It is important to have access
to professional associations related to the profession of Human Resource
Management. This page contains two abstracts that recommend professional
association websites providing connections with relevant organizations.
Each abstract contains a connection to that particular website.
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An abstract of http://www.shrm.org
This website contains volumes of information pertaining to the Human Resource industry. The site is arranged by topic. Each topic has multiple sub-topics to choose from. Topics include compensation, pay, employee relations, discrimination, sexual harassment, recruitment, unions, performance and productivity.
Individuals and employers can post jobs on the site or research in particular fields. Publications are available with current issues in the Human Resource field.
It is very easy to navigate. It
offers a search engine with an advance search feature that allows the user
to point and click bullets to narrow the search. The help option,
located at the top center of the site, offers answers to commonly asked
questions users have. If your question is not listed, you can click on
the email address at the bottom of the help screen and email a question,
which may be added to the list of questions on the help screen. It
also offers links to other HR sites on the web by opening another window
to the site selected. This allows you to toggle between the two sites
to find information.
Abstract of http://www.ipma-hr.org/public/history-index.cfm
The International Personnel Management Association (IPMA) was established in 1973. It is a non-profit association for agencies and individuals in the public sector human resources field. The association has over 5,500 members in federal, state and local governments throughout the United States. One of its many purposes is to “promote communication and sharing of information among human resources professionals.” The site does this by offering various links to publications in the industry, products and even online job posting.
The web site for the IPMA lists out various topics for further research in Human Resource Management including:
· Government Affairs
This site covers almost everything related
to Human Resource management. It is full of information that anyone
in the human resource field will find valuable.