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The HR I.Q. Test: January ’10

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1. More than half (58%) of teenagers say they would consider _________ as a criteria when weighing a job offer.

    a. The “social conscious” of the  potential employer
    b. The ability to text, tweet and Facebook at work
    c. The ability to turn the job into a long-term career

2. One in four workers say they don’t pay attention at work to:

    a. The employee handbook
    b. Open enrollment for benefits changes
    c. The boss

3. Just over a third (34%) of 450 office workers surveyed said they planned to give their boss a gift this holiday season. Which gender was most likely to give?


    a. Males
    b. Females
    c. No difference

4. What’s the best day and time to schedule a workplace meeting that people are most likely to be available to attend?


    a. Friday at 10 a.m.
    b. Wednesday at noon
    c. Tuesday at 3 p.m.

5. President Obama signed a bill recently that expands extra FMLA rights to:

    a. Military families
    b. Employees of financially troubled companies
    c. Registered Democrats

6. What percentage of U.S. workers say they’d fire their boss if given the option?

    a. 28%   
    b. 48%   
    c. 68% 

Sources: 1. Junior Achievement/Deloitte survey; 2. CareerBuilder survey; 3. OfficeTeam survey; 4. When Is Good online scheduling report; 5. www.theHRSpecialist.com; 6. Adecco survey.

Answers: 1. b  2. b 3. b  4. c  5. a  6. a

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