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When you rely upon Workforce Management , rest assured you are using the best. For decades, Workforce Management 's publishing peers have recognized its award-winning journalism.

February 19, 2002
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Workforce Management is frequently turned to by other media organizations as a source of expert advice on workplace trends and Workforce management.

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

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

Magazine Editorial Awards:

Best Single Issue of a Magazine, Workforce Management, American Business Media's Neal Award, November 2004.

Best Single Issue of a Magazine, Workforce Management, American Business Media's Neal Award, October 2003.

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

Best Managerial and Professional Magazine. Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 2002, 2001, 1992, 1989, 1987.

Special section, Gold award for "A Day in the Life of HR." (June 2001); Signed editorial, Gold award, "Think Twice." (June 2001, September 2001); Regular department, Silver award for "The Buzz." (September, October, November 2001); Feature article, Silver award, "Overtime Lawsuits: Are You at Risk?" (October 2001); Regular contributed column, Bronze award, "What Works." (May and June 2001) from the American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2002.

Best Editorials. "Think Twice," by Todd Raphael. American Business Media's Neal Award, 2002

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.

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

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

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

First Place, Case History: "Continental Airlines: A Flight Plan for Success," American Society of Business Press Editors: 1998

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

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

McAllister Editorial Fellowship presented 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 Business Press Editors' Regional Award: 1997

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

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

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

Editorial Achievement. American Society 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 a Better Future": 1995

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

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

Third Place, Case History. "Training Prepares Workers for Drug Testing," American Society of Business Press Editors: 1994

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

Best News Story/Trade. Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1993

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

Second Place, Magazine. "Tracing Workplace 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 Column or 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, Nontechnical Feature Second Place. American Society of Business Press Editors, Chicago Chapter: 1989

Best Managerial and Professional Magazine. Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1986, 1987, 1989, 2003

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

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

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

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

Best Legal Reporting. "The Supreme 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. "The Successful and Supportive Subordinate," Western Publications Association Maggie Award: 1985

Best Staff-written column, gold medal, from the national awards contest of the American Society of Business Editors, 2003, for Todd Raphael's monthly column.

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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. "Employing Society's Outcasts," Community Action Network Media Awards: 1996

Exceptional Merit. "Save Jobs: 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. "Personnel Journal Clearinghouse on AIDS in the Workplace Issues," Public Relations Society of America, Los Angeles Chapter: 1988

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

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Web Site Awards:

2004

  Best newsletter, Workforce Recruiting, and best integration of print and online editorial.

  Best of the Web Award, from Min, a leading magazine covering the publishing industry.


2003

  Best of the Web Award, from Min, a leading magazine covering the publishing industry, for integrating print and online editorial. Said Min: "This magazine brand for HR pros has been quietly deploying some of the most innovative B2B editorial and ad programs online for a number of years now. More than extend the magazine brand, its online interactive databases, calculators and tools truly amplify the brand online."

  Best community, silver medal, from the national awards contest of the American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2003.

  Best online database (www.workforce.com/archive), bronze medal, from the national awards contest of the American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2003.

2002

  Best Community Center, gold medal, from the national awards contest  of the American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2002.

  Best Web site, bronze medal, from the national awards contest of the American Society of Business Publication Editors, 2002.

2001
Best Online Database, silver medal, from the national awards contest of the American Society of Business Publication 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 Publication Editors, for "Employers in Every 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 Guide series is a next-generation example of serving a magazine's readers...."

1999-2000

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

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

The Web Marketing Association gives Workforce its Standard of Excellence award at its 1999 WebAward Web Site Competition.

Workforce is a finalist for the Global Information Infrastructure awards. The GII says Workforce is the "premier site for human resource professionals, providing HR-related content and community."

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.com in its August 2 issue and says "this is an extremely comprehensive site covering the Human Resources industry. If you are in the HR business or manage people in any capacity, this is an excellent addition to your ezine library."

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

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

The American Society of Business Publication Editors names Workforce a "killer site" and says "this site is rather special because of the interactivity that was developed for it, the depth and breadth of its content, and its advertising It includes tips on virtually every subject relating to human resources, including legal matters, training, compensation, and benefits, as well as a number of buyers' guides."

Harvard Business School features Workforce on its list the top three Web sites for managers. "You'll find tips, case histories, advice from corporate executives and human resources practitioners, and more."

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

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