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Q1. Choose three topics or ideas associated with the human resource management profession. Describe how you can use each of these topics to succeed in a graduate degree program.

Must be at least five passages including at least three peer-reviewed articles.

Q2. Organization, time management, and effective communication are key elements to online learning.Discuss how you can use each of these elements towards your professional career.

Solution should be about 500 words and all sources must be cited.

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Your posting did not mention what citation protocol you are supposed to use: MLA, APA, Harvard, Chicago, etc. These references I used are cited in APA.

From the following Web-based resource comes an overview of human resource officer duties. In bold font are the qualities I chose to use for the answer to your first question, copied and pasted here from the posting:

Q1. Choose three topics or ideas associated with human resource management profession. Describe how you can use each of these topics to succeed in a graduate degree program.

Must be at least five passages including at least three peer- reviewed articles
The Princeton Review Education. (2013). Career: Human resources manager. Retrieved from

Human resources managers handle personnel decisions, including hiring, position assignment, training, benefits, and compensation. Their decisions are subject to some oversight, but company executives recognize their experience and skill in assessing personnel and rely heavily on their recommendations. Although physical resources- capital, building, equipment -are important, most companies realize that the quality and quantity of their output is directly related to the quality and commitment of their personnel. Human resources professionals make sure that appropriate matches are made between support staff and producers, between assistants and managers, and between co-workers to enhance productivity, support the company's business strategy and long-term goals, and provide a satisfying work experience for employees. A human resources professional in a smaller firm is a jack-of-all-trades who is involved in hiring, resource allocation, compensation, benefits, and compliance with laws and regulations affecting employees and the workplace and safety and health issues. This multiplicity of tasks requires {1} individuals with strong organizational skills who can quickly shift from project to project and topic to topic without becoming overwhelmed. "You're the last line of defense between your company and confusion," wrote one human resources manager at a small firm, "and sometimes confusion wins." {2} Strong interpersonal skills are crucial for managers at small firms. These managers spend much of their day handling questions, attending budgeting and strategic planning meetings, and interviewing prospective employees. The rest of the time, they take care of paperwork and talk on the telephone with service providers (insurance, health care, bank officers, etc.). At larger firms, {3} human resources managers often specialize in one area, such as compensation, hiring, or resources allocation. Compensation analysts work with department managers to determine pay scales and bonus structures. Hiring specialists (also known as recruiters) place ads in appropriate publications, review resumes, and interview candidates for employment. Allocation managers match assistants, support staff, and other employees with departments that have specific needs. Sensitivity to both personality ...

Solution Summary

Topics associated with human resource management discussed with their application and relevance to a graduate school student's success, with three Web-based peer-reviewed article resources, and the topic of the key elements necessary for success in online learning. 500 word response.