HR MAGAZINE · August 2006
Vol. 51, No. 8
Table of Contents
HR in Manufacturing . A jump to the manufacturing sector may be a good career move, but first consider the differences and issues.
The Unintended Word. Unintended messages from management are common. Here’s how to spot and reduce the frequency, and costs, of unintentional communications.
Diversity Finds Its Place. Chief diversity officers can help an employer’s diversity initiatives connect with the bottom line.
SPECIAL REPORT ON BENEFITS
Health Advocates. Providing outside experts to help employees with health claims and treatment decisions can be a productivity plus all around.
Susan J. Wells
When Plans Freeze, HR Duties Don’t. Many employers are opting to freeze their defined benefit pension plans, but before making a move, know what ongoing obligations must be met.
Is Self-Funded Health a Path for Small Firms? Self-insuring for health benefits can trim expenses for small firms but carry some financial risks as well.
Nancy Hatch Woodward
HR AGENDA: HR MANAGEMENT
Capitalize on Your Budgets. Budgeting is an important way for HR departments to make their mark.
HR AGENDA: TRAINING
Partners in Finance Training. Compliance mandates are bringing together HR and finance to train all employees in basic finance.
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