|Workforce Optimas Awards 2002 |
The winners of this year's Optimas Awards are proof that amazing ideas and solutions can flourish in the workplace, despite a recession and dramatic reversals of fortune.
|Optimas General Excellence Winner: |
HR Proves Its Value
At food-service giant SYSCO, HR professionals focus on approaches that really work. The results are impressive, bringing SYSCO lower costs, higher retention, and an enviable bottom line.
By Patrick J. Kiger
|Why 9/11 Didn't Change the Workplace |
Despite news stories and advertising hype, the terrorist attacks have not brought massive changes to most workplaces. The challenges that HR faced before 9/11, however, are greater than ever. They need HR's undivided attention.
By Shari Caudron
|How to Make the Right Voluntary Benefit Choices |
Voluntary benefits build retention at little cost to employers. But the array of choices means that HR needs to pick the programs that fit their employees.
By Jennifer Hutchins
|HR Takes Charge of Contingent Staffing |
It's not always HR's job, but unless HR manages the use of temporary workers, it runs the risk of serious legal, financial, and security problems.
By Carroll Lachnit