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January 2008

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HR MAGAZINE · January 2008
Vol. 53, No. 1
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Reorganized Labor. Since dissidents split from the AFL-CIO in 2005, organizers in the two factions have grown savvier as corporate campaigns target specific industries.
Robert J. Grossman

EMPLOYMENT LAW
More States Take On Immigration Reform. State and local government immigration policies profoundly affect employers.
Diane Cadrain

RECRUITING
Searching for the Top. Here are tips for determining if an executive search firm is ethical in the ways it works for clients.
Stephenie Overman

PROFILE
Transition Specialist. Pamela Kimmet grows the global workforce for Bear, Stearns & Co. in New York—and meets the challenge of constant change.
Pamela Babcock

SPECIAL REPORT ON BENEFITS
No Turning Back. Change represents the only constant for employer-sponsored health benefits in the years ahead.
Terence F. Shea

Getting the Weight Off. Employers have diverse options when offering weight-loss programs for employees.
Pamela Babcock

    HR AGENDA: TRAINING
    Generation Gaps. Young millennial workers may be behind the curve on customary workplace behavior, but training can be arranged.
    Kathryn Tyler

    HR AGENDA: HR MANAGEMENT
    Calibrating Consistency. A calibration process ensures that performance ratings given by different managers are consistent.
    Joanne Sammer



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