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Wall Street Leans Toward Female Leaders 
Want your company to have a healthier bottom line? Put a woman in charge. A new study shows companies with better financial performance have more women in leadership roles. Those findings are backed by other research—and experiences on Wall Street.

Emerging LEAD(HR) Conference Focuses on Leadership Skills
Lead. Excel. Aspire. Develop. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is gearing its two-day Emerging LEAD(HR) Conference around those concepts as it prepares to kick off its inaugural event Sept. 30 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Nevada.

Employer Must Pay Compensation Under Executive’s Oral Agreement 
An employer must pay its former managing director back salary, severance, and bonuses he was orally promised by the company’s former executive but never got in writing, a Texas appeals court ruled.

Manage This!
Nearly all management problems boil down to about two dozen common situations, according to one business expert.

States Rated for Women’s Equality
Hawaii and New York at top; Wyoming and Utah at bottom.

Can Flexible Schedules Create Workaholics?
Freedom with hours inspires productivity, may lead to burnout.

CEO Departures Rise
CEO Pay Up But Bonuses Shrink
Emotions Play Role in Decision-Making
High-Performing Companies Pay Executives Differently
Proximity to CEO Drives Marketers’ Pay
Be Ready to Admit When You’re Wrong



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upcoming SHRM Education

Business Management for HR: Understanding Business Operations
Oct 6 - 7 | Alexandria, Va.
Oct 13 - 14 | New Orleans, La.


HR Business Partners: Consulting Skills Model
Sep 29 - 30 | Alexandria, Va.
Oct 13 - 14 | New Orleans, La.
Oct 16 - 17 | San Diego, Calif.
Oct 28 - 29 | Chicago, Ill.

HR Metrics and Workforce Analytics
Oct 15 - 16 |San Diego, Calif.
Oct 23 - 24 | Alexandria, Va.
Oct 27 - 28 | Chicago, Ill.

SHRM Emerging LEAD(HR) Conference
Sep 30 - Oct. 1 | Las Vegas, Nev.

Strategic Human Resources: Delivering Business Results
Oct 27 - 28 | Chicago, Ill.

Strategies for Leadership in HR
Oct 9, 2014 - Mar 10, 2015 | Alexandria, Va.