HRMagazine

HRMagazine is a magazine covering human resources for management professionals. Since it was founded in 1955 it has been produced monthly. The magazine is published by Society for Human Resource Management.Subjects for HRMagazine include employment and human resources. The editor is Nancy M. Davis.

Articles from Vol. 63, No. 2, March

Are Salary Histories History?
"And what's your current salary?"For as long as many HR professionals and job seekers can remember, that question has been asked and answered almost reflexively during initial hiring discussions. It gives an employer critical early information. Applicants...
Are You an Emotional Genius?
If you're a leader, you probably already have the time-honored "business smarts" for the job, namely the intellectual capability and technical skill.Those are important. But they're only the base line.Numerous studies have shown that what distinguishes...
Can We Fire an Employee for Sharing His Pay Increase with Coworkers and Destroying Morale?
Probably not. Under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), employers are prohibited from taking adverse action against employees who participate in a "protected concerted activity," which can be defined as any discussion aimed at improving the terms...
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Have We Gone Too Far in Promoting Collaboration?
I was eating a sandwich in the break room of a company where I did some consulting work when I glanced up and saw it: a poster depicting a crew of young, energetic rowers paddling their boat across the water in perfect synchronicity. You probably know...
Have You Gone Global?
Gaining global experience used to mean accepting an overseas work assignment or taking frequent trips to far-flung places abroad. No more. These days, even HR professionals at companies with no overseas offices often can claim some global experience...
Hiring for Skills, Not Pedigree
When it opened a new IT center in Providence, R.I., in 2017, GE Digital needed highly skilled workers- and fast. But candidates with the qualifications the company was seeking were hard to find.Fortunately, Rhode Island's governor and state business...
Hitting the Ceiling
Just as there is a maximum amount that Stephen Curry can earn as a star point guard for the Golden State Warriors, there is a limit to how much Stephen Brown can make as Accountant I. That's because both the National Basketball Association and the typical...
Hr as Civic Engineer
I finished my graduate degree in 2003 without a job in hand. I didn't know it when I began my job search, but I was witnessing the rise of a trend that has put HR at the crossroads of civic engineering and city planning.I landed two interviews in Bentonville,...
Is Hr Ready for Blockchain?
Recruiters would be thrilled to find a more efficient way to verify job candidates' credentials, including education, certifications, work experience and skills.And payroll managers would welcome a technology that makes their jobs less complex and costly,...
Jennifer Gunter, Shrm-Cp, Cebs
MEMBER SPOTLIGHTManager, Total Rewards, National Council on Compensation InsuranceJennifer Gunter studied public administration as an undergraduate with the intention of becoming a U.S. ambassador. She did become an ambassador-but for human resources.An...
Leading with Advocacy
Right now, Washington legislators and lobbyists are drafting proposals that will affect every American worker and family. HR professionals understand better than anyone how laws impact the real world of work today and tomorrow. That is why no major piece...
#Metoo: Where Was Hr?
Thanks for sharing the perspective of SHRM CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., (From the CEO, February 2018) on the #MeToo movement. Many companies incorporate sexual harassment into their orientation and training, but they look at it as a safeguard, as in "You...
Perfect Timing
If a project fails or a presentation falls flat, managers often wonder "What went wrong?" But perhaps the question they should be asking is "When did it go wrong?"Daniel H. Pink, author of When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing (Riverhead Books,...
Stamping out Sexual Harassment: 4 Views
Attorney and author Jathan Janove recently asked an array of business thought leaders for their take on how to eradicate workplace sexual harassment. Here's what some of them had to say:"I believe ... zero tolerance for bullies, whose behavior is often...
State Briefs
MISSOURISTATE COURT TACKLES SEX-STEREOTYPING CLAIMS* Nearly half of states expressly prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, but Missouri is not one of them.Still, the Missouri Court of Appeals recently ruled in favor...
Steven Rice: Culture Catalyst
Steven Rice's professional and personal passions converged when he joined the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the world's largest philanthropic organization, to serve as its chief human resources officer in 2015. "Leading human resources at an organization...
There Are No Perfect People, So Why Expect Perfect Hr Candidates?
Sixty-nine percent of recruiters reported difficulty filling HR positions last year, according to SHRM's 2017 HR Jobs Pulse Survey in California. And the average time-to-fill for HR roles was an astounding 38.6 days, higher than the already-sluggish...
To Prevent Sexual Harassment, Change the Culture, Shrm CEO Tells California Lawmakers
Creating and maintaining a harassment-free workplace is not just a legal priority but is also essential for a healthy workplace, Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of SHRM, told California lawmakers in January."HR...
Untangling the Fmla
Jessica Hirshhorn knows a lot more about the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) than most people. A recently retired orthopedic surgeon in Bethesda, Md., she routinely cared for patients who needed time off work to recuperate from injuries and other...
Upgrade Your Anti-Harassment Policy
Good policies drive good cultures. Here are some recommendations to consider as you revisit your organization's anti-harassment policy.DON'T LIMIT IT TO SEXUAL HARASSMENTOf course, you must cover sexual harassment, but don't forget that other kinds of...
Young Professionals Advise Shrm
Fifteen individuals have been named to serve on SHRM's Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) for a one-year term, which began Jan. 1.The council advises SHRM on attracting and retaining members under age 30.New members are:* Amanda Brunson of Orlando,...
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