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What Is the Current Research on Recognition/Rewards and Higher Retention?

April 3, 2013
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How direct is the link between rewards/recognition and higher retention? We are in the midst of revamping our rewards and recognition program and want to focus our efforts on keeping our best people. But we're not sure how to connect the dots. —Numbers Game, HR director, Construction/Trades, Madison, Wisconsin
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To Help Recruit, Companies Get the 'Brand' Back Together

March 20, 2013
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Companies such as LinkedIn, Mars and Marriott International are using branding to market themselves to prospective employees.
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Why Companies Are Embracing the Employee Value Proposition

February 28, 2013
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Employers such as Chicago-based Red Frog Events are looking to improve their overall employment deal, spelling out an overall compensation and culture package that often includes a company vision for what employees can get and give back in return.
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The New Recipe for Workforce Innovation

January 17, 2013
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To cook up greater creativity, organizations ought to update their approach to collaboration, compensation and culture.
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Fifty Shades of a Holiday Bonus

December 11, 2012
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How one CEO Santa shows the way to a cheerier future for companies and workers thanks to an erotic book trilogy.
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An Empty Stocking for Garbage Workers

December 6, 2012
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Consumer Reports has released its annual survey on holiday tipping, and, again, garbage collectors rank at the bottom as the least-tipped service-provider.
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How Do We Determine Employees Who Exceed Expectations? (Revised January 15, 2013)

December 3, 2012
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What are ways that we can determine who our company's top performers are? —Taking Stock, wholesale trade, Seattle
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The 'Naked Organization' Gets Nakeder

November 20, 2012
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Leaders at Big Blue and elsewhere could blush a deep pink if Tom Vines is correct about where performance management, crowdsourcing and social media are heading.
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Veterans Affairs Learning University: Optimas Award Winner for Service

November 1, 2012
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For empowering employees to shape their own careers and identify opportunities for development, Veterans Affairs Learning University is the 2012 winner of the Optimas Award for Service.
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