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Tasty Careers Without Cubicles Are Brewing

February 9, 2014
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Craft brewing has enjoyed a renaissance since then-President Jimmy Carter signed a bill in 1978, and employment in the industry is bubbling, too.
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How I Spent My Summer: High School Internships Boost Job Prospects, Survey Finds

February 3, 2014
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Roughly 70 percent of companies said that high school students who complete their internship programs are likely to land a college internship as well.
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What Do We Do About Bickering Employees?

January 30, 2014
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We have employees in a work area who are constantly bickering among themselves. They start rumors about each other, even though they've been warned of disciplinary action regarding their behavior. How close are we to completely losing our professional environment? — Frazzled, compliance and ethics officer, contracting and consulting, Madison, Mississippi
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What Questions Define Our Learning and Development Culture?

January 30, 2014
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I have been given the task of defining the learning and development culture of our workforce (using Six Sigma tools). What type of questions should be included in our first employee survey? They need to be kept simple and to avoid "bias" in the responses. — Finding Who Are We, HR administrative assistant, manufacturing, Sydney, Australia
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Affordable Care Act Brings Differing Prognoses on What It Means for Jobs

January 30, 2014
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Some predict the widespread elimination of full-time jobs, but others see opportunities for new businesses and growth.
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‘Friday Night Tykes’: Here’s Some Tough Talk on the Show’s Tough Talk

January 23, 2014
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I’ve seen the same mentality in the workplace, too, where intimidation and berating prevail over human kindness and educating.
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Stand by Your Employees: An Ode to Norah and the Troopers

January 21, 2014
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Stick with your employees, especially in times of difficulty and adversity. They might just surprise you, and may even do something amazing.
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The Cynic’s Guide to Creating a Great Place to Work in Five Easy Steps

January 17, 2014
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My rationalization for feeling jaded and cynical every time I see a list like this is simple: I know how hard business is today.
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Be Like Mary Barra: How HR Leaders Can Become CEOs

January 13, 2014
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As much as we want to believe the Mary Barra story says we can become CEOs, it’s only true if we’re brave enough to leave.
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Frank Thomas Elected to Cooperstown as a ‘Misunderstood’ Star

January 10, 2014
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In many organizations, superstars are handled with kid gloves, but in others top workers can become punching bags, too.
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