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3 layoff ‘don’ts’

August 31, 2011 by James Russo

When faced with one of the workplace’s most unpleasant tasks, you can at least avoid making it worse.

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How 3 HR policies saved IBM

August 30, 2011 by James Russo

The staid business giant IBM was sliding into obscurity until HR made some key changes.

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I’m on LinkedIn–Now What???

August 29, 2011 by khoffman

With over 25 million members there is a lot of potential to find and develop relationships to help in your business and personal life, but many professionals find themselves wondering what to do once they signup. Learn the different benefits of the system and best practices so that you can get the most out of LinkedIn.

Click here to read the free whitepaper!

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HR group slams Obama reg reform

August 29, 2011 by James Russo

Why do HR managers from 330 of the nation’s top companies think President Obama’s proposed reform of workplace regulations is “burdensome” and “outdated”?

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He sues over a Speedo

August 29, 2011 by James Russo

We can say with a fair degree of confidence that you probably won’t encounter this situation at your workplace. But just in case …

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This just in: Nasty people make more money

August 26, 2011 by James Russo

If you’ve ever wondered, “Why does that jerk make more than I do?” Someone’s come up with an answer.

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Eliminate age-discrimination laws? 3 radical ideas to create jobs

August 25, 2011 by James Russo

Three experts tell how — and why — they’d change the workplace to create more jobs. Yes, getting rid of age-discrimination laws is one of the ideas.

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EEOC: Firm must hire recovering addict

August 24, 2011 by James Russo

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is suing a company that turned down an applicant who tested positive for drugs.

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People are quitting — should you care?

August 23, 2011 by James Russo

The conventional wisdom during a slow-growth period is: Don’t worry if someone quits. There are plenty of fish in the sea. Here’s why the conventional wisdom is wrong.

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Why good wellness programs go bad

August 22, 2011 by James Russo

Two missteps can derail your wellness program — and even lead to employee distrust.

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