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Below is a list of articles written by our Senior Consultant Team on various issues related to Human Resources Management as well as Career Counseling.

BENEFITS
Title of Article Author
Aligning Compensation with Strategic Business Imperatives Linda Gravett, Ph.D., SPHR, CEQC
Brain Fitness – The Competitive Advantage Guest Columnist, Pat Faust
And the survey says...A look at consumer directed health care plans impact on health care spending and practices Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Do All You Can to Protect Yourself against Worker’s Comp Claims! Laura Littlecott, PHR
Exercise: The Natural Work Stress Reducer Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Linda Gravett, Ph.D., SPHR
Happy Belated Birthday ERISA! Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Health Insurance - An Industry Without Answers Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Ray Roshek, Hylant Group
Just the (Retirement Fee) Facts David Chrestensen
Vice President, New Business Development
First Financial Wealth Management
New HR Tools for Measuring Future Healthcare Premium Increases Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Ray Roshek, Hylant Group
Spring into Wellness - Is your Wellness Program in shape? Patti Dunham, MA, MBA, SPHR
Start the New Year with a Wellness Focus Amy Reece Connelly with REA Career Services
The Sea of Data Monsters: Health care claim data and other scary numbers Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Trends in Executive Compensation Gravett & Associates and strategic HR, inc.
Wellness Programs Stephanie Sullivan Pittman, HR Consultant
Workplace Wellness Denise Flickner, President of HealthWorks

DIVERSITY
Title of Article Author
Birth Order: How Does It Impact You in the Workplace? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR and Allison Pyles
A Day as a Gen Y Imposter Linda Gravett and Robin Throckmorton
Generation Why? Because We AREN'T YOU! Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Kristin Kaminski, Gen Y
The Gen Y Recruitment Solution Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
What has happened to the work ethic? Nothing?! Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Who's the Youngest of Us All? Millennial Generation Robin Throckmorton, Gen X
Kristin Kaminski, Gen Y

EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
Title of Article Author
Back to the Basics: A Tale of Communication Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Communication: What's the Best Way? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Cupid in the Workplace Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Debunking the Myths of Workplace Flexibility Maggie Frye
Don't Ask, Don't Tell:The Silent Epidemic of Eating Disorders Stephanie Pittman Sullivan, MA, PHR
Employee Engagement…From Beginning to End Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR & Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Employers BE(a)WARE…A look at employment-related litigation during tough economic times Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Expectations of Privacy By Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
FUSION: A Six Step Solution to Handling Conflict Across Generations Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Linda Gravett, PhD, SPHR
Go Green! Electronic Communication and Recordkeeping Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
New Year's Resolution: Survive the Economic Fallout Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Ohio Healthy Families Act - Is It "Healthy" for Your Organization? Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Melissa Weigand
Pandemic Flu and Business Continuity Plans - The missing link Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Kristin Kaminski
Preventing Violence in the Workplace Laura Littlecott, PHR
Recognition: A worthwhile investment Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR
Recognition and Rewards: Who's Got the Time These Days, Not to Mention the $$$? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Say What You Mean – Use Email Effectively Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Social Media: Risk or Reward – What Can HR Do? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
The Happy Effect By Cathleen Snyder, SPHR, CIR
What Now? Best practices in an uncertain economy. Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Work Ethic: What is the future of work? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
World Health Organization Announces 2009 Pandemic Influenza -
Are you Prepared?
Patti Dunham, MA, MBA SPHR

ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Title of Article Author
A Fresh Start... Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Can Your Business Succeed Tomorrow? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Employee Development – Back on the Radar Cathleen Snyder and Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Guide to Quality Performance Reviews Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
How Can We as HR Professionals Use that Knowledge to Give Back to Our Community? Cathleen Snyder, SPHR, CIR
How to Become a Strategic Partner Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
HR Pros Must Prioritize Their Own Development Cathleen Snyder, HR Consultant, strategic HR, inc.
Individual Improvement = Organizational Improvement Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Performance Management: The Individual Strategic Plan Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Six Sigma 101 Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Six Sigma: Achieving Near Perfection Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Strategic Planning...Goal Setting...Are You Still on Track? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Succession Planning - Your Operational Necessity Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Patti Dunham, MBA, MA, SPHR
The Dos and Don'ts of Creating Training Materials Susan Otto, Training-Modules.com, LLC
Together We Can Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR

HR MANAGEMENT
Title of Article Author
Are You Ready For The "What If"? – Get Your Plans In Order Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Diapers to Dentures: Who Is Managing Who? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Goodbye 2012…Hello 2013. What trends do you have in store for us next year? Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Green Is the New Black! Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Laura Cranston
HRIS Software - What Does "Determine Your Needs" Mean? Clay Scroggins with CompareHRIS.com
HR New Year’s Resolutions Cathleen Snyder
Is This a Solution to Help You Become More Strategic? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Part 2: Is This a Solution to Help You Become More Strategic? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Social Is Here To Stay - Now What? Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Ten Step Plan for HRIS Software Selection Clay C. Scroggin
To Outsource or Not?  That Is The Question! Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR

RECRUITMENT/RETENTION
Title of Article Author
Are You Linked In? Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Are You Worrying about Retention During the Recession? You Better Be! Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Back to the Basics: Recruiting 101 Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Biases, Prejudices...Do They Still Exist...In You? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Employment Branding Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Employment Branding and Recruiting Videos: 3 Companies That Do It Right Jennifer King
Going Mobile – Recruiting’s Next Frontier Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR, CIR
Greener Grass!? Counter Offer!? - How Will You Be Impacted? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Melissa Weigand
How to Get More Value for Your Posting Andrea Heyde, Cathleen Snyder, SPHR, CIR and Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
How to Get Noticed in a "Skip and Scan" World Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Is the Resume Dead? Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
The Impact of the Economic Crisis on our Organization's Human Resources Laura Littlecott, PHR
Patti Dunham, MBA, MA, SPHR
Recruiting 2011 – Are you keeping up? by Strategic HR, Inc.
Recruit and Select:  In This Market? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Retention: How Many Employees Can You Afford to Lose? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Retention: What Can I Do? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Retention: Learn How You Can Create a Competitive Advantage for Your Company Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Rolling Out The Red Carpet Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR, CIR
Tapping into Talent in the Cloud Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR, CIR
Telecommuting A Common Workplace Solution Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
The Metrics of Recruiting Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
There is a Storm Brewing - A Labor Storm Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
To Google or not to Google…Background checks in 2010 Patti Dunham, MBA, MA, SPHR
Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
What is SPAM? Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
What's the Hottest Trend in HR? Debbie Hatke, MA, SPHR
Work/Life Balance Meredith Keith Chirch, MA, PHR
Your Company Idol Patti Dunham, MBA, MA, SPHR

CAREER MANAGEMENT
Title of Article Author
Do You Deserve a Salary Increase? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Is Your NETworking? Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Preparation: The Key to a Successful Interview Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Using the Internet for Job Hunting Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR

SMALL BUSINESS
Title of Article Author
Developing a Strategic Plan
for Your Consulting Business
Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Evolution of Your Website Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Initial Marketing Strategies Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR
Networking: The Key to Successful Marketing Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR

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