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March 2007 

3/1/2007   

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HR MAGAZINE · March 2007
Vol. 52, No. 3
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Putting Forecasting in Focus. Assessing your organization’s future workforce needs can help your company succeed despite market uncertainties.
Carolyn Hirschman

BENEFITS
Going the Distance for Health Savings. Could overseas travel for lower-cost surgeries become an option in employer-sponsored health plans?
Betty Liddick

BENEFITS
Slicing Workers’ Comp Drug Costs. Even within workers’ compensation mandates, employers find ways to cut pharmaceutical costs.
Elizabeth Agnvall

SPECIAL REPORT ON OUTSOURCING
Introduction. Consider Your Options
Adrienne Fox

Throwing the Switch. When changing tracks to a new outsourcing provider, take these steps to ensure a smooth process.
Susan Ladika

Backing Up. There’s a lot to do when bringing an outsourced HR function back in-house. What you need to know before making a move.
Eric Krell

Coupling Financial Advice to Your Retirement Plan. Exercise fiduciary responsibility in choosing investment advisers.
Carolyn Hirschman

HR AGENDA: GLOBAL HR
International Commuters. Without clear, consistent HR policies, employees who commute between countries can run up the bill and expose the company to risk.
Martha J. Frase

HR AGENDA: EMPLOYMENT & STAFFING
Lights, Camera … Interview! Videoconferencing technology offers a fast, inexpensive—though not perfect—way to interview applicants.
Matt Bolch

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