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    The Secret to Making Cost Savings Stick

    The Secret to Making Cost Savings Stick
    Of the 90% of organizations that are cutting costs this year only a small fraction will likely retain those savings for three years or longer In the wake of the global credit crisis, companies have been cutting costs on a dramatic scale, with many indicating plans to make further cuts. A recent survey of more than 120 of the Corporate Executive ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Voters Offered Free Starbucks Coffee, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Bubbly...

    Voters Offered Free Starbucks Coffee, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Bubbly...
    If the contest between Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama wasn't enough to get you to brave long lines at the polls, how about the prospect of free products? These are some of the freebies that companies are offering customers who participate in the electoral process: • Ben & Jerry's will give voters free ice cream. • Starbucks will ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Google Algorithm Can Tell if You're About to Quit

    Google Algorithm Can Tell if You're About to Quit
    'New algorithm can help Google answer complex staffing questions and identify employees most likely to quit.' - Google is the cream of the internet search and advertising crop and got to its top spot on the backs of a large group of dedicated and talented employees. Some of the very same employees that helped Google get where it is today are ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Managing Employees on a Minimal Budget

    Managing Employees on a Minimal Budget
    Today's managers are charged with getting the most out of workers no matter what. But the reality is that many managers must coax top performances from their employees while working with a minimal budget that may require salary freezes; cuts in benefits, bonuses or perks; reductions in hours; or even layoffs. If you're faced with a less-than-optimal budget situation, follow these ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    How Much Does Physical Inactivity Cost You?

    How Much Does Physical Inactivity Cost You?
    What if you found a pill that would: * -Increase both the span and quality of your life * -Cut in half your risk for heart disease, diabetes and colon cancer * -Alleviate mental anxiety and depression * -Increase muscle tone and heart function * -Decrease your blood pressure * -Increase your immunity * -Increase your mental clarity (which, of course, ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    The New Flextime: Summers Off?

    The New Flextime: Summers Off?
    I am deep in a fantasy. It is a new kind of fantasy for me, having nothing to do with the obtaining of something Marc Jacobs or the receiving of a free night’s stay (room service included) at the Four Seasons. No, this fantasy is of an entirely different order. It involves the new currency in the workplace. The cushiest and ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rate This
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    CEOs See More Pink Slips Ahead

    CEOs See More Pink Slips Ahead
    Nearly one-third of the country's top executives expect to cut payrolls in the coming months as companies cope with a weakened economy dogged by housing, credit and financial problems. At the same time, a survey by the Business Roundtable, released Thursday, showed that most executives expect sales and capital investment to remain at current levels or even improve over the next ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Newest eGifts on HRPeople

    Newest eGifts on HRPeople
    Enjoy sending these brand new eGifts to your friends on HRPeople! You can use your personal points bank to give other HRPeople users gifts. The balance of your points bank increases at the same rate that your reputation score increases. Each gift you give will reduce your points bank balance by 10 points. Your reputation score will not change. Happy Labor ...
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Will a Promotion Price Me Out of Future Jobs?

    Will a Promotion Price Me Out of Future Jobs?
    Dear Liz, I'm happy at my job (and face it, happy to have a job right now) as a technical writer for a software company. I've been offered a promotion to manager of the group at a nice salary bump. My only reservation about accepting the promotion is that I don't want to find myself out of a job at some ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Feds Consider Getting Truckers on a Health Convoy

    Feds Consider Getting Truckers on a Health Convoy
    You think your coworkers are unhealthy? An Associated Press story details the health problems of truckers, already a tough-to-keep breed. One local example: Gordon Trucking Inc., based in Pacific, Wash., has been providing tips in its monthly company newsletter about eating healthy on the road. "We are interested in the health of our drivers because anytime a driver isn't healthy, that ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Kicking the Crap Out of the Benefits World, One Test at a Time

    Kicking the Crap Out of the Benefits World, One Test at a Time
    I kicked the crap out of my first Certified Employee Benefits Specialist exam today. Group Health Plan Design: I OWN YOU. I own you so much that I can tell my readers: • It's generally thought of as a bad thing when people who actually need insurance sign up for it; so much so that this concept is referred to as ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    How I Spent My PTO

    How I Spent My PTO
    Who doesn't need a paid vacation? Whether you use your hard earned PTO to jetset around the world or just kick it in bed with chips and dip, HRPeople wants to know the details. Snap some shots of your exciting/mediocre PTO and share with the community unless you are in fact using your PTO because you’re sick, but seriously, who does ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    HRPeople's Guide to the Holidays

    HRPeople's Guide to the Holidays
    The holiday season can be an exciting, fun, and stressful, time. How do you get everything done, including your job, and still enjoy yourself? Let these articles guide you in navigating the holiday season and making it to the end of the year on a high note: • More Important than the Holiday Party... • Get Off the Holiday-Spending Carousel ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Speak Up and Take Risks for Career Success

    Speak Up and Take Risks for Career Success
    I had the amazing opportunity a couple months ago to see Gloria Steinem speak. She, as most of you probably know, is a very well-known feminist. I asked her how we can continue to change the corporate culture to make it more inviting and more equal for women. Her answer was very interesting. She said, "Eliminate caution." Eliminate caution. And she ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Understand Recruitment Cycles to Give Your Job Search an Edge

    Understand Recruitment Cycles to Give Your Job Search an Edge
    When it comes to connecting with the right job opportunity, timing isn't everything, but it's certainly something. Tuning into industries' and employers' annual recruitment cycles just might give you a decisive edge. That's the consensus of recruiters and employers with fingers on the pulse of seasonal variations in hiring. Here's a quarter-by-quarter summary of how these hiring dynamics play out. h4. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    In Recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

    In Recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
    Through the hype and overwhelming media presence about the looming election, you may have noticed the pink-colored promotions invading your favorite retailers, the Internet, perhaps even your pet food. Moving in alongside the debates, the news headlines and the black-and-orange is an October of richly hued richly pink, in celebration of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. A message from NBCAM.org: “Twenty-three ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    Slideshow: Signs of the Times

    Slideshow: Signs of the Times
    From quirky advertising to job-hunting tactics to random acts of desperation, these days it feels like signs of the recession are everywhere we look. Literally. Some are funny, clever or thought provoking. Others are downright depressing. We’ve combed the web to find a collection of photos that best exemplify the uncertain times we're living in. Begin Slideshow
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    The Leadership Test: Do You Have What it Takes?

    The Leadership Test: Do You Have What it Takes?
    According to Hinterhuber and Popp, there are 10 questions would-be leaders should ask themselves. Ask yourself these questions and score yourself somewhere between one and 10 (One being not really, and 10 being very much so) on each question. Then figure out what you might do to move closer to a fully positive and broad-based answer. One of the best ways ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    Networking 101: Top Tips to Land the Leads

    Networking 101: Top Tips to Land the Leads
    The aim of networking is to develop and maintain relationships - something women are naturally good at in their personal lives but not so great at when it comes to their career advancement. Think of networking as sharing: time, information, resources, and opportunities. Networking in general is crucial throughout your career, but at this moment, you're networking with a purpose: to ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Test Your Business Idea

    Test Your Business Idea
    Charlie Tyler had a surefire solution to many companies' problems -- or so he thought. Determined to strike out on his own, this Baton Rouge, Louisiana, CPA saw businesses struggling with tracking and collecting their employees' attendance records. So he and a partner dove right in to become value-added resellers of software designed to streamline those functions. But Tyler's “can't-miss" solution ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?

Poll: How do you feel about crying at work?