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Happy Holiday: More Executives Are Taking Vacation

October 9, 2012
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Completely unplugging from the office is still a challenge, although about 50 percent of CFOs in a recent survey said they didn't check in while checked out.
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Dentist's Orders

October 5, 2012
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My dentist argues people need a day off midweek to stay healthy and fresh. She may be right.
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Worker Social Media Usage High in the Workplace, Survey Shows

October 3, 2012
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Of the employees surveyed by talent management software-maker SilkRoad, 43 percent worked for organizations that allowed total access to social media, 24 percent said access was monitored, and 16 percent had social media access blocked by their employer.
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Does Employee Involvement Equate to Engagement?

October 2, 2012
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Is there a distinction between employee engagement and employee involvement? We're looking for an objective and meaningful way to measure it. —Stuck on Semantics, senior training director, hospitality, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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We Will Not Go Quietly

September 28, 2012
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A riot in China and new feedback software show dignity is on the march. And it is shaping workplaces around the globe.
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The 47 Percent and You

September 18, 2012
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Romney's recent remarks reflect a version of the deal that is outdated and doomed.
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Slow and Steady Slays the Antelope and Wins the Rat Race

September 17, 2012
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There's a strong case to be made for remembering our inner marathoner, our latent persistent hunter.
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Chicago Teachers Strike Could Offer a Lesson on Performance Evaluations

September 13, 2012
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Performance evaluation “is a nationwide issue—and it's an issue that is not going away,” said Norm Solomon, a professor of management at Fairfield University in Connecticut. “I don't think anybody should be surprised that this issue is coming to the fore. The key thing to any evaluation system, particularly in a collective bargaining situation, is to have some buy-in by the union, a sense that this is fair."
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Touchdown! Talent management lessons from the NFL's Week 1

September 12, 2012
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Three people management pearls of wisdom from the NFL's first week.
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We All Built That

August 31, 2012
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This Labor Day, let's remember that it generally takes business leaders, workers and decent government to make a successful company, economy and society.
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