Keep Cyberspies Out
Know the threats and take precautions to prevent data breaches.
By Aliah D. Wright
An HR Journey Leads to Insights on Asia
Danielle Monaghan, HR director at Cisco Systems Inc., learns from cross-cultural HR experiences.
Interview by John Scorza
SMALL BUSINESS SPECIAL REPORT
Big Fish, Small Ponds
HR professionals add enormous value to small businesses.
By Susan J. Wells
Introducing the HR Triumvirate
Rich Products Corp.’s HR leaders embrace a shared leadership model.
By Maureen O. Hurley
Dropping the Ball
A psychologist explains why people’s perceptions about their multi-tasking abilities may not match performance.
Interview by Kathryn Tyler
AGENDA: EMPLOYMENT LAW
Workers’ Comp and Pot: A Toke Too Many?
Medical marijuana, although sometimes legal, may not jibe with a state’s workers’ compensation rules.
By David Tobenkin
Amid Consolidation, Clients Grow Selective
Consolidation of multi-process vendors and a rise in recruitment contracts mark the HR outsourcing landscape.
By Eric Krell
ADVICE AND ANALYSIS
Span of control, EEO-1 reports
By Patricia Graves, SPHR, GPHR, and Edward Yost, SPHR-CA
Help Employees Get Healthy
Technology can enhance employers’ wellness initiatives by tailoring information and strategies for workers.
By Dave Zielinski
Reduce Risks of Benefits Plan Contracting
When negotiating with vendors, get it in writing.
By Andrea Gehman and Paul Lang
Employee-Crafted Goals Pay Off
Empowering employees to create their own goals helps with organizational goal alignment.
By Robert Liddell
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Tornado relief; workplace legislation in Congress; HIPAA revisions; more.
Strategic diversity; measuring turnover.
Official’s single use of "n-word" could create hostile environment; court orders arbitration of wage claims despite class-action waiver; more.
Health and safety; retirement; staffing; training and development; more.
FROM THE CEO
Close the Global Skills Gap
By Henry G. Jackson
Teaching Human Resources
Practitioners refine HR education as the profession evolves.
By Jennifer Schramm
HR Magazine Book Blog
Summaries of The Crowdsourced Performance Review; Start Something That Matters; Healthy Employees, Healthy Business; and Making the Matrix Work.