May 2015

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SPECIAL ISSUE: TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

Rebuilding HR
What worked for HR yesterday likely won’t work tomorrow. Structure your professional development accordingly.
By Rita Zeidner

A Culture of Learning
In today’s business world, how employees learn is as important as what they learn.
By Robert J. Grossman

Five Myths About Employee Learning
An expert from the Wharton School shares her insights on creating a learning culture.
By Monica McGrath

The New Graduate
Should an online degree raise a red flag?
By Tamara Lytle

Profile: Leading Learner
Hospira Inc.’s Pamela Puryear believes a learning culture is key to advancing the business.
By Tamara Lytle

Q&A
Measuring Critical Competencies
Wayne Cascio explains the value of SHRM’s competency-based certification.
Interview by Bill Leonard

ADVICE & ANALYSIS

Solutions
Private health care exchanges; FMLA eligibility
By Regan Gross, SHRM-SCP, and Angela Stone, SHRM-SCP

HR Technology
Success Networks
How HR can apply organizational network analysis to improve human capital management.
By Stephen Garcia and Greg Wallace

Legal Trends
Narcissists Inc.
Most narcissists will stop at nothing to prove they are right.
By Michael Farnsworth and V. John Ella

NEWS YOU CAN USE

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

Executive Briefing
Are your leaders blocking innovation?
By Dori Meinert

Court Report
Professor lacks grounds for retaliation claim under FMLA; color bias claim survives absent race discrimination; more.

What's New
Employee engagement; employee recognition; HR management systems; international HR; more.

PERSPECTIVES

From the CEO
Extreme Makeover: HR Edition
By Henry G. Jackson

Viewpoint
The Power of Positive Culture
Even the best business plans require an engaged workforce committed to the organization’s goals.
By Aileen Wilkins

Trend Watch
Employees Are Happier, to a Degree
Which benefits are best for attracting highly skilled workers?
By Jen Schramm

Member Spotlight
Mandy Woulfe, SHRM-SCP, corporate HR director, Classic Resorts, Lahaina, Hawaii

HR Magazine Book Blog

Management Tools
Conducting an Organizational Needs Analysis
by Amanda C. Richards

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