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February 2006

   2/1/2006

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HR MAGAZINE · February 2006
Vol. 51, No. 2
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Detecting Hidden Bias .Hidden bias can negatively affect your employees, your customers and your business. Here’s how to spot and address it.
Pamela Babcock

BENEFITS
High-Deductible Headaches. New rules on some prescription drug benefits could spur higher costs for employees—but is that in employers’ best interests?
Joshua Kendall

HR MANAGEMENT
Using Temps in HR. Considering contingent workers for HR? Decide what you need, and don’t shortchange the selection process.
Lisa Daniel

SPECIAL REPORT ON RELOCATION

    M&As Make a Move. Time constraints, secrecy and a lack of enticements complicate relocations as a result of a merger or acquisition.
    Robert J. Grossman

    A New Homecoming. Gulf Coast employers show that creative transportation and housing solutions can ease relocation issues for workers.
    Nancy Hatch Woodward

    Out of Their Element. Relocating domestically can be disruptive to employees and their families. Learn how HR can help smooth the transition.
    Roseanne White Geisel

HR AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
Employees’ Choice. Voluntary benefits—offered by employers and paid for by employees—are gaining popularity.
Carolyn Hirschman

HR AGENDA: CAREER DEVELOPMENT
Temporary Connections. Temp assignments can help both experienced and novice HR professionals get a foot in the door and polish their resumes.
Kathryn Tyler

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