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June. 3, 2011
Hello ASHHRA and IFD Members:

The ASHHRA Conference will be here before you know it. Enjoy Spring Savings when you register in the month of June. This is the final discount of the year so please take advantage! Plus, build your cross cultural competence at the next IFD webinar. See details below.

Register Today for the ASHHRA 47th Annual Conference & Exposition
Conference Highlights:
  • 18.5 Recertification Credits Available
  • More than 40 Health Care Learning Sessions and Panels
  • Renowned Keynotes: Henry Winkler, Ian Morrison, and Chip Madera
  • Exciting Exposition
  • Networking Events
Click here for more information or call us at 312-422-3720

IFD Webinar
Topic: Building Cross-Cultural Competence Skills-Tools and Resources
When: Wednesday, June 29
Time: 10 a.m. PT, 11 a.m. MT, 12 p.m. CT, 1 p.m. ET
Duration: 90 Minutes
Price: IFD Members: FREE | Non-Members: $80
Register Today!

Have a great weekend!

Sharon C. Allen, MBA
Director, Internet Communication
Fred Hobby

The DiversityInc Top 5 Hospital Systems
DiversityInc    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Hospital systems have unique challenges in creating culturally competent patient care and developing both management and medical staff that mirror their patient demographics. DiversityInc examines the hospital systems with the best overall diversity-management scores in four areas: CEO commitment, human capital, corporate and organizational communications, and supplier diversity. More

The truth about generation entitlement
Portfolio    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail
They are the future of the workforce, yet they have earned a generational reputation bad enough to send shivers up the spine of mature small-business owners everywhere. They are Generation Entitlement, the ambitious Millennial children of baby boomers who grew up hearing "you can be whatever you want to be because you’re special." And they are sick of the bad press. More

Health care quality gaps and disparities persist in every state    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
States are seeing improvements in health care quality, but disparities for their minority and low- income residents persist, according to the 2010 State Snapshots, released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. New Hampshire, Minnesota, Maine, Massachusetts and Rhode Island showed the greatest overall performance improvement in 2010. More

When should your company take a stand against LGBT bias?
DiversityInc    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The news that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam signed into law a bill prohibiting local governments from passing anti-discriminatory measures offers a clear lesson to inclusive corporations about when — and how — they should get involved. The new law, aimed squarely at the LGBT community, is an example of a groundswell in several states from the religious right to pass laws that endanger human rights and discriminate against this one group in particular. More

Video Interviewing - A Better Way to Interview

Learn how to speed up your hiring process by screening candidates early in the process, while reducing interview time and recruiting expenses? Watch this webinar replay.

Women in the workplace are just too nice
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Many of us are pleased when our bosses use words like "team player," "positive attitude" and "jumps in and helps others" in our annual reviews. We believe these to be traits that help us succeed. But is it possible that those characteristics may be holding you back? More

Fortune 500 companies with the most older workers
U.S. News & World Report    Share    Share on
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As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others. More

ARMSRx Pharmacy Benefit Consultants

ARMSRx is a pharmacy benefit consulting firm that specializes in saving Hospitals money on their pharmacy benefit expenditures. ARMSRx delivers intellectual capital.

The wage gap — A chicken-and-egg problem?
BNET    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Sometimes a harsh dose of reality isn't such a good thing. A new study shows that women expect to be paid less in their first jobs than men do and expect to wait longer than men for their first promotions. The irony is the women are the ones with the more realistic career expectations. More

How to make your business a multicultural success
Entrepreneur    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Most business owners think of themselves as open-minded and welcoming to people from all walks of life. But are you, really? More

Are you ready for the new workforce?
HRM Today    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
When a combination of social, political and technological evolutionary forces come together to generate a workforce shifts, that shift often leaps from impossible to imagine to impossible to avoid. More

Building effective global teams
Human Resource Executive Online    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Managing in today's complex world has been made even more challenging due to global unrest and continuing economic uncertainty. In building and aligning successful cross-functional and multicultural teams on global projects, senior-level human resource leaders must take a custom-tailored and nuanced approach. More

How to deal with a younger boss
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According to human resource and career consultants, older workers are reporting to younger bosses more and more these days. A recent survey by the jobs website CareerBuilder found that 43 percent of workers 35 and older said they currently work for a younger boss. More

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