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Fighting Workplace Violence
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently cracked down on two companies for violence in the workplace. Can your organization's violence-prevention program satisfy federal standards?
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Aug 28, 2014
A Costly Lack of Training
An appeals court recently ruled that a company's "failure to train" an employee can be an actionable form of employment discrimination. Experts cite the case as another example of the need to be able to demonstrate why an employee didn't receive an opportunity at advancement.
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Aug 11, 2014
Mentoring Leadership
For mentoring to work, business and HR leaders should return to some basic truths and tactics to make their programs more effective.
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Jul 21, 2014 Jul 21, 2014
A Matter of Trust
Despite what recent headlines about General Motors and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs may suggest, some American enterprises are dedicated to being trustworthy and ethical, and they have been deriving a competitive advantage from their efforts for years.
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Jul 15, 2014
Working Relationships
Avoiding pitfalls and fostering good relations when working with HR-software vendors is key to launching and maintaining a successful project.
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Jun 9, 2014
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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May 28, 2014
A Healthy Mix of Messages
The 2014 Health & Benefits Leadership Conference featured speakers from every corner of the employee-benefits universe offering the latest insights, research, visions ... and even some passion.
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May 7, 2014
Wanted: Job Descriptions That Work
Experts say many job descriptions are out of date, don't really reflect the role, and in some cases even dissuade top talent from applying. Is it time to give your employment ads an overhaul?
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May 6, 2014
The Flexibility Bias
A new study shows workplace bias against those who use flexible-work arrangements -- often for child-care needs -- may increase employee dissatisfaction even among those who don't have children. But can HR help to eradicate such bias within an organization?
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Apr 17, 2014
Fostering a Culture of Compassion
Recent research finds that a culture of companionate love in the workplace reduces employees' withdrawal from work, among other positive outcomes.
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Apr 16, 2014
Lessons from the Big Boys
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Apr 4, 2014
Employee Engagement Starts During Recruitment
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Apr 4, 2014
Are Employers Being 'Ambushed'?
Proposed NLRB union-organizing rules are being called 'game changers' by both sides in the debate, and for very different reasons.
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Mar 24, 2014
HBLC Opens in Vegas
From a history lesson on the origins of employee benefits to updates on how Washington's latest legislative efforts involving the Affordable Care Act may affect both employers and employees, the opening day of the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference offered something for everyone.
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Mar 18, 2014
RPO's Value Proposition
Recruitment-process-outsourcing clients weigh in on what they value most from the provider community.
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Mar 7, 2014
What's the Holdup with Hiring?
A recent Glassdoor poll finds the average interview process took close to 23 days in 2013, compared to approximately 12 days in 2009. While thoroughly vetting candidates is a must, experts say the risk of frustrating candidates and damaging the corporate brand increases greatly when the company drags its feet in filling positions -- or even if applicants perceive as much.
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Mar 3, 2014
Learning from 'Big HR Tech'
Two recent events, one sponsored by IBM and the other by Oracle, offer some valuable take-aways not just for Fortune 1000 companies (the target market of these technology giants), but for small and mid-sized organizations as well.
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Feb 19, 2014
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