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PHR/SPHR

PHR / SPHR Professional in Human Resources Certification Kit
by Sandra M Reed and James J. Galluzzo III

Must-have preparation for those looking to take the PHR or SPHR certification exams in order to strengthen their resume.
 


PHR Study Guide 2019-20

PHR Study Guide 2019-2020: PHR Certification Preparation and Practice Test Prep Questions for the Professional in Human Resources Exam


Essential HR

The Essential HR Handbook, 10th Anniversary Edition: A Quick and Handy Resource for Any Manager or HR Professional
  This fully updated 10th anniversary edition is packed with information, tools, checklists, sample forms, and timely tips to guide you through the maze of personnel issues in today's complex business environment.

B.C. Signs Worker Agreement With Philippines To Address Skills Shortage

January 29 2008 - The British Columbia provincial goverment has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Philippine government aimed at reducing the shortage of skilled workers in B.C. The Republic of the Philippines is the third largest source country for immigrants to B.C.

Economic Development Minister Colin Hansen said that the agreement will help strengthen relations between B.C. employers and Philippine recruiters, giving more effective access to foreign workers. Colin Hansen said:

"The British Columbia economy is growing at a rate faster than the overall Canadian economy and definitely faster than the overall American economy. To maintain this momentum, we need to attract 30,000 workers per year with specific skills from outside B.C."

Minister Hansen signed the two-year memorandum of understanding with Philippine Labour Secretary Arturo Brion who said:

"The government of the Philippines is particularly receptive to partnering on international recruitment. Our agreement with B.C. truly confirms the opening of a new chapter of sharing Filipino labour with other countries through contract migration."

The agreement targets the sectors most in need of skilled employees - tourism and hospitality, retail and construction. Welcoming the agreement, Earl Wilde, president of the B.C. Hotel Association said:

"This agreement with the Filipino government will provide B.C. employers effective, quicker access to foreign workers. We are looking to attract temporary or permanent immigrants in areas where we have labour shortages."





Successful Onboarding

Successful Onboarding: Strategies to Unlock Hidden Value Within Your Organization Mark Stein and Lilith Christiansen
  Fact: 1/3rd of all external hires are no longer with the organization after 2 years. What can you do about it? In a word: onboarding.
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The HR Answer Book

The HR Answer Book: An Indispensable Guide for Managers and Human Resources Professionals by Shawn A. Smith, Rebecca A. Mazin
  The HR Answer Book addresses 200 questions that every employer needs to deal with. Accessible and concise on-the-job companion.
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