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GE a Trailblazer in HR Development

July 11, 2007
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General Electric’s 50-year-old Human Resources Leadership Program is perhaps the seminal initiative for developing future HR executives.
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All-Around HR Players Knowing It All

July 11, 2007
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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
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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
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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
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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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Group Embraces Its Inner Sherm, Sets New Goals

June 28, 2007
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As part of a rebranding effort announced June 24, SHRM is officially adopting its nickname. The most visible part of the change is a new logo.
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SHRM, HR Reach for New Identity

June 28, 2007
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The Society for Human Resource Management is looking to cast the profession in a new light. SHRM officials and others in the field can hardly wait to get rid of the old administrative image.
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HR, Workers Split on What Fuels Job Satisfaction

June 24, 2007
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Compensation and benefits are the factors that most heavily influence whether someone likes his or her job—and 79 percent of the respondents in SHRM’s 2007 Job Satisfaction survey are happy at work.
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SHRM Conference Attendance in Las Vegas Could Set New Record

June 24, 2007
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When the show kicked off Sunday afternoon, June 24, SHRM had registered 14,836 participants. The organization would set a record if 15,000 people attend the conference.
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Has HR Finally Arrived

June 22, 2007
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Has HR arrived? Not quite, author and consultant Dave Ulrich says. But good human resource practices can create demonstrable value for an organization's key stake-holders, Ulrich argues, and prove that HR is worthy of that seat at the table.
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