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Norm Kamikow: Remembering a Workforce Leader

August 31, 2014
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For many, Norm will be remembered not for the scope of what he achieved or the impact it had on the professions he covered but for being a dedicated friend and colleague.
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How Do We Justify Retention Efforts?

August 29, 2014
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How do we craft a compelling argument to justify the need to retain employees? Our agency is short of staff, yet the unit is saddled with the responsibility of keeping people and property safe by enforcing traffic rules and regulations. We are concerned about the impact of not having adequate staff and want to convince higher-ups to ensure we have the staff we need.

— Critical Need, project specialist, government, Nigeria


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More Mobile: Applying on the Go

August 25, 2014
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While desktop computers are still the go-to platform for job searches, mobile technology isn’t far behind, according to a recent survey
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How Do We Measure Turnover?

August 18, 2014
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Our university is trying to determine the best way to calculate turnover. Is there an industry standard for how turnover is calculated in higher education?

More precisely, we aren't clear whether to base it on total employee count, number of full-time equivalents, and whether adjunct/non-tenure-track faculty should be included in the turnover ratio. We would love to know how other universities are calculating turnover ratios.

— Numbers Game, budget and finance, government, Colorado


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Why 'Key Results' Are Key to Changing Company Culture

August 11, 2014
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It’s been said that leadership is defined by results. We think a better version reads: “Leadership is defining 'key results.' ”
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People Moves, August 2014

August 6, 2014
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Maria Martinez to HSM Inc.; Denise Haylor to Royal Philips; Lisa Moehlenkamp to Fleishman-Hillard Inc.
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By the Numbers, August 2014

August 5, 2014
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Anger (by) management; sales calls; fit or fat?
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Norm Kamikow, Workforce's Editor-in-Chief, Dies at Age 70

July 21, 2014
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Kamikow was an industry leader who worked to elevate the human capital profession and served as personal inspiration for many.
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Don’t Ignore Low-Performers

July 18, 2014
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Poor performers may be the result of mismatched skills, not a lack of talent. Better management can fix the issue.
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Special Report: Relocation Sector Keeps Moving Right Along

July 3, 2014
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Relocation service providers saw an increase in moves last year and predict another year of growth and development.
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