December 2002

 

Dec 1, 2002

December 2002 , HR MagazineHR MAGAZINE December 2002

Vol. 47, No. 12

Table of Contents

COVER STORY

Stolen Identity.Identity theft is on the rise—and employers increasingly are involved. Susan J. Wells HR TECHNOLOGY



Keeping Your Network Safe.Be aware of all HR data security challenges. Jim Romeo

HR MANAGEMENT

Keeping Partnerships on Course.(Members Only) Like multiple bosses and challenging office politics? Try HR in partnerships. Elayne Robertson Demby

MANAGEMENT

Focusing on ADD in the Workplace.Attention Deficit Disorder does not end in childhood; it could show up in your workplace. Matthew F. McMillen

EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATION

Meet Your New Health Plan Option.Introducing employees to a defined contribution health plan can put HR's education skills to the test. Kathryn Tyler

AGENDA: EMPLOYMENT & STAFFING

An Acute Condition: Too Few Nurses.Tactics for coping with the nurse shortage. Diane Cadrain

AGENDA: COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Time To Redo Your Benefits?Know the key factors that should trigger a re-evaluation of your benefits package. Martha Frase-Blunt

COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS(Members Only)

    From the President: Effective HR Looks Toward the Future. Susan Meisinger

    From the Editors: Identity theft; market your DC health care plans; Innovative Practice Awards deadline. Patrick Mirza; Terence F. Shea; Leon Rubis

    Management Tools: Hold That Thought. Place limitations on conversations with employees who need to speak with you in confidence. Paul Falcone

    Legal Trends: Paid Family Leave—It Could Happen to You. A new paid family leave law in California could be the start of a trend. Terry Chapko and John English

    Future Focus: Constant Conflict. IT advances draw HR into the struggle between business security and employee privacy. Dave Patel

    Executive Briefing: HR managers up; demand for HR execs down; formal board reviews needed; more

    Letters: Cover outrage; measure causes of performance; affirmative action response; more.

    HR Update: Unfulfilled potential; surf for 401(k) education; cost of unscheduled leave; more.

    HR Technology: Is ESS Right for Your Company?

    Bookshelf: Standing at the Crossroads; more.

    What’s New: Health care debit card; talent assessment; more.

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