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Marissa Mayer's Missed Managerial Opportunity

April 26, 2013
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The Yahoo CEO should have seized the chance to shape the debate about telecommuting as a managerial issue.
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More Employees Unhappy With Work-Life Balance: Survey

April 22, 2013
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While telecommuting can allow an employee to balance life and work, it may also limit their upward mobility within a company, according to a recent survey by Korn/Ferry International.
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Telecommuting May Limit Career Upward Mobility, Survey Says

April 16, 2013
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While telecommuting can allow an employee to balance life and work, it may also limit their upward mobility within a company, according to a recent survey by Korn/Ferry International.
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All In Favor of Improving Maternity Leave Policies?

April 15, 2013
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At a time when businesses are expecting more from their employees than ever before, I feel a little reciprocity is in order. Companies could simply go beyond the pregnancy discrimination laws and FMLA leave policies and give their employees longer and compensated maternity leave.
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Giving Gets a Boost by Taking One to the Team

April 5, 2013
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At Hampton Inn staff meetings, team members have built bicycles and playhouses for children in need in the United States, as well as prosthetic hands for children in Latin America.
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Survey: 2011 Saw $20 Billion in Corporate Giving

April 5, 2013
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That came in the forms of direct cash donations, cash donations through their foundations, noncash donations and matching employee donations.
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Companies Find a Cause to Rally Around

April 5, 2013
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Benefits company Unum matches employee donations to educational programs on a 2-to-1 basis, while other financial donations means a dollar-for-dollar match.
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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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