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Women Facing 'Retirement Income Glass Ceiling'

July 31, 2012
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Savings totals are being crimped by lower wages and the time they've spent outside the workforce.
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The Young and the Carless

July 31, 2012
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Among millennials, the love affair with the automobile is turning chilly.
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How Do We Cope With Generational Conflict?

July 31, 2012
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What best practices do leading companies apply when managing a multigenerational workforce? —Generation Gaps, HR project manager, Canberra, Australia
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Bag of Bones = Age Discrimination

July 23, 2012
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In ordering an employee's termination, the owner of Hawaii Healthcare allegedly told a manager that the employee 'looks old,' 'sounds old on the telephone,' and is 'like a bag of bones.'
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Journalism School Grads Turn to Startup Scene

July 10, 2012
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There's a small but growing number of recent journalism-school graduates who are eschewing conventional career paths to newspapers, magazines and even internships and choosing instead to launch their own digital startups.
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Hey Millennials, How's That Work Thing Coming Along?

July 6, 2012
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A new TV show set to air this fall joins a growing lineup of workplace shows aimed at the millennial generation. Just be careful which one you choose to hover over in your parental helicopter.
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Rapid Culture Change Is Possible

June 21, 2012
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Most management books will tell you that culture change is extremely difficult and takes a long time. While that is often true, I know firsthand that culture can change almost overnight.
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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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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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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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