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Tech Tools for Hiring Disabled Candidates

November 4, 2011
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Here are some handy tools when considering hiring disabled workers.
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Groupon puts Employees—and Investors—on Notice as IPO Nears

October 28, 2011
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The Chicago-based website offering deep discounts on local businesses has been more aggressive in doing performance reviews, starting earlier this year. It raised quotas and began holding employees more accountable to those targets and forcing out those who couldn't hit them.
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New Tool Gauges Cost Benefits When Hiring Disabled Workers

October 25, 2011
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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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Caterpillar Sees Climb in Flex, Full-Time Workers

October 24, 2011
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Full-time, traditional employment at Caterpillar rose 18.7 percent to 121,513 workers at the end of the third quarter.
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Building a Sales Team Starts With the First Impression

October 24, 2011
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Success is the bottom line, but before the first call, experts say look at a candidate's appearance and pay attention to your initial reaction. Once they're on the team, train, train and train some more.
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Six Sales Force Pitfalls

October 24, 2011
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Hudson Reorganizes, Names New Officers

October 20, 2011
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The consulting firm also named Tracy Noon as chief people officer and Steve Zales as chief knowledge officer.
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Poll Says Overweight Workers Miss Millions More Days of Work

October 19, 2011
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Their missed work results in about $153 billion in lost productivity annually, according to data collected this year by Washington-based Gallup.
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Data Bank Focus: Work at Home

October 10, 2011
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Research and analysis you need to make your job easier.
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