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May 2014

Cover Package: Education & Training
Seeding STEM Growth
Organizations are using training and parternships as catalysts to generate high-tech talent.
By Donna M. Owens

Gamification: Win, Lose, or Draw?
The use of gaming technology is transforming corporate learning.
By Bill Roberts


Real Life 101
How HR can help young alumni graduate to their first job.
Interview by Kathryn Tyler

First-Person Account
Groom to Move
As retention returns to the top of HR’s to-do list, invest in the three R’s—re-recruiting, re-engaging and re-energizing employees.
By Katie-Jo Andreola

HR at the Corner of People and Strategy
The CHRO of Walgreens drugstore chain talks HR strategy.
Interview by Geri Tucker


HR Technology
Get Hacking!
Organizations seeking fresh ideas are hosting hackathons. How HR can hack it, too.
By Michael A. Tucker


Emplyment verification; fluctuating workweek compensation vs. the Belo contract.
By Shari Lau, SPHR-CA, GPHR, and Angela Stone, SPHR-CA, GPHR

HR Technology
When Systems Unite
Integrating HR Systems can allow business leaders to extract more value from separate technologies by creating a sum greater than its parts.
By Dave Zielinski

Legal Trends
Global Diversity: One Program Won't Fit All
Global diversity and inclusion programs require a thoughtful approach.
By Larry Turner and Allison Suflas

Management Tools
Leading Innovative Teams
How can leaders create an environment that welcomes new ideas.
By John Canfield


HR News
No timeline for new overtime rules; job market may bounce back by 2018; more employers migrating to the cloud; more.

Executive Briefing
Deloitte survey: leadership, retention and “re-skilling” HR are most urgent needs in organizations. Gallup explains why good managers are in short supply.

Court Report
Temporary impairment may be 'disability' under ADA; 'bucket list' trip protected under FMLA; prompt action bars harassment claim.

What's New alt="This article is available to members and non-members."
Health and safety; staffing; training and development; more.

From the CEO
Millennials @ Work
By Henry G. Jackson

Future Focus
The Evolving Workplace
Aging workers and the globalization of business are among HR’s top challenges.
By Jennifer Schramm

HR Magazine Book Blog
Book summaries of  Financial Analysis for HR Managers; Manager's Guide to Mobile Learning; Calculating Success; 2014 Guide to Bold New Ideas for Making Work Work.