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The HR I.Q. Test: September ’12

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1. I-9 forms must be completed within three days of an employee’s date of hire. The “three days” rule means:

a. Three business days

b. Three calendar days

2. When employees take FMLA leave, employers say they most often handle the extra workload by:

a. Hiring temporary staff

b. Allowing work to go undone

c. Assigning the tasks to co-workers

3. What percentage of employers offer rewards or bonuses for completing a health/wellness program?

a. 16%   

b. 35%   

c. 52%

4. The worst type of boss, according to a new employee survey, is one who:

a. Tries too hard to be the employee’s friend

b. Ignores employees

c. Steals employees’ ideas

5. Some experts say U.S. employees will be requesting more FMLA leave in the coming months due to:

a. The Department of Labor’s release of a new booklet, The Employee’s Guide to the FMLA

b. DOL-sponsored commercials run during the Olympics that explain FMLA rights

c. The hit song of the summer, Call Me FMLA


Sources: 1. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; 2. Society for Human Resource Management survey; 3. Society for Human Resource Management survey; 4. Citrix survey; 5. The U.S. Department of Labor.

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

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