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Human Resource Management Internet Resources

Donna Savage

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Donna Savage
University Librarian - Office 201
phone: 254-968-9246

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Human Resource Management Subcategories:



The Business Journals - coverage for all aspects of Human Resource Management.

DMOZ Open Directory for Human Resources - the DMOZ was developed and managed by a constantly growing community of "editors" who are experts in their areas of interest.

Equal Employment Advisory Council - the nation’s largest nonprofit association of employers dedicated exclusively to the advancement of practical and effective programs to eliminate workplace discrimination.

HR Internet Guide - is a rapidly growing directory of hundreds of links to the human resources field.

HR BLR (Business and Legal Reports) - Whether it's conducting polls that reveal important changes in the American workplace or simply continuing its mission of providing human-resource professionals with accurate, up-to-date information on workplace compliance and trends, HRnext has been a valuable resource for journalists from the moment of its launch in 1999.

HR Village - Includes sample forms, documents, a staff handbook, faq's, events calendar, and a searchable HR database.

Human Resources Institute - Knowledge centers, white papers, surveys, trends, and links are included in this Institute. -an Internet gateway for occupational health and safety resources, is owned and published by WorkCare, a national, occupational health-consulting firm.

Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources - researches issues in the field of Human Resource Management as well as providing research opportunities for Master's and Doctoral level students at the LBJ school of Public Affairs at UT Austin

Workforce Online - Online magazine and current information resource for Human Resource Management professionals.

Compensation and Benefits

Employee Benefit News - critically acclaimed Web site delivers the information benefits decision makers need to keep current, conduct research, benchmark and share ideas and solutions with their peers.

Employee Benefit Research Institute - nonprofit, nonpartisan organization committed exclusively to data dissemination, policy research, and education on economic security and employee benefits.

U. S. Department of Labor National Compensation Survey - comprehensive measures of occupational earnings; compensation cost trends, benefit incidence, and detailed plan provisions. Detailed occupational earnings are available for metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas, broad geographic regions, and on a national basis. The index component of the NCS (ECI) measures changes in labor costs. Average hourly employer cost for employee compensation is presented in the ECEC.


American Association for Affirmative Action - the association of professionals managing affirmative action, equal opportunity, diversity and other human resource programs.

Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - An interactive resource hub for higher education.

SHRM Diversity - One of the Society for Human Resource Management's excellent focus pages.


HR Certification - Training and certification programs for HR professions.

Training and Seminar Locators - Find public, custom, and on-site executive education, continuing education, certificate programs career training classes, conferences, and related services, products, and facilities.

Training Registry - is a directory of trainers, training consultants, seminars, human resource management training courses, and more.


American Psychological Association Testing and Assessment - APA's Testing Office does not maintain, sell, or endorse any tests. However, we do try to assist the public by directing people to the available resources to help them find what they need.

Buros Center for Testing - Now you can access test information online, exactly as it appears in the Mental Measurements Yearbook series. Search by keyword,alphabetic, or category listing of test titles. You will find free information on almost 4,000 commercially available tests. Over 2,000 of these tests have been critically reviewed by the Buros Institute.

ERICAE. net - Test locator from Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC).

SAMHSA Division of Workplace Programs - Substance abuse prevention pre employment screening information from the Federal Government.

HR Law

ADA Hot Links and Document Center  - Job Accommodation Network is a service of the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) of the U.S. Department of Labor. JAN is one of several ODEP projects. JAN's mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, self-employment and small business opportunities and related subjects.

Employment Law at  - Employment law consists of thousands of Federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions. Many employment laws (e.g., minimum wage regulations) were enacted as protective labor legislation. Other employment laws take the form of public insurance, such as unemployment compensation.

Legal Information Institute (LII) at the Cornell University Law School - This site is an excellent overview as well as the full text of the federal laws on employment law.

Labor and Employment Laws - another section of Cornell's excellent Legal Information Institute

Texas Labor Law - Texas Statutes online.

United States Code Title 29- Labor - The Labor Code of the United States.

Professional societies, unions, associations, and other  organizations

AFL-CIO - This is the official website of the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations.

America's Health Insurance Plans - is the nation's principal association of health plans, representing more than 1,000 plans that provide coverage for approximately 170 million Americans nationwide. Member plans include health maintenance organizations (HMOs), preferred provider organizations (PPOs), other similar health plans and utilization review organizations (UROs).

Association for Talent Development - Founded in 1944, ATD is the world's premier professional association and leading resource on workplace learning and performance issues. ATD provides information, research, analysis and practical information derived from its own research, the knowledge and experience of its members, its conferences, expositions, seminars, publications and the coalitions and partnerships it has built through research and policy work. ATD's membership includes more than 70,000 people, working in the field of workplace performance in 100 countries worldwide.

Employee Assistance Professionals Association - in 1971, the Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA) is the world's oldest and largest membership organization for employee assistance professionals, with approximately 6,200 members in the United States and more than 30 other countries. EAPA hosts an annual conference, publishes a journal for the employee assistance profession, and offers trainings and other resources to enhance the professionalism of its members and the industry.

HRM Guide: International Human Resources - a series of linked websites containing hundreds of free pages of Human Resource Management-related articles, features and links.

International Society for Performance Improvement - Founded in 1962, the International Society for Performance Improvement (ISPI) is the leading international association dedicated to improving productivity and performance in the workplace. ISPI represents more than 10,000 international and chapter members throughout the United States, Canada, and 40 other countries. ISPI's mission is to develop and recognize the proficiency of our members and advocate the use of Human Performance Technology. Assembling an Annual Conference Expo and other educational events like the Institute, publishing books and periodicals, and supporting research are some of the ways ISPI works toward achieving this mission.

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources - a national organization of human resources professionals concerned with improving the professional development of its members. NAAAHR is dedicated to providing a national forum where African Americans can share, gain information and provide leadership on issues affecting their individual careers and the quality of work life for other African Americans.

Society for Human Resource Management the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Representing more than 170,000 individual members, the Society's mission is to serve the needs of HR professionals by providing the most essential and comprehensive resources available. As an influential voice, the Society's mission is also to advance the human resource profession to ensure that HR is recognized as an essential partner in developing and executing organizational strategy. Founded in 1948, SHRM currently has more than 500 affiliated chapters within the United States and members in more than 120 countries.

WorldatWork - is a professional organization for compensation and benefits.

Government Resources

ADA Home Page - the official web page for up to date information about ADA.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives.  Revised every two years, the Handbook describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations.

Social Security Online - information about the Social Security Administration.

State Classification Team - located in the Texas State Auditor's Office, this group is responsible for maintaining the State's compensation and classification system, analyzing state workforce issues, and providing information on employee compensation issues to the Legislature.

Texas Workforce Commission -  the state government agency charged with overseeing and providing workforce development services to employers and job seekers of Texas.

United States Department of Labor - fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department administers a variety of Federal labor laws including those that guarantee workers’ rights to safe and healthful working conditions; a minimum hourly wage and overtime pay; freedom from employment discrimination; unemployment insurance; and other income support.

United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics - The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.

United States Department of Labor OSHA - OSHA's mission s to ensure safe and healthful workplaces in America. Since the agency was created in 1971, workplace fatalities have been cut in half and occupational injury and illness rates have declined 40 percent. At the same time, U.S. employment has doubled from 56 million workers at 3.5 million worksites to 111 million workers at 7 million sites.

United States EEOC - Home for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.


Career OneStop - Find jobs--from entry level to technical to professional to CEO. Identify job-ready workers with the right skills. Locate public workforce services in your area. Explore alternative career paths, compare salary data for different occupations, learn which careers are hot, get resume writing tips and job interview strategies, and much more!

Monster  - Monster includes guides for job seekers as well as providing one of the most well known job site for employers and employees on the internet.

O'net Online - Provides “detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more.".

Riley Guide Employment Opportunities and Job Resources on the Internet - the Riley Guide is an excellent resource which links to job listings, resumes and cover letters, salary guides, recruiter information and more.

USAJOBS - is the Federal Government's official one stop resource for job hunting and information