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Another Generation Rises: Looking Beyond the Millennials

April 12, 2013
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Whatever trendy term winds up sticking—'Re-Gen,' 'Gen Z,' 'Pluralist' or 'Homelander'—know that this group now entering its college years is your workforce of the future.
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As Per Sheryl Sandberg's Request, a Male Opinion About 'Lean In'

March 22, 2013
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In a recent interview about her book, Sheryl Sandberg calls on men to 'lean in' when it comes to the discussion about women in the workplace. So that's what I'm doing: providing a male voice.
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How Do We Divide Talent Management?

March 20, 2013
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How should we divvy up responsibilities for talent management? Our feeling is that if it resides solely with HR, how could we hold managers accountable for execution? On the other hand, managers aren't really cut out to develop strategies for talent acquisition, workforce planning. I guess what I'm asking is: Is there a dividing line in talent management and, if so, which responsibilities do our managers have for helping us catch the vision? —Too Many Chiefs, Director of strategy, technology, Cincinnati
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Succession Planning Roadmap

March 11, 2013
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How to build a robust succession planning program that aligns current talent development with future leadership needs.
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For Some Millennials, the Work Party Starts This Spring

March 8, 2013
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Now in its sixth year, Deloitte's alternative spring-break event initiates college students in the company's culture and commitment to causes.
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Turn Here: GPS Tracking Gaining Acceptance

March 7, 2013
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In the early days, employees feared that GPS monitoring was a form of 'Big Brother' watching, but workers are becoming more accepting of tracking since companies are no longer just using the information as a threat to ensure workers stay on course.
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Employers Turn to Biometric Technology to Track Attendance

March 5, 2013
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Companies are implementing biometric time clocks using facial recognition, fingerprint tracking or vein-pattern scanning to make it harder for hourly workers to steal company time. Still, some question whether Big Brother might be watching a little too closely.
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Manufacturing Should Ratchet Up Recruitment of Women, Experts Say

March 4, 2013
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Women make up about a quarter of the manufacturing industry's workforce, according to a recent report by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute. The same report suggests the industry should actively focus on recruiting women to fill hundreds of thousands of empty positions.
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'Shipping' and Handling: Picking the Right People to Head Overseas Is Paramount

March 1, 2013
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Companies are increasing the number of corporate globe-trotters to emerging markets such as Brazil and China, but there is a potential price to pay beyond moving furniture.
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