An HR Icon Reflects on Retirement
By Kristen B. Frasch
Randy MacDonald talks about his decision to step down as senior vice president of HR for IBM, his preparation beforehand, and the profession he has championed -- and critiqued -- throughout his career.
HR Plays the Outside Board Game
By Larry Keller
The recent election of Gap Inc. HR chief Eva Sage-Gavin to the board of directors of an outside company is the latest example of HR executives following this path. HR leaders not only have much to offer outside boards, they and their employers also benefit from them doing so, experts say.
A Dynamic Duo
By Julie Cook Ramirez
HR-and-marketing partnerships are evolving, as organizations recognize their immense potential for positively impacting recruitment, engagement and branding initiatives.
Differing Views on Innovation
By Mark McGraw
Recent research shows a gap between leaders' view of their work in leading innovation and how employees view leadership's efforts in this area. Experts urge HR professionals to help managers break out of "decision-making mode," and coach them on encouraging original, innovative ideas from employees.
Winners and Losers, 2012 Edition
By David Shadovitz
After much deliberation, here is HRE's list of this year's winners and losers in the world of HR.