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Closing HR Skills Gaps
Addressing federal hiring and strengthening the HR community are just two of the priorities of the Chief Human Capital Officers Council going into the new year.
A Presidential Reform of HR
The winner of the upcoming presidential election should focus on federal HR reform in the areas of employee engagement, leadership development, acquisition reform, and performance accountability and data-driven decisions, according to a new report.
Joining the 'Best' Crowd
A global certification organization has joined the field of "best workplaces" offerings, and is looking for companies that have the best HR policies and procedures for developing employees in the United States and around the world.
Engagement Still Top HR Concern
Latest poll of HR leaders' top worries shows keeping employees on board, and keeping them happy and productive, remains at the top of the list, though approaches for doing that are -- surprisingly -- declining in their abilities to deliver results.
Exploring HR Certifications
A year after the big split between SHRM and the HRCI, we take a look at the growing landscape of HR-certification options.
The Future of HR Is No HR
The more HR can free its time for strategic tasks, the more it will transform HR's role, with little resemblance to what it looks like today.
Compliance Officers Need More Clout
A recent survey finds more companies are hiring compliance and ethics officers; however, scandal and fraud continue, and a lack of effective training and empowerment are likely chief factors.
The Art of the Deal
Mergers and acquisitions are at an all-time high, along with recognition of the importance of addressing the related people issues surrounding such deals.
A Look Ahead
Experts say upcoming decisions from the Supreme Court and the National Labor Relations Board are just a few of the issues HR leaders need to be focused on in the coming 12 months.
Top Stories of 2015
From new rules to the not-so-new question of how to keep your talent from walking out the door, HR leaders had a full plate of issues to deal with this past year. Below is a compilation of our 10 most-viewed news analyses from 2015.
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HR Leadership Column

While a Trump presidency will inevitably have a noticeable impact on employment and labor policy, HR leaders shouldn't be tempted to make changes just because a new administration says it's legal to now do so.