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human resources

The fancy word for "people." The human resources department within an organization, years ago known as the "personnel department," manages the administrative aspects of the employees.
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After the business communication skills were identified, a questionnaire was developed and mailed to human resource managers of the 200 largest companies (based on revenue) in the Dallas/Ft.
Human resource managers were asked to evaluate the importance of the communication competency for new business majors as: 4=Extremely Essential; 3=Essential; 2=Needed, but can be learned on the job; and l=Not Essential.
The questionnaires were mailed to the human resource managers of the 200 largest firms as measured by revenue Dallas-Ft.
In view of the recent corporate scandals, it seems appropriate for the human resource managers to focus on the importance of these factors in business communication.
In the first section a conceptual framework is established for discussing the work of human resource managers and time as a verbal resource.
Indeed, human resource managers themselves express the importance of maintaining consistent standards and rules as a central aspect of their role (Forray 1998).
As the organizational point person for all manner of employer and employee-related problems, the everyday work of human resource managers means dealing with 'organizational trouble'.
An important part of the work of human resource managers can be viewed as an ongoing effort to anticipate and avoid trouble, both for themselves and for the organization.
Additionally, 35 percent of human resource managers reported that their 2006 budget for salary increases will be larger than 2005, while 9 percent anticipate a lower budget, and 55 percent reported no change.
They told us they wanted better navigation, a cleaner look, lots more tools, and quick help answering the complicated questions that challenge human resource managers every day.
And as an introductory gift to human resource managers, the firm is offering a free download of a Special Report on one of the most-questioned HR regulations of all time, "Top 100 FLSA Overtime Q & As" at http://www.
Up to now if a human resource manager had a detailed question about HR management compliance or policy in her state - good luck

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