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SHRM Developing Metrics to Gauge Human Capital Assets

July 20, 2012
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Under SHRM's draft human capital metrics standard, companies would report on topics including spending on training and development, ability to retain talent, leadership quality and employee engagement.
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Game Plan: Coaches Drive Performance at Archer Daniels Midland

June 15, 2012
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The company's short-range goal is to use coaching to boost the bottom line through cost savings and more efficient operations. Longer term, it's hoped that coaching will supplant the annual ritual of performance reviews.
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Susan Lambert Has Her Say on Workforce Scheduling

May 8, 2012
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As head of the Workforce Educational Organization's academic advisory committee, Susan Lambert is helping to shape its professional certification on scheduling and other workforce management matters to take into account employer and employee views.
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Who Knew My Matchmaking Would Lead to the Workforce Educational Organization?

April 26, 2012
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To me, the WEO is a good example of an all-win approach. We need more business and professional organizations with this sort of inclusive vision.
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Manufacturers Go Back to School to Find New Hires

April 3, 2012
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Many companies are struggling to combat the severe shortage of skilled manufacturing employees and fierce competition for those available for hire. Some firms have taken matters into their own hands, linking up with community colleges to develop fresh talent.
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Change in Code Procedure Could Stretch Health Care IT Staffs

March 20, 2012
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With IT employment at an all-time high, finding skilled IT workers could present a challenge to health care organizations mandated to implement ICD-10 Codes.
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Health Care Providers Look to Educational Institutes for Next-Gen IT Workers

March 20, 2012
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Health care organizations are partnering with universities and other learning institutes to train the next generation of information technology employees. University of California, San Diego, Extension has partnered with the region's health care providers to train and grow their own coders.
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Selling Women's Shoes—a Guide to Culture Change at Work

March 19, 2012
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You can't bring secret shoppers into your workplace to test how well managers and supervisors are following the rules—at least not unless you want to completely destroy workplace relationships.
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Cloud Computing Generates New York City Jobs

March 5, 2012
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A new report shows that the shift to the cloud will add more than 60,000 jobs in New York this year.
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