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NEW Health Care Reform—2015 Update
Three-quarters of organizations (77%) had increased costs for health care benefits from 2014 to 2015. This study looks at the impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on organizations.

NEW Strategic Benefits Series
This research study provides information on the strategic use of benefits, with new data on wellness initiatives, flexible work arrangements and health care benefits.

NEW Creating People Advantage 2014-2015 -- How to Set Up Great HR Functions: Connect, Prioritize, Impact
SHRM partnered with the World Federation of People Management Associations and Boston Consulting Group to produce a worldwide study of HR topics and key trends in people management.

NEW The Aging Workforce Research Initiative
SHRM and the SHRM Foundation have launched an initiative recognizing the value of older workers and identifying the best practices for employing an aging workforce.

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 HR and Social Media


Social Networking Websites and Online Search Engines as HR Tools

SHRM conducted a series of surveys with members in the employment/recruiting job function about the use of social networking websites in recruiting and screening job candidates.

For the purposes of this series, social networking websites refer to sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, MySpace, etc. and online search engines examples include Google, Yahoo, Mozilla, Bing, etc.


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