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Bill Leonard is a senior writer for SHRM.

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Articles by Bill Leonard

U.S. CEO Dismissals Hit Lowest Level in Almost 10 Years

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June 9, 2015

Study Examines the Importance of Globally Competent Leaders

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May 26, 2015

What Are the World's Most Admired Leadership Traits?

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May 20, 2015

The Keys to Improving the Effectiveness of Training

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May 19, 2015

Study: Lack of 'Ready Now' Candidates to Fill Leadership Jobs

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May 14, 2015

Study Examines Learning Through Instructional Design

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May 14, 2015

What Does the Future Hold for Graduate Degrees?

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May 12, 2015

White House Unveils Efforts to 'Upskill America'

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April 30, 2015

Unwittingly Asking Illegal Interview Questions

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April 20, 2015

Does HR Hold the Key to Reshaping Performance Management?

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April 14, 2015

Employers Struggling to Develop Senior Leaders

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April 7, 2015
 

 

How Millennials learn may be reshaping the way employers plan and implement training and development programs.

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February 16, 2015

The magazine’s first issue of the year features the article “What’s in Store for HR in 2015?” by Josh Bersin, principal and founder of Bersin by Deloitte. In the article, Bersin makes nine predictions about how HR will redefine the workplace this year.

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January 22, 2015

 

Depression could be having a larger negative impact on worker productivity than most employers might realize, according to a new survey conducted by the Employers Health Coalition.

Nearly a quarter (23 percent) of the respondents to the coalition’s Impact of Depression at Work Audit (IDeA) reported that they had been diagnosed with depression at some point in their lifetime, and approximately 40 percent of those survey participants said that they had taken time off work to deal with their condition.

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December 10, 2014
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Every week seems to bring a new round of data breaches and cybersecurity threats to employers, and lately much attention has been focused on the internal threats posed by employees. Even though these internal threats have become a red-hot topic, several cybersecurity experts agreed that the issue is nothing new and that it’s just heightened awareness that has brought the problem to the forefront.

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December 3, 2014

 

Most veterans of the U.S. armed forces agree that translating the skills they acquired in the military into skills and experiences private-sector employers understand and desire is one of the toughest challenges they face when entering the civilian job market. And employers say the same thing: They know that veterans have the skills and discipline to get the job done, but they just don’t have a clear notion of how certain military skills apply to private-sector workplaces.

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November 11, 2014

 

Move over Generation Y, Generation Z is set to take your place as the youngest generation in the workforce.

And if a new study is any indication, the latter have a stronger entrepreneurial spirit, are less motivated by money, are less entitled and will be better prepared for jobs than their Generation Y counterparts.

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September 15, 2014
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Home Depot’s compromised payment systems could turn out to be the biggest data breach of its kind, with as many as 60 million credit cards affected, according to experts. That would be far more than the 40 million cardholders impacted by the breach at Target stores in 2013. The company confirmed the breach Sept. 8, 2014.

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September 9, 2014

A recent survey of the federal government’s chief human capital officers (CHCOs) pointed to an attitude shift among the top-level public-sector HR executives who report that they are now embracing change rather than merely preparing for its impact.

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August 22, 2014

A strong performance by the U.S. economy in the second quarter of 2014 seems to be intensifying employer demand for finding and hiring the best salespeople possible. And this increased competition for hiring the top-level talent is putting pressure on recruiters and human resource managers to re-examine their own sales techniques.

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August 13, 2014