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Human Resource Certification: Things You Should Know

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If you are pursuing a degree in human resource management then you have most likely heard of the HR Certification Test. Though not a requirement for obtaining your degree at Limestone, the courses you take will expose you to all areas of human resources covered in the exam. The expert opinions on whether HR professionals […]

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February 25th, 2015

Posted in Human Resources, Professional Development

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No-Layoffs Policy vs. Downsizing: The HR Implications

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When a company is going through downsizing or attempting to find ways to sustain its employees, human resource professionals play a significant role in alleviating some of the difficulties associated with this process. Layoffs or corporate downsizing is typically considered as an extreme measure companies are forced to take to cut costs. In such instances, […]

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February 12th, 2015

Posted in Human Resources

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How geography affects HR recruitment

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A few of our recent posts have shared some of the common HR industry issues when it comes to talent recruitment, retention and development. However, as HR professionals continue to evolve to meet the needs of a demanding market, it’s important to remember that geographic location also plays a role in HR’s ability to fulfill […]

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January 21st, 2015

Posted in Human Resources

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HR Automated Recruiting Debate

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Choose the statement that describes you the most. I have highly original ideas. I am prepared to tell people if they are mistaken. I am modest about my accomplishments. Sounds like a personality test? Well, it is. Though, in this case you are not just exploring your personality for fun’s sake, you’re being screened for […]

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December 10th, 2014

Posted in Careers, Human Resources

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The Netflix Slideshare every HR management student should know about

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If you are working on getting your bachelors in human resource management, and haven’t stumbled upon Netflix’s Slideshare presentation titled “Netflix Culture: Freedom & Responsibility”, it may be time to play catch-up. With over 9 million views, the presentation updated in 2011 has caused a wave of discussion in the human resources world that’s still […]

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November 12th, 2014

Posted in Human Resources, Tech + Leadership

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Survey yields interesting insights for students interested in HR recruitment and training careers

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The 2014 Employer Needs Survey, published in August by North Carolina Department of Commerce found that almost 45 percent of North Carolina employers hiring for at least one position in the past year had trouble finding good candidates. The top reasons were applicants’ lack of adequate work experience, education credentials and technical skills. The survey […]

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October 31st, 2014

Posted in Careers, Human Resources

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