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August 2014




Culture Clash!
About half of all corporate marriages end in divorce—but with HR’s help, you can work it out.
By Susan Milligan

5 Types of Bad Bosses
What HR can do to improve the performance of the most common types of problem managers.
By Dori Meinert

Performance Management Gets Social
Adding social media to the review process creates a dialogue on performance that can be updated daily rather than annually.
By Edie L. Goldberg, Ph.D.



Social Work
Ambrosia Humphrey, vice president of talent at Hootsuite, applies lessons in collaboration and transparency to HR.
By Tamara Lytle



Benefits Communication
Health Care Reform: Get Ready to Report
Tick, tock. The ACA clock is winding down.
By Joanne Sammer



Managing new employees’ attendance; intermittent FMLA leave and work reductions.
By Edward Yost, SPHR-CA

HR Technology
Systems of Engagement
HR technology that enhances the user experience meets employee demands across the enterprise.
By Dave Zielinski

Legal Trends
A Disturbing Picture
How to control the professional damage caused by revenge porn.
By Michael Arnold



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Executive Briefing
Leadership development spending increases by 14 percent; companies urged to report workforce health metrics in their annual reports.
By Dori Meinert

Court Report
Retaliation occurred after FMLA leave; harassment stemmed from rejected advances; hostile environment caused by nonemployee.

What's New
Health and safety; staffing; talent management, more. 



From the CEO
How HR Can Live Up to Its Name
By Henry G. Jackson

No-Drama Queen
Ditch workplace drama and say "yes" to what's next, advises best selling author Cy Wakeman.
Interview by Kathryn Tyler

Trend Watch
Pay Disparity May Breed Discontent
Employee demands for higher pay may be imminent.
By Jennifer Schramm

Member Spotlight
Mike Letizia, PHR-CA, principal consultant at Letizia HR Solutions

HR Magazine Book Blog

Management Tools
Maintaining Engagement During the Lazy Days of Summer
By Paul Falcone

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