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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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    Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration

    Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
    Do you wind up the leader of almost every group project you get involved in? Do other people frequently ask you for financial advice? Do you watch _"The Apprentice"_ and similar TV shows and say to yourself, "I could do better than all these people"? You might never get to be the president of a multi-billion-dollar company, but businesses all over ...
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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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    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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    Gain More Education to Improve Your HR Career

    Gain More Education to Improve Your HR Career
    There usually comes a point in your career when you know you need more education to move up in an organization. Deciding to continue your education is the easy part; figuring out the best way to do it is the real challenge. Nowadays, there are a number of choices. Certifications Choices include certifications offered by HR professional associations such as the ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Employment, Recruitment, Placement Specialist/Recruiter

    h4. Tasks Establish and maintain relationships with hiring managers to stay abreast of current and future hiring and business needs. Interview applicants to obtain information on work history, training, education, and job skills. Maintain current knowledge of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and affirmative action guidelines and laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Perform searches for qualified candidates according ...
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    Heading Back to School? Tips for Juggling Work, School and a Personal Life

    Heading Back to School? Tips for Juggling Work, School and a Personal Life
    If you've decided to pursue a higher degree after working for a few years, you may need a little help getting organized. Try these survival tips for juggling work, school and your personal life. h2. Choose Your Program Carefully Many schools tailor programs to working healthcare professionals by offering evening and weekend classes. Some schools provide distance learning opportunities, which allow ...
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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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    Mechanical Engineer

    h4. Tasks Read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports. Confer with engineers and other personnel to implement operating procedures, resolve system malfunctions, and provide technical information. Research and analyze customer design proposals, specifications, manuals, and other data to evaluate the feasibility, cost, and maintenance requirements of designs or applications. [widget:452] Specify system components or direct modification of products ...
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    Grad School is Not an Escape

    Grad School is Not an Escape
    From a Monday New York Times article on the job market for new grads: Liam O'Reilly, who just graduated from the University of Maryland with a bachelor's degree in history, said he had applied to 50 employers -- to be a paralegal, a researcher for a policy organization, an administrative assistant -- but he had gotten hardly any interviews. While continuing ...
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    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...

    Want to Get into Graduate School? Here's How...
    If you’ve decided to head back to the classroom for an advanced degree, get ready to face some competition. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of masters degrees granted is expected to increase by 35 percent. To stand out from the pack, get organized to make your graduate application shine. Graduate school applications generally require: * Transcript * GRE or other ...
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    Restaurant Manager

    h4. Tasks Compile and balance cash receipts at the end of the day or shift. Resolve customer complaints regarding food service. Train workers in food preparation, and in service, sanitation, and safety procedures. Inspect supplies, equipment, and work areas to ensure efficient service and conformance to standards. [widget:442] Control inventories of food, equipment, smallware, and liquor, and report shortages to designated ...
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    Retail Sales Associate

    h4. Tasks Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs. Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits. Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices. [widget:440] Compute sales prices, total purchases and receive and process cash ...
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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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    Physical Therapist

    h4. Tasks Plan, prepare and carry out individually designed programs of physical treatment to maintain, improve or restore physical functioning, alleviate pain and prevent physical dysfunction in patients. Perform and document an initial exam, evaluating data to identify problems and determine a diagnosis prior to intervention. Evaluate effects of treatment at various stages and adjust treatments to achieve maximum benefit. Administer ...
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    Medical/Clinical Laboratory Technologist

    h4. Tasks Analyze laboratory findings to check the accuracy of the results. Conduct chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, and spinal fluid, to determine presence of normal and abnormal components. Operate, calibrate and maintain equipment used in quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as spectrophotometers, calorimeters, flame photometers, and computer-controlled analyzers. [widget:451] Enter data from analysis of medical tests and ...

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