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HR. com Announces Call for Articles of Interest

HR. com Announces Call for Articles of Interest

Key HR areas of interest to follow monthly focus to provide ongoing education and information for HR professionals.

Aurora, ON (PRWEB) April 5, 2006

HR. com, the largest research and Web destination for Senior HR Executives, today opened up a call for articles, case studies, and research to be published on the site and featured for a month, in the relevant areas of interest. This material will be highlighted in our weekly newsletters and available to 135,000 registered members of HR. com. Some of this content will also be used in educational webcasts presented during the specific month.

Material for the April topics can be submitted up to and including April 14. Content for the following months should be submitted by the last Wednesday of each preceding month.

Upcoming topics for the next three months are as follows:

1. Performance Management (PM) and Competencies

Analyst – Aileen MacMillan

April – Assessing Your Current PM Processes – Moving Toward Implementing Recommended Best Practices

May – Filling in the Gaps – The How To’s of Using an Online PM System

June – Using Your PM Processes to Support Pay for Performance

2. Measurements and Metrics

Analyst – Claude Balthazard, Ph. D.

April – Metrics Literacy: If There was a Curriculum for HR Metrics and Measurement, What Would Be In It?

May – Measuring the Quality of Employment Relationships

June – Measuring Quality of Hire

3. Leadership Development

Analyst – Karen Elmhirst

April – Leaders and e-Learning

May – Strategic Decision Making for Leaders

June – Action Learning

4. Benefits

Analyst – Jeff Chad

April – Developing a Consumer-Driven Healthcare Strategy and Other Cost Containment Methodologies

May – The Future of Defined Benefit Pension Plans

June – Outsourcing Benefits and Pension Administration

5. Staffing

Analyst – Michael Moretti

April – Recruitment Metrics: How to Supply a Dashboard to Your Line Managers and Recruitment Managers that is Meaningful. What Business Metrics Should You Deliver?

May – How to Maximize the Effectiveness of Your Talent Acquisition Process Utilizing Technology

June – Trends in Recruitment Technology

6. Workforce Acquisition

Analyst – Mark McAuliffe

April – Employee Referral Program Design, Development and Implementation

May – Top 10 Tips for Effective Recruitment Advertising

June – Vendor Management Systems – The Latest Features, Advantages and Benefits

7. Compensation

April – Market Pay vs. Fair Pay

May – Compensation and the Many Wars for Talent

June – Fractures in Pay Grade Structures

8. eLearning

April – Developing Career Plans and Competency-based Learning Within LMS Systems

May – Using Online Webcasting For Your Learning and Development

June – How Do You Manage, Govern, and Operate Your Training Function for Success?

"We are inviting subject matter experts and authors to share their best practices with our audience," says Debbie McGrath, HR. com's CEO. "By providing our audience with more in-depth information in featured areas, we can reach out to various members within HR departments and provide them with more comprehensive data on particular subjects of relevance to them."

To submit content for consideration that falls outside of these categories, you can email it directly to the company or to the attention of the individual analyst. Please indicate in the subject line the month and topic you are addressing.

About HR. com Limited

HR. com is in business to help build great companies by connecting them with the knowledge and resources they need to effectively manage the people side of business. As a global authority, we deliver HR Best Practices to help organizations build great companies through community, collaboration, research, shared best practices, and measurements.


Lynn Lievonen, Editor, HR. com

1-877-472-6648, ext. 126

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