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May 2008

   5/1/2008

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HR MAGAZINE · May 2008
Vol. 53, No. 5
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Keep Pace with Older Workers. Yup, grandpa. Research shows older workers keep up with youth on the job.
Robert J. Grossman

WORKFORCE PLANNING
Managing a Downturn. Hard times in the economy can be HR’s time to show its capabilities at strategic workforce planning.
Susan J. Wells

PROFILE
Going on the Offensive. Northrop Grumman’s Ian Ziskin takes action to help the defense contractor meet vital staffing needs.
Bill Roberts

SPECIAL REPORT ON TRAINING & DEVELOPMENT
When Learning Lasts a Lifetime. Lifelong learning accounts provide a way for employers to contribute to their employees’ educations.
Susan Ladika

Heal Leadership Disorders. The Henry Ford Health System in Detroit began developing a culture based on learning that strives to equip managers with clearly identified competencies—traits that would serve any industry leader.
Robert Riney

HR AGENDA: HR TECHNOLOGY
Managing Corporate Policies Online. When it comes to managing corporate policies online, be diligent about ensuring accuracy and monitoring employee access and agreement.
Donna M. Owens

HR AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Keep Workers 401(k)-Focused. Employees’ understandable concerns about their 401(k)s in an economic downturn could be allayed by some education.
Nancy Hatch Woodward

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS

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