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PHR/SPHR

PHR/SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide

by Sandra M Reed and Anne M. Bogardus
The Professional in Human Resources (PHR) and Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) exams from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI) reflect the evolving industry standards for determining competence in the field of HR. Serving as an ideal resource for HR professionals who are seeking to validate their skills and knowledge.
This new edition is must-have preparation for those looking to take the PHR or SPHR certification exams in order to strengthen their resume.
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PHR Study Guide 2017

PHR Study Guide 2017: PHR Certification Test Prep and Practice Questions for the Professional in Human Resources Exam

Think all PHRŪ/SPHRŪ study guides are the same? Think again! With easy to understand lessons and practice test questions designed to maximize your score, you'll be ready.
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Corporate Communication

Corporate Communication: A Guide to Theory and Practice

by Joep P. Cornelissen
  Academically grounded, it covers the key concepts, principles and models within corporate communication by bringing together academic knowledge and insights from the subject areas of management and communication
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Commitment and Employee Engagement

4 Tips for Throwing the Perfect Office Party
May 24 2017 - Office parties can be a great way to boost engagement and build a bond between your employees. However, they can be a total HR nightmare if they're not handled properly.

It's All About Engagement
April 26 2012 - Tweeting, posting, sharing, texting - when does it ever end for Millennials? The important thing to remember is that it doesn't. Millennials (also known as Generation Y) are actively doing something at all times and if you don't want that something to be aimlessly browsing or looking at online job boards, engagement at work is key.

Emotional Intelligence and Job Satisfaction
September 20 2010 - Employees with high levels of emotional intelligence are more dedicated and satisfied at work.

Employee Work Perceptions Predict Organizational Success
August 27 2010 - Employees' perceptions of work conditions have a significant impact on the performance of their organizations

Anonymous Whistle-Blowing Allegations Often Ignored
August 1 2010 - Corporate directors responsible for internal whistle-blowing systems often take no action regarding anonymous allegations, even when they involve grave accounting breaches.

Loyalty and Employee Retention
June 9 2010 - U.S. organizations risk losing employees who feel under-valued and de-motivated as the economy recovers

Employee Engagement
March 17 2009 - Management is responsible for creating the conditions at work that will facilitate employee engagement, but management behavior may do the opposite.

Motivating Top Talent
February 10 2009 - Two recent reports offer guidance on motivating and developing talented employees in the current global economic downturn.

Actively disengaged workers cost U.S. hundreds of billions a year
October 6 2008 - It is almost a decade since a Gallup study indicated that "actively disengaged" employees - workers who are fundamentally disconnected from their jobs - were costing the U.S. economy between $292 billion and $355 billion a year.

Branding Aligns Employees With Organizational Goals
October 6 2008 - The treatment of employees and the quality of products and services rate highest in job-searchers' perceptions of organizations they want to work for even though recent big-name collapses and layoffs might be attributable to financial health and market conditions.

Anger In The Workplace
July 20 2008 - Recent research finds differences in attitudes to men and women who lose their temper in the workplace. While such outbursts tend to be accepted or even rewarded in men, women are judged less competent as a result.

Retail Employees Not Entirely Happy
February 21 2006 - Workers in the retail industry provided one of the lowest ratings of their company as a place to work compared to other industries, according to a Hay Group Insight Employee Survey Benchmark Report.

You resigned. You were given a counter offer. Now what?
February 1 2004 - Linda Matias says that uncomfortable breakups are not restricted to one's personal life; they can also creep into one's professional life when an employer's response to a resignation is a counter offer.

When Work and Family Conflict, Men Are More Likely Than Women to Leave Their Jobs
May 24 2003 - Men and women are confronted with conflicts between work and family but men who believe they have a heavy workload are more likely to leave their jobs than their female counterparts.

"Massive Job Cuts" - a Really, Really Bad Idea
John W. David comments on those Press Release Headlines... "Such-and-Such announces 12,000 more jobs to be Cut".

Employer reputation and employer branding
March 1 2002 - Treatment of employees and the quality of products and services rate highest in job-searchers' perceptions of organizations they want to work for.

Actively disengaged workers cost U.S. hundreds of billions a year
Gallup study indicates that "actively disengaged" employees - workers who are fundamentally disconnected from their jobs - are costing the U.S. economy between $292 billion and $355 billion a year.



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

by Shawn A. Smith, Rebecca A. Mazin
  The HR Answer Book addresses 200 questions that every employer needs to deal with, from recruiting and hiring to discipline and termination, compensation and benefits to training and employee relations. Accessible and concise, this on-the-job companion offers expert guidance on all types of "people" issues.
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