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August 2007

   8/1/2007
 

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HR MAGAZINE · August 2007
Vol. 52, No. 8
Table of Contents

COVER STORY
Corporate Social Responsibility Pays Off. Corporate social responsibility initiatives do more than create social good. They attract, retain and inspire employees.
Adrienne Fox

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Helping Employees Step Up. HR’s role in effective internal promotions starts with career counseling and runs through onboarding.
Kathryn Tyler

Special Report on Benefits
When OBs Are Scarce. As more obstetricians leave the profession, HR has to get creative to help pregnant employees with a basic health service.
Susan J. Wells

What’s in Your Summary Plan Description? Inadequate or ambiguous summary plan descriptions can leave employers open to liability. What’s in your document?
Betty Sosnin

Taking Ownership. Employee stock ownership plans are getting renewed interest as many baby boomer business owners near retirement.
Joanne Sammer



HR AGENDA: HR MANAGEMENT
Uplifting Employees. Addressing employee morale problems takes sincerity, common sense and effective communications.
Nancy Hatch Woodward

HR AGENDA: RELOCATION
Partners on the Move. To sweeten employee relocations, offer to pay for nonspouse partners as well.
Lin Grensing-Pophal

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