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April 2013

COVER PACKAGE: TALENT MANAGEMENT

Put Plans into Action
Help convert overall strategy to individual goals.
By Adrienne Fox

Phasing Out Face Time
More than half of Unilever's worldwide workforce operates from home.
By Robert J. Grossman

FEATURES

PROFILE
Diversity, His Priority
Ignacio Herrero, vice president of human resources for Latin America for MetLife Inc., seeks diversity on a global stage.
Interview by Robert J. Grossman

TALENT MANAGEMENT
An Open Book
Open-book management encourages employees to act like owners.
By Dori Meinert

FIRST-PERSON ACCOUNT
How to Create a Culture of Giving
Communities support businesses that support philanthropy—and recruits flock to sign on.
By Alessandra Cavalluzzi

AGENDA: STRATEGIC HR
Streamline Hiring
Many tools and strategies can help reduce time-to-fill.
By Tamara Lytle

AGENDA: PRE-EMPLOYMENT SCREENING
Forecast for Global Background Checks
Vetting overseas candidates is no easy task.
By Eric Krell

ADVICE AND ANALYSIS

SOLUTIONS
Rejecting candidates, paying for meal breaks, global talent
By Shari Lau, GPHR, SPHR-CA, Lesa Albright, SPHR, GPHR, and Angela Collis, SPHR, GPHR

HR TECHNOLOGY
Take an Interest in Pinterest
Businesses use virtual bulletin boards to promote their brand and recruit talent.
By Pete Wolfinger

LEGAL TRENDS
Is Your Unpaid Intern Legit?
Court cases mount as former interns claim that employers violate federal and state wage laws.
By Laura E. O'Donnell

MANAGEMENT TOOLS
From Leader to Mega-Leader
Achieve mega-leader status in 10 steps.
By Denis McLaughlin

NEWS YOU CAN USE

HR NEWS
Yahoo withdraws telecommuting; starting salaries; changing clothes on the job; more.

EXECUTIVE BRIEFING
U.S., European CEO pay is similar; youth job program in the Middle East is funded.

COURT REPORT
No finding of race discrimination in failure-to-promote case; deaf applicant for lifeguard job entitled to trial; more.

WHAT'S NEW
Compensation and benefits; compliance; health and safety; more.

PERSPECTIVES

FROM THE CEO
A Milestone Month, A Milestone Year
By Henry G. Jackson

FUTURE FOCUS
Hiring the Replacements
Many new job openings will come from a need to replace retiring employees.
By Jennifer Schramm

HR MAGAZINE BOOK BLOG
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ummaries of Positioned: Strategic Workforce Planning That Gets the Right Person in the Right Job, Hidden Drivers of Success, The Reality-Based Rules of the Workplace and Talent, Transformation and the Triple Bottom Line.