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The HR I.Q. Test: January ’15

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1. California this month becomes the first state requiring employers to train their workers:

   a. How to make smart health insurance and financial choices  

   b. How to avoid bullying and abusive conduct

   c. How to negotiate a pay raise


2. What’s the No. 1 quality employees say they look forward to getting when hiring veterans?

   a. Assertiveness

   b. Leadership

   c. Teamwork


3. Compared with two years ago, most employers say the number of employee requests for pay raises has:

   a. Increased

   b. Decreased

   c. Stayed the same


4. Employee pay garnishments are on the rise. What’s the No. 1 reason employees have their paychecks garnished:

   a. Child support

   b. Student debt

   c. Tax levies

5. Germany’s top labor official is calling for regulations that would bar employers from:

   a. Hiring employees age 16 or younger

   b. Requiring more than three hours of work on holidays

   c. Sending email to employees after 6 p.m.


Sources: 1.; 2. Harris poll; 3. Accountemps survey; 4. ADP survey; 5. The HR Weekly.


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

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