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Articles by Jessica Marquez

Options Abound

September 21, 2006
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When the Financial Accounting Standards Board in 2005 began requiring companies to list their stock option grants as expenses, many predicted the imminent death of such perks.
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Chief Change Officer Measuring Up

September 21, 2006
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There's a reason Dennis Donovan once again leads Workforce Management 's yearly list of the highest-paid HR leaders: He has used his role as Home Depot's chief workforce architect to help take the company in new strategic directions.
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Taking Something From Tragedy

September 8, 2006
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Rebuilding efforts have prepared some firms to better deal with the looming talent shortage.
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Accounting Rules May Put Pensions on Ice

August 28, 2006
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New FASB guidelines could accelerate freezing of defined-benefit plans, but employers are warned not to act rashly.
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More Employers Move to Offer Roth 401(k)s

August 28, 2006
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With the fate of the plans settled via Congress’ pension reform measure, adoption is expected to further accelerate in 2007.
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Insurers Rolling Out 401(k) Annuity Options

August 28, 2006
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The plans, offering guaranteed income, can be particularly attractive for firms looking to attract or retain older workers.
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Retirement Benefits Getting Employees in the Game

August 28, 2006
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Auto-pilot 401(k)s may be a nudge in the right direction, but effective, personalized communications and the right tech tools can be the key to making workers active participants in their retirement planning.
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More HR in Store at Wal-Mart A Q&A With Sue Oliver

August 15, 2006
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Wal-Mart is hiring more than 300 HR managers to work in the field, instead of just having 100 executives in its headquarters oversee everything, says Sue Oliver, senior vice president of the Wal-Mart Stores Division.
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Critics Remain Wary of Wal-Mart's Plans

August 15, 2006
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Wal-Mart's plan to expand its HR operations to dedicate staff to each of its regions may be a step in the right direction, but some observers hope it’s just the first of more measures to come. Providing more HR support and training for its store managers is something Wal-Mart has needed to do for some time, critics say.
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Driving Ideas Forward at Nissan

July 24, 2006
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In the increasingly competitive automobile industry, companies are trying to stay ahead of the competition by speeding the innovation cycle. This requires a workforce model that lets ideas move through the organization quickly.
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