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Articles by Rita Pyrillis

Delays and Disarray for Small-Business Health Exchanges

June 29, 2014
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Several states have shuttered their marketplaces because of technical problems.
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SHRM Rolls Out Its New Credentialing Program

June 20, 2014
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Its professional certification designations of SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP seek to replace longtime standards PHR and SPHR.


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Special Report: EAPs: Devoid of Data

June 5, 2014
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Employee assistance programs continue to improve quality and services, but while employers are looking for bottom-line data, EAP providers lack research.
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SHRM's Current and Former Presidents Discuss Their Administrations

June 3, 2014
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SHRM’s current and former leaders, going back to 1980, talk about their tenures as president of the largest HR organization and what the future holds for HR.
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Task Force: Health Plans Key to Cost, Quality

June 2, 2014
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Group members recommended that health plans should be the primary source of price information and urged them to use easy-to-understand formats.
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HRCI: Surprised by SHRM Plan to Offer HR Certifications

May 14, 2014
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Questions emerge regarding what SHRM’s move means to those with PHR, SPHR and GPHR credentials, as well as the relationship between the organizations. Updated with comments from SHRM's Hank Jackson and HRCI's Amy Dufrane.


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Sharon Salzberg: At-Peace Signs at Work

May 7, 2014
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Author Sharon Salzberg opens the book on regretful emails and practicing mindfulness and meditation at work.
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Health Exchange Rate Begins to Grow

May 7, 2014
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The big potential growth of private health exchanges has lured other major benefits consulting firms into the market.
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Investing in Employees to Invest in Health Care

May 6, 2014
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There seems to be an endless quest to get employees to care more about their benefits. Explaining their importance is becoming increasingly valuable.
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Depression Lurks Beneath Poor Health

May 6, 2014
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The link between depression and physical conditions like asthma or diabetes is often overlooked, adding to the ‘under the radar’ aspect of mental illness at work.
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