|Between the Lines |
Communicate the Commitment
Why Good Workers Stay • A Bad Rap for "Chainsaw" Al? • Kind Words Woo Know-It-Alls
|The Buzz |
New Homeland Security Agency Brings Huge HR Changes • United's HR Tasks Will Soar • HR & Pop Culture: A Novel Look at Women and Work
|On the Contrary |
A Road to New Resolutions: Shari Caudron makes resolutions during a New Year's Day hike. But after hitching a ride with a new-hippie, she decides to see the new year differenlty.
|What Works |
The Power of Nice: Tom Terez's e-mail over flows with tales of Snapes and snipers and other workplace vipers. What works better than mean? Nice. And he's got the stats to prove it.
|Dear Workforce: |
Recruiting for "world-class" workers • Should Six Sigma "black belts" get bonuses? •The wages of change • The right recruiting metrics
|Case Studies |
Three Stories of Self-Service Success: HR fights back against paperwork, expense, and errors by instituting employee and manager self-service systems. It might take the managers a little longer to adjust.
|Legal Insight |
Health Information Must Stay Private: In April, HIPPA's privacy rules go into effect. If your company isn't well on its way to compliance, HR will have to jump-start the effort. Legal Posts: Can companies refuse to consider applications from foreign nationals?
|Think Twice |
Meet HR's New Best Friend: Turnover: You've been told that turnover is a horror to be avoided at all costs. But Todd Raphael reports on research that turns that notion on it's head. Turnover can help companies be profitable--under the right circumstances.