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The CYA Report: 'Re-shoring' America

February 12, 2013
The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce and Fistful of Talent. In this edition, Workforce Senior Editor Ed Frauenheim discusses his February cover story on bringing jobs back to America, a trend known as "re-shoring." Listen to the podcast below.
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Why Don't Our Managers Identify High-Potential Workers?

January 25, 2013
With the start of a new year, I am trying to assemble a brief guideline to help our supervisors and managers identify key employees within their department. What suggestions do you have as we begin this list? Would you suggest some criteria we could use? — New Year, New Practices, HR analyst, manufacturing, Farmington Hills, Michigan
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Chicago Teachers Strike Could Offer a Lesson on Performance Evaluations

September 13, 2012
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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