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Articles by Ed Frauenheim

Over HR Is It Time to Get Out

June 25, 2009
Laying people off in this recession has caused a significant portion of HR professionals to consider exiting the field, according to Workforce Management’s HR Anxiety Survey. The study asked whether HR professionals’ experiences in conducting layoffs had prompted them to think about changing careers or moving to a different, non-HR role in their company.
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SHRM Conference to Reflect Tough Economic Times

June 17, 2009
Consultant Margaret Morford, who will lead a session about management courage at the 61st annual SHRM conference in New Orleans, says HR leaders must champion honesty in their organizations amid these tough economic times even if it means sticking their necks out.
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HR Chiefs, Too, Are Doing More With Less These Days

May 18, 2009
For many human resources executives, today’s hard times translate into tough days at the office. Top HR officials are being asked to oversee major cost-cutting—in many cases, layoffs. At the same time, they need to plan for future talent needs of their organizations. And often they face these twin challenges with a downsized department of their own.
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