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By the Numbers, August 2014

August 5, 2014
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Anger (by) management; sales calls; fit or fat?
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Executive Order Bans LGBT Discrimination by the Federal Contractors and Government

July 22, 2014
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It’s incomprehensible and unjustifiable for an employer to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.
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Norm Kamikow, Workforce's Editor-in-Chief, Dies at Age 70

July 21, 2014
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Kamikow was an industry leader who worked to elevate the human capital profession and served as personal inspiration for many.
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Found in Translation: Job Applications Go Mobile, Multilingual

July 14, 2014
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New software can help employers make the application process more accessible for valuable bilingual candidates.
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Can a Development Plan Reduce Turnover?

July 10, 2014
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Our company is coping with average turnover of 40 percent. Could HR make a development plan that effectively reverses this trend?

— Failure to Communicate, telecommunications, Santiago, Chile


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Special Report: Relocation Sector Keeps Moving Right Along

July 3, 2014
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Relocation service providers saw an increase in moves last year and predict another year of growth and development.
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The IT Factor: Making Tech Jobs Female-Friendly

July 2, 2014
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In order to attract more women to the current abundance of IT jobs, companies need to implement innovative policies and programs.
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Fixing the Common Cultures at GM and the VA

July 1, 2014
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When problems do surface, employers must make time, focus their attention on actively listening, let complainants know how their concerns have been addressed, and follow up on open issues.
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OSHA's Foulke Tale: Ed Foulke Reflects on His Tenure

June 30, 2014
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During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.
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‘Hardcore Pawn’s’ Les Gold: The Motor City’s Wheeler-Dealer Dishes on Management, Part Two

June 30, 2014
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Les Gold is the patriarch of a family-owned pawnshop, American Jewelry and Loan in the Motor City. He recently talked to “Whatever Works” about raising the minimum wage, reality TV, knee-jerk reactions, the Affordable Care Act and more.
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