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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Why Cant We Solve Tardiness?

January 7, 2009
Our CEO is very particular about punctuality. We do have some people who arrive late (usually not more than 10 minutes each day regularly). As HR, we are always sandwiched between opposing forces: employees who feel that "We are just a few minutes late, and more important, it’s the results that count." On the other hand, our CEO always asks our HR professionals to remind people about being punctual. Now we have been charged with reminding department heads to ensure they have a grip on the matter and to monitor staff attendance from time to time. What items should I write to them about specifically?
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Scheduling Snapshot

October 10, 2008
During the past five years, advances in computer hardware and software have allowed applications to take many factors into account in generating sophisticated schedules.
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Potential Left on the Shelf

October 10, 2008
Advanced scheduling software is promising, but just a small percentage of companies tap its full potential. That's the opinion of Lisa Disselkamp, a consultant who helps firms implement scheduling applications.
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