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Education versus Experience
A new study finds that while many employees still value their education, they believe specialized training is often more beneficial than a degree in the workplace. But are employers also beginning to put more stock in real-world experience than academic credentials?
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HRPA’s Take on Obama’s Executive Orders

The HR Policy Association just released a letter to U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez expressing its concerns over President Obama’s use of executive orders.

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Benefits

It appears employers have moved in droves to include voluntary product offerings as part of their overall employee-benefits strategies. Here are a few things to consider as you evaluate the many and varied options out there.
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HR Technology

The next generation of software is emerging for college recruiting. This domain has already had one major acquisition and many start-ups are now laser-focused on connecting college grads with corporate jobs. Yes, even though, as you've heard, there aren't enough!
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Talent Management

Over the past few decades, organizations have moved toward much greater individual accountability and away from less functional, committee-based approaches when it comes to managing projects. While these new models certainly have their advantages, they also can easily be undermined.
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HR Leadership

While breaking up the HR function may not be the best remedy for what ails the profession, reconsidering its priorities -- including its need for practitioners to have better business judgment -- may be.
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Inside HR Tech

The Inside HR Tech columnist answers three of the more pressing questions from HR practitioners attending SHRM's annual conference.
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Legal Clinic

Question: There has been a lot of recent talk about social media with respect to employer monitoring of employees' social-media activity and, more specifically, what employers can and cannot ask employees related to their social-media activity. Can you please provide a summary of the recent developments in this area?
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Tackling HR Due Diligence in M&A
During the course of a merger or acquisition, due diligence can provide valuable HR insight into the workings of the company, from employment practices to its talent pipeline.
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Terminating At-Will Employees
Many HR executives believe they can terminate at-will employees for any reason whatsoever. Here's why they're wrong.
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