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Nicotine Screenings Snuff Out Some Employment Offers at Health Care Companies

April 30, 2013
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Health care providers, which see their employees as 'role models and advisers to patients,' are among the organizations requiring tobacco testing for new hires.
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What Will Human Resources Look Like in the Near Future?

April 3, 2013
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The last decade has seen lots of changes in human resources. Looking back, it seems hard to predict that social media and other emerging trends would have taken hold. What's in store for the future of human resources and are there steps our HR organization should take to prepare? —Looking Backward So We Can Move Forward, HR consultant, technical services, Columbus, Georgia
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Creating a Secure 'Sandbox' on Employee Devices

April 2, 2013
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Companies are tackling questions of security on worker mobile phones and tablets by creating special compartments in the devices.
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Big Data, Bigger Deal

March 22, 2013
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Companies have been slow to bring analytics-based decision-making to their people practices, but that's changing.
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HR Data Enters the Equation

March 22, 2013
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The best-performing HR departments are harvesting big data so their leaders arrive at the proverbial top table with insights about pivotal roles, critical skills and gaps, says Harry Osle, global HR transformation and advisory practice leader at The Hackett Group.
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Is HR at Its Breaking Point?

March 22, 2013
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Some companies are choosing to do away with traditional HR departments and divvy up the duties to other departments, but not everyone agrees that's such a good idea.
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Manufacturing Should Ratchet Up Recruitment of Women, Experts Say

March 4, 2013
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Women make up about a quarter of the manufacturing industry's workforce, according to a recent report by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute. The same report suggests the industry should actively focus on recruiting women to fill hundreds of thousands of empty positions.
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