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Sleeping Your Way to the Top

January 4, 2013
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Survey: 29% of Employers Find Fake Job References

November 30, 2012
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Twenty-nine percent of employers have caught fake references on candidate applications, according to a survey from CareerBuilder.
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Delayed Innovation Gratification

November 29, 2012
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The hard truth about innovation is that it generally is not an overnight phenomenon. Try more like 2,000 days and nights.
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Costly Degrees in HR Could Be Wise Choice vs. Certification

November 19, 2012
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A certificate isn't enough in today's business climate, in which expectations of human resources professionals have never been higher, experts say.
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Robert Half Survey: Shopping at Work OK

November 13, 2012
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Thirty-three percent of chief information officers said their companies block access to online shopping sites, down from 60 percent last year.
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Survey: Two-Thirds Seek to Hire Veterans

November 9, 2012
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Looking to leverage the technical and leadership skills of military personnel, three in 10 hope to fill information technology positions with veterans.
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401(k) Plan Balances Hit Record High for 2012: Fidelity

November 8, 2012
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For the three-month period ending Sept. 30, employees' average account balances jumped 4.2 percent from the prior quarter, and 18 percent compared with the end of the third quarter of 2011 when account balances averaged $64,300, according to Fidelity Investments.
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Survey: Time Wasted on Poor Performers

November 8, 2012
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Supervisors spend 17 percent of their time, or nearly one day per week, overseeing poorly performing employees.
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Business Spells COO a New Way: MIA

October 22, 2012
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Across Chicago and the rest of the U.S., chief operating officers are being erased from the org chart. The disappearing act is part of the evolution toward flatter business structures as well as get-lean pressures that have companies looking twice at any personnel expense.
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More Workers Feeling Bullied on the Job: Survey

August 30, 2012
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A total of 35 percent of workers said they have felt bullied at work, compared with the 27 percent who made such a report a year ago.
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