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Learning Needs to Be Simple Enough to Make It Stick

May 22, 2012
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In the workplace, when we try to teach concepts like listening to concerns, non-retaliation or other compliance topics, we often don't match how we teach to how we learn.
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Fighting Workplace Spam—Our Own

April 17, 2012
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Take This Job and Love It: Financial Planners, HR Leaders Rank as Top 5 Jobs

April 11, 2012
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At an average midcareer salary of $104,000, financial planners out-earn the rest of the top 10 professions. Those in HR leadership positions average just over $99,000.
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Worker Fired After Urinating on Co-Workers' Chairs

March 30, 2012
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Police reportedly are trying to determine whether they can charge the 59-year-old information technology worker with criminal mischief, according to the Des Moines Register.
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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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Take Your Kids to Work? Not This Year, New York Says

March 16, 2012
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For the past 20 years, the fourth Thursday in April has been an unofficial day for students to get a taste of the professional world from parents, grandparents and other adults. But this year, education officials have been unable to find another time to schedule a statewide math exam for those grades, a department spokesman said. The same scheduling conflict exists next year, too.
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SEC: Financial Advisers Traded on Info Gleaned From AA Meeting

March 13, 2012
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The pair allegedly learned about an upcoming insurance company merger during an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, where shares rose 64 percent.
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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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Doctors, Lawyers, Polish Online Image

March 6, 2012
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Reputation management firms help professionals defend against bad reviews.
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Staffing Firm to Pay $148,000 in Pregnancy Suit

March 5, 2012
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The lawsuit alleged HCS owner Charles Sisson discriminated against Roxy Leger, the company's bookkeeper, when he made offensive comments about her pregnancy and fired her because she needed to take maternity leave following the birth of her son, according to the EEOC.
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