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Addressing 'Egregious' Online Behavior
While examples of National Labor Relations Board decisions to err on the side of free-speech protections in social-media posts have been plentiful, a new board ruling shows some worker discussions on online platforms may be explicit enough to justify action on an employer's part.
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Tech Changes Coming
The Sierra-Cedar Survey unveiled at the HR Technology® Conference shows HR-tech spending on the rise, mobile adoptions moving forward and cloud deployments overtaking licensed ones next year.
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Where Has HR Gone?
HR departments today have an uphill battle just getting replacements for team members who leave, yet a new study finds that, despite anticipated growth, companies are expecting to reduce their HR staff.
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Leading the Way
The editors of Human Resource Executive® announce their choices for the top 10 HR products of 2014.
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Banning Wearable Tech at Work?
Wearable technology holds both great promise and great peril in the workplace of the future. Here's what HR leaders need to know to get ahead of this latest tech curve.
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Improving the Mobile-Application Process
Almost half of all respondents in a recent survey of job seekers point to problems when applying for a job via a mobile device. How can HR help streamline the process to keep talent moving through the pipeline?
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Rise of the HR Apps
Experts say the vast potential of HR-focused mobile apps may lie beyond benefits communication and recruiting, with many now designed to speed up organizational processes and reinforce desired behaviors.
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Critical Yet Overlooked
Fundamental changes in many industries have led to a need for individual contributors who can also be effective team leaders, but new research suggests these workers are not getting the training they need.
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Report: Dumping Spousal Coverage May Not Save Money
A new Employee Benefit Research Institute report says employers may end up spending more money on healthcare coverage if neighboring employers dump their more-costly spouses onto their plans.
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Wearable Tech in the Workplace
The fledgling wearable-device trend will soon hit the consumer market full-force, but how well will wearables translate to the workplace and what HR challenges will they bring along with them?
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HR Technology Column

About 25 years ago, one popular choice for a small company (two to 50 employees) HR system was Abra Cadabra. There were others, of course, but Abra Cadabra triumphed by doing it more simply and now serves millions of customers. Meet San Francisco start-up Zenefits. While many HR applications may run on your smartphone, Zenefits runs like your smartphone, and really offers a consumer-tech experience in business software.
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