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HR Executive Dies in New York Steam Blast

July 20, 2007
Pfizer human resources executive Lois Baumerich died of a heart attack she suffered when a steam pipe exploded in Midtown Manhattan on Wednesday, July 18. Baumerich helped found the National Industry Liaison Group, an organization promoting workplace equality.
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All-Around HR Players Knowing It All

July 11, 2007
Tomorrow’s human resources chiefs may not even work in HR today. Many employers are looking outside the function for up-and-comers and giving them experience throughout the organization—and across the globe—to prepare them for the ever-more strategic role.
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Precision-Targeted Development at HP

July 11, 2007
Hewlett-Packard vice president and chief learning officer Sam Szteinbaum says it’s difficult to separate leadership development from the overall performance level of the HR function. That’s why HP has set out to do both simultaneously, with the “Best in Class” HR development program it started a year ago.
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HR for HR at Amex

July 11, 2007
American Express sees HR as such an important part of driving business performance that the company has assigned an executive specifically to the task of developing future HR leaders.
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The Change-Management Charge

July 11, 2007
Most HR professionals lack change management skills, and that gap in their knowledge could hamper their career path. But like a good golf swing, change management acumen is something that can be learned.
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