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May 13, 1999
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W orkforce is frequently turnedto by other media organizations as a source of expert advice on workplace trendsand workforce management.

Workforce editors are regularlyconsulted by the New York Times and others, and have been quoted in publicationsby the Center for Creative Leadership, the Bureau of National Affairs, intraware.com,Circulation Management magazine, and dozens of others.

Also, Workforce has received avariety of awards and accolades; here's a small sampling:

Magazine Editorial Awards:
Best Department."Legal Insight," American Society of Business Publication Editors Western region, 2000.

Best Regular Column or Department/Trade. "On the Contrary," by Shari Caudron, 2001. Western Publications Association Maggie Award.

Best Overall Magazine/Trade. WesternPublications Association Maggie Award: 2001, 1992, 1989, 1987.

Best Managerial and Professional Magazine.Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 2001, 1992, 1989, 1987.

First Place, Best News Article:"Don't Make Texaco's $175 Million Mistake," American Society of BusinessPress Editors: 1998

First Place, Regular Department."Legal Insight," American Society of Business Press Editors: 1998

Best Regular Department. "LegalInsight," Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1998

First Place, Case History: "ContinentalAirlines: A Flight Plan for Success," American Society of Business PressEditors: 1998

Second Place, Feature Series."Baby Boomers Are Redefining Retirement," American Society of BusinessPress Editors: 1998

Third Place, Feature Article:"Genetic Testing," American Society of Business Press Editors: 1998

McAllister Editorial Fellowshippresented to Allan Halcrow, publisher and editor-in-chief: 1997

First Place, Best Issue, June 1996.Jesse H. Neal Editorial Achievement Award: 1997

Best Article/Trade: "Privacy:Entitlement or Illusion?" Western Publications Association Maggie Award:1997

Second Place, Feature Series."Save Jobs: Strategies to Stop the Layoffs," American Society of BusinessPress Editors' Regional Award: 1997

First Place. "To The Readers:Domestic Violence is an HR Issue," editorial by Allan Halcrow. AmericanSociety of Business Press Editors' National Award: 1996

Honorable Mention Best Feature."Talking Frankly About Domestic Violence," American Society of BusinessPress Editors' National Award: 1996

Second Place Single News Item."Affirmative Action: What You Need to Know." American Society of BusinessPress Editors' National Award: 1996

Editorial Achievement. AmericanSociety of Business Editors, Jesse H. Neal Award for the article "Warning:Your Best Ideas May Work Against You": 1996

Media Award, Community Action Network.Three awards for the articles "Intel Educates a School District About Business,""The Fire This Time," and "Disadvantaged Teens Work Towards aBetter Future": 1995

Best Series of Articles/Trade."10 Ways HR Can Help Rebuild America," Western Publications AssociationMaggie Award: 1994

First Place, Feature Article."How HR Drives TQM," American Society of Business Press Editors: 1994

Third Place, Case History. "TrainingPrepares Workers for Drug Testing," American Society of Business PressEditors: 1994

Best Business and Finance Magazine.Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1992, 1993, 1994

Best News Story/Trade. WesternPublications Association Maggie Award: 1993

Certificate of Merit, Analysis.New York Business Press Editors: 1993

Second Place, Magazine. "TracingWorkplace Problems to Hidden Disorders," National Mental Health Association:1993

First Place, Case History. Ben& Jerry's, American Society of Business Press Editors, Chicago Chapter:1993

Best Regularly Featured Department,Section or Column/Trade. Western Publications Association Maggie Award:1990, 1993

Editorial Excellence, Regular Columnor Department, First Place. American Society of Business Press Editors,National Awards: 1990

Editorial Excellence, First Place.American Society of Business Press Editors, Chicago Chapter: 1989, 1992

Editorial Excellence, NontechnicalFeature Second Place. American Society of Business Press Editors, ChicagoChapter: 1989

Best Managerial and Professional Magazine.Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1986, 1987, 1989

Best Series of Articles/Trade."65th Anniversary Issue," Western Publications Association MaggieAward: 1988. The article in that series, "Should Business Alone Pay forSocial Progress?" written by Editor Allen Halcrow was reprinted in TheBest of Business magazine.

Best How-to Article/Trade. "Hiringthe Handicapped," Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1988

Best Series of Articles/Trade."AIDS: The Workplace Issues," Western Publications Association MaggieAward: 1987

Editorial Excellence, Technical FeatureArticle, Second Place. "Employees Under the Influence - Outside theLaw?" American Society of Business Press Editors, National Awards: 1987

Best Legal Reporting. "TheSupreme Court's New Era - What's Ahead for Labor Law?" Orange County (CA)Press Club Award: 1987

Editorial Excellence, Honorable Mention."Recruitment Ads at Work" American Society of Business Press Editors,Chicago Chapter: 1986

Best Feature Article/Trade. "TheSuccessful and Supportive Subordinate," Western Publications AssociationMaggie Award: 1985

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Public Service Awards:
Exceptional Merit. "Gangs: How They're Working Your Turf Undetected,"Community Action Network Media Awards: 1996

Exceptional Merit. "EmployingSociety's Outcasts," Community Action Network Media Awards: 1996

Exceptional Merit. "SaveJobs: Strategies to Stop the Layoffs," Community Action Network Media Awards:1996

Best Public Service Series or Article."10 Ways HR Can Help Rebuild America," Western Publications Association,Maggie Award: 1994

Best Public Service Series or Article."Personnel Journal Clearinghouse on AIDS in the Workplace Issues,"Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1988

Public Service Award. "PersonnelJournal Clearinghouse on AIDS in the Workplace Issues," Public RelationsSociety of America, Los Angeles Chapter: 1988

Best Public Service Series or Article."AIDS: The Workplace Issues," Western Publications Association MaggieAward: 1987

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Web Site Awards:

2001
Best Online Database, silver medal, from the national awards contest of the American Society of Business Publications Editors, 2000.

Best Online Writing -- First Place from the San Diego, California, press club, for a column on the "Work Views section of the site.

Best Original Web Feature, bronze medal, from the national awards contest of the American Society of Business Publications Editors, for "Employers inEvery Industry Watch Hospitals' Staffing Solutions" by Todd Raphael, 2000.

Min Magazine lists the top 50 "people,places, and things online," and Workforce is 35th, ahead of Maxim, Forbes,Rolling Stone, and others. Min says Workforce's "brilliant Decision Guideseries is a next-generation example of serving a magazine's readers...."

1999-2000

Gottrouble honors Workforce for providingpeople with crises "both useful & quality information on the Internet."

New Media magazine awards Workforcea silver medal for online publications, in the biggest award to date forthe site.

The Web Marketing Association givesWorkforce its Standard of Excellence award at its 1999 WebAward Web SiteCompetition.

Workforce is a finalist for the GlobalInformation Infrastructure awards. The GII says Workforce is the "premiersite for human resource professionals, providing HR-related content andcommunity."

PC Magazine says "Workforce is an excellent source for HR professionals. This one stop repository offers articles on human resources issues as well as an extensive index of links to product and service providers."

BestEzines.com features Workforce.comin its August 2 issue and says "this is an extremely comprehensivesite covering the Human Resources industry. If you are in the HR businessor manage people in any capacity, this is an excellent addition to yourezine library."

The Bureau of Business Practice awardsWorkforce the "Mark of Best Practice." BBP says Workforce offers"quality information in an easily accessible format, with a high degreeof usefulness to administrators, management professionals and employees.

Netscape's editors review the siteand say it is an "award-winning and leading Human Resources informationsite. Information, forums, tips, polls and case studies on several hundredHR topics--legal, benefits, employment law, compensation, HRIS, trainingand recruiting. Run by experts on the Internet and experts in HR."

The American Society of BusinessPress Editors names Workforce a "killer site" and says "thissite is rather special because of the interactivity that was developed forit, the depth and breadth of its content, and its advertising It includestips on virtually every subject relating to human resources, including legalmatters, training, compensation, and benefits, as well as a number of buyers'guides."

Harvard Business School featuresWorkforce on its list the top three Web sites for managers. "You'llfind tips, case histories, advice from corporate executives and human resourcespractitioners, and more."

1998
Lycos names Workforce one of the Web's"top 5%" and says it is "jam-packed with news and advice forpeople in the human resources game Career tips for HR professionals and forumsexploring the gamut of HR issues round out this useful resource."

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