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The Work/Life Imbalance
Why work/life perks and stress can sometimes go hand in hand.
By Susan Milligan
How to Recruit in a Struggling Industry
Emphasize the opportunities the company and position can provide.
By Mark Feffer
Catering to an Hourly Workforce
Focus your strategies to meet hourly employees’ needs.
By Tamara Lytle
Organizational & Employee Development
Going Soft on Talent
Should HR acquire or teach the soft skills needed for an organization to succeed?
By Mark Feffer
Nicole Hedrick is injecting new talent into the Duke Clinical Research Institute.
By Desda Moss
Birthday celebrations; shared hotel rooms; passive job candidates.
By Shari Lau, SHRM-SCP
Should HR Ask for Job Candidates’ Salary Histories?
Two experts debate the issue.
By Sylvia Francis, SHRM-SCP, and Katie Donovan
Your Future Stars
More organizations are tapping technology to spot emerging leaders.
By Drew Robb
That Difficult Conversation
There’s no sugarcoating a necessary confrontation.
By Jonathan Segal
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Brainstorming Gone Bad
Why tapping into your team’s creative side can be so challenging.
By Dori Meinert
Social media is reshaping how organizations recruit talent.
Compiled by Desda Moss
Court Report Managers’ claims for overtime pay proceed to trial; more.
From the CEO
Find Your Breakthrough at #SHRM16
By Henry G. Jackson
Today’s Economic Challenges
Robert Reich on how HR can help workers—and companies—thrive.
Interview by Adam Van Brimmer
The Leadership Gap
New survey results reveal critical leadership competency gaps.
By Jen Schramm
Josh Rock, recruiting specialist, Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis.
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