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Majority of Workers to Be Independent By 2020

December 20, 2011
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Independent workers include those on fixed-term contracts, independent consultants, those working through temporary agencies, workers on an on-call arrangement and those who own a business with less than five employees.
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The Age of the Less-Ambitious Employee

December 19, 2011
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The bottom line is that a corner office—with all its demands—is less appealing. Here's how one consultant describes a common mindset today: “The headache isn't worth it. I'd rather be able to spend time with the kids.”
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Preventing Employee Burnout: Customized Solutions

December 16, 2011
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Employers are demanding more while employees are engaging less, but there is one way to keep your best workers from checking out completely—recognizing who they are and rewarding them accordingly
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EAPs: First Responders in a ‘Work-More Economy’

December 16, 2011
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Employee assistance providers say they continue to see a continued spike in employee calls for help in coping with added work pressures.
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Worker ‘Gas Tanks’ Close to Empty

December 16, 2011
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Scholars say employees have a reservoir of physical and psychological resources for fueling their work contributions—and those tanks are running low.
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Perhaps Your Workers Are Entitled to New Titles

December 16, 2011
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A promotion can do a lot to make up for the longer hours and extra duties that many workers have wrestled with in the past couple of years. But firms often fail to see where employees who are learning on the job might fit into new roles.
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Democracy at Work: 5 Questions With Traci Fenton, Founder and CEO of WorldBlu

December 12, 2011
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Many people like to keep politics out of the workplace. But to Traci Fenton, what workplaces badly need is the infusion of a political idea: democracy.
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Data Bank Focus: A Safer Workplace

December 9, 2011
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Detroit 3 Salaried Labor Costs to Overtake UAW Hourly Costs, Researcher Says

November 30, 2011
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For the first time in modern history, overall salaried labor costs next year at the Detroit 3 are expected to exceed those of all UAW-represented factory workers, says Sean McAlinden, chief economist for the Center for Automotive Research.
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Ready for the Next New Deal?

November 29, 2011
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Don't be surprised if the U.S. decides to launch the Next New Deal in the next few years. And if it does, will your company be prepared for a tighter labor market and renewed growth?
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