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HR's Top Earners
Who made last year's HR's Elite list -- and what did they take home?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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A Dynamic Duo
A new study released by EY suggests a connection between CHRO/CFO collaboration and business performance.
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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.
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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?
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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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The Beginning of a Beautiful Friendship?
HR and finance haven't exactly had the warmest and fuzziest of relationships in the past, but the latest evidence suggests the two functions need each other more than ever today -- and that interdependence is likely to grow in the future.
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HR's Make-or-Break Moment
Many HR leaders welcome the opportunity to be invited to the early stage strategic planning on an acquisition but they aren't sure where to insert themselves or how to provide value. Understanding the first steps of the deal process and where HR can help provide needed guidance is the key.
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An HR Icon Reflects on Retirement
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.
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HR Plays the Outside Board Game
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.
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A Dynamic Duo
HR-and-marketing partnerships are evolving, as organizations recognize their immense potential for positively impacting recruitment, engagement and branding initiatives.
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Differing Views on Innovation
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.
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Winners and Losers, 2012 Edition
After much deliberation, here is HRE's list of this year's winners and losers in the world of HR.
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Getting Veterans Back to Work
Emily King, vice president of The Buller Group, based in Herndon, Va., is an expert on the challenges military veterans and their employers face when transitioning into the civilian workforce. In honor of Veterans Day, we asked the award-winning author and speaker for advice on how HR leaders can do right by their veteran employees.
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Election's Impact on HR
Experts look at the presidential hopefuls' positions on employment-related issues and weigh in on what a win by either candidate could mean for employers and HR in the next four years.
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Buyer Behavior Changing HRO Market
The HRO market is aligning to meet the buyer's needs through alliances and partnerships. Buyers can now define their longer-term vision, and they can pick and choose the order of the building blocks by HR process priority.
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