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PHR/SPHR: Professional in Human Resources Certification Study Guide
by Sandra M Reed and Anne M. Bogardus

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

PHR Study Guide 2017

PHR Study Guide 2018: PHR Certification Test Prep and Practice Questions for the Professional in Human Resources Exam

The Future of Human Resource Management

The Future of Human Resource Management: 64 Thought Leaders Explore the Critical HR Issues of Today and Tomorrow
Edited by Mike Losey, Dave Ulrich, Sue Meisinger

  Like its bestselling predecessor before it, this offers the very best thinking on the future of HR from the most respected leaders in the field.

International HR Links

Arab world

Arabian Society for Human Resource Management - Based in Saudi Arabia


- separate Australian HR Services page


Management Centre Europe - Brussels-based training organisation. - Gateway in Dutch and French versions.


Canadian links have been moved to page Canadian HR Services


List of HR links in Danish

Centre for Labour Market and Social Research - Univ. of Aarhus, Dept. of Economics and School of Business. Abstract and downloadable (PDF) papers.


Cadremploi - employment site. News, job offers, place your CV (in French).

Hong Kong

- see Hong Kong links on Asia Links page


- see Indian links on Asia Links page


Central Statistics Office

Dublin City University Business School Research Papers - Excellent collection of working papers, many on HR topics

Economic and Social Research Institute - includes national employment surveys

Enterprise Ireland

Department of Enterprise Trade and Employment

FAS - The Training and Employment Authority

Forfás - the policy advisory and co-ordination board for industrial development and science and technology in Ireland. Provides access to the Expert Group on Future Skills

Health and Safety Authority - papers, statistics, etc

Industrial Development Agency

Irish Management Institute - Includes access to a number of research papers on the Irish economy

Institute of Public Administration - includes information on training, personnel certification, etc

Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC)

Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU)

Irish Institute of Training and Development

Irish Municipal Public and Civil Trade Union (IMPACT)

Irish Small and Medium Enterprises Association (ISME)

The Irish State - Government of Ireland gateway

Labour Relations Commission - the employee relations scene, student section, etc

Law Society of Ireland - legal news and features, including access to the Law Society Gazette articles - leading legal web site serving both jurisdictions in the island of Ireland.

Recruit Online - Recruitment site for Northern Ireland and the Republic, with some general HR links.

Small Firm Association (SMA)

* Note that the CIPD is organized in Ireland (North and south) - see UK links


- see Japanese links on Asia Links page

Latin America

LatPro - Fascinating site about HR in Latin America and hispanic employment issues.


- see Malaysian links on Asia Links page

New Zealand

New Zealand HR links have been moved to New Zealand HR Services


Norsk Institutt for Personalutvikling og Administrasjon - In Norwegian.


- see Phillippine links on Asia Links page


- see Singapore links on Asia Links page

South Africa

Business Times Labour Guide - Articles on employment topics with extensive archive and other links

CaseLaw - Choice of free or subscription access to legal case information.

COSATU - Congress of South African Trade Unions

Department of Labour -  revised site including labour statistics and white papers

EWET - Education with Enterprise Trust has a mission to "enable communities through development assistance for them to become the masters of their own destinies

Institute of Personnel Management

South African Board for Personnel Practitioners'  - includes information on benchmarking, news, best practice standards and other useful material

White Paper on Human Resource Management in the Public Service December 1997 - Extensive, well-organized site with both free and subscription content. Very useful!


The National Institute for Working Life

Management literature - Swedish reviews

Personal och Ledarskap - Excellent website by the Swedish HR journal 

Swedish trade union


PA-bas - a Swedish network for HR novices

P net - a Swedish HR network

Swedish Employer Federation

Svenskt PA-forum

Tests -  facts about tests.

United Kingdom

- separate UK HR Services page

United States

- separate US HR Services page

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