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Most Employees Say Benefits Enrollment Information Lacking: Survey

August 24, 2012
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Fifty-two percent of workers indicated their employers have not distributed any communication regarding upcoming open enrollment periods. Thirty-nine percent said they were only somewhat prepared for open enrollments, while 26 percent said they were unprepared or very unprepared.
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Small Bank Spies Hiring Opportunity

August 21, 2012
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New hires have been attracted to the bank because it doesn't have layer upon layer of management, so its bankers have a closer working relationship with clients than they would at a larger bank.
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How Do We Become a Learning Organization?

August 14, 2012
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During management meetings, discussion invariably turns toward the subject of continuous change. We want to become a learning organization, making any necessary changes that will help us be more customer-oriented. We're having trouble getting beyond the discussion phase, though. How do I persuade our management team to let human resources spearhead this cultural change? —On the Sidelines but Hoping to Play, HR manager, publishing, Sydney
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Move Over, Millennials

August 14, 2012
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When many people envision digital startups, they think of young, would-be Mark Zuckerbergs in hoodies and T-shirts spending late nights coding at a company with a name that's missing a vowel. There is, however, a small but growing number of over-forties trying their hand at Web 2.0 entrepreneurship.
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New Rules on Hiring Veterans, Disabled Unnecessary: Report

August 9, 2012
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The OFCCP has proposed regulations intended to strengthen the requirements in hiring veterans who are protected under the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974.
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HR Not Whining About Winemaker's Sustainability Rating

July 16, 2012
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Companies nationwide are learning that sustainability has taken on a new holistic view of how the company treats the Earth and its inhabitants—particularly employees, stakeholders and customers.
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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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Veterans Unprepared for Career Transition, Report States

May 30, 2012
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Just 29 percent of veterans were confident about finding work that suited them, notes a May index released by Monster, down from 44 percent in November.
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