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How Should We Use Big Data?

June 5, 2013
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How should our HR department be using big data? And how do we begin? —HR senior consultant, services, Abu Dhabi
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Paid Sick Leave: Solving a Health Issue or Another Burden on Employers?

June 4, 2013
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New York is the latest to approve a paid-sick-leave measure, although opponents say such laws raise business costs, which could prevent them from hiring new workers or even trigger layoffs.
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SHRM: Design for the Future

June 3, 2013
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Workforce revisits a story we did five years ago on the HR profession's largest association--the Society for Human Resource Management. We found that while SHRM members are generally happy with the organization, some critics still take issue with SHRM's direction.
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The Last Word: Those Happy Days at SHRM

May 28, 2013
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My real hope for you is that, like my first conference experience, you'll create lasting relationships while at SHRM.
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Hillary Clinton to Kick Off SHRM's Annual Conference

May 15, 2013
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The opening session scheduled for Sunday, June 16, also features journalist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria.
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How Much Time Should We Spend on Our Lean-Management Processes?

May 15, 2013
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We have implemented lean-management and it has worked well for us. It is strongly supported and maintained. We are a print company of 40 people. How much time per week should we spend keeping tabs on our lean-management processes? —Staying Lean, publishing/communications, Onalaska, Wisconsin
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Companies That Don't Embrace Social Media Might Be Treading Water, Experts Say

May 6, 2013
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The water's fine in the social media pool, but many companies are still afraid to allow workers to dive in. Experts say employers should take the social media plunge to buoy their brand and improve productivity.
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Nicotine Screenings Snuff Out Some Employment Offers at Health Care Companies

April 30, 2013
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Health care providers, which see their employees as 'role models and advisers to patients,' are among the organizations requiring tobacco testing for new hires.
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