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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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98 Staffing Companies Top $100 million a Year

June 2 2005 - Signalling a major turn for the better, last year saw a 12% increase in the number of public and private U.S. staffing companies (98 in all) with revenues of $100 million, according to Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc.

The five largest businesses showed sustained growth. In order of size, they were:

  • Adecco SA
  • Manpower Inc.
  • Vedior NV
  • Randstad Holding NV
  • Kelly Services, Inc

"The fact that more than half the companies on the list are private demonstrates the breadth and depth of the industry," said Barry A. Asin, Chief Industry Analyst for Staffing Industry Analysts. "These large national and regional staffing firms compete effectively with the giant multinationals at the top of the list."

Staffing Industry Analysts, Inc. provides a unique annual list of businesses with $100 million or more in staffing revenue. At least 30% of their business must be staffing-related, and in the case of foreign-headquartered companies, at least $100 million must be U.S.-based business.




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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