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Do We Really Need to Still Care About Retention?

March 7, 2013
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Given the high unemployment rate, how high a priority is retention for organizations these days? —Thankful to Be Working, recruitment executive, telecommunications, California
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Why Companies Are Embracing the Employee Value Proposition

February 28, 2013
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Employers such as Chicago-based Red Frog Events are looking to improve their overall employment deal, spelling out an overall compensation and culture package that often includes a company vision for what employees can get and give back in return.
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Part of Boston Consulting Group's Success Comes From Looking Out for Its Workers

February 20, 2013
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Boston Consulting Group ranked No. 4 on Fortune's Best Companies list for its emphasis on a positive culture and the development of the firm's most important asset: its employees.
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Putting Value Into the 'Employee Value Proposition'

February 20, 2013
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In the past several years, more companies have introduced or re-crafted their “employee value proposition” to give employees a better idea of what the total employee experience encompasses, beyond the basic salary and benefits. Laura Sejen, global practice leader of rewards for consultancy Towers Watson & Co., recently spoke with Workforce contributing writer Meg McSherry Breslin about the key factors employers should keep in mind when they're looking to revise their employee value proposition, otherwise known as the "employment deal."
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Study Touts the Benefits of Internal Social Networking Sites

February 4, 2013
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A recent study conducted by Baylor University found that developing an internal social networking site could help a company acclimate its new hires into the corporate culture, improve employees' morale and reduce turnover rates.
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No Joke: Stand-Up Comedy Training for Employees Can Improve Workplace Culture

January 16, 2013
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Infusing comedy into workplace culture has the potential to improve employee communication skills, build a tight-knit team of employees and lower turnover rate.
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Goal for 2013: No Goals

December 19, 2012
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Recent research suggests goals can do more harm than good.
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Private Equity Firms Can Improve People Management

December 7, 2012
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While horror stories exist, in some cases private equity takeovers can lead to healthy updates to management methods and practices.
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