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Hidden Benefits of Wellness Programs
Instead of simply focusing on dollars saved and pounds lost, a new study suggests HR professionals should expand their focus on weight-management programs to see how they can impact other critical factors such as employee engagement and retention.
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Evaluating Performance Ratings
Recent studies show that fewer companies are using employee rankings to determine salary increases, and more companies are moving toward eliminating annual performance reviews. Experts share new ways of rating employees' performances.
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5 Conversations Every Manager Needs to Have
As companies shift toward a mindset of more frequent dialogue with -- and feedback from -- employees, here are five conversation models for managing ongoing performance development.
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Harnessing the 'Spillover' Effect
New research finds bottom-line benefits when organizations spend time carefully considering which employees should sit near each other. But experts warn that the "peer spillover" effect can also have negative consequences.
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The Perils of After-Hours Email
While it may be part of the culture at some organizations for workers to respond to work emails after hours, the practice blurs the line on the work day and may also have harmful effects on employees, according to new research.
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Bringing Out the Best in Teams
Specialized military units offer lessons on the importance of choosing and coaching team members, given the "complex and chaotic problem sets" found on both the battlefield and in the boardroom.
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5 Performance-Management Trendsetters
Organizations that have found a way to create dialogue that inspires change and progress between managers and their employees deserve to be emulated. Here are five companies that stand out for their progressive performance-management processes.
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Changing the Channel
Former HR leader Fred Knowles left behind a career that included stops at Under Armour and Capital One and ended up making a sitcom starring Ed Asner.
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Who Drives Change In Your Organization?
Business unit leaders, who often sit unnoticed between the C-suite and team leadership, play the most significant role in implementing change, delivering business benefits and ensuring high levels of sustained business performance, according to Accenture data.
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Condensing the Workday
An entrepreneur and author talks about how he enabled his employees to "hack" their workday to find better, faster, smarter and easier ways to get things done.
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Talent Management Column

Talent acquisition and rising quit rates are all the talk in HR circles these days. But in today's labor market, there's evidence that job hopping is actually declining and people are staying in their jobs longer. What's really going on?
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