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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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What Is the Best Way to Benchmark First-Year Turnover?

December 6, 2012
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How do we know if our first-year attrition rate is healthy? We have sources to compare overall attrition, but have not found a benchmark for attrition during the first year of employment. —Turnover Tension, manufacturing/production, Manassas, Virginia
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How Do We Determine Employees Who Exceed Expectations? (Revised January 15, 2013)

December 3, 2012
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What are ways that we can determine who our company's top performers are? —Taking Stock, wholesale trade, Seattle
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2012 Game Changer: Jil Greene

November 29, 2012
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Vice president of human resources and community relations, Harrah's New Orleans
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2012 Game Changer: Danielle Dorter

November 29, 2012
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Human resources director, ID Media Inc., New York
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The 'Naked Organization' Gets Nakeder

November 20, 2012
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Leaders at Big Blue and elsewhere could blush a deep pink if Tom Vines is correct about where performance management, crowdsourcing and social media are heading.
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Giants Show That 'Together We're Champions'

November 2, 2012
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The San Francisco team's World Series triumph has lessons that go beyond the ballpark.
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Veterans Affairs Learning University: Optimas Award Winner for Service

November 1, 2012
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For empowering employees to shape their own careers and identify opportunities for development, Veterans Affairs Learning University is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Service.
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