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Salary History: To Ask or Not to Ask?
A new Glassdoor survey finds many job candidates don't want to be asked about their pay in past positions, and some cities and states have passed laws prohibiting such queries. Legality aside, what sort of value does asking questions about salary history add to the hiring process?
The Other Pay Gap
The gap in pay between the private and public sectors can be bridged, experts say, by changing to a more market-based federal pay system.
A World of Change
In an exclusive interview with HRE, Scott Cawood, the new president and CEO of WorldatWork, shares his views on the many HR challenges facing organizations today -- including his own.
Meeting the New Minimum
More than half of U.S. states have increased their minimum-wage levels since last year. Experts discuss what effect such mandates might have on the greater labor market.
Promotion or Pay Raise?
A recent survey finds a majority of professionals want a promotion over a pay raise, but experts differ on whether that's actually the case.
Committing to Gender Pay Equity
More than 100 employers have signed on to the White House Equal Pay Pledge, but will it actually move the needle on the issue?
Striving for Pay Transparency
Recent research finds roughly half of workers feeling they aren't paid fairly in relation to those in comparable jobs and a similar number of employers lacking processes to ensure fair compensation. Why the lack of clarity around pay, and what can HR do about it?
OT Rule Overruled
A Texas judge's injunction effectively shuts down implementation and enforcement of President Obama's overtime rule until the government can win a countervailing order from an appeals court, which experts say is increasingly unlikely given the current political climate.
Complying with 'Name and Shame'
The Securities and Exchange Commission's CEO pay-ratio disclosure ruling is raising a host of HR-related concerns around unions, investor relations and employee communications.
Measuring the Minimum-Wage Effect
New research from the University of Washington looks at the effects of Seattle's minimum-wage increase, and early results show that local prices have not risen as previously feared. Experts discuss how raising the minimum wage could affect businesses in other ways.
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Talent Management Column

Recent advances in technology have made some HR tasks easier while making others infinitely more complex. So how will these digital transformations change organizations and the workplace?