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Companies Pushing Workers Over the Limit

December 16, 2011
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Like Charlie Chaplin's character in the comedy Modern Times about an assembly-line worker who loses it after tightening one bolt too many, HR consultant Art Quinn says that when employees are pushed to their limits, the workplace can be a dehumanizing place.
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Perhaps Your Workers Are Entitled to New Titles

December 16, 2011
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A promotion can do a lot to make up for the longer hours and extra duties that many workers have wrestled with in the past couple of years. But firms often fail to see where employees who are learning on the job might fit into new roles.
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Mexican-Americans Aren't Moving Up, Study Finds

December 15, 2011
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Fewer than 1 percent of U.S.-born Mexican-Americans hold jobs in science, technology, engineering or mathematics.
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Democracy at Work: 5 Questions With Traci Fenton, Founder and CEO of WorldBlu

December 12, 2011
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Many people like to keep politics out of the workplace. But to Traci Fenton, what workplaces badly need is the infusion of a political idea: democracy.
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Data Bank Focus: A Safer Workplace

December 9, 2011
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Facebook: The New Recruit in the Recruiting Game

December 9, 2011
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Watch out LinkedIn: a raft of new recruiting apps help companies better scout for talent from inside Facebook, the 800 million member social network.
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Nothing Seems to Be Clicking

December 5, 2011
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Experts predict that the hiring drought, which has overtaken the U.S. employment landscape over the past few years, will continue in 2012 as companies are still cautious about the recovery.
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Doing Social Media Checks Right

December 5, 2011
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Social media background checks on potential job candidates have raised some red flags in the legal community, which has created uncertainty for companies on the issue.
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2011 WINNER: Partnership—U.S. Navy

December 2, 2011
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For its program to increase culinary specialists' skills and boost sailors' quality of life, the Navy is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Partnership.
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