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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. 61, No. 10, December/January

2017 Forecast: Hiring Up, Recruiting Budgets Not So Much
More recruiting budgets will stay flat in 2017 compared with the previous year, despite expectations that many companies will increase hiring in the new year, according to new research from LinkedIn.Fifty-six percent of nearly 4,000 corporate talent...
30 under 30
If you have any concerns about the future of human resources, you can put them to rest now. As our first compendium of emerging leaders shows, the profession is in great hands. Here, we celebrate the creativity and accomplishments of 30 HR rock stars...
CHRO Pay Gap
A new study of executive compensation reveals that chief HR officers (CHROs) at private U.S. companies are expected to have earned a median salary of $117,000 in 2016-which is 6.4 percent more than what they made in 2015. The median CHRO bonus is expected...
EEOC Looks at 'Big Data' Use
Employers' growing use of analytics-sometimes referred to as "big data"-has the potential to improve individual and organizational performance, SHRM member Eric Dunleavy recently told the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).Dunleavy,...
Gaining Leaders' Trust
How do I generate trust as a newcomer to my organization?Building trust takes time and effort in any relationship. At work, many people mistakenly assume it comes with their job titles. It doesn't. And without trust, you won't be able to accomplish your...
Get Ready for Drug Price Hikes
The cost of prescription drugs in group health plans continues to soar at doubledigit rates, leading employers to take costcontainment steps.For active employees and retirees under age 65, these expenses are projected to increase 11.6 percent in 2017,...
HR's 2017 Challenge: Take a Bite out of Cybercrime
Of all the business trends for 2017, perhaps the most unfortunate is the increasing need for companies to protect themselves against crimes committed via the Internet or other computer networks. But with the potentially disastrous consequences of data...
Karla Shugart, HR Manager, Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Karla Shugart doesn't know how to quit.When the president of her local Society for Human Resource Management chapter died suddenly in early 2014, chapter leaders were understandably devastated. The Texoma Human Resource Management Association in Sherman,...
Kudos to Impact Award Winner!
Jack in the Box Inc. is the recipient of the 2016 Human Resource Management (HRM) Impact Award, which recognizes organizations with outstanding evidence-based HR management practices.The award is given annually by SHRM, the SHRM Foundation, the Society...
Mixed Signals Curb Use of Vacation Time
At least $272 billion in unused vacation time is sitting on the balance sheets of U.S. businesses. Much of that liability is due to the uncertain vacation culture created by America's managers. Two-thirds of senior leaders and executives said they left...
New and Notable Titles from HR Magazine's Book Blog
New and Notable Titles From HR Magazine's Book Blog75 Ways for Managers to Hire, Develop and Keep Great Employees (Amacom, 2016) By Paul FalconeThe difference between good companies and great ones is the leadership edge, says HR expert Paul Falcone,...
SHRM Certifications Are Accredited
SHRM's HR certifications have been accredited by the Buros Center for Testing, less than two years after the credentials were introduced.The Buros Center for Testing, the premier test review center, located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, gave...
State Briefs
California: Farmworkers Will Get Overtime PayA new law will extend overtime pay to agricultural employees who work more than eight hours in a day and 40 hours in a workweek. The same overtime rules that apply to other employees in the state will now...
Take a Break
'Tis the season for wrapping things up at work to meet end-of-year deadlines and, well, wrapping things up at home to give to your family and friends during holiday celebrations. It's a time for joy intermingled with stress as people run themselves ragged...
Tech Titans
When Katherine Mancuso joined telecom provider ShoreTel as vice president of human resources, one of the first projects she tackled was introducing a new onboarding system.The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company wanted to provide its increasing number of...
The Gift of Giving
It's the season of giving and a good time to remember that generous employers often receive much in return. Corporate philanthropy can boost revenues as well as employee morale and engagement. In fact, the 2016 Cone Communications Employee Engagement...
The Increasing Risks of Background Checks
In the wake of new legislation, background checks that used to take place as a matter of course may now be worth reconsidering. At a minimum, HR should be prepared to navigate more carefully the intersection between privacy laws and employment practices...
Time Out
The workplace is rapidly evolving, but companies' approach to time offdoesn't seem to be keeping pace. For now, most employers are sticking to traditional approaches to paid leave. Policies continue to be structured around tenure, and when it comes to...
We Are All Gen Z-And Y and X
Back in 1990, a 24-year-old HR clerk made a bold suggestion during a departmental lunch. That person was me. I proposed that our company amend its leave policies to allow parents to use sick time to care for their ill children.Silence blanketed the room....
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