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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Floats an Idea of Delivering by Drone

December 2, 2013
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Although I’ve heard the “In five years … ” line dozens of times about innovations like drone delivery, I wouldn’t bet against this. Meantime, let's not moan about the drone.
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Marissa Mayer’s Vision for Innovation Appears to Be Elimination

November 21, 2013
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Among many storylines during Mayer’s first year of running Yahoo, two have captured the attention of HR leaders: eliminate remote workers and deploy forced ranking in performance management.
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EEOC Tackles National-Origin Discrimination

November 19, 2013
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Understand and pay attention to these issues of national-origin discrimination, if for no other reason than the fact that the EEOC is watching.


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Siemens Financial Hopes to Wow With ‘NewWow’ Office Strategy

November 15, 2013
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Under the new office concept, called the New Way of Working, outside of a few C-level employees, none of the unit’s workers have traditional desks, offices or cubicles.


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When Cultures Come Together

November 10, 2013
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Minimizing post-merger integration problems can be accomplished by training that fosters a sense of unity.
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The Risk Companies Run When Bullying Goes Incognito

November 8, 2013
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Unless a bully is harassing someone because of a protected class (race, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin) bullying is probably legal.
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An Endgame for ENDA?

November 5, 2013
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As we approach the 50th anniversary of Title VII, now is the time to tell our workers that we, as a nation, support equality among all, including the LGBT community.


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How to Avoid Turning Your Costume Party Into an HR Nightmare

October 31, 2013
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Here are my top 5 tips to avoid turning your innocent costume party into an HR horror show.
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What Do I Do if the Boss and a Colleague Hook Up?

October 25, 2013
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There’s a ticklish situation I don't know how to handle. I strongly believe my boss and a co-worker are having a sexual relationship. She seems to get special privileges that aren't available to others. What should I do, if anything?

Too Close for Comfort, manufacturing/production, Newport News, Virginia


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What If Email Got Pantsed?

October 14, 2013
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Workforce talks to Scott Berkun, author and former Microsoft Corp. manager, to hear what he learned from working at the startup company and why email overload is just the tip of the iceberg.
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