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SHRMs 63rd Annual Conference Opens June 26

June 24, 2011
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Arianna Huffington is scheduled to speak Monday; Sir Richard Branson, founder and president of Virgin Group, Tony Hsieh, CEO of online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos.com, and actor Michael J. Fox also are set for keynote addresses.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Impact Will Our IPO Have on Human Resources?

June 13, 2011
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Our company recently filed for an initial public offering of stock. What steps should our human resources department take to prepare for this event? As we get set for this change, which questions should we be asking ourselves internally?
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Protest Group Calls News Conference on Opening Day of SHRM Confab

June 10, 2011
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SHRM Members for Transparency plans to air its grievances following the association’s failure to respond to repeated invitations for a summit.
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HR's 10 Top Concerns

May 10, 2011
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The Employers Resource Association’s membership of 1,300 companies in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana generates more than 8,000 calls each year to its HR hot line. Most of the questions are considered the staples of HR management.
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Trendy Topics Grab Ink, but HR Hot Line Reveals Basic Workplace Worries

May 10, 2011
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While workplace issues such as bedbugs, social media and background checks have been heavily covered in the mainstream and business media, a recent top 10 list indicates that HR frets about such day-to-day issues as FMLA, performance management, discipline and termination.
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LIVE CHAT: Reviewing Performance Reviews

May 6, 2011
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Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT Some companies are moving away from traditional, often unpopular annual performance reviews and turning to other approaches for evaluating staff and giving workers more frequent feedback. Join Workforce Management senior writer Rita Pyrillis in a live chat Thursday, May 26, at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT. She will share her perspectives on the topic and discuss her May 2011 cover story, "Is Your Performance Review Underperforming?"
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Global Turmoil Tests Ability to Protect Workers

April 7, 2011
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With a slew of devastating events in 2011, companies are grappling with how to protect their workers. But the global turmoil so far this year has tested even the most experienced crisis managers.
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Spate of Acquisitions Cuts Across Talent Management Software Firms

October 15, 2010
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The merger of software vendors can be a plus for customers in the form of a more financially stable supplier and superior products. It also can result in headaches as vendors steer clients to software they didn’t choose.
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Want to Make Money on IPOs Learn About Companies HR Management Strategies

September 2, 2010
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With all the news about IPOs, there's a secret about their success that has not been widely shared: Human resource management makes the difference between life and death at these organizations.
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Appealing to Workers' Civic Side

September 1, 2010
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Firms find that participating in service events not only burnishes their image in cities where they do business, but also helps improve employee morale, recruitment and retention.
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