Hidden Costs of Layoffs
How to save costs on your unemployment insurance rating.By Robert J. Grossman
Rudeness at work is too common.
Interview by Donna M. Owens
Help employees deal with the shocking news when a co-worker dies suddenly.
By Adrienne Fox
Ante Up for Wellness
Sprint’s senior vice president of human resources asked the executive team to get on the bandwagon for wellness. Now they lead the way.
By Sandra Price
PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING SPECIAL REPORT
When evaluating criminal backgrounds, balance safety issues with demands for talent and diversity.
By Eric Krell
Appraising CEO Performance
Help board members gain the knowledge needed to effectively evaluate the CEO.
By Kathryn Tyler
Employees are earning health insurance discounts through healthy behaviors.
By Susan J. Wells
ADVICE AND ANALYSIS
Emerging market salaries, HR staff size, commission-only pay
By Vicki Neal, GPHR, PHR-CA, Angela Stone, SPHR, GPHR, and Naomi Cossack, SPHR
Bring Your Own Device
As more organizations allow workers to use personal technology devices for business purposes, new policies are needed to govern their use.
By Dave Zielinski
Jury or Nonjury Trials
Juries have the potential to wreak havoc in employment litigation. Waivers may help.
By Todd H. Girshon
Trust Is an Action Verb
What you do, not what you say, garners trust from employees.
By Randy G. Pennington
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Revised ‘quickie’ election rule approved; study probes bullying of HR professionals; more.
IT hiring up; workplace cultures attract certain types of employees.
Unmedicated employee ‘disabled’ under ADA, attention to detail counts with FMLA leave claims; more.
Compliance; HR marketing; performance management; more.
FROM THE CEO
Amid Political Debate, We Will Be Your Voice
By Henry G. Jackson
Researchers identify critical elements that can determine the future of pilot initiatives.
By Jennifer Schramm
BOOKS IN BRIEF
Summaries of Becoming the Evidence-Based Manager, The Advantage, The Secret Thoughts of Successful Women and Respect.