Bullying Isn’t Just a Playground Problem

Even Lady GaGa has weighed in on it, so you know it must be an important issue. And it is hard to not see the YouTube videos of kids with their index cards, even when you don’t follow YouTube trends.… continue

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Supreme Affirmative Action Battle–View from Washington

Author: David B. Weisenfeld, XpertHR Legal Editor
A clearly divided Supreme Court took a skeptical view yesterday of the University of Texas’ use of race as a factor in admissions. While the case arises in the educational realm, the implications… continue

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Performance Management: The Importance of Being Honest

Much like the titular character(s) in Oscar Wilde’s 19th century masterpiece, HR professionals, supervisors and managers play multiple roles in their daily pursuits.
In any one day they can be the arbiter, the confidant, the problem-solver, the investigator, the performance… continue

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It Just Keeps Getting Better!

It’s hard to believe, but day two was even better than day one here at the HR Technology Conference.
After having a nice continental breakfast, I headed off to ‘Bringing HR Into The Cloud -Naomi’s Master Panel’, where leading expert… continue

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The Times They Are a Changing

If you asked me 25 years ago (when I was a newbie in HR) if I would be attending an HR Technology Conference my immediate response would have been an emphatic NO! After all, HR is HR, not IT right?… continue

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Condoleeza Rice Addresses Overflow SHRM Crowd

Author: David B. Weisenfeld, XpertHR Legal Editor
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice kicked off the 2012 Society for Human Resource Management’s Annual Conference with a talk before an overflow crowd at Atlanta’s World Congress Center Sunday afternoon.
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