How to conduct business research part 2.
Human Resources - Links and Government sites
- Biznar - A Deep Web Free Aggregator Website
Deep Web Technologies’ free databases offer sources by broad subjects. The Deep Web contains hundreds of thousands of sources which are not accessible to Google and Bing.
- Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies - Research
The Center for Advanced Human Resource Studies (CAHRS) and HR Studies faculty at the Cornell ILR School investigate issues relevant to practitioners and add to the HR management body of knowledge. A fundamental focus and distinguishing characteristics of CAHRS is original research of the highest quality. Studies focus on all aspects of human resource management.
HR-Guide (started in January 1999) is a rapidly growing website containing hundreds of pages of information related to Human Resources.
A large, organized directory of human resources plus business forms, legal guides, news, book reviews, etc.
- Human Resources and the Internet – Cornell University Library
This guide contains numerous web links to human resources information.
- Human Resources Management DSST - A Free Study Guide (Free Clep Prep)
Suggested links and information.
- Occupational Outlook Handbook
This is a guide to career information about hundreds of occupations!
- Open Culture - The Best Free Cultural & Educational Media on the Web
Description: Free, open access resources organized by category. Resources listed include: Online Courses, MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses), Movies, Audio Books, eBooks, Textbooks, Language Lessons, Business Courses, etc.
- Society of Human Resource Management SHRM
Contains a large amount of information on human resource management organized within these categories:
HR Topics & Strategy, Legal Issues, Templates, HR Standards, Research, Education, Conferences, Publications, Communities, and HR Answers.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.
- Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics- U.S. Census Bureau
The Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics (LEHD) program is part of the Center for Economic Studies at the U.S. Census Bureau. The LEHD program produces new, cost effective, public-use information combining federal, state and Census Bureau data on employers and employees under the Local Employment Dynamics (LED) Partnership. State and local authorities increasingly need detailed local information about their economies to make informed decisions. The LED Partnership works to fill critical data gaps and provide indicators needed by state and local authorities.
- Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) - U.S. Department of Labor
With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)* to assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance.
- The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is comprised of a team of professionals who work to assure fair labor practices and workplace democracy nationwide. Since its creation by Congress in 1935, this small, highly respected, independent Federal agency has had daily impact on the way America's companies, industries and unions conduct business. Agency staff members investigate and remedy unfair labor practices by unions and employers. They also conduct elections to determine whether employees wish to be represented by a union, and if so, which union.
- The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information. It is also illegal to discriminate against a person because the person complained about discrimination, filed a charge of discrimination, or participated in an employment discrimination investigation or lawsuit.
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is the United States government’s principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves. HHS is headed by the Secretary who is the chief managing officer for our family of agencies, including 11 operating divisions, 10 regional offices, as well as the Office of the Secretary.
- U.S. Department of Labor
To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights.
- U.S. Office of Personnel Management
The Office of Personnel Management exists to support the men and women who serve the American people as Federal workers.