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ICYMI: If You Want to Develop Great Leaders, Focus on Teamwork

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Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest in HR. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping our most popular stories every month in our "In Case You Missed It" series. Keep reading for May's top stories!

Why True Leadership Development Is a Team Effort

In 2012, U.S. organizations reportedly spent $14 billion on leadership development. That's a lot of money—but not all of it is used effectively. In her latest post, Carol Anderson dives into the power of teamwork to develop leaders, in addition to training.

Reflecting on Lessons From Cornerstone Convergence 2016

Convergence 2016 was filled with many "lightbulb moments"about how to prepare your organization to thrive in the future. Here are a few of our favorites that we hope will spark your imagination, provoke conversation and guide your thinking on the future of work.

Why HR Should Stop Candidates About Their Salaries

Asking a candidate about their salary history may seem like a no brainer to ensure that you aren't wasting time with someone who is out of your budget. But there are better ways to align compensation with market value and skill. In this article, contributor Lynda Spiegel dives into how to make sure "the price is right" for both your organization and the candidate.

3 Steps to Start Recruiting on Social Media

What should you do when you've exhausted your own talent database and internal referral networks for candidates? Social recruiting is a great option to identify, engage and hire new talent. Here, three ways to make social work for you.

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The 5 Employment Laws Every Manager Must Know

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The 5 Employment Laws Every Manager Must Know

Employment law is complicated and can have big repercussions for your company if employees fail to adhere to it — either out of ignorance or neglect. A talent contractor for Comcast was just forced to pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit over unpaid overtime — a violation of employment law. While you can't expect everyone at your company to be experts in the law (that's why you should have an attorney on retainer), your managers should be trained on the basics. Otherwise, you make your company susceptible to lawsuits.

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