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HR Management

Strategic human resource management is the end product of success in conduction workplace investigations, vendor management, human capital management, and more.

Our human resource management articles can help you vastly improve your human resources planning, HR policies, and human resource training.

Contrary to popular belief, credit unions aren’t just for unions, governments or Fortune 500 companies.
Driven by curiosity and enthusiasm for life, Hans Christian Oersted discovered electromagnetism and invented the first artificial aluminum. A satellite bearing his name now circles the globe mapping magnetic fields, and units of magnetic strength are called oersteds. The Danish philosopher, physicist and chemist earned a reputation within his lifetime for credible science and good judgment. But along the way, he learned a hard lesson: Don’t promise more than you can deliver.
Here are 8 guidelines for new ventures:
Some employees can quietly listen to music at their workstation with no disruption to co-workers and no damage to their productivity. But with the explosion of new media outlets—such as iPods, Internet music and satellite radio like Sirius and XM—people can now listen to what they want, when they want and where they want.
In the years that she dominated women’s tennis, Chris “Chrissie” Evert was seen as feminine, a darling of the tour. On the tour, though, Evert was known as the “Ice Maiden.” With a steely determination never to lose, it was her killer instincts that kept Evert at the top.
A third-year law student at the College of William & Mary, 25-year-old Anne Sommers is shaping up as a force to be reckoned with.
Even top women executives still face inequities that can lead to missed opportunities. Likely as not, these slights are unintended, but exclusion from “the club” remains one of the harshest penalties for a leader. Take Theragenics CEO Christine Jacobs. She’s left out of the loop when male board members adjourn to the men’s room, where they continue to talk business. “It’s life,” says Jacobs. But women execs can make life fairer with these strategies:
Monitoring employees with video cameras probably doesn't violate employee privacy rights, but employers should make sure they don't step over the line of reasonable privacy concerns, such as monitoring dressing rooms ...

When facing a discrimination claim filed with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, it makes sense for employers to try to settle as early as possible, before the agency holds hearings and files an opinion ...

For a while now, General Electric’s top dogs have been studying companies they admire, like Dell and Toyota, seeing how they do things and trying to figure out exactly what propels them to the leading edge. The GE group settled on five “growth leadership traits” common to all of those top companies … and copied them, of course.