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Building an Effective 'Speak-Up' Culture
Getting workers to step up and speak up when they have a complaint about misconduct in the workplace is never an easy task, but here are some things HR leaders can do to foster a more open culture within their organization.
HR's Top Earners
Who made last year's HR's Elite list -- and what did they take home?
HR: Catalyst for Workforce Change
HR should show the way for organizational change in any company, and demonstrating leadership in creating a variable workforce-management strategy is a good place for the function to start.
Better Ways to Deliver Bad News
Giving bad news to employees is never easy, and fumbling its delivery can inflame emotions and decrease company morale. In the wake of Microsoft's stumbles in announcing a mass layoff, experts chime in on ways employers can soften such situations, and -- possibly -- come out looking good.
It's (Still) All about Engagement
HRE's latest "What's Keeping HR Up at Night?" survey finds employee retention and engagement remain the top concerns for HR leaders, a trend experts predict will only intensify as the economy slowly regains steam.
A Dynamic Duo
A new study released by EY suggests a connection between CHRO/CFO collaboration and business performance.
Assessing SHRM's Move into Certifications
SHRM's sudden and surprise announcement that it was launching a new HR certification initiative based on competencies is raising a considerable number of questions about the future of accreditation.
Eight Skills Needed to Become Chief HR Officer
The CHRO role is much different than a top divisional HR role or a position leading a center of excellence within the function. So what does it take to reach the C-suite?
New Strategy? Don't Forget The Execution
In a Q & A with author and Wharton Professor Lawrence G. Hrebiniak, he explains why it's critical for firms to create a "culture of execution" in order to succeed.
Too Darned Complex
Today's business environment rewards flatter, more nimble organizations. Yet many HR leaders report feeling overwhelmed by complexity.
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HR Leadership Column

When dealing with depression in the workplace, it's essential to ensure that supervisors have the training to recognize the signs of trouble and employees suffering from this widespread and troubling illness have access to resources and tools that can provide much-needed assistance.