HR MAGAZINE · February 2008
Vol. 53, No. 2
Table of Contents
Welfare-to-Work: A Work in Progress. In 1996, legislators sought to 'end welfare as we know it.' More than a decade after reform, the program serves as a conduit to employment.
Sign in the Name of Love. Can 'love contracts' decrease an employer's litigation risks and keep office romances in check?
By the Numbers. Isaac E. Dixon mixes people skills and metrics in a recruiting role at Oregon's Providence health system.
SPECIAL REPORT ON PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING
Ground Rules on Background Checks. Members of the background-checking industry strive to implement standards for quality and ethical operations.
Susan J. Wells
Getting Facts Fast. Technology reduces the complexities and shortens the elapsed time in the screening of job candidates.
Jennifer Taylor Arnold
Automation Makes a Difference. Speeding up pre-employment steps eases relations with line managers and makes the manufacturing process smoother.
HR AGENDA: EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Case Closed. Now What? After a workplace investigation, help heal lingering tensions or hurt feelings.
HR AGENDA: CAREER DEVEOPMENT
Be an Insider On Social Responsibility. Leading the movement at your organization can benefit your career.
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