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Internet for Social Research and Human Resources

Before tackling the topics related to HR, let us take a tour to find and decide some useful resources to use. For starters, see below:

Unit 1 Student Notes


Job Description
Person Specifications
Recruitment Sources and Advertising
Equal Employment Opportunity


Job Advertisements
A Curriculum Vitae
The Job Interview

Employee Relations

Employment Contracts
Disciplinary and Grievance Procedures
Health and Safety at work

HR Development

Career Paths: from classroom to the boardroom
HR Development Practices
Training Courses
Equal Opportunities and Diversity
Dress Code in Business

Reward and Remuneration

Salaries and Fringe Benefits
Salary Reviews

Interaction in the Work Place

Managing Diversity
Team Building
Managing Conflict
Sexual Harassment

Industrial Relations

Labour Relations
Wage Negotiation
Business Etiquette

HR Useful Phrases and Vocabulary

Human resources English glossary

BBC Talking Business

English in Use for Human Resources

  • Tenses
  • Modal Verbs
  • The Passive Voice
  • Conditionals
  • Wish constructions
  • Question Tags
  • Indirect Questions and Reported Speech
  • The Article
  • Expressing cause and effect
  • Expressing comparison
  • Figures and Numbers
  • Interpreting Data
ESL Video Quizzes
BBC Grammar Challenge

Internet Resources for HR

  • Sites

Human Resources Wiki
Guide to Managing Human Resources at UC Berkeley
Human Resources on About.com
Human Resources Recruitment and Selection course unit at OpenLearn
  • E-books

  • Academic Articles

  • Magazine Articles

Social Statistics

Surveys and Assessments

Various Tests