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SHRM Names Six as New Board Members

September 18, 2012
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Dissident SHRM Members for Transparency write-in candidates are shut out as the board taps executives from Sirius XM, Yahoo and Burger King.
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SHRM Transparency Group Reveals Strategy to Run for SHRM Board Positions

June 25, 2012
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The transparency group has met twice with association leaders since last year’s conference in Las Vegas, but after the second meeting in March, SHRM leaders decided to discontinue the meetings, according to Kate Herbst, a transparency group member and now a board candidate.
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How Do I Break Into Other HR Areas Besides Recruiting?

June 19, 2012
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After six years as a human resources professional, I have wandered from my original career path. I had intended to eventually become a generalist, but in my last two jobs I've been asked to do mostly recruiting, mostly because my managers didn't want to do it. I recently was laid off and now get job offers only for staffing/recruiting positions. How do I break into other areas: employee relations, training and performance management? —Unwilling Recruiter, services, England
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Take This Job and Love It: Financial Planners, HR Leaders Rank as Top 5 Jobs

April 11, 2012
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At an average midcareer salary of $104,000, financial planners out-earn the rest of the top 10 professions. Those in HR leadership positions average just over $99,000.
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Survey: Health Care Reform Splits Employers

March 26, 2012
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Forty percent of employers want the high court, which is hearing oral arguments this week on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to strike down the 2010 law. Still, employers are far from being united in favor of repealing it.
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