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The HR I.Q. Test: July ’13

07/02/2013
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz.

Don’t let compassion for staff consume you

07/01/2013

You were probably attracted to HR because you want to help people. It’s in your nature to do so. But be careful not to become too attached to helping employees. It could actually hurt your career.

The HR I.Q. Test: June ’13

06/03/2013
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz …

Set boundaries when employees get personal

05/15/2013
How deeply do you want to get involved with employees’ personal lives? Becoming a sounding board for every personal problem will eat up your workday (and drain you emotionally). It’s up to you to set boundaries.

The HR I.Q. Test: May ’13

05/01/2013
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz …

The HR I.Q. Test: April ’13

04/01/2013
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz …

The HR I.Q. Test: March ’13

03/01/2013
Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz …

The HR I.Q. Test: February ’13

02/01/2013

Test your knowledge of recent trends in employment law, comp & benefits and other HR issues with our monthly mini-quiz …

Networking: How to schmooze like a pro without feeling phony

01/23/2013
Networking is an essential part of building a pro­­fessional career, but it’s a skill that doesn’t come naturally to many people. For some, it can sometimes feel downright sleazy. It doesn’t have to be that way. Try these tips for “classy” schmoozing:

Boost HR productivity to become a true strategic player

01/22/2013

Execs in your organization constantly look for ways to reduce labor costs and improve workforce productivity to keep up with competition. Most likely, those bosses don’t ask your advice … and you don’t give it. To start playing a role in improving productivity, take these steps.