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February 2004

   2/1/2004
 

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HR MAGAZINE · February 2004
Vol. 49, No. 2
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Getting Engaged. Researchers say employee engagement is lagging badly. Here’s how to energize your workforce.
Steve Bates

TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
Carve Out Training? Total outsourcing of your training function can be a win-win for all parties—but it has to be right for your company.
Kathryn Tyler

BENEFITS
Credit Unions Widen Their Welcome. A credit union benefit is no longer just for big companies and certain industries.
Martha Frase-Blunt

SPECIAL REPORT ON RELOCATION
Housing Ups and Downs. Steep real estate costs may be good or bad for HR and relocation specialists.
Chris Taylor

A Sum for All Reasons. Lump-sum payments to relocating employees can cure the administrative headaches of tracking expenditures.
Lin Grensing-Pophal

HR AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Customer Satisfaction Pays Off. Tying compensation to customer service can boost your bottom line.
John Kiska

HR AGENDA: SAFETY & SECURITY
Safety in the Driver’s Seat. Brushing up employees’ driving skills can help employers avoid the costs of workers’ traffic accidents.
Carolyn Hirschman

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

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