the participants in an online survey conducted for Globoforce think that employee performance reviews do not provide accurate appraisals of their work.

Discrimination and Job Loss
April 20 2011 - New research shows that jobless Americans face discrimination unrelated to their skills or to ways in which they lost their previous jobs.

Honesty is best for job-seekers
March 12 2011 - A recently published study indicates that honesty pays off for job applicants.


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  • Successful Onboarding

    Successful Onboarding: Strategies to Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization

    Mark Stein and Lilith Christiansen
      Fact: 1/3rd of all external hires are no longer with the organization after 2 years. What can you do about it? In a word: onboarding; although poorly understood, subject to narrow definitions, and with limited best practice understanding or management rigor. Consultants Mark Stein & Lilith Christiansen have worked with leading companies on it, and they've synthesized their work into a ready to use system.
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    The HR Answer Book

    The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals

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