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December 2005 

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HR MAGAZINE · December 2005
Vol. 50, No. 12
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Meth Madness . Employee use of methamphetamine is soaring. Find out how it affects the workplace and what you can do to prevent it.
Susan Ladika

WORK/LIFE
Special Needs. The numbers of employees who have children with special needs are growing, and so are the ways that employers can help them.
Donna M. Owens

EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATIONS
Words To Recover By. Put to use employee communications lessons learned by Gulf State employers in the aftermath of the hurricanes.
Nancy Hatch Woodward

BENEFITS
‘Autopilot’ 401(k)s Gain Altitude. Some companies pilot their employees’ 401(k) accounts automatically if the employees don’t do it on their own.
Carolyn Hirschman

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Clear Language. Provide workplace training in whatever language your employees know best.
Kathryn Tyler

PROFILE
On a Mission. Trummell Valdera is focused on taking Jackson Health System to the next level.
Ann Pomeroy

HR AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Decompressing Pay. Many employers don’t realize they have pay compression until after it creates morale and retention problems.
Susan Ladika

HR AGENDA: HR TECHNOLOGY
Merging HR Systems. A comprehensive strategy can help make integrating HR management and information systems during a merger or acquisition a smoother process.
Erik Sherman

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