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Despite Improved Job Market, Workers Fret About Job Security

August 12, 2011
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Employees remain anxious after having watched friends and family get laid off and struggle to find new jobs. They also see worrisome aspects in the economic recovery. Many of the new jobs are relatively low-paying, service-sector positions
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Welcome to Work in Progress

August 9, 2011
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Most Employers Say Workers Need Guidance on Benefit Decisions

August 5, 2011
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The survey included responses from more than 750 human resources managers and benefit managers attending the annual SHRM conference in Las Vegas in June
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High Demand for Executive-Level Talent Keeps Unemployment in C-suite Low

August 1, 2011
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For HR professionals, education and experience are important, but companies are placing a premium on demonstrated accomplishments.
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Mayor Tackles Tenure, Rarefying 'Teacher for Life'

July 28, 2011
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The tenure-denial rate is higher than ever in New York City, as Mayor Michael Bloomberg lauds a rigorous new teacher evaluation system.
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The Last Word Cultural Awareness

July 14, 2011
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Many people yearn to belong to an organization whose principles they share and can embrace in their daily work. And if corporate stewards tend the culture well, they can count on an engaged and committed workforce for many years to come.
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Wedbush Ordered to Pay $3.5 Million for Reprehensible Failure to Compensate Worker

July 12, 2011
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Financial regulatory panel says the brokerage stiffed a municipal sales trader who was owed years worth of incentive compensation.
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Men Dominate MBA Enrollment in Chicago

July 5, 2011
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But East Coast schools such as the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and Harvard Business School are enrolling record percentages of women in the upcoming academic year.
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SHRM Survey Cuts in Benefits Causing Headaches for HR

June 27, 2011
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Nearly three-fourths of HR practitioners surveyed reported a negative impact on benefits because of the economy—a 5 percent increase from 2010.
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Sustainability No Buzzword in Running a 21st Century Company

June 23, 2011
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The right management approach for this world is a sustainable one that enables organizations to perform well financially, socially and environmentally.
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