December 2002 Table of Contents

Dec 1, 2002

December 2002 , HR Magazine

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. 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

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

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