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    HRPeople FAQs

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    Range Penetration

    h4. The Range Penetration reveals the level of an individual's pay compared to the total pay range. Range penetration is calculated as: Pay-Range Minimum ÷ (Range Maximum-Range Minimum)
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    Percentile

    h4. Percentiles are common measures of dispersion in salary survey analysis. h4. For instance, at 75th percentile means that 75% of all pay rates are at or below that point, and 25% are above. h4. The percentile for an observation _x_ is found by dividing the number of observations less than _x_ by the total number of observations and then multiplying ...
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    Job Market for U.S. Graduates Will Grow

    Job Market for U.S. Graduates Will Grow
    The job market for U.S. college graduates looks more promising than it did in 2007, USA Today reported Monday. To make up for the growing number of U.S. workers reaching retirement age, employers are set to hire 16 percent more graduates this year from a year ago, a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey showed. The biggest hiring boost will ...
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    Compa-ratio

    h4. Compa-Ratio is the ratio of the actual pay rate (numerator) to the midpoint or some other control point for the respective pay range (denominator). Compa-ratios are used primarily to compare an individual's rate of pay to the mid-point or control point of the range. A compa-ratio may be calculated for an individual, a group of people, a department, or an ...
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    Pay Grade

    h4. Usually established within an organization, this refers to the levels or hierarchy of job and pay ranges. Also referred to as the salary structure, job grades, job-evaluation points and or policy lines.
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    Mixing Education with a Full Time Job

    Mixing Education with a Full Time Job
    The alarm goes off at 5:30 am, and you could swear you went to sleep five minutes ago. First a quick shower, followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due tonight over coffee and breakfast — if there’s time. Then it’s off to work, a solid eight-plus hours of time where you’re busy with reports, meetings and other assorted ...
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    Is Another Degree Your Ticket to Management?

    Is Another Degree Your Ticket to Management?
    I received my BS (1980) and MS (1982) in education and health sciences and worked in medical research until the mid-1980s. Since moving from the East Coast to California, I have changed careers and worked in computer support (three years) and mortgage banking (10 years). While these jobs paid the bills, I haven't been able to progress to a management position. ...
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    Accountant

    h4. Tasks Prepare, examine, or analyze accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness, and conformance to reporting and procedural standards. Compute taxes owed and prepare tax returns, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting or other tax requirements. Analyze business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations, to project future revenues and expenses or to provide advice. ...
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    Account Manager, Sales

    h4. Tasks Resolve customer complaints regarding sales and service. Monitor customer preferences to determine focus of sales efforts. Direct and coordinate activities involving sales of manufactured products, services, commodities, real estate or other subjects of sale. [widget:462] Determine price schedules and discount rates. Review operational records and reports to project sales and determine profitability. Direct, coordinate, and review activities in sales ...
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    Administrative Assistant

    h4. Tasks Operate office equipment such as fax machines, copiers, and phone systems, and use computers for spreadsheet, word processing, database management, and other applications. Answer telephones and give information to callers, take messages, or transfer calls to appropriate individuals. Greet visitors and callers, handle their inquiries, and direct them to the appropriate persons according to their needs. [widget:463] Set up ...
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    Architect, Except Landscape and Naval

    h4. Tasks Prepare information regarding design, structure specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, or construction time. Consult with client to determine functional and spatial requirements of structure. Direct activities of workers engaged in preparing drawings and specification documents. [widget:464] Plan layout of project. Prepare contract documents for building contractors. Prepare scale drawings. Integrate engineering element into unified design. Conduct periodic on-site ...
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    Attorney/Lawyer

    h4. Tasks Advise clients concerning business transactions, claim liability, advisability of prosecuting or defending lawsuits, or legal rights and obligations. Interpret laws, rulings and regulations for individuals and businesses. Analyze the probable outcomes of cases, using knowledge of legal precedents. Present and summarize cases to judges and juries. [widget:465] Evaluate findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of ...
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    Employee-Referral Bonuses

    The company gets a new employee with no recruiting fee, your friend gets a new job, and you get a check and the gratitude of both your friend and employer. What's not to like?
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    Auditor

    h4. Tasks Collect and analyze data to detect deficient controls, duplicated effort, extravagance, fraud, or non-compliance with laws, regulations, and management policies. Report to management about asset utilization and audit results, and recommend changes in operations and financial activities. Prepare detailed reports on audit findings. [widget:466] Review data about material assets, net worth, liabilities, capital stock, surplus, income, and expenditures. Inspect ...
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    Employee-Driven Transfer Policies

    I'm all in favor of policies that let you apply for jobs posted internally without your manager's approval. After all, different folks do better or worse work for different managers. And smart companies would rather have people stay in the organization than move to another employer because a self-interested manager blocked a requested transfer.
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    Branch Manager, Banking

    h4. Tasks Establish and maintain relationships with individual and business customers, and provide assistance with problems these customers may encounter. Examine, evaluate, and process loan applications. Plan, direct, and coordinate the activities of workers in branches, offices, or departments of such establishments as branch banks, brokerage firms, risk and insurance departments, or credit departments. [widget:467] Oversee the flow of cash and ...
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    Van Pools and Subsidized Transportation to Work

    Being green is where it's at, and companies that help underwrite employees' public transportation costs or provide van pools are way ahead of the curve.
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    Business Analyst, Computer Software/Hardware/Systems

    h4. Tasks Provide staff and users with assistance solving computer related problems, such as malfunctions and program problems. Test, maintain, and monitor computer programs and systems, including coordinating the installation of computer programs and systems. Use object-oriented programming languages, as well as client and server applications development processes and multimedia and Internet technology. [widget:468] Confer with clients regarding the nature of ...
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    Town Hall Meetings

    Companies that value employee input make a point of sharing news with their team members, virtually or face-to-face. Town hall meetings with leadership are a terrific way to generate ideas and get employee buy-in on new initiatives.

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

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