Start exploring the English language today! Start your FREE email English course now!
Web English-test.net

English grammar tests
easy  medium  advanced
English synonym tests
easy  medium  advanced
Business English tests
easy  medium  advanced
English idiom tests
easy  medium  advanced
Common error tests
easy  medium  advanced
email this test to a friend add bookmark Help: How to take this test? PDF version business quiz
Business English Exercises
 

Human Resources Management

Answers to test questions and links to explanations

Home > Teaching Business English > Business English Lessons, Advanced Level # 95
previous business test PDF version next

 All tests  TOP 100  Forum  Dictionaries Click here for Explanation

Dr. John Sullivan, Head and Professor of Human Resource Management at San Francisco State University stresses the necessity of establishing a set of assessment tools that will let you know in advance where head count and overhead costs are excessive.

Correct answer: (c) head

Meaning of "head"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

Join our English Learning Community! — Make new friends today!
  Find penpals and make new friends today!

 english vocabulary, grammar and idioms Click here for Explanation

In this changing world, it is not uncommon for new markets to open (and close) rapidly, so companies need to have a strategy to move people and resources rapidly from areas of low to areas of a higher return.

Correct answer: (c) return

Meaning of "return"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

Start improving your listening skills today!  — Take these listening exercises now.

 esl lesson plans in 6 short stories with exercises Click here for Explanation

Developing HR systems and metrics known as "smoke detectors" that indicate potential problems gives us sufficient time to develop plans and strategies to either avoid the problem or minimize its impact.

Correct answer: (d) smoke detectors

Meaning of "smoke detectors"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

501 Business English Exercises — Printable, photocopiable.
For use in a classroom, at home, on your PC or anywhere.

 have you ever heard about phrasebase? Ask a Teacher

A bench strength or back-fill plan differs from succession planning in that it only covers replacing key jobs within a single department; individual managers are held responsible for developing at least one individual to fill every key job.

Correct answer: (a) bench

Meaning of "bench"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

Pimsleur English ESL/EFL — Learning English can
be fun. Try this audio program and you will make progress fast.

 english for beginners Ask a Teacher

One of the primary reasons employees leave their jobs is due to a lack of challenge, but HR can dramatically increase retention rates if it gets managers to develop individual "Challenge Plans" for each worker.

Correct answer: (c) retention

Meaning of "retention"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

Start FREE email English course now!Join more than 100,000 learners!


 language is a cycle Ask a Teacher

Because most companies have eliminated many management positions, there are fewer opportunities for promotion to stimulate workers, so they need to develop horizontal transfer and job rotation plans to ensure the continued development of skills.

Correct answer: (b) horizontal

Meaning of "horizontal"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

 british vs. american english Ask a Teacher

New hires, as well as our current workers, are demanding an increasing array of benefits and work life balance options like job sharing and sabbaticals.

Correct answer: (a) balance

Meaning of "balance"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

 want to learn english language through hip-hop? Ask a Teacher

In order to rapidly redeploy resources and fill unexpected vacancies HR must develop computerized skill or competency inventories.

Correct answer: (b) redeploy

Meaning of "redeploy"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

 vocabulary games: english adverb quiz Click here for Explanation

One of the primary reasons that employees quit their jobs are the bad management practices of their direct supervisor.

Correct answer: (d) practices

Meaning of "practices"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

 esl english vocabulary: verb noun adjective lists Click here for Explanation

A strong economy coupled with large swings in the health of world economies makes predicting the supply of labor increasingly difficult.

Correct answer: (d) coupled

Meaning of "coupled"
Dictionary.com   Cambridge Dictionaries   Merriam-Webster   Answers.com

Translate sentence with Google language tool
 
Translate with Ectaco online dictionary

Go to Question esl test: human resources management (answers)

Back to top


Business English Practice Exercises Business English Tests — several topics are covered: office matters, job applications, computer English, money expressions, business law, operations management, retail marketing, e-commerce, accounting terms, contracts and agreements, commercial correspondence, etc.
You will be exposed to a wealth of authentic sample sentences that include a great variety of themes. This compact Business English Test Package is the only printable English test collection currently available on the Internet. It contains 501 Business English Exercises (10 questions per test plus answer keys).  Get your unique Business English Practice Exercises now!

  FREE email English course with 292031 Subscribers    
 
Get FREE English course via e-mail
 

Search results:

Free English test

You will find everything related to your search phrase "Free English test" on our vocabulary building pages such as parts of speech (nouns, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, pronouns, conjunctions, modifiers, etc.), common words, idioms, phrases and expressions, word definitions from online dictionaries, free word and sentence translation, grammar structures and much more.

  • TOEIC — Test Of English for International Communication (3420 words, 684 tests, intermediate level)
  • GRE — Graduate Record Examination (3750 words, 750 tests, intermediate level)
  • SAT — Scholastic Assessment Test (5010 words, 1002 tests, intermediate level)
  • TOEFL — Test Of English as a Foreign Language (600 words, 120 tests, advanced level)
  • GMAT — Graduate Management Admission Test (1400 words, 280 tests, advanced level)

Discover our English Forum
Decision making skills vs. human resources skills vs. human relations skills, High return vs. strong competition, Test incompl/advan-178, Question 3

 

To link to English-Test.net from your website, simply cut and paste the following code to your web page.

It will appear on your page as
Business English Lesson — Learn English Online at English-Test.net
English Tests for TOEFL, TOEIC, GMAT, GRE, SAT, PCAT, MCAT, ASVAB, ESL/EFL copyright © 2003—2022 english-test.net