The HR I.Q. Test: March ’18

1. What’s the number one reason that people say they don’t report sexual harassment at work?

a. Afraid of losing job

b. Don’t want to be labeled a troublemaker

c. Don’t think they’ll be believed

2. What do HR professionals say is their greatest workforce management challenge today?

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a. Recruitment

b. Retention

c. Employee engagement

3. What’s the most popular reason that people take FMLA leave?

a. For a child or spouse’s illness

b. For their own illness

c. For a new child

4. In 1965, Americans age 65 and older made up 11% of the workforce. What is the percentage of over-65 workers today?

a. 19%

b. 16%

c. 10%

5. Nearly a quarter (72%) of HR professionals surveyed said this day should be a paid national holiday from work:

a. The Friday after Thanksgiving

b. Election Day

c. The day after the Super Bowl


Sources: 1. CareerBuilder survey 2. Society for Human Resource Management survey 3. U.S. Department of Labor survey 4. AARP survey 5. OfficeTeam survey


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

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