April 2016

COVER STORY

The Work/Life Imbalance
Why work/life perks and stress can sometimes go hand in hand.
By Susan Milligan

 

FEATURES

Talent Acquisition
How to Recruit in a Struggling Industry
Emphasize the opportunities the company and position can provide.
By Mark Feffer

Staffing Management
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

Profile
Good Medicine
Nicole Hedrick is injecting new talent into the Duke Clinical Research Institute.
By Desda Moss

 

ADVICE & ANALYSIS

Shari's Solutions
Birthday celebrations; shared hotel rooms; passive job candidates.
By Shari Lau, SHRM-SCP

Point/Counterpoint
Should HR Ask for Job Candidates’ Salary Histories?
Two experts debate the issue.
By Sylvia Francis, SHRM-SCP, and Katie Donovan

HR Technology
Your Future Stars
More organizations are tapping technology to spot emerging leaders.
By Drew Robb

Legal Trends
That Difficult Conversation
There’s no sugarcoating a necessary confrontation.
By Jonathan Segal

 

NEWS YOU CAN USE

For ongoing coverage of news relevant to HR, visit the Online News section of the SHRM website.

Executive Briefing
Brainstorming Gone Bad
Why tapping into your team’s creative side can be so challenging.
By Dori Meinert

Infographic
Talent Search
Social media is reshaping how organizations recruit talent.
Compiled by Desda Moss

Court Report
Managers’ claims for overtime pay proceed to trial; more.

 

PERSPECTIVES

From the CEO
Find Your Breakthrough at #SHRM16
By Henry G. Jackson

Q&A
Today’s Economic Challenges
Robert Reich on how HR can help workers—and companies—thrive.
Interview by Adam Van Brimmer

Trend Watch
The Leadership Gap
New survey results reveal critical leadership competency gaps.
By Jen Schramm

Member Spotlight
Josh Rock, recruiting specialist, Fairview Health Services, Minneapolis.​

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