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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    The Business Case for Being FLSA-Compliant

    The Business Case for Being FLSA-Compliant
    Question: I am the HR director of a large public university. Lately, we have been looking at our jobs, and we think that some of the jobs that we currently treat as exempt should really be non-exempt. I have approached the president and told him of the result of my review and the penalties of non-compliance, but my advice — to ...
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    Why Managers Resist Fewer Pay Ranges

    Why Managers Resist Fewer Pay Ranges
    h4. Question: We are in the process of updating our classification and pay structure. We are trying to reduce the number of pay grades from what we currently have. Our department heads and managers are really resisting some of the things that are being done. Can you provide any insight as to why they are resistant to streamlining the pay structure ...
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    Develop a Market Based Pay Structure

    Develop a Market Based Pay Structure
    h4. Question: We want to develop a market-based pay structure. How do we go about this and what are the advantages and disadvantages? h4. CompDoctor: So, you actually want to pay your employees what the market is paying them? What a radical idea. While we were thinking that the best way to figure out how to pay people was to look ...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    Grow Your Business and Your Confidence with Professional Communication Courses

    Grow Your Business and Your Confidence with Professional Communication Courses
    Human resources is becoming an increasingly popular career field. Competition for HR positions is growing, and superb oral and written communication are a requirement. HRPeople, in partnership with Monster and Cornerstone OnDemand, is now offering an online Business Communication Training Bundle to help you differentiate yourself from other HR Professionals. [widget:cornerstone] For a low cost of $139, you will have three ...
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    The Ultimate International Job Guide for College Graduates

    The International Job Guide What do you do if you graduate during the worst American economic recession in a generation? Simple: Leave America. Just because your options for employment have been limited by the highly competitive job market doesn’t mean that the world is out of jobs, it just means you need to broaden your horizons. MonsterCollege has compiled a guide ...
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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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    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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    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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Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?