November 2014

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COVER STORY

Wisdom of the Ages
How to facilitate knowledge transfer across generations.
By Susan Milligan

FEATURES

BENEFITS
Not Your Father’s Workplace
Work/life balance isn’t just a women’s issue.
By Mike Ramsey

SPECIAL TECHNOLOGY SECTION

By special arrangement, HR Magazine is offering selected articles from the International Association for Human Resource Information Management (IHRIM).

10 Secrets of Successful Software Implementations 
An HRIS professional shares 10 hard-earned lessons that ease enterprise technology installations.
By Mike Harmer, Intermountain Healthcare Inc.

Bringing HR and Finance Together with Analytics
To gain funding for investments in human capital, help the finance department help you.
By Jeff Higgins, Human Capital Management Institute

The Future of Live Video Interviews for Recruitment
How recruiters can take full advantage of live video interviews.
By Thomas Cottereau, SightCall

AGENDA

REWARDS & EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION
Held in High Regard
Peer-to-peer recognition can be an effective complement to praise from the boss.
By Toni Vranjes

ADVICE & ANALYSIS

Solutions
Drug tests and future employment; travel-time compensation.
By Margaret Fiester, SPHR-CA, and Lesa Albright, SPHR-CA, GPHR

HR Technology
Get Analytical
New workforce analytics tools reduce the strain of heavy data lifting.
By Dave Zielinski

Legal Trends
Recorded Risk
Every smartphone is also a recording device, making employers increasingly vulnerable.
By Nina Massen

NEWS YOU CAN USE

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

Executive Briefing
What’s blocking workforce change?
By Dori Meinert

Court Report
ERISA fiduciaries liable absent ‘objective prudence’; worker denied flexible schedule as accommodation may pursue claim; more.

PERSPECTIVES

From the CEO
Addressing the Aging Workforce
By Henry G. Jackson

Q&A
Let’s Talk
Dr. Catherine Baase explains how Dow Chemical is helping its workers talk about end-of-life care.
Interview by Joan Mooney

Point/Counterpoint
Should Employers Use Social Media to Screen Job Applicants?
An employment law attorney and an HR professor debate the issue.
By Jonathan A. Segal and Joyce LeMay, SPHR

Trend Watch
Now Hiring
Hiring outlook brightens, especially in the West and among small companies.
By Jennifer Schramm

Member Spotlight
Tiffany Cardwell, PHR, vice president of HR, Signature Healthcare’s rehab segment, Louisville, Ky.

Management Tools
Three Steps to Great Staff Meetings
By Paul Falcone

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