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    Human Resources Manager

    Tasks • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs. • Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants. • Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel. • Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion and employee benefits. [widget:456] • Perform difficult staffing duties, including ...
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    HRPeople’s Ultimate Salary and KSA Guide

    HRPeople’s Ultimate Salary and KSA Guide
    Identifying the competencies valued in a company, and paying employees according to the relative worth of their skill profile is one of the most critical functions fulfilled by HR. HRPeople's Salary and KSA Guide provides the Tasks, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Median pay for today's top 50 US Jobs. Find the job you need below: [gate] • *Accountant* • *Account Manager, ...
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    Why Do We Need a Pay Strategy?

    Why Do We Need a Pay Strategy?
    Question: I keep hearing that we should have a pay strategy. We just want to attract, motivate and retain good employees. Why do we need a pay strategy?                                                                   ...
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    Welcome to HRPeople

    Welcome to HRPeople
    Welcome to HRPeople, an independently run hub for the HR community. *Who are we?* We're not simply an anonymous job board, not an index of HR agencies and contact information, but something new and different: a place where your lifelong career needs come home to roost. Whether you're considering a career in HR for the first time, or a veteran employee, ...
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    Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration

    Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration
    A public administration degree can prepare you for many different upper-level careers in public service, including HR careers such as human resource management. The curriculum includes leadership and management skills, strategic planning for single departments but also for major disaster response, communication skills, media relations to name a few. One can expect to come away from a program in public administration ...
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    Don’t Be Stupid: Buying a Fake Degree Online is a Mistake

    Don’t Be Stupid: Buying a Fake Degree Online is a Mistake
    I honestly can’t believe I have to post this in 2010 but after running across another LinkedIn profile that pointed to a degree mill for their MBA, I’ve got to tell you this with all certainty: - You’re wasting your money - You’re wasting your time - You’re killing your credibility - Recruiters will catch you What’s crazy is that this ...
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    How to Score a Loan for College

    How to Score a Loan for College
    With lenders dropping out of the business due to credit-crunch stress, students and their parents should study up on these options… Families struggling to pay for college need all the help they can get. With lenders spooked by the credit crunch abandoning the business, borrowers seeking loans for the coming academic year may encounter problems, including higher interest rates on some ...
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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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    Three Easy Steps to Finding an HR Scholarship

    Three Easy Steps to Finding an HR Scholarship
    Step 1. Find Schools You Want to Attend Most colleges and universities offer fantastic scholarships. So the BEST way to search for scholarships is to narrow the list to include only those schools you’d most like to attend, then research their awards and financial aid options. Many scholarships from corporations and nonprofits also require detailed information about your academic plans, ...
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    Global Human Resources

    Global Human Resources
    With business and the economy becoming globally focused, many companies are sending their employees overseas. This global workforce has created new career opportunities for job seekers interested in the human resources field. What does a global human resources professional do? A little bit of everything. Individuals being sent abroad by their companies have many questions and need a variety of services ...
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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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    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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    Executive Assistant

    h4. Tasks Manage and maintain executives' schedules. Prepare invoices, reports, memos, letters, financial statements and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. Read and analyze incoming memos, submissions, and reports to determine their significance and plan their distribution. Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence, including faxes and email. File and retrieve corporate documents, records, and reports. Greet visitors ...
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    FLSA Exemption Criteria

    FLSA Exemption Criteria
    On July 24, 2004, the United State Department of Labor issued new rules regarding eligibility for overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The new rules will go into effect on August 23, 2004 unless some unexpected action by the Congress occurs to block implementation. As of this date, there have been attempts to block implementation but nothing, as yet as ...
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    Master of Business Administration (MBA)

    Master of Business Administration (MBA)
    The master of business administration, or MBA, is often considered the top degree in the business world, although PhDs in certain specialties are certainly available. No matter what industry you're in, an MBA degree will be an enormous asset. Some companies will provide tuition assistance or reimbursement in exchange for your commitment to continue working for them after you earn your ...
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    Associate's Degree in Human Resources

    Associate's Degree in Human Resources
    An associate's degree in human resources prepares graduates to begin or advance their careers in human resource management or to eventually complete their HR bachelor's degree. Programs typically provide students with working knowledge of human resources policies and procedures and relevant computer applications, along with the skills needed to manage people in a workplace environment. [widget:231] In general, course work for ...
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    Doctoral Degrees in HR

    Doctoral Degrees in HR
    Doctoral degrees in HR should be pursued by those who have identified a subject area that they would like to work on for multiple years, or those who enjoy statistics, psychometrics and research methodologies. Ph.D.'s in HRM take about five years, and include course work, internships or teaching assistantships, and a dissertation. [widget:230] Doctoral degrees in Organizational Development or Organizational Behavior ...
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    HRPeople's Glossary of Jargon

    Frequently Used Jargon • Calculating Mins Mids and Maxes • Compa-ratio • Corporate Social Responsibility Programs • Distance Learning • Employee Driven Transfer Policies • Employee Referral Bonuses • Ethics Hotline • Intranets • Matching Contributions • Pay Grade • Percentile • Range Penetration • Total Compensation
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    How Much Will an MBA Raise My Salary?

    How Much Will an MBA Raise My Salary?
    In general, more education will result in higher pay, especially when it comes to business. That’s why so many professionals decide to pursue an MBA. MBAs often lead to career acceleration as well as higher salaries. In fact, according to a Graduate Management Admissions Council (GMAC) survey, MBA graduates in 2005 could expect to earn an average salary of $106,000, with ...
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    HRPeople FAQs

    Please review these FAQs for answers to the most commonly asked questions. Contact information for asking additional questions or to report technical problems is available on the bottom of this page. 1. How do I update my profile? • Make sure you are logged into HRPeople account • Click on the "My Profile" link in the upper right corner of any ...
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Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?