COVER PACKAGE: EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Closing the Latino Education Gap
In businesses large and small, dedicated professionals are striving to improve basic skills for a growing proportion of tomorrow’s workers.
By Dori Meinert
College Career Centers Create a Vital Link
With high-tech help, centers connect students and employers.
By Tamara Lytle
Still on the Job
Age is not slowing down many professional women.
Interview by Kathryn Tyler
Rising costs abroad and a more competitive U.S. manufacturing landscape are driving jobs home.
By Adrienne Fox
The Ins and Outs of Applicant Tracking
Learn the steps one HR professional took to adopt a new system.
By Joshua Ramey-Renk, SPHR
AGENDA: HR TECHNOLOGY
Overcome E-mail Overload
Effectively manage your inbox to turn e-mail into a time-saver instead of a time-stealer.
By Donna M. Owens
The Art of Setting Pay
Use the best data from salary surveys and good judgment when determining what employees should earn.
By Joanne Sammer
ADVICE AND ANALYSIS
Mobile device security, time sheets, differential pay
By Angela Collis, SPHR, GPHR, Amber Clayton, PHR, and Angela Stone, GPHR, SPHR-CA
Help Retirees Manage Health Coverage
Online tools can help retirees evaluate health care coverage options.
By Dave Zielinski
De-Risking Pension Plans
De-risking has become a popular management technique for defined benefit plans.
By Kendall Daines
Lessons from the HR Trenches
HR wisdom and experience benefit front-line leaders.
By Paul Falcone
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Supreme Court hears same-sex marriage cases; I-9 audits on the rise; know your records disposal responsibilities; more.
Culture discourages women from science careers; U.S. has more distracted drivers.
Employee’s failure to give notice of need for leave dooms claim; employer’s retaliatory actions not ‘petty slights’; more.
Compensation and benefits; compliance; health and safety; more.
FROM THE CEO
All the Answers Are in Chicago
By Henry G. Jackson
HR Professionals Forecast the Future
The high cost of health care will be the top workplace issue of the next five years.
By Jennifer Schramm
HR MAGAZINE BOOK BLOG
The blog is online. See www.shrm.org/bookblog for summaries of Lean In, Nine Minutes on Monday, Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line and Is Work Killing You?