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Obamacare Carries On … What's Next?

November 20, 2012
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Leaving legal and political hurdles behind, employers still worry there's no clear-cut path to health care reform.
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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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Costly Degrees in HR Could Be Wise Choice vs. Certification

November 19, 2012
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A certificate isn't enough in today's business climate, in which expectations of human resources professionals have never been higher, experts say.
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Hostess Brands to Terminate Pension Plan as Part of Liquidation

November 19, 2012
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Hostess suspended payments to the 42 multiemployer pension plans to which it contributes in August 2011. The company's IBC Defined Benefit Plan had about $56 million in assets and $111 million in liabilities as of April 30, according to the PBGC.
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Inaugural Virtual Career Fair for Veterans Gets a Salute from Employers

November 19, 2012
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Chicago-based energy provider Exelon was among the 24 companies across the United States that participated in the October event. About 1,100 veterans visited Exelon during the job fair, 205 of whom were in states where Exelon has openings.
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The (Employer) Match Is Back

November 16, 2012
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Recent data show that employers have not only restored the matching 401(k), but also that employees are contributing more to their retirement plans as well.
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'Wreck-It Ralph' Raises Workplace Awareness With Respect to Recognition

November 15, 2012
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After watching the new Disney flick 'Wreck-It Ralph,' my kids asked me to blog about it. I told them I'd give it a shot, but I wasn't sure how I could relate it to the workplace. Then it hit me.
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Human Capital Metrics Proposal Hits Snag

November 14, 2012
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HRPA's continuing opposition to guidelines for human capital metrics means the standard will likely never make it to an ANSI review.
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Avoiding Pitfalls of Corporate Weight-Loss Programs

November 14, 2012
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Amid the proliferation of corporate weight-loss efforts, some researchers worry that well-intentioned initiatives can risk employee backlash. Sprint Nextel and O'Neal Steel leaders describe how they strive to marry motivation and results.
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HR Tech Vendors' Push to Go Global

November 12, 2012
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People management software vendors are courting multinationals and other clients looking to evolve to a single, cloud-based system to replace a crazy quilt of existing local and regional programs.
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