By Staff Report
Sep. 7, 2011
HR Facing a Labor-filled Future
by Mark Schoeff Jr.
|With a raft of workplace legislation on its slate, Congress could place administrative demands on HR that are at odds with its quest to be more strategic.|
Eval Providers Face a New Test
|Business schools are finely customizing their executive offerings to craft the behaviors required to steer global corporations through the current financial crisis, which reflects a broader shift toward creating programs that confront individual companies’ immediate business challenges.|
Firms Hit the Road to Health
|Programs push employees to compete in marathons and other athletic endeavors.|
Crafting a Master Financial Plan
|Companies are going beyond basic education programs for retirement savings, instead providing tools to help employees plot their financial future.|
Sector report: Rewards & Recognition
By Michelle V. Rafter
|A Canadian bank’s partnership with Electronic Data Systems is a testament to how human resources outsourcing is living up to its pledge of freeing HR departments from workaday tasks to focus on strategic issues.|
The Last Word
A poor ‘Choice’
Parity for adoption
From our readers
|Standing Up For The Sit-in|
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| Executive education
UNIVERSITIES ARE PUT TO THE TEST
Amid pressure to demonstrate strategic results, corporate education programs are placing greater demands on their academic partners.
Recruiting & Staffing
THE NEGLIGENT HIRING TRAP
Superficial screening leaves employers open to lawsuits when an employee harasses a co-worker, assaults a customer or steals confidential information.
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