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Human resource executives command many tools to foster innovative workplace cultures.

When U.S. athlete Dick Fosbury sailed over the high jump bar at 7 feet, 4¼ inches during the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, he set a record with the "Fosbury Flop."

Twisting his body, he arched his back to sail over the bar with his feet above his head. The odd technique was a revolution from previous methods—the scissors kick, the California western roll, the straddle—and garnered Fosbury a gold medal and a place in history. It soon came to be the dominant method of high jumping.

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August 18, 2010

Shape your organization for the future by measuring workforce needs, analyzing trends and being open to new working relationships.


Senior executives spend only 3 percent of their workday thinking about the future, according to the Future of Work, a global community of organizations and individuals whose members study workplace trends. In an eight-hour workday, that’s a mere 14 minutes pondering the environment where they will be competing. As the Chinese proverb warns, “The person who does not worry about the future will shortly have worries about the present.”

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August 18, 2010

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August 10, 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:

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August 9, 2010

ORLANDO—Companies that are in top form embrace change and set their sights high, even during tough economic times, says Scott Milligan, SPHR, a consultant for the Disney Institute.

Milligan, whose career includes experiences in operations, distribution, budgeting, human resources and training and development, addressed a crowd of more than 700 here April 28 during the closing keynote presentation at the 2010 SHRM Staffing Management Conference and Exposition.

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June 18, 2010