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Workforce is a multimedia publication that covers the intersection of people management and business strategy. Our community of senior-level human resources executives and C-level officers are the key decision-makers on talent management matters in the 2,500 largest corporations in America. They read us for our editorial focus and relevance to help them improve their business -- and their bottom line -- through effective management of the workforce. While employees and executives often bemoan the bureaucratic nature of HR processes, companies increasingly realize they need to be smarter about the ways they attract, retain and train their workforce. Our content helps HR professionals approach their jobs from a more strategic, big-picture, business-results perspective.

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Workforce June 2014

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June 2014

Volume: 93
Edition: 6

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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PEP Buoys

June 3, 2014
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How channeling PEP (personal, energy and professional vision) can help you achieve your work-life balance goals.
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Imagine All the People ...

June 1, 2014
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Has creativity disappeared from your workforce? The onus is on employers to help put workers’ imagination back to work.
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‘Working Until I Die,’ the New American Way?

June 1, 2014
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Research shows that not every U.S. worker is saving for retirement, but experts disagree on who’s to blame.
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The Last Word: A Red Card on Racism

June 1, 2014
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Racism was as prevalent in European soccer stadiums as corner kicks and yellow cards several years before that.
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Wellness: The Next Frontier

June 2, 2014
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There’s no “one-size-fits-all” wellness program for all employers. Sure, this week it’s watch your fat intake and don’t smoke, but those aphorisms do not a wellness program make.
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YourForce: Making a Connection

June 4, 2014
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Sharing stories and getting to know each other better is at the heart of our professional growth.
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Culture, Zappos and Drinking Games

June 4, 2014
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The point of the HR drinking game is simple. Like any industry, HR tends to latch onto cool, trendy ideas and drive them into the ground.
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People Moves, June 2014

June 1, 2014
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Dedra Castle to Rite Aid; Alice Fei to Comcast Spectator; and Michael Court to Hydrogen Group.
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Hit the Road, Jack … and Try to Relax

June 2, 2014
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Employers offer vacation days and paid time off to urge employees to get out of the office so that they can relax. Despite the intent, it seems that the majority of employees aren't going places.
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Interview With Dr. Elizabeth Klodas: Nutrition in a Nutshell

June 2, 2014
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About half of large employers offer wellness programs hoping to reduce health care costs and improve worker health. Yet results are a mixed bag.


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By the Numbers, June 2014

June 4, 2014
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Ready for the workforce?; diversions at work
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Making the Most of Mobile

June 1, 2014
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Years after HR departments first started using mobile to find and recruit potential employees, more are integrating it into internal workforce management functions as well.
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Legal Briefing: Court Delivers FedEx Ruling on Hiring Decision

June 3, 2014
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When an employer inquires into an applicant’s medical condition as a condition of a job, the employer must focus on the individual job at issue.
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Legal Briefing: NLRB Answers Don't Answer That

June 3, 2014
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Employers may not generally discipline an employee union delegate for advising an employee during an investigative interview.
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‘Free Speech’ Can Be Costly in the Workplace

June 3, 2014
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It’s a common misconception among employees that their First Amendment rights of free speech carry over to the private workplace. The expression of a political opinion can lead to the loss of a job.
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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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A Bonus Onus: Peek at Peers

June 2, 2014
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Companies should base senior executives’ long-term bonuses on comparing company performance to a predetermined peer group, expert says.
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Guardian Does It for the Kids: Acquires Dental Carrier Premier Access

April 10, 2014
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The deal, announced April 9, extends Guardian’s reach into the state-run Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program markets.
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Home in the Range: Health Care Retirement Costs as Much as a House

June 3, 2014
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A recent study indicated that 48 percent of respondents believe they will need $50,000 to pay for individual health care costs in retirement, but the true cost is estimated at four times that amount.
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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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