June Table of Contents
Human resource lessons learned from the North Dakota oil boom.
By Dori Meinert
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Definitely, before you leave for the lake or the beach, get started on these HR action items for June, with tips from the pages of HR Magazine.
- Share your business growth plans with community leaders. Why? Contemplate the implications of business growth run amok, p. 30.
- Begin wooing “boomerang” employees who left—but might be willing to return to the fold, p. 26.
- Create a proposal to offer employees the chance to work on projects in departments other than their own, based on a model created by the CME Group Inc. of Chicago, p. 44.
- Weigh the pros and cons of technology that automates hiring in companies of all sizes, p. 46.
- Do your employees have enough opportunities for advancement? If not, consider this ambitious action plan, p 54.
- Adopt one new HR practice that takes customers’ likes and dislikes into account, p. 58.
- Experiment with the “appreciative inquiry” method of change management in one department or business unit, p. 68.
- Avoid potential fines and lawsuits by thoroughly understanding labor rules imposed by Mexico’s new labor law, p. 83.
- Expand the audience for your next big HR training session by making it available via videoconferencing technology, p. 95.
- Make sure your top business leaders know all the ways the United States’ current debate about gun control affects workplaces, p. 105.