The Good, the Bad, the Reality

Lachnit, Carroll
June 2002
Workforce (10928332);Jun2002, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p10
Focuses on the images and common misconceptions on human resources (HR) professionals in the U.S. Challenges experienced by HR professionals in a certain organization; Information on the book 'Rewired, Rehired, or Retired,' by Robert Critchley; Potential impact of merger activities in the U.S. on job security.


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