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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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3 Ways To Boost Morale At Your Company

February 25 2019 - If you want to win over and keep top talent around at your company, then you should consider focusing on boosting morale in the workplace. The more content and proud your employees are to work for your business the more likely it is that they'll stay put for years to come.

While it's important to deliver results and increase profits, remember to focus on creating a rewarding and attractive environment for your employees to work as well. Review a few tips that are going to help you achieve this goal and raise the spirits and increase the level of comradery at your workplace.

1. Encourage Open & Honest Communication

Communication goes a long way in helping your employees to feel happier at work. Boost morale at your company by encouraging an environment of open and honest communication between departments and upper management and employees. Give your staff members a chance to voice their opinions and be heard both formally and informally and take their suggestions for improvement seriously. Send out regular email updates, hold company-wide meetings and make sure the right people are being informed of information they need in order to do their jobs in a timely manner.

2. Work on Improving Processes

Your main goal should always be to make sure your employee's voices are being heard and that you're doing what's in your power to help them achieve success. For instance, if you work for human resources in the manufacturing industry, then you might consider suggesting how business processes can be improved. This could involve finding suitable companies such as Baling Wire Direct to efficiently recycle your cardboard goods. It's worth you taking the time to better understand what your employees do all day long and what process improvements you can suggest to improve how they're currently operating.

3. Reward & Treat Your Employees Fairly

A major reason many employees leave their current employer is because they feel as though they're not being treated fairly or properly compensated for their efforts. You can boost morale at your company by making an extra effort and going above and beyond to ensure your staff members are being recognized and properly rewarded for their performances and hard work.

In addition, offer them the opportunity to take time off of work or go out to lunch as a team if they're meeting or exceeding their goals. Don't forget to have a little fun once in a while too and allow your employees to connect with each other, by hosting a team outing or teambuilding activity every so often.

Conclusion

Boosting morale at your company may not be an easy feat, but it's definitely necessary if you want to retain your top talent. Use these tips to help you implement a few new ways for how you can make sure your workers are satisfied. It's never a bad idea to reach out and ask for their input on the matter if you're unsure of where to start or how to proceed and want to confirm you're not missing the mark in this area.



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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