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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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General HR Articles

Why 2017 is the Year of Video Marketing
May 19 2017 - 2017 will be dominated by video content and so will the future, so get up to speed now and see what it can do for your business.

The increasing risk of cyber attacks on businesses
February 15 2017 - A question that HR workers often debate is, who is responsible for the protection of data?

What Trump's Presidency Means for the Future of Human Resources
January 20 2017 - There is no denying that the recent change of guards in American politics is set to have far reaching implications when it comes to labor and human resource management.

Do You Have What It Takes to Work in Human Resources?
January 20 2017 - In this article, we're going to discuss some of the appropriate skills and aptitudes of a good HR manager.

Five US immigration obstacles faced by companies expanding to the US
July 9 2015 - It is critical to understand that a foreign business owner or employee will need the appropriate visa in place prior to traveling to the US to be able to work.

Aggression At Work
December 18 2007 - Researchers highlight the importance of "basic civility" and effective communication when addressing many workplace problems.

Employee Fraud
August 27 2007 - Recent research has found that more than half of 40 major financial institutions surveyed in the United States and the United Kingdom have been the victims of organized crime, 85 per cent have experienced employee fraud and 65 per cent consider this an increasing problem.

Misclassifying Independent Contractors
July 26 2007 - Call for urgent clarification and guidance to assist employers through a multiplicity of confusing statutory and agency regulations when classifying workers as employees or independent contractors.

Fedex Driver Illegally Denied Unemployment Benefits
August 23 2006 - The Massachusetts department of workforce development has ruled that a former FedEx home delivery driver was illegally denied unemployment benefits after finding that he was actually an employee of FedEx, not an independent contractor as the company claimed.

Stress, Loyalty and the Job Market
August 22 2006 - A recent survey of American workers found them greatly looking forward to Labor Day weekend at the beginning of September. Nearly one-third said they are working longer hours and suffering more stress than the same time last year.

The 21st Century Chief Human Resource Officer
April 4 2006 - Meet a developing 21st century professional: the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

Fashion at Work
June 27 2005 - Two-thirds of women say designer brand names are not important at work, according to a Fashion at Work survey by WomensWallStreet.com.




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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