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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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DreamWorks Animation Etches Out a Creative Culture Through Connectivity

July 25, 2012
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To connect with its employees and improve engagement, DreamWorks introduced initiatives that range from paying for the personalization of workspaces to sending daily updates from the CEO.
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Joplin, Missouri, One Year Later: Lessons Learned after a Tornado

July 25, 2012
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The journey from ruin to rebirth involves lessons in taking care of employees, operating a store amid chaos and excelling at customer service despite having no nice building to work in.
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SHRM Developing Metrics to Gauge Human Capital Assets

July 20, 2012
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Under SHRM's draft human capital metrics standard, companies would report on topics including spending on training and development, ability to retain talent, leadership quality and employee engagement.
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