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'Shipping' and Handling: Picking the Right People to Head Overseas Is Paramount

March 1, 2013
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Companies are increasing the number of corporate globe-trotters to emerging markets such as Brazil and China, but there is a potential price to pay beyond moving furniture.
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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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How Companies Can Support Cancer Survivors in the Workplace—and Manage Costs

February 27, 2013
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No one likes to talk about cancer, but it is not the taboo workplace subject it was in years past. In fact, progressive companies are supporting workers who have cancer like never before.
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In Defense of Corporate Diversity Programs

February 8, 2013
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Companies say programs that honor different minority groups pay off.
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Bringing the Jobs Back Home: How 'Re-shoring' Is Coming to America

February 7, 2013
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For years companies have looked to outsource jobs to cut costs, but now more U.S. employers are looking to beef up operations domestically. It's a trend known as 're-shoring.'
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New Employees: 'We Were Jobbed About This Job'

February 1, 2013
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Companies aren't giving candidates a realistic picture of jobs, leading to 'buyer's remorse,' report says.
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The Rules of Professionalism: Getting Millennial Workers Onboard

January 31, 2013
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Should professionalism be defined by wearing specific attire and being at work at a designated time? One thought leader says human resources should focus more on communicating the results expected and allowing flexibility in achieving those results.
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How Cloud Software Could Rain on Your Parade

January 30, 2013
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For all its benefits, software as a service isn't a panacea. A successful switch takes planning, organization and lots of training and communications.
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Further Assessment: More Companies Using Evaluation Tools to Identify Future Leaders and More

January 28, 2013
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A recent Aberdeen research report found that companies are including assessment tools in their efforts to identify high-potential talent, to develop workers' interpersonal and leadership skills and to set performance goals for their staff.
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Plugging in Light Bulbs

January 17, 2013
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Some companies excel at innovation. Others struggle. What do organizations that excel in this area do that you don't? In this in-depth report, Workforce looks at best practices for cultivating brighter ideas.
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