New How-to From CCH Highlights Effective HR Information Management And Communication

Best Practices Shared by Cutting-Edge Communicators

(RIVERWOODS, ILL., June 22, 2000) – Today’s HR professional is challenged by the need to communicate to employees – who may already face "information overload" – in a way that is effective, fast and cost-efficient. To help HR professionals make the most of the latest strategies and technology in communicating and managing information, CCH INCORPORATED (CCH), a leading provider of human resources and employment law information, software and services, has introduced HR Communication in the Electronic Age. ($179. To order, call 800-449-9525, contact your local CCH representative at 888-224-7377 or visit the CCH Human Resources web site at

HR Communication in the Electronic Age is a new, quarterly print subscription service that shows you how to leverage best practices to effectively communicate with employees, as well as manage critical HR information such as compensation plans, corporate financials, employee benefits programs and new employee orientation programs.

Strategies, Technologies and Tips for Greater Communication Success

With case studies demonstrating a variety of successful strategies and techniques used by companies nationwide, HR Communication in the Electronic Age offers practical, how-to guidance for leveraging technology to build an effective, cost-efficient communication program.

The print guide provides comprehensive coverage of the latest trends and issues in employee communication and information management including corporate intranets, and "virtual HR" capabilities such as self-service communications technology, shared service call centers and interactive voice response multimedia PCs.

The helpful reference also covers the most effective ways to communicate critical information to employees in the complex areas of pay and performance plans, benefits and retirement financial planning. To ensure employees have the most useful tools at their fingertips, HR Communication in the Electronic Age covers effective employee orientation programs, employee handbooks and employee newsletters.

Practical explanations throughout the guide are supplemented by sample communication policies, checklists, surveys and examples of successful communications. A writing guide offers direction on professional writing, and how to avoid common mistakes that can undermine the importance of your message.

And, valuable step-by-step instructions walk the reader through the strategic decisions behind communications planning and media choices, so that you create a successful campaign and effectively reach all employees with important HR information.

Availability and Pricing

For more information or to subscribe to HR Communication in the Electronic Age, call 800-449-9525 or contact your local CCH representative at 888-CCH-REPS (888-224-7377). A one-year subscription to the loose-leaf resource, updated quarterly, is $179 plus applicable tax, shipping and handling.


CCH INCORPORATED, headquartered in Riverwoods, Ill., was founded in 1913 and has served four generations of business professionals and their clients. The company produces more than 700 electronic and print products for the tax, legal, securities, insurance, human resources, health care and small business markets. CCH is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wolters Kluwer U.S. The CCH web site can be accessed at The CCH Human Resources group web site can be accessed at

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