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Employee Commitment Integrate Workplace Paradox

August 1, 1996
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The employment contract has changed; policies and procedures haven't. With the disparity between the two comes paradox-paradox that thwarts employee commitment as workers and managers struggle to make old systems work with new realities. Although in today's changing environment paradox won't go away, HR can help make it work for all.
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Employee Commitment Which Contract Do You Prefer

August 1, 1996
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My grandfather enjoyed the old contract's lifetime employment, but I don' think he would've found lateral moves, skill-based pay and other terms of the new contract all bad.
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Employee Commitment Embrace Today's New Deal

August 1, 1996
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The old employment contract-lifetime employment in exchange for loyalty-is gone. Unfortunately for many companies, employee commitment fled with it. But by embracing the new deal of mutual responsibility, companies can get it back-stronger than ever.
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Pre-employment Referencing Aids Your Bottom Line

February 1, 1995
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Pre-employment referencing is more than simply a way to limit legal liability. It can also help reduce turnover and increase productivity—and you might be surprised just how much money can be saved as a result.
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1995 Vision Optimas Award ProfileBR3M

February 1, 1995
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A Long-term strategy has helped 3M limit downsizing while still recruiting new talent.
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Leveraging a Low-wage Work Force

January 1, 1995
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As an increasing number of companies find themselves depending on low-wage workers, they're restructuring their HR practices for greater productivity and less turnover.
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Attracting the Right Employees and Keeping Them

December 1, 1994
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Employers are experimenting with everything from pre-employment tests to random acts of kindness to discover the tie that binds.
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Other Programs Also Address Retention

February 1, 1993
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Manor Care Inc. improves its retention of experienced workers by overhauling its benefits program.
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Benefits Program Helps Retain Frontline Workers

February 1, 1993
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Manor Care has developed a benefits program that rewards for length of service and reduces the financial burden on lower-paid employees.
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Benefits Leverage Hiring and Retention Efforts

November 1, 1992
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Starbucks Coffe Co. offers benefits ranging from health insurance to stock ownership to part-time employees—and values the investment.
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