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Talkin' About Their Generations: The Workforce of the '50s and Today

March 15, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce Management's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines generational issues in the workforce in the 1950s and today. Next month, we look at the 1960s and the civil rights movement.
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Pet Projects

March 13, 2012
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A growing number of employers let employees bring pets to work, especially dogs, a benefit, experts say, that reduces stress and increases employee loyalty.
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U.S. City Now Deemed World's 'Most Competitive'

March 13, 2012
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New York is the leading city in the world for global competitiveness, edging out London and Singapore, according to a new report.
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SEC: Financial Advisers Traded on Info Gleaned From AA Meeting

March 13, 2012
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The pair allegedly learned about an upcoming insurance company merger during an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, where shares rose 64 percent.
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Gen Y Execs Shake Up Office Culture

March 6, 2012
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Young, tech-savvy CEOs are transforming the workplace at New York startups.
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Doctors, Lawyers, Polish Online Image

March 6, 2012
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Reputation management firms help professionals defend against bad reviews.
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Staffing Firm to Pay $148,000 in Pregnancy Suit

March 5, 2012
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The lawsuit alleged HCS owner Charles Sisson discriminated against Roxy Leger, the company's bookkeeper, when he made offensive comments about her pregnancy and fired her because she needed to take maternity leave following the birth of her son, according to the EEOC.
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Turning Off Email, Turning Up Productivity

February 29, 2012
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Execs find the best way to promote efficiency is to minimize online distractions.
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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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Going Nuclear—More Safe Power for Georgia's People

February 14, 2012
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Within the week, I read two headlines with strikingly similar themes. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the construction of the first two U.S. nuclear power plants in 30 years. Second, Roger Boisjoly's death was announced.
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