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Human Resources - Guide to the Site
Looking for information on any aspect of human resources or employee management and development for your organization? Here are the resources you'll need to start, manage and develop your human resources department and all the people aspects of your business. Find personal development information. Find policy samples, human resources systems and...
Human Resource Management Basics
Want fundamental information about how to do common Human Resources activities and functions? These Human Resource fundamentals provide basic information about how to do HR tasks.
Human Resource Management Functions
Need basic information about Human Resource management as a function or department within a company? What is Human Resource management and what do people who work in Human Resource management do? Learn how Human Resources is organized and the contribution Human Resource staff make in their company. Here is all the basic information you need to...
Human Resources 101 FAQ
Want basic information about human resources including a definition? Career planning, a career outlook and more? I've answered some of the questions I receive most frequently in email. I trust the responses will be useful to you, too.
5 Tips for New HR Professionals
Want to know what, as a person new to the field of Human Resources, you can do to most quickly leverage your skills and experience to support the strategic direction of your business? Here are five tips to heed.
Best HR Articles of 2012
My readers have voted for the best new articles on the site for 2012. These have been their favorites.
What Is Human Resources?
Human resources are the people that staff and operate an organization. Read the definition of Human Resources.
Transition to a Career in Human Resource Management
People take widely divergent paths on their journey to working in Human Resource management. They enter Human Resource management by luck and by design and they stay because they enjoy the work and the people. Common themes emerge when you listen to the stories people tell about their transition into Human Resource management.
HR Job Descriptions
From the Occupational Outlook Handbook, job descriptions are provided for human resources, training, and labor relations specialists and managers. The nature of the work and working conditions are described.
What Is Human Resource Management?
Want to know what Human Resources management is? It's the most popular question on the site. Start here with the basics.
Why Human Resources Leaders Need Degrees
Human Resources leaders need degrees to find jobs and advance in their careers. When most of the job competition has a degree, don't be left out of the running. Find out more.
Progressive Discipline FAQ
Tips and frequently asked questions (FAQs) about progressive discipline are answered.
Predictors and Promises for the Future of Human Resources
If you wish to jump start your career in the Human Resources profession, these Human Resources books will tell you where to invest your time and attention. These Human Resources books are recent, on-target, study-based and key for Human Resources career growth. These Human Resources books target trends such as becoming a strategic partner for...
Top 10 Books for Job Seekers and Career Changers
Thinking about your current job search or a career change? For dads, grads and others, these books will help you find your way. Learn about the job market. Translate your most important needs, interests, and goals into a rewarding career. Find techniques for a successful job search. These are my long term favorites. Gift a favorite person with...
Poll: Do HR Leaders Need Degrees?
It's a frequently asked question. What do you think?
Human Resources Careers Article Index
Want to find information about your Human Resources career fast? Check out this one-stop directory of all the related articles on this site.
Entry Level Job Center
Alison Doyle, the About Guide to Job Searching, provides a great set of resources for the individual who is looking for his or her first professional job in Human Resources. Visit here to find your first job!
Is a College Degree Necessary to Work in Human Resources?
What degree requirements are expected from the Human Resources professional? Learn more about education required for HR employees.
Your Favorite HR Articles of 2012
Interested in what was the most popular of the articles published on the Human Resources site in 2012? Here are my readers' additional favorite articles.
What Is a Human Resource?
A human resource is a person or employee who staffs and operates a function within your organization. Read the definition of a Human Resource.
What Is Human Resource Development (HRD)?
Human Resource Development is the framework for helping employees develop their personal and organizational skills, knowledge, and abilities. Human Resource Development includes such opportunities as employee training, employee career development, performance management and development, coaching, succession planning, key employee identification,...