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What's in a Name? If You're a Magazine, Plenty

February 22, 2012
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As part of our 90th-anniversary coverage, we asked our former publisher and editor-in-chief, Allan Halcrow, to give us the scoop on what went on behind the curtains when Personnel Journal decided to change its name to Workforce. (The name was later changed, again, to the current Workforce Management.) Here are Halcrow's recollections on the name change that was unveiled with our 75th-anniversary issue, which was published in January 1997.
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How HR Balances Customer Demands

July 14, 2002
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Yes, the job comes with substantial expectations, and some of them are contradictory. The key to success is understanding the job's customer focus.
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A 360-Degree View of HR

July 3, 2002
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CEOs, line-managers, and employees speak frankly about HR.
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The Skills HR Needs to Effectively Serve Its Customers

May 20, 2002
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Most HR professionals are adept at managing the administrative part of the job, but aren’t as accomplished at strategic thinking or dealing withcustomers.
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No More Silence About Work

January 21, 2000
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Allan Halcrow writes Putting It Together .
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Cleveland R-O-C-K-S!

November 1, 1999
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The winners of North Coast ’99 recognize employees are an organization’s greatest assets, and they are working with imagination and conviction to help employees perform their best.
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Tight Labor Market Opens Opportunities for Strategic HR

October 21, 1999
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There's no magic-bullet response to the challenge (of a tight labor market).The answers lie in getting the creative with candidate sourcing, fine-tuning the hiring process and training, training, training. In each case, HR can drive the process.
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