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Behind the Management Shake-Up at Financial Firm LPL

April 20, 2012
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Outsiders said such changes in management were to be expected in a company that has evolved over the past decade from a closely held, private firm to a publicly traded company with a market capitalization of $4 billion.
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How to Find the Right IT Help

March 30, 2012
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Is outsourcing your IT upkeep right for your company—and if so, how can you find the right consultant? Here are some key questions to consider.
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Drag Race

March 16, 2012
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Work is a drag in the U.S. right now. It is literally dragging down American's well-being, according to the latest numbers from research firm Gallup Inc. This is so even despite evidence that both the economy and hiring are picking up.
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The ‘Secret Sauce' of Leadership: An Interview With Jim Quigley

March 7, 2012
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As part of our 90th anniversary, Workforce Management is talking to some of the people and organizations that helped influence today's workplace. In this installment, Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim speaks with Jim Quigley, a senior partner at Deloitte and the former CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, about both the way accounting firms came to excel as great places to work and his new book about leadership, "As One."
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Warriors Show a Bit of Workforce Wisdom

March 7, 2012
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The Golden State Warriors pro basketball team is about the last place you'd expect to find lessons about smart workforce management. But despite years of lackluster performance and a losing record so far this season, the franchise has some surprising insights to offer.
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Extreme Close-up: Report Says Workers Fired After Complaining About Camera

February 23, 2012
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Two garbage workers in British Columbia say they were fired because they complained publicly about a surveillance camera being installed in their truck.
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Staffing a Chief Worry for Health Care IT

February 22, 2012
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A Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society survey found that almost 90 percent of respondents plan to complete their conversion to the new federally mandated ICD-10 medical codes used to report medical diagnoses and inpatient procedures by the Oct. 31, 2013, deadline.
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Curbing Wasteful Compliance Training

February 22, 2012
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I’m writing this blog as I sit in a cavernous auditorium with 14 other Georgia attorneys. The lawyer in front of me is doing a crossword puzzle; the lawyer to his left is scanning her Kindle Fire. Several are sending emails; one’s reading a crime novel, another, a newspaper. One is soundly asleep.
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IT Employment Hits All-Time High

February 8, 2012
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On an annual basis, IT jobs were up 3.4 percent in 2011, more than double the rate of growth that IT employment experienced in 2010 of 1.5 percent.
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