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Black and Blue Over Black Friday

November 23, 2011
It seems to me retail executives are going too far, letting business objectives blot out the bigger picture about the holidays and ignoring a cultural shift away from crass commercialism.
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Surveys Focus on Veterans' Employment

November 11, 2011
A CareerBuilder survey found that 20 percent of employers plan to actively recruit U.S. veterans over the next 12 months while a separate survey by Monster.com found that 69 percent of firms found that veterans perform their job functions 'much better' than non-veterans.
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ADP's Next Big Things

November 4, 2011
ADP's product launches and acquisitions are part of a plan to expand ancillary services, international operations and human resources and business process outsourcing, which while still small, are growing three times faster than its mainstay payroll business, according to one analyst.
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New Tool Gauges Cost Benefits When Hiring Disabled Workers

October 25, 2011
The tool focuses on three federal tax incentive programs: the Work Opportunity Credit, which can provide a maximum $2,400 tax credit; the Disabled Access Credit, which helps small businesses defray the cost of providing special equipment; and the Architectural Barrier Removal Tax Deduction, which provides a deduction of up to $15,000 for the removal of architectural and transportation barriers to persons with disabilities and senior citizens.
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