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Tech Tools Add a Dose of Transparency to Cut Health Care Costs

August 12, 2011
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As technology continues to mesh with medicine, industry leaders—especially Howard McClure—contend that transparency will cut costs while building a stronger, more responsive health care system.
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Many Firms Find Social Media Workplace Misuse Problematic Study

July 14, 2011
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Of 120 employer respondents, 43.4 percent said social media network misuse has been an issue for them, and 31.3 percent said they have had to take disciplinary action against an employee because of misuse, according to the survey.
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Marriott Hopes to Win With Facebook Game

July 11, 2011
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The novel interactive game, called My Marriott Hotel, was born out of the mega-hospitality corporation’s quest to fill 50,000 jobs worldwide by the end of 2011.
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Special Report on Social Media: You Can't Take Your Online Contacts With You ... or Can You?

June 6, 2011
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As companies rush into the worlds of LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, some are discovering sticky issues when employees engaged in corporate social media activity depart.
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Out of Site: Remote Possibilities

June 6, 2011
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More employers are benefiting from a mobile workforce through improved productivity, increased employee satisfaction and reduced costs, but they also face new management challenges.
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Tips for Managing Mobile Workers

June 5, 2011
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From collaboration to prepping the tech help desk at the home office, constant communication is the key to successfully managing a mobile workforce.
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Small, Midsize Firms Overlook Social Media Risks, Legal Experts Say

June 3, 2011
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Small and midsize businesses rarely purchase social media coverage, several experts say. It’s usually the largest companies that purchase such protection.
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SuccessFactors Research Ties Performance Management to Stock Market Success

May 31, 2011
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The report, based on 153 publicly traded SuccessFactors customers, is part of a growing body of research quantifying the link between particular people management practices and business results.
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Employers Ending the Paper Chase by Communicating Benefits Online

May 17, 2011
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The days of distributing paper insurance contracts and summary plan descriptions are dying out as virtual fairs and quirky videos inform employees and their families about their benefits options.
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HR Software Feels a Shift Following SuccessFactors, Lawson Deals

May 9, 2011
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The moves signal the rise of publicly traded SuccessFactors as a comprehensive talent management technology provider while also ending Lawson's run as an independent vendor of human resources and other business software.
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