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Wellness Apps for Workers Becoming More Apropos

January 6, 2014
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With the rise of consumer-driven health care and its emphasis on individuals taking more responsibility for their health care choices, these apps are likely to grow in popularity.
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What Is the Future of HR?

January 5, 2014
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HR leaders generally feel their ideal role is one of broad leadership, but it is often far less than that.
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CoPs & Bloggers: How to Build Vibrant Communities of Practice

January 5, 2014
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Online communities of practice are a great idea in theory, but without enough traffic, they quickly turn into online ghost towns.
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Forward to the Future: How Workforce Tech Promises to Change the Way We Do Business

December 12, 2013
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Technological changes, like Google Glass, could reinvent the workplace.
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Floats an Idea of Delivering by Drone

December 2, 2013
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Although I’ve heard the “In five years … ” line dozens of times about innovations like drone delivery, I wouldn’t bet against this. Meantime, let's not moan about the drone.
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Social Media Background Checks as Discrimination

November 25, 2013
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Train an employee who is insulated from the hiring process to do your social media searches, scrub all protected information, and provide a sanitized report to those responsible for making the hiring decision.


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Does Social Media Change the Meaning of 'Solicitation'? (Redux)

November 14, 2013
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Social media is not creating new laws, but is merely creating new applications of existing laws to an evolving communication and technology tool.
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Smoking Out the Law on e-Cigarettes in the Workplace

October 18, 2013
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Laws that prohibit smoking in the workplace are a floor, not a ceiling. You are free to ban e-cigarettes in your workplace, and should consider doing so.


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The Devil Went Down to the EEOC:A Story on Religious Accommodation

October 17, 2013
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Before you dismiss an employee’s request for a religious accommodation as silly or outrageous, stop, think, and decide whether the expense or difficultly in making the accommodating exceeds the cost and aggravation of defending a possible discrimination lawsuit.


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What If Email Got Pantsed?

October 14, 2013
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Workforce talks to Scott Berkun, author and former Microsoft Corp. manager, to hear what he learned from working at the startup company and why email overload is just the tip of the iceberg.
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