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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 2019-2020: PHR Certification Test Prep and Practice Questions for the Professional in Human Resources Exam

Think all PHR/SPHR 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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Online Engineering Degree: What Are the Educational Requirements?

Online Engineering Degree

February 8 2020 - Have you ever thought about becoming an engineer? From helping to design huge skyscrapers to taking an architects' vision for a home and making it into a reality, the possibilities are endless.

If you have had this dream then the thought of going to college has probably crossed your mind. But going to college is time consuming and means moving to a new area to attend classes.

If you are considering a change of career later in life then an online engineering degree could be for you. Here's all about engineering education.

Types of Engineers

The most important thing to note about engineers is that they come in many shapes and sizes. Eventually, you will be able to apply for courses and work on your cover letter and application. But first, you need to decide what type of engineering you are going to specialize in.

Electrical Engineers

These types of engineers deal with power and how best to use it. They ensure that all electrical systems that are wired into the building are safe and that they are using the electricity in the most efficient way, not wasting power which is bad for the environment.

Electrical engineers have to work with the architect and structural engineers to ensure that the structure and design of the building accommodates the electrical circuits.

Civil Engineers

These engineers generally deal with machines and tools that are used to help build buildings. They will consider the functionality of the machine or the tool, whether it functions correctly and if it is energy efficient.

They spend most of their time in front of computers and in laboratories testing equipment and designing prototypes to make sure they work rather than on a building site.

Environmental Engineer

The climate emergency is a very real issue that we're all now aware of. Environmental engineers are a bit like city planners helping the city or local town to deal with the impact of the environment on the buildings and places we all visit daily.

In a crisis, like an earthquake, they are called out to help assess the situation and advise on how to mitigate the damage but they also help plan more mundane aspects of a city like waste management.

Strong Math and Science Skills

Once you've decided what engineer you want to become and which course you are going to apply for you next need to make sure you have all of the right skills to secure your place on the course.

Strong math and science skills are a must so if you didn't pass these at high school or your first degree was in humanities or the arts be sure to take some advanced math classes to boost your resume.

An Online Engineering Degree Can Boost Your Career Prospects

An online engineering degree can boost your career prospects but before you apply to be sure to be clear about what aspect of engineering you wish to major in. Also, brush up on your math and science skills.

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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

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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