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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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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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Job seekers spend 7 hours a week looking at recruitment ads

April 25 2003 - 60% of job seekers in a recent survey said they averaged seven hours per week reviewing recruitment advertisements. The New York Times Job Market survey also found that that they responded to an average of 69 job listings posted either online or in newspapers.

The survey was conducted by Beta Research Corporation who interviewed 250 hiring managers and 200 job seekers by telephone in the New York metropolitan area. They defined job seekers as people currently looking or plannning to look for a new job in the next six months.

Job seekers were equally divided in their responses about spending more time searching online job boards (49%) versus print recruitment advertisements (49%). Of all resources available to them, job seekers say that they have responded to online job listings (60%) and print advertisements (59%) during their current job search.

Recruitment & Resume Screening

Hiring managers say they typically use the following sources to fill positions from outside their organizations and to identify the highest quality candidates:

Trade publications
Online job boards
Company's Web site
Typically Used

Best Candidates


* Companies with 100+ employees are more likely to say this.

Hiring managers from organizations with fewer than 100 employees said they spend an average of three hours per week screening resumes. Managers at companies with 100+ employees said they spend an average of six hours per week screening resumes.

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