The Benefits of Big Data
"Big data" can be challenging to acquire and use, but the rewards can boost business performance.
By Bill Roberts
A look at trends in HR technology service and delivery.
One Big, Not-So-Happy Family
Employees’ family problems can carry over into the workplace.
Interview by Adam Van Brimmer
ORGANIZATIONAL & EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT
New Kids on the Block
Millennials will soon outnumber Baby Boomers in the workforce, but managers are already seeing the younger generation’s influence on policies, processes and practices.
By Kathryn Tyler
On the Talent War’s Front Lines
As Raytheon’s senior vice president of human resources, Keith Peden knows that the war for talent is real and fiercely competitive.
Interview by Bill Leonard
What Workers Really Want—and Need
In his new book, a Rutgers professor documents just why HR professionals nationwide worry about the skills gap.
By Carl E. Van Horn
AGENDA: RETIREMENT PLANNING
Benefits After DOMA
Same-sex married couples are now on equal ground regarding retirement benefits.
By Joanne Sammer
All the Right Moves
Relocations are up, but employers are still looking to cut costs.
By Antonio Franquiz
ADVICE AND ANALYSIS
Conflict resolution, time off during closures
By Deb Levine, SPHR, and Karen Burke, PHR-CA
Effective Responses To EEO Charges
Nip EEOC charges in the bud, when possible, by being firm but nice.
By Melanie Pate and Mary Ellen Simonson
After They’re Gone
After sharing the news of a layoff or termination with the affected employee, turn your attention to the remaining staff.
By Paul Falcone
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Rise in health insurance premiums slows; Supreme Court DOMA decision extended; unions get green light to organize "microunits"; more.
Gender bias found in perceptions of work/life balance; costliest cities for expatriates.
CEO personally liable for FLSA violations; nurses held to be supervisors; more.
Compensation and benefits; compliance; health and safety; more.
FROM THE CEO
Bring Back U.S. Apprenticeships
By Henry G. Jackson
On the Move
The need for skilled workers drives business location decisions.
By Jennifer Schramm
HR Magazine Book Blog
Summaries of The Nonprofit’s Guide to Human Resources, The Truth About Lies in the Workplace, The Respect Effect and The Art and Science of Changing People Who Don’t Want to Change.