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Survey: U.S. Workers Feeling Overwrought and Unproductive

November 27, 2011
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Thirty percent of employees say they were ineffective for at least one week due to job-related stress, while two-thirds of U.S. workers reported extremely high stress levels, including fatigue and feeling a ‘loss of control.'
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Effective Talent Assessment Starts (and Ends) With Leadership

November 21, 2011
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A bad hiring decision can cost a company more than 1.5 times the mis-hire's salary, depending on the level of the role. With the right assessment, businesses can avoid this cost.
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Put Me in, Coach—or, Rather, Put Coaches in

November 17, 2011
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Tips for Two at the Top

November 16, 2011
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Before championing the co-CEO management model, you may want to heed what's helped others.
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Special Report on Talent Management: A Resilient Bunch

November 11, 2011
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Some employers, such as humanitarian organization World Vision, above, provide support and resiliency training to workers whose job is dealing with crisis situations.
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How do We Sustain Collaboration Between Business Units as Our HR Function Moves to a Different Floor?

November 11, 2011
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As part of an expansion, our company plans to shift the human resources and finance departments to different floors, away from the business. We're not changing our HR focus or team structure, but I'm worried we'll lose the tight interaction HR has with business units. Another concern: if HR becomes a destination, instead of a quick Q&A in the hallway, employees and managers may feel less comfortable approaching us. How do we sustain our collaborative culture during this transition?
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Patagonia Fills Payroll With People Who Are Passionate

November 5, 2011
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Perennially recognized as a good workplace for mothers, the California company also has earned a reputation for employee loyalty at a time when other apparel retailers commonly see turnover of more than 100 percent annually.
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ADP's Next Big Things

November 4, 2011
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ADP's product launches and acquisitions are part of a plan to expand ancillary services, international operations and human resources and business process outsourcing, which while still small, are growing three times faster than its mainstay payroll business, according to one analyst.
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