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Battle-tested: From soldier to business leader

News Updates
August 24, 2010

Nikki Jackson, secretary of the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, takes a different approach to talent management with employees working for the state.

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August 11, 2010

Today's workforce is rapidly changing. From Baby Boomers retiring in record numbers to new technology changing where and when we work, the most successful companies are planning for what’s next.

As the workforce grows more complex, the role of Human Resources is changing as more HR professionals are partnering with the C-suite to help companies stay focused on what’s next in the workforce. Here are some examples of strategic HR helping companies remain competitive and boost the bottom line:

News Updates
August 9, 2010

Human resource professionals like me, who tap into the talent pool of former military personnel, tend to keep quiet about our best resources. But the fact is, military officers have special skills that serve private industry well.

News Updates
June 18, 2010

President Obama and the First Lady recently held a forum with policymakers and businesses to discuss workplace flexibility. Read the full story from The Chicago Tribune here.

News Updates
April 1, 2010

The SHRM Special Expertise Panel compiles lists of trends and offers expert insight into a wide array of HR-related topics and trends as a way for SHRM to tap into the cutting-edge insights from the most experienced thought leaders in the HR field with this forward-looking piece of content. Some of the trends in 2009 include the impact of the global recession on business strategy and employees, the continuing importance of work/life balance, the importance of globalization and integrating markets, and continued emphasis on performance management, among others.

News Updates
March 16, 2010

Though there are signs of recovery in the global economy, areas of weakness continue, especially in the labor market. HR professionals will be among the first to see signs of life return to the job market and any accompanying increase in turnover. With many disengaged employees staying put rather than risking an uncertain job market, HR professionals in 2010 will be focusing on how to reengage employees and retain the most valuable talent.

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March 16, 2010