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First Lady Michelle Obama Promotes Work-Life Balance

January 14, 2010
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During her visit with 400 employees, Obama touched on an issue that has been central to her professional life—simultaneously managing the demands of home and the workplace.
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USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service iOptimas AwardM.i Winner for Managing Change

October 24, 2008
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Competing against the private sector for veterinarians and other science professionals, the agency transforms HR to get desperately needed talent.
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Videoconferencing Eases Recruiters Efforts Across India

October 16, 2008
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‘A simple DSL connection, mike, speakers and a Web camera are all that is required,’ according to one recruiter.
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Mayor Signs San Francisco Commuter Mandate

August 27, 2008
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San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has signed an ordinance, believed to be the first of its kind for a municipality, that requires employers to offer employees at least one of three commuter benefit options.
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Corporations Picking Up Bill for Co-Working

August 14, 2008
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Co-working spaces have been around for a long time, but traditionally have been the domain of entrepreneurs and freelancers. However, owners of co-working spaces are seeing more corporate teleworkers coming in, and in some instances, they employers are footing the bill.
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Factors In Relocation

August 7, 2008
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Company growth led the list of internal factors while the top external factor cited is a lack of qualified people locally. The use of lump-sum payments grew last year, and employees who declined relocations cited family issues most often as their reason for turning down a move.
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Time to Telecommute

July 7, 2008
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Rather than waiting for national gas prices to top out this summer, HR leaders should act now by enabling more remote work options that help inflation-battered employees save on energy costs.
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Employers Offering Telecommuting to Cut Real Estate Costs

July 3, 2008
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A growing number of organizations are offering telecommuting as an answer to pricey real estate, particularly in places like New York and San Francisco where office space is still expensive.
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As Gas Prices Go Up, So Can Productivity

May 23, 2008
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HR leaders should enable more remote work options that help inflation-battered employees save on energy costs. Employees will not be the only ones to benefit. Studies show that telecommuters are often more productive than office-bound employees doing the same work.
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Sagging Real Estate Market Taking Its Toll on Recruiters

April 23, 2008
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Persuading candidates to relocate has gotten significantly more challenging and much less lucrative.
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