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    Just Do Your Job

    Just Do Your Job
    I love all of the discussion centered who should report to which department. Whether it is a HR department arguing they should be reporting to the CEO and they should have a seat at the table to recruiters arguing that they should be in any department except HR, it gives me a broad smile. Someone is building excuses for performance deficiency. ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Staffing and Recruitment

    Staffing and Recruitment
    Staffing, Recruitment and Placement professionals are often viewed as the most visible and important part of human resources. This is because staffing is the first entry point of prospective employees to the company. Recruitment professionals are responsible for the staffing strategy for the organization or the company, the sourcing of candidates, screening and preliminary interviewing of candidates, conducting background checks and ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Diversity and Inclusion Manager

    Diversity and Inclusion Manager
    Globalization and increased legal accountability have increased the demand for Diversity professionals. Depending on the size of the company, Diversity and Inclusion professionals will ensure company compliance with federal and state affirmative action laws, report regularly on specific targets to the Government and other institutions, provide funding and corporate sponsorship to external organizations, and run programs within the company that encourage ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Organizational Development Professional

    Organizational Development Professional
    Are you one of those people who embraces change? Then the field of organizational development may be just what you're looking for. Organizational development professionals work closely with top management to ensure the organization's design is closely aligned with the company's goals, mission and vision. In this role, you may also do some training and development. Things can get really hot ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Corporate Communications

    Corporate Communications
    A Corporate Communications Manager creates, implement and oversee communications programs that effectively describe and promote the organization and its products. Corporate Communications devises the strategy for internal communications and manages vehicles such as newsletters, websites, and networks. These professionals also often assist in the preparation of presentations and/or speeches geared toward employees and consumers. Larger corporations will have entire organizations devoted ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Talent Director

    Talent Director
    Talent Management has increased in importance over the last decade. Talent Management professionals are involved in the development and assessment of employees through the implementation of programs and initiatives. Talent Management includes Goal Management, Performance Mapping, Development, Competencies, and Succession Planning and depending on the organization, a professional may be working on all or individual parts. Talent Management professionals may also ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Specializations

    Specializations
    Within the field of Human Resources there are many different specializations. Want to learn more? Check out the specialization profiles: • HR Generalist • Compensation Professional • HRIS Professional • HR Training Manager • HR Consultant • Labor Relations • Staffing and Recruitment • Diversity and Inclusion • Organizational Development Professional • Corporate Communications • Talent Management
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Degrees

    Degrees
    • *Bachelors Degrees for HR Professionals* • *Masters Degrees for HR Professionals* • *Doctoral Degrees for HR Professionals* • *Juris Doctor (JD) in Employment Law*
    Published over 6 years ago | Rate This
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    Whatever Happened to Transparency?

    Whatever Happened to Transparency?
    You remember transparency, don't you? Sure you do! Everyone was talking about it several months ago. It came right along with being on social media and operating openly in our communications. The idea was, to be successful, particularly on social media, you needed to be transparent – or, open, honest, and respectful in your interactions with others. Funny thing, though . ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Human Resources Certifications

    Human Resources Certifications
    • *Professional in Human Resources/Senior Professional in Human Resources/Global Professional in Human Resources* • *Certified Personnel Consultants/Certified Temporary-Staffing Specialists* • *Certified Compensation Professional/Certified Benefits Professional/Global Remuneration Professional/Work-Life Certified Professional* • *Certified Professional in Learning and Performance* • *Myers-Briggs Type Indicator*
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Reimbursing Employee Meals?

    Reimbursing Employee Meals?
    A reader writes: Our office has a number of staff that travel to our various satellite offices – most of the travel is same day (home to office back to home)(no overnight stays). There are a few staff members that feel like they need to be reimbursed for breakfast and lunch and sometimes even dinner (if they leave after 5pm) from ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rate This
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    The Global Politics of Hiring Trends

    The Global Politics of Hiring Trends
    Global hiring means getting a handle on how different cultures view salaries, taxes, and benefits. Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bündchen may be able to decide, as she did recently, that she would rather be paid in euros than once-mighty dollars. But for most mere mortals toiling away in cubicles around the globe, pay and benefits are a decidedly local affair. In Latin ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Is HR Right for You?

    Is HR Right for You?
    Considering HR? Your timing is great. Human resources is transforming itself. Once widely viewed as mere tacticians, paper pushers, or in-office enforcers, today’s HR professionals are increasingly seen as integral to their companies’ business success. This growing strategic role means HR now has a place at the table where real business decisions are made, and that offers unprecedented opportunities for those ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Defining the Role of Human Resources

    Defining the Role of Human Resources
    The workplace is stressful these days and people are on edge. If it's not increasing demands, decreasing dollars and limited staff, it's the human resource staff standing in the way of supervisors and managers doing what they want to do, how they want to do it, and when they want to do it. The No-No Girls Back in the day, me ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    An Important Message from the Editor of HRPeople

    An Important Message from the Editor of HRPeople
    In today's uncertain economic times, you - like many others - are probably focusing on saving more and spending less. You may be anxious about your job security, salary and employment opportunities. Over the years, I've found the best way to combat stress is to put together a plan and stick to it. Here at HRPeople we are 100% focused on ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +5
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    I Can't Do Salary Surveys Anymore

    I Can't Do Salary Surveys Anymore
    I love spreadsheets. Is it the ISTJ in me that loves the boxes, the formulas, and the grids? Does anything compare to the excitement of figuring out how to round down in Excel instead of rounding up? I enjoy compensation. I could spend hours, reviewing salary surveys; analyzing data; determining benchmark rates; and working with others to develop and articulate a ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rate This
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    5 Reasons Why Nothing Has Changed in Your Organization

    5 Reasons Why Nothing Has Changed in Your Organization
    Business leaders complain all the time that nothing seems to have changed in their organizations, despite their best efforts to make things happen. Yet they continue to do the same things and receive the same results. Well, it's no wonder why nothing has changed! Here are five reasons why your progress may have stalled. 1. You have people on board who ...
    Published about 4 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Sign Up for HRPeople's Weekly Newsletter

    Sign Up for HRPeople's Weekly Newsletter
    Would you like to hear from us? Every week, HRPeople sends out a recap of the best and most popular content from our site. Sign up for our newsletter today. To receive the newsletter: 1) In your profile, there are tabs at the top to set your site preferences. Here, you can go into your Account Settings. 2) Scroll down to ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +5
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    Follow Up for the Win

    Follow Up for the Win
    Your follow-up letter could be what sets you apart from other candidates. If you're neck and neck with another candidate, the way you follow up could put you over the top -- or it could sink you. h4. To Send or Not to Send -- Does It Make a Difference? Catherine was looking for a business analyst to fill a position ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rate This
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    What it Takes to Move into HR

    What it Takes to Move into HR
    Are you interested in working in human resources but fear you lack the experience? Many job seekers in this field are concerned about making this type of move. "Don't be afraid to apply for an opening," encourages Shannon Arens, a human resources specialist with Sioux City, Iowa-based Terra Industries Inc., a manufacturing company. "There's great growth potential." If you can't talk ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +72

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