<i>Workforce Management</i> November 5, 2007

November 5, 2007
The Outsiders
Stories by Jessica Marquez
A quarter of the Fortune 1,000 companies have selected their HR chiefs from outside divisions, such as legal and finance, reflecting the increasing need for more business-savvy leaders. The job also could serve as a springboard to CEO.

Trane Rolls to Make New Tracks
Stories by Mark Schoeff Jr.
When heating and air conditioning company Trane shifted away from a focus on equipment sales and toward providing high-level service and expertise for customers, it transformed the firm’s entire culture in the process.

Lackluster Performance
Stories by Fay Hansen
Talent retention and development are top priorities for workforce executives, but salary budgets are flat and performance management is only getting lip service. With limited compensation resources, making performance programs work is the name of the game.

The Last Word
Meeting malaise
John Hollon
 In the Mail
Backlash at Pier 1
From our readers

 Time for a Major Health Overhaul
A business group calls for an end to employer-based health care.  A Pay Push for Day Care Work: The Clinton co-sponsored bill also would fund benefits and training. Rating the Docs: Zagat Survey and WellPoint create an online tools to score physicians. Legal Briefings: In the mail; drivers. Event Calendar: Key conferences and forums. The Hot List: Employment screening providers. Data Bank: Double disadvantage.

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