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On Cancer Survival and Hiring Tips
Jim Roddy, president of Jameson Publishing in Erie, Pa., just wrote a book titled Hire Like You Just Beat Cancer, to drive home his newfound perspective on just how crucial it is to hire the right people -- gained through his own bout with colon cancer at age 32.
Leading the Talent of Tomorrow
Mara Swan, HRE's 2012 HR Executive of the Year, is helping to bring ManpowerGroup's changing talent strategy into clear focus. Since entering the HR world, Swan has accomplished much, including being named a Woman of Influence by the Milwaukee Business Journal in 2008 and a Woman Worth Watching by Profiles in Diversity Journal in 2010, the same year she was inducted into the Wisconsin Business Hall of Fame.
Don't Single Out Middle Managers
I am responding to a June 12 news analysis I recently came across on ("Rise of the Middle Manager?") discussing the rising importance of identifying and developing high-potential middle managers in the eyes of top business leaders, including CEOs.
Steady at the Helm
Michelle Kirby, CHRO at Texas Health Resources, draws on many strengths as she guides her department and organization through a changing healthcare landscape.
We Need to Get Past Diversity/Training
I am responding to an Aug. 20 news analysis titled Calling All White Men (to Diversity Training).
Psychiatric Disabilities in the Workplace
The number of workers who are disclosing that they have psychiatric disabilities is on the rise, and human resource managers must be prepared to understand the legal obligations when hiring them, accommodating for their particular needs and addressing potential performance problems, experts say.
Calling All White Men (to Diversity Training)
Want to know what to do to truly make a dent in diversity and workplace-culture improvements?
Cream of the Crop
The editors of Human Resource ExecutiveĀ® announce their choices for the top HR products of 2012, with winning solutions touching on areas such as candidate screening, performance management, coaching and workforce analytics.
Past Winners
This article accompanies Leading the Talent of Tomorrow.
HCM War in Silicon Valley!
What are the three biggest players in HR technology up to these days? Surprise, surprise: They're trying to outdo one another.
Mismanaging Workplace Conflicts
Handling workplace tensions should be a priority for frontline managers, but many employees believe their bosses are not up to the job, according to a survey of 2,700 employees released this month by Healthy Companies Intl. in Arlington, Va. Nearly half -- 41 percent -- of employees responding to the survey think the person to whom they report does not deal well with workplace conflicts.
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Talent Management Column

For all its promise for HR, big data and its "machine-learning" component still only give us facts about, and factual relationships within, our workforces; not conclusions based on the statistical analyses HR has always needed -- and always will -- to make meaningful predictions.