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  • Friday June 25, 2004

    Web-based salary information: The untold story

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    As Internet technology has blossomed, a flood of free information regarding salary and other compensation has generated new challenges for employers.

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  • Friday March 12, 2004

    HR-Finance collaboration adds value, delivers results

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    Call it the evolution of HR. Long stigmatized as a cost center preoccupied with the “warm and fuzzies,” the HR department has gained status in organizations, earning a place alongside – rather than subordinate to – the finance department.

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  • Friday February 20, 2004

    Employee handbooks for small firms

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    For many entrepreneurs and owners of very small businesses, the decision to take on employees represents an exciting step. While a firm that employs only the owner and his or her family members may get along without formal human resource policies, that status changes when others are hired.

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  • Friday November 28, 2003

    Finding ROI in an executive education program

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    Every day, brochures and emails promoting the latest, greatest executive education programs cross managers' desks. Using appealing language and images, these pitches usually promise the world -- to those willing to pay thousands in tuition.

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  • Friday October 3, 2003

    Conducting an effective human resource audit

    Article

    As a business owner or executive, you're working hard to build a successful organization. You have had no serious problems in the employment area until today, when a notice arrived from the Department of Labor (DOL) saying that you're being investigated. What prompted this notice?

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