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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    HRPeople FAQs

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    Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources

    Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources
    Human resource management covers a wide variety of tasks and functions within an organization, including: recruiting and hiring, employee compensation and benefits, corporate policy, employee assistance, and training. Within the field of human resource management there is an endless list of possible jobs. Some of these include: recruiters, EEO officers, employer relations specialist, benefits managers, training and development managers, and labor ...
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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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    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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    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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Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?