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Rapidly Growing Older Workforce Demands Employer Attention to Injuries

February 14, 2012
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The number of older U.S. workers will continue growing, perhaps at a greater pace than observers expected several years ago, because of the Great Recession's negative effect on worker savings, employers' desire to retain skilled workers, and rising health care costs that are keeping more older employees in the workforce
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The Rising Price of a Cheap Retirement Plan

January 18, 2012
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For about 20 years, employers could erode the quality of their retirement benefits without paying much of a price. Those days are over. And wise employers are seeing greater retirement security for workers as a goal that helps both employees and the organization.
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2011 WINNER: Managing Change—City of Peoria, Arizona

December 1, 2011
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For creating a registered apprenticeship program to develop talent in-house, the city of Peoria, Arizona, is the 2011 winner of the Optimas Award for Managing Change.
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Millennials Italiano

November 28, 2011
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It seems milllennials Italiano aren’t so different from millennials Americano. When I wrote my book The Trophy Kids Grow Up: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaking Up the Workplace a few years ago, there were signs that across the globe millennials share many of the same traits.
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EEOC to Hold Public Meeting on Guidance for Age Discrimination in Employment Act

November 11, 2011
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According to background information issued by the EEOC last year, the proposed rule emphasizes the need 'for an individualized, case-by-case approach to determining whether an employment practice is based on reasonable factors other than age.'
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All this Technology Is Harming Communication

October 4, 2011
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We know what we want to say, we know what we want it to mean, but we communicate in a way that means one thing to us but it's heard differently by the recipient. It all may be perfectly innocent but it can still cause friction and misunderstandings.
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Shellshocked Gen Y Crossing Off Stocks as Investments

September 7, 2011
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Their principal concern is protecting what they have now, seemingly taking a page from their grandparents' book on saving for retirement.
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Online Caf&eacute Serves Up a Heaping Helping of Training for Staff

June 20, 2011
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Studies suggest companies are getting comfortable using social software to drive employee learning. Cheesecake Factory, Kelly Services and Amway are among the early adopters.
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Not-for-Profits Woo Veteran Executives

March 11, 2011
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As executives are laid off or choose to leave the corporate world, not-for-profit organizations are taking advantage of a rare opportunity to snap up some of the best talent to be had.
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