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Some Employers Are Thinking Outside the Benefits Box

December 10, 2010
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At some companies, benefits sweeteners can extend beyond health and dental in an effort to better retain employees even after the job market improves. Some of the less-routine perks include pet insurance, elder care, free personal trainers and a $500 allowance toward a commuter bike purchase.
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Email Dumpster Diving and LinkedIn Reviews Can Reveal Who's Leaving the Company

November 8, 2010
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Don't hate me because I've got a plan. Hate me because I’m treating human capital like any other marketplace and making measured bets based on the best facts I can find, not on emotion.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Amid a Recession, Why Should We Worry About Keeping Top Performers?

November 2, 2010
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During the days of the 'war for talent' a few years back, many stressed-out companies boosted pay and bonuses to try to retain top talent. But that strategy is less appealing amid the global recession. We're in the same boat, and wonder: Which retention tools/methods could help us keep our best and brightest employees?
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The Last Word All Work and No Play ..

October 8, 2010
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The notion of play in the workplace may sound zany, but it's really just one perspective in the long-standing debate over how to achieve balance in our lives.
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Post-Recession Incentives Kudos vs. Cash

September 23, 2010
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In the book Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us , author Daniel H. Pink asserts that financial rewards motivate people only when tasks are routine.
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5 Questions for Laurel Kennedy Equality in Caregiving

September 23, 2010
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The author of The Daughter Trap takes a critical look atsociety’s reliance on adult daughters to provideelder care.
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Special Report on Rewards & Recognition Getting Personal

September 10, 2010
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With budgets remaining tight, more employers are focusing on nonfinancial rewards and customizing recognition at the local level to motivate and retain top performers.
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On Recognition, Multinationals Think Globally

September 10, 2010
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Companies with operations scattered around the world believe centralized reward plans reach more people and their value can be assessed more easily. Multinationals also reap financial benefits from a global approach, says one executive.
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New Potential in Reach for Succession Technology

September 2, 2010
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Succession management software tools are approaching the 'holy grail' of matching the right people at the right time with the right job.
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