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E-Verify: A Panacea or Burden for Employers

September 6, 2011
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U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services reported in fiscal 2010 that 98.3 percent of all queries submitted to E-Verify resulted in confirmations within 24 hours. Despite the quick turnaround on queries, the accuracy and reliability of the program remains divisive.
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Financial Pros Add Expert Witness to Résumés

September 6, 2011
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Small and midsize firms encourage their employees to get specialized training to help in winning clients.
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Contingent Labor Contracts: Do It Right, Save Millions; Do It Wrong, Spend Millions

September 6, 2011
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As the labor market becomes more global, contingent workforces will become even more strategic to an organization’s operations, thereby driving increased flexibility and the need for proactive management and automation.
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Retirement Plans Morphing as Defined Benefits Fade for New Workers

September 5, 2011
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As of May, 30 percent of Fortune 100 companies offered a defined benefit plan to new salaried employees, down from 37 percent at the end of 2010 and 83 percent as recently as 2002. How are employees reacting to this change in their total compensation?
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2014: A Health Care Odyssey

September 1, 2011
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Just over two years from now, the major provisions of health care reform kick in. Will your company be ready for the changes that are coming your way?
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Security, Trust Are Among Top Concerns for Growing Mobile Workforce

August 26, 2011
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Although telework is becoming commonplace in the corporate world—including in small and medium-size businesses—there are obstacles to conquer. These include management mistrust, worker isolation and data security.
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5 Questions for Ravin Jesuthasan: Out of Job Site, Out of Mind

August 24, 2011
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To Ravin Jesuthasan, continued high unemployment in America isn't just about tough times for jobless workers. Jesuthasan, global practice leader for talent management at consulting firm Towers Watson & Co., says it's also about bias and missed business opportunities. Jesuthasan recently spoke with Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim.
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Avoid Culture Shock When Rewarding International Employees

August 23, 2011
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When properly executed, employee recognition programs and rewards can go a long way in inspiring employees, especially during difficult economic times.
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401(k) Savings Zoom When Employers Set Autopilot

August 23, 2011
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Employees tend to take a laissez faire approach toward their 401(k) plans, letting them have a life of their own after the initial sign-up. Those who voluntarily enroll, on the other hand, tend to contribute at a significantly higher rate—an average of 7.8 percent monthly—research by Aon Hewitt shows.
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