COVER PACKAGE: BENEFITS
Benefits Strategies Grow
Benefits specialists are becoming strategic partners.
By Susan J. Wells
The Mandate and Beyond
The deadline for decisions on health care reform looms, yet your strategy may change over time.
By Joanne Sammer
Disclosing HR Metrics: How Much Information Is Too Much?
How much should public companies disclose about their human capital metrics?
By Robert J. Grossman
Why Care About Income Disparity?
An award-winning journalist says income inequality lowers workplace morale.
Interview by Donna M. Owens
AGENDA: EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT
Keeping Employees in the Net
Employee Net Promoter surveys can yield insights that give executives opportunities to improve practices and processes.
By Kathryn Tyler
Easy Come, Easy Go
Tailored overseas assignments may help achieve business goals efficiently and inexpensively, but they can also create risks.
By Eric Krell
Maximum health care benefits, global pay delivery, telecommuting and sustainability
By Erin Patton, SPHR-CA, Shari Lau, GPHR, SPHR-CA, and Angela Stone, GPHR, SPHR-CA
Social media technologies that capitalize on employees’ connections are expanding employers’ recruiting reach.
By Dave Zielinski
Boys Just Want to Have Fun
Boys’ clubs persist, but HR professionals can and should put an end to that.
By Jonathan Segal
Make Hope Happen
Engage your employees by spreading hope in concrete ways.
By Shane J. Lopez
Family and Medical Leave Act turns 20; immigration reform progresses in Congress; more.
High-performing HR organizations have more-efficient HR staff; crackdown on instant background checks.
Termination may be valid ‘re-employment position’ under USERRA; employee fired after leave request lacks triable FMLA claim; more.
Compensation and benefits; compliance; health and safety.
FROM THE CEO
Strategic Benefits: Cornerstone Of Successful Business
By Henry G. Jackson
Studies of college students; drug policies.
A Cloud of Workers
A new outsourcing model resembles cloud computing.
By Jennifer Schramm
HR MAGAZINE BOOK BLOG
Summaries of Decisive, Human Capital Analytics, To Sell Is Human and The Trusted Advisor Fieldbook.