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Do You Know What to Do When Violence Invades Your Workplace?

August 27, 2012
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While there exists no foolproof way to protect your workplace against the kinds of tragedies that we've seen lately, these few steps can go a long way to putting you in the best place to deter and respond.
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Most Employees Say Benefits Enrollment Information Lacking: Survey

August 24, 2012
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Fifty-two percent of workers indicated their employers have not distributed any communication regarding upcoming open enrollment periods. Thirty-nine percent said they were only somewhat prepared for open enrollments, while 26 percent said they were unprepared or very unprepared.
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Companies Can Name Their Stars but Struggle to Retain Them

August 14, 2012
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Just 76 percent of organizations surveyed say they are successful at retaining star talent yet stubbornly high unemployment has lulled companies into believing they no longer need to be aggressive in recruiting and retention, according to a Sibson study.
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How Do We Determine a Healthy Turnover Rate?

August 14, 2012
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How do we determine a healthy level of turnover in our organization? —Number, Please, human resources consultant, manufacturing, Solihull, England
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Contingent Workers Have Skill Sets That Today's Companies Should Find Attractive

August 3, 2012
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Using temporary workers at the start of a recovery is nothing new. But other factors behind the contingent expansion are less tied to the business cycle. These include cost-savings.
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Seven Tips for Working with Contingent Workers

August 3, 2012
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You can have the best, brightest and most flexible workforce if you consider these suggestions for working with contingents. These tips will help you become a “nonemployer of choice.”
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Broken Engagement? New Survey Reveals Employees Still Not Feeling the Love

July 25, 2012
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Companies may measure it, but shared accountability for engagement remains an exception, not the norm, according to a July global workforce study of 32,000 workers by New York-based consultancy Towers Watson.
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