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May 2012

COVER STORY
Modern-Day Slavery  Discuss
Help your company prevent human trafficking—it’s an HR problem.
By Dori Meinert

FEATURE

Q&A
Is Management Obsolete?
Management practices should be reinvented to foster collaboration among workers, one author maintains.
Interview by Donna M. Owens

EDUCATION AND TRAINING SPECIAL REPORT
Must-Have: An HR Internship
Students and organizations have much to gain from internships in human resources.
By Kathryn Tyler

Retool Your Public-Private Partnerships
Emerging public-private training partnerships offer models for your organization.
By Eric Krell

AGENDA: HR TECH
Group Learning
Social media fosters knowledge sharing among employees worldwide.
By Dave Zielinski

AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Matching Jobs with Pay
More employers are using market pay rather than traditional job evaluation methods to set compensation levels.
By Nancy Hatch Woodward

ADVICE AND ANALYSIS

SOLUTIONS
Inclusive thinking, grievances, amending policies
By Shari Lau, GPHR, SPHR-CA, Edward Yost, SPHR, and Yvette Lee, GPHR, PHR-CA

HR TECHNOLOGY
Welcome Onboard
Online onboarding tools can ease the way and speed productivity for new hires.
By Drew Robb

LEGAL TRENDS
The Perils of Multistate Employment
Multistate employers must juggle states’ various requirements, from background checks to wage and hour policies.
By Jathan Janove

MANAGEMENT TOOLS
Grow Your Rep
Actively build and maintain your reputation among colleagues.
By Chris Komisarjevsky

NEWS YOU CAN USE

HR NEWS
Supreme Court hears arguments on health care reform; Obama signs Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act; more. 

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING
High CEO pay triggers shareholder opposition; companies’ environmental reputations don’t match performance.

COURT REPORT
Award upheld in retaliation case; employee who could not work overtime was not disabled under ADA; more.

WHAT’S NEW
Compensation and benefits; health and safety; staffing; more.

PERSPECTIVES

FROM THE CEO
The Next Challenge: Global Talent Migration
By Henry G. Jackson

FUTURE FOCUS
Hiring Drives Staffing Challenges
A brighter jobs outlook could drive new recruitment and retention strategies.
By Jennifer Schramm

BOOKS IN BRIEF
Summaries of 1501 Ways to Reward Employees, HR at Your Service, Great by Choice and Quiet.