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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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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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Recruitment Articles

Telling the Truth on Your Resume
April 19 2017 - Those that are not completely honest are being refused jobs, and those already in a job will lose the job and any related unemployment benefits.

Important Factors to Consider When You're Hiring a Health Care Professional
January 16 2017 - The reputation of your health care organization depends on the people you hire.

Boost Your Hiring Strategy with the Top 5 Recruitment Trends for 2017
January 2 2017 - Here are the top 5 trends that we're excited about seeing more of in the year to come.

SEO Basics for Recruitment Companies
September 22 2016 - With millions of people looking for jobs and plenty of employers offering positions, it's no surprise that more and more entrepreneurs are turning to the recruitment industry for their next business venture.

How the Gig Economy and Freelancers are Reshaping HR Departments
September 16 2016 - Over 50 million Americans worked as freelancers in 2015, according to a study by the Freelancers Union and Upwork.

How to Make Your Job Search Successful in the New Year
January 11 2016 - The first months of the year bring about countless new possibilities, and if you follow our tips, you may just land that new job before you remember to hang up your new calendar.

How to Spice Up Your Resume for a Holiday Job Search
December 2 2015 - Scores of people try to land a holiday job, so it's a good idea to do everything you can to make yourself stand out from the competition.

Recruiting For Call Centers - Skills to Look For
August 3 2015 - When recruiting for a call center, look out for people with these skills and traits, as they are the kind who will do very well on this career path!

InterviewStream Transforms Video Interviews with WebRTC
October 3 2013 - Today's video platforms allow recruiters and hiring managers to conduct live and pre-recorded interviews with any candidate in any location, at any time - significantly reducing travel costs and scheduling hassles.

New Trends In Hiring
September 14 2010 - Organizations are planning to increase hiring as the economy recovers but are making significant changes to their recruitment strategies according to research from Job Search Television Network (JSTN).

What Recruiters Want
August 20 2010 - How potential employees can best respond to increased use of recruiters as the economy recovers.

Modest Men Not Appreciated
August 14 2010 - Modest responses from men in job interviews tend to be associated with weakness and low status.

Do You Really Know Your Contractors?
March 17 2009 - The Hard Evidence for Contractor Screening and Employment Background Check Searches

Pre-employment Screening Becomes More Complex
April 28 2008 - The Background Screening division of Kroll, a leading risk consulting firm, has released its annual Hit Ratio Report revealing that employment screening criminal record convictions are continuing on an upward trend.

Atlanta Survey Finds Positive Views About Today's Job Candidates
October 9 2007 - A survey commissioned in metropolitan Atlanta by American InterContinental University (AIU) has found that local employers believe today's job seekers are better equipped for productive employment than their equivalents in the past.

Recruitment Practices
April 21 2007 - A recent survey finds that 75 per cent of 180 organizations responding either use or plan to use psychological assessment for executive selection and development. Over half (58.3 per cent) currently use such methods, a further 16.7 per cent are considering their implementation.

Citigroup attracts law graduates
September 28 2006 - Citigroup Global Wealth Management has recently has teamed up with a number of top law firms and law schools to introduce CitiSelect, described as an innovative recruitment programme aimed at providing graduating law students with a new way to fast track their careers.

Snap Judgments About Faces
August 24 2006 - Recent research indicates that when we see an unfamiliar face, our brains decide intuitively whether a person is attractive and trustworthy within a tenth of a second - so quickly that reason may play no part in the process.

Job Seekers Want Money And Job Security
August 20 2006 - Senior managers believe that pay and job security are the most important factors when workers consider job offers according to a recent survey.

Effective Cover Letter Techniques
May 4 2006 - Applying for a new job, or a new career, can be a major task if you are not prepared with knowledge about yourself and techniques for revealing the best information about yourself when you are applying through the mail for a new position. Sending your resume off through the mail can often seem like you are blindly putting yourself "out there" for everyone to look at and review. But if you use the information in this article, you can create a cover letter to accompany your resume, one that will get you in the door for an interview. Taking that step from mailing your resume to actually getting an interview is one that many people find difficult, but it does not have to be.

'Whole Person' Hiring Assessments
May 2 2005 - Brainbench roll out assessment tools designed to predict employee success more accurately by measuring the specific mix of personality, skills, abilities and past employment behavior for over 150 jobs.

When Well-written Resumes Don't Work
April 20 2005 - Telltale signs that your job search may be in jeopardy and the quick fixes you can incorporate to increase the chances your job search will be successful.

Candidates Who Perform Last Finish First
March 1 2005 - Participants appearing towards the end of juried competitions seem to do better than those performing at the beginning - and this finding has implications for recruitment and selection.

5 Tips for a Safe Online Job-Search
February 1 2005 - Conducting a job search using the Internet has definitely transformed how jobseekers contact hiring companies. With the Internet's convenience, a breeding ground for scam artists continues to grow each year as well.

Webhire Workforce Intelligence
May 1 2005 - 'Webhire Workforce Intelligence enables corporate executives, hiring managers, recruiters and other talent stakeholders to fine-tune hiring practices and talent management programs by analyzing critical talent management metrics and trends against internal and external benchmarks.'

What Is Your Greatest Weakness?
December 2 2004 - The fastest way to make a good interview go bad is to avoid questions posed by the hiring manager.

Networking Nights for New York, Atlanta, Washington, D.C and Chicago
May 21 2004 - Monday, May 24 the New York Times Job Market "Networking Nights" series kicks off again in New York City. But this year it will extend to other select U.S. cities

The "Interviewable" Resume
March 30 2004 - The challenge is, How does one create an "interviewable" resume, one that isn't boring or sterile?

When Bad Interviews Happen to Good Candidates
February 4 2004 - Going through the motions of a bad interview is like peeling back the layers of an onion.

How American Employment Law May Affect Recruiting Processes Abroad
January 7 2004 - U.S. statutes cover discrimination abroad against U.S. citizens applying for employment with American employers or for employment with American-controlled foreign employers.

Project work valuable for evaluating prospective hires
January 7 2004 - Enterprising job hunters have long sought to get a foot in the door as a way into their next job. A new survey for Robert Half Technology shows employers also embrace this approach.

Manpower Introduces Web-Based Employment Prescreening Tool
July 16 2003 - Efficiently prescreen thousands of job candidates can significantly reducing the amount of time hiring managers need to spend reviewing resumes and identifying the most suitable candidates.

Is it racism or something else?
April 25 2003 - Looking for a white-collar technical job on the web? Make sure your name sounds Japanese, Jewish or "white." That increases the likelihood of an interview by a factor of seven to eight times compared to names that sound African-American, Greek, Hispanic or Italian.

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 ads and responded to an average of 69 job listings.

Recruiternet Announces Partnership with InfoLink Screening Services
January 14 2003 - InfoLink To Provide Integrated Background Checking Services To Recruiternet's Applicant Tracking Solutions.

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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