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Be Cool! Cultivating a Cool Culture Gives HR a Staffing Boost

April 1, 1998
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Paychecks and benefits aren't enough to attract and retain the right employees. Companies must also be cool, really cool, places to work.
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Food for Thought

October 1, 1997
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What would our work lives be like if we truly made our employees our most important asset? What would our work lives be like if we incorporated acnient truths into the workplace?
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In This Ballpark, HR Is the Name of the Game

September 1, 1997
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Irene Tanji, director of human resources, for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has taken on all the challenges, from staffing a stadium that hosts more than 40,000 fans a night, to catering to the team's ethnically diverse customer base.
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1997 Global Outlook Optimas Award ProfileBRCirque du Soleil

August 1, 1997
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HR at Cirque du Soleil is trying to serve what amounts to a moving target: More than 1,200 employees representing 17 nationalities and speaking 13 languages attached to show tours playing all over the world. In response, HR decentralized many HR functions
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Changing Behavior at Weight Watchers

July 1, 1997
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Weight Watchers relies on well-trained leaders to motivate and encourage customers to change their eating habits. Brian Powers, general manager explains how HR fulfills this role.
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Pebble Beach Teeing Off With the Right Employees

May 1, 1997
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People are the most important asset, making HR the most important function—no matterwhat the business. Find out the unique challenges faced by his HR leader—and some strategies for handling universal HR issues.
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It Takes Values to Capitalize on Change

April 1, 1997
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Manugistics Inc. is a small technology firm competing with the big guns for talent. In addition, the company has gone global and lost two of its original founders. It has doubled the employee headcount and been through several acquisitions. Through it all
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Cherokee Nation When Native Values Drive Survival

February 1, 1997
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Nearly 159 years have passed since the Trail of Tears. Today, the Cherokee Nation is a thriving government and organizational enterprise. Its HR faces the challenge of recruiting, training and empowering a tribal workforce—and realizing the long-term visi
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1996 Competitive Advantage Optimas Award Profile Deloitte & Touche LLP

April 1, 1996
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An array of initiatives aimed at helping women have helped the accounting firm stop the exodus of female employees and become an employer of choice in a tough recruitment market.
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Would You Invite the Creator of the Glass Ceiling Commission To Inspect Your Company

April 1, 1996
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Lynn Martin reflects on her past few years of work with Deloitte & Touche, and the status of working women in general.
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