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July 2005

   7/1/2005
 

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HR MAGAZINE · July 2005
Vol. 50, No. 7
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Best Small & Medium Places to Work. .

 

  • List of Best Small Companies to Work for in America

  • Profiles of Select Small Companies
    • List of Best Medium Companies to Work for in America

    • Profiles of Select Medium Companies
      • SAFETY & HEALTH
        Safety Consciousness. Keeping safety uppermost in the minds of employees requires you to walk a fine psychological line. (Members Only)
        Pamela Babcock

        EMPLOYMENT & STAFFING
        Hiring People with Intellectual Disabilities. Employment can be an enriching experience for individuals with intellectual disabilities, and they in turn can enrich the workplace. (Members Only)
        Linda Wasmer Andrews

        EMPLOYMENT LAW
        Pregnancy Discrimination Grows. Avoid suits through advanced planning and training. (Members Only)
        Nancy Hatch Woodward

        HR AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
        Take the Tax Sting out of Bonuses. Health savings accounts and 401(k)s provide some tax-advantaged ways to get the biggest bang for the buck from incentive compensation. (Members Only)
        Susan Ladika

        HR AGENDA: CAREER DEVELOPMENT
        On-the-Job Development. HR practitioners need look no further than their manager to gain career development opportunities.
        Lisa Daniel

        COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS(Members Only)

          From The President. Lifelong Learning: The Key to Professional and Personal Fulfillment. Susan Meisinger
          From the Editors. Effect of compensation packages; pregnancy discrimination; workers with intellectual disabilities Patrick Mirza; Terence F. Shea
          HR Solutions: Emergency Contacts, FMLA Leave, Teenage Employees. Anne St. Martin, Amy Maingault and Vicki Neal
          Management Tools:Attitude Adjustments; To correct an employee’s bad attitude problem, throw out the labels and focus on the behaviors. Dick Grote
          Legal Trends: Dodge the Double Whammy.. How well do your defenses stack up against an extended statute of limitations and double damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act? Lisa A. Schreter
          Future Focus: A Saving Strategy. Automatic 401(k) enrollment can improve employees’ retirement prospects. Jennifer Schramm
          Executive Briefing. Companies are selective about HR outsourcing; ethics is important to leadership; healthy employees mean a healthy bottom line; more.
          HR Technology: Technology Gives Big Brother Capability. New monitoring devices improve employee productivity but should be used responsibly.
          Court Report. FMLA miles measured by road miles; enhanced severance promise yielded unexpected results; employer’s request that employee take a polygraph test was unlawful.
          Books in Brief. Proving the Value of HR; more.
          What's New. Health savings account tool; online job board; management training program; more.

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