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When Grief Hits Home at Work
HRE managing editor tells her story in hopes it might shed light on what HR and managers can do when one of their own suffers significant loss and struggles to work through it.
Mar 10, 2017
Good Intentions, Bad Decisions
The author of a new book shares insights about white-collar crime that can help keep other leaders from falling into the trap.
Dec 9, 2016
Equipped for the Unthinkable
While the threat of active shooters is a growing reality of the workplace, tools and resources are emerging to help employers better prepare for the worst.
May 13, 2016
Prepared for the Worst
As unsettling as it may be to fathom, the threat of active shooters is a reality of the workplace. Tools and resources are available, however, to help employers be better equipped for the unthinkable.
Mar 1, 2016 Oct 2, 2015 Mar 31, 2015
Creating a Culture of Leadership Accountability
Learn how HR leaders can develop and maintain internal systems that can detect ineffective leadership before the damage has been done.
Feb 9, 2015
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.
Aug 5, 2014
The Disability Dilemma
In their zeal to prepare for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, many employers have neglected to address the potential impacts on disability and absence management.
Feb 11, 2014
Business Success, Admitting Failure Interrelated
Two reports suggest business leaders fall sadly short in admitting when they've made an error or need to consider a new direction. Experts say such honesty and transparency could boost performance, productivity and the bottom line.
Dec 2, 2013
Spotting the Liars
Mar 12, 2013
Trust in the Workplace
Two new surveys find that employee trust among co-workers -- as well as for senior leaders -- is on the rise, and experts agree HR has a large role to play in keeping that trend moving forward.
Aug 29, 2012
Large Employers, Small Paychecks
While it's common to believe that small businesses are the primary employer of minimum-wage workers, a recent study suggests otherwise.
Aug 27, 2012
Are Creative Types More Dishonest?
There's a definitive link between creativity and dishonesty, according to recent research. But companies are not about to stop seeking out innovative and creative talent, so what lessons are valuable for HR's role in keeping everyone honest in the workplace?
Apr 2, 2012
How HR Can (Re)Build Trust
Guess what, fellow HR professionals? It is likely that most of the people you serve don't trust you. Do you doubt me? Just Google the phrase "do you trust human resources" and read what comes up.
Feb 6, 2012
Study: The Religious Aren't Right
Some managers believe that employees who are more religious or spiritual than others also tend to be harder-working, more reliable and ethical than their non-religious peers. But a recent study suggests the opposite may be true.
Jul 19, 2010
The Quintessential Collaborator
Greatest Challenge: Wolfe's division inherited workers from 46 countries who hailed mainly from two large acquisitions -- representing a variety of cultures.

Greatest Achievement: Integrating her division under one HR function.
Jul 1, 2010
Dealing with Deceit
A new study suggests that people in positions of power feel less stress when lying. Conducting integrity assessments and creating real consequences for bad behavior can help weed out potentially dishonest executives. Creating a culture that tolerates dissent also helps discourage bad behavior
Mar 25, 2010
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