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The Last Word: Turning Their Backs on Telecommuting

April 1, 2013
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You could also argue that telecommuting originated with Yahoo’s Silicon Valley neighbor Hewlett-Packard. In 1967, the pioneering computer-maker allowed its plant in Germany to offer flextime—a truly radical concept at the time. HP then implemented large-scale telecommuting in the mid-1990s as technology advanced.
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Part of Boston Consulting Group's Success Comes From Looking Out for Its Workers

February 20, 2013
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Boston Consulting Group ranked No. 4 on Fortune's Best Companies list for its emphasis on a positive culture and the development of the firm's most important asset: its employees.
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The CYA Report: 'Re-shoring' America

February 12, 2013
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The CYA Report podcast is a partnership between Workforce and Fistful of Talent. In this edition, Workforce Senior Editor Ed Frauenheim discusses his February cover story on bringing jobs back to America, a trend known as "re-shoring." Listen to the podcast below.
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New Employees: 'We Were Jobbed About This Job'

February 1, 2013
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Companies aren't giving candidates a realistic picture of jobs, leading to 'buyer's remorse,' report says.
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Goal for 2013: No Goals

December 19, 2012
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Recent research suggests goals can do more harm than good.
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Delayed Innovation Gratification

November 29, 2012
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The hard truth about innovation is that it generally is not an overnight phenomenon. Try more like 2,000 days and nights.
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The 'Naked Organization' Gets Nakeder

November 20, 2012
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Leaders at Big Blue and elsewhere could blush a deep pink if Tom Vines is correct about where performance management, crowdsourcing and social media are heading.
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How Do We Change the Culture of Our Not-for-Profit?

November 14, 2012
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How could we apply the principles of human resources management to behave and operate just like a for-profit business? —Battling Uphill, HR manager, education, Karlstad, Sweden
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