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YourForce: Introducing the Workforce 100

June 29, 2014
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With our inaugural Workforce 100 list, our goal is to provide readers with a measuring stick to assess the best companies for HR management.
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Wellness Investments Rise but Results Remain in Question

June 25, 2014
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More employers are deploying wellness programs but implementation and effectiveness remain elusive.


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SHRM Sheds Light on New Certification, but Questions Remain

June 23, 2014
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UPDATED June 24, 2014 (2 p.m. CT): A new certification commission created by SHRM will include HR professionals, certification experts, academics and members of the broader business community.
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HRCI: Shut Out but Not Shut Up

June 23, 2014
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The annual SHRM conference is without the HR Certification Institute in attendance, though HRCI is throwing a party of its own just down the street.
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SHRM Members Ask: What’s Going on With New Credentials?

June 23, 2014
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During the first full day of the conference, SHRM held a town-hall gathering to explain its new certification designation.
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SHRM Rolls Out Its New Credentialing Program

June 20, 2014
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Its professional certification designations of SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP seek to replace longtime standards PHR and SPHR.


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How Do We Get Our ESOP Plan Started?

June 17, 2014
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My company wants to start an employee stock ownership plan, or ESOP, that defines a vesting year as being an actively employed participant on Dec. 31 of that year and you credited with at least 1,000 hours of employment. Should this include regular hours, overtime hours, and PTO hours? What else might we need to consider?
— ESOP Fable, financial/insurance/real estate, Des Moines, Iowa

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How Can I Create a Willingness to Learn Among My Employees?

June 17, 2014
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My company wants to enable employees and their reporting managers to take complete ownership of the learning process, from identifying learning objectives to figuring out the best way to learn. What are the ways I can create this 'willingness to learn' among employees so that they actually take ownership?

--Shared Responsibility, manufacturing production, Mumbai, India


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A Network Rethink for Learning and Development

June 13, 2014
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Today’s networked work environment opens up new learning possibilities. Start by redefining your approach to employee development.
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Cocktails, Puppies and Nerf Wars: The New Job Fair

June 12, 2014
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It’s the anti-job fair trend, where companies like Dice Holdings Inc. and Wakefield Media create fun, engaging environments for recruiters and IT professionals to connect.
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