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Playing It Safe: A Look at Workplace Safety During the Roaring '20s and Now

January 4, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. The first installment deals with workplace safety in the 1920s and what's going on in that area today. Next month, we look at the 1930s and employer-sponsored pension plans.
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Supreme Court Showdown: Big Pharma Firms vs. Sales Reps

December 28, 2011
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At stake is a case that could not only determine whether they are eligible for millions of dollars in unpaid overtime but also could affect the livelihood of other workers who ‘promote' products.
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Help Wanted: Vets, Foreign Workers Sought by U.S. Organizations

December 20, 2011
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A new SHRM survey, ‘Global Competition and Hiring Strategies,' marks the third and final survey in a series by SHRM that explores the ongoing impact of the recession.
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Locker Room Leadership—Is That a Winning Workplace Strategy?

December 19, 2011
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I met with a group of talented, thoughtful executives recently. We discussed values, culture and the role of speaking up in the face of organizational misdeeds. As we talked about leadership, I was asked a challenging question.
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The Age of the Less-Ambitious Employee

December 19, 2011
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The bottom line is that a corner office—with all its demands—is less appealing. Here's how one consultant describes a common mindset today: “The headache isn't worth it. I'd rather be able to spend time with the kids.”
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Today's Workforce—Pressed and Stressed

December 16, 2011
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While politicians and pundits fret about unemployment and underemployment rates, growing numbers of employees are under pressure to do more. The resulting “work-more economy” threatens not just workers' sanity but companies' long-term success.
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Preventing Employee Burnout: Customized Solutions

December 16, 2011
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Employers are demanding more while employees are engaging less, but there is one way to keep your best workers from checking out completely—recognizing who they are and rewarding them accordingly
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When Teamwork Is Too Much

December 16, 2011
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EAPs: First Responders in a ‘Work-More Economy’

December 16, 2011
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Employee assistance providers say they continue to see a continued spike in employee calls for help in coping with added work pressures.
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Worker ‘Gas Tanks’ Close to Empty

December 16, 2011
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Scholars say employees have a reservoir of physical and psychological resources for fueling their work contributions—and those tanks are running low.
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