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Employee Engagement in Tough Times, Part One

The present economy may leave organizations feeling as if they are being squeezed in a vise. But there is opportunity amid the economic uncertainty. Careful attention to positioning individuals and teams to succeed will not only allow organizations to weather the storm, but also to emerge from the downturn in a stronger competitive position. The first installment of this two-part article lays out the challenges that companies face. Part Two offers a ‘path to performance’ for generating business results through enhanced levels of employee engagement and enablement.
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Employee Engagement in Tough Times, Part Two

The present economy may leave organizations feeling as if they are being squeezed in a vise. But there is opportunity amid the economic uncertainty. Careful attention to positioning individuals and teams to succeed will not only allow organizations to weather the storm, but also to emerge from the downturn in a stronger competitive position. The first installment of this two-part article lays out the challenges that companies face. Part Two offers a ‘path to performance’ for generating business results through enhanced levels of employee engagement and enablement.
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DC Assets Fall in 2008; Share of Retirement Assets Rises

March 18, 2009
Assets in corporate 401(k) plans, which account for 71 percent of all corporate defined-contribution assets, declined 23 percent to $1.94 trillion, while total defined-benefit assets were $4.03 trillion in 2008, down 27 percent from the previous year.
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Wall Street Gyrations Keep Benefits Managers Hopping

October 30, 2008
Benefits management departments in recent weeks have been fielding questions and addressing concerns from employees worried about their 401(k)s and other employer-sponsored investment vehicles as the stock market continues to show signs of instability.
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TOOL Health Resources From the National Library of Medicine

October 14, 2008
HR executives know that employers have a vested interest in the health and well-being of their employees—and their families. Employers may help their workforce by adding links to their intranets to, for instance, “Health Hotlines,” which is from the National Library of Medicine.
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