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Overturn of DOMA Opens Policy Options for Employers

August 8, 2013
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The ruling’s impact may be greatest for smaller businesses that don’t have comprehensive coverage packages for LGBT workers.
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How Do I Unite Leaders Divided On HR's Value?

April 17, 2013
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I was recently promoted to handle all human resources at our 100-employee company, but I also still serve as top assistant to our company president. This has sparked a debate, with some senior leaders arguing we don't need a fulltime HR function. Our president now isn't sure whether to keep the HR function or just keep me as his assistant. How do I convince top brass that HR is more than just keeping track of personnel files and benefits? — Caught in the Not-So-Friendly Crossfire, HR director, publishing/communication/advertising, Owosso, Michigan
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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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2012 Game Changer: Kelly Timpane

November 29, 2012
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Director, human resources and corporate services, Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia
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2012 Game Changer: Julie Hoff

November 29, 2012
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Senior director of HR strategy, planning and communications, Express Scripts Holding Co., St. Louis
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Costly Degrees in HR Could Be Wise Choice vs. Certification

November 19, 2012
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A certificate isn't enough in today's business climate, in which expectations of human resources professionals have never been higher, experts say.
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What Is Peer Review and Do We Need It?

November 14, 2012
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How is peer review defined? Do we need it? —Peer Pressure, services, Florida
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HR's Future Looks Strategic—or Does It?

October 22, 2012
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A new survey notes that with advances in technology, human resources managers will have time away from administrative tasks to help their CEOs with big-picture questions, though one expert contends that things haven't changed much.
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