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Being Prepared When Disaster Strikes

November 1, 2012
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Sometimes there is warning, other times disaster strikes unexpectedly. What are best practices on an issue like this? The following stories from the Workforce archives as well as several related Forum Discussion posts offer perspective on how to cope when a disaster hits.
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ADP Pushes Further Into HR Software

October 22, 2012
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ADP is making more noise in an HR software market that has heated up dramatically in the past year.
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The 'Employee Value Proposition' Over the Years: The Search for a Middle Ground

October 19, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This month, we look at the evolution of the “employment deal” between employers and employees. In December, we will switch gears and stop looking at the past and start looking toward the future.
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Can You Handle Rejection?

October 4, 2012
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In the quest for the perfect candidate, many companies rely too much on software to weed out applicants, experts say. It could be one reason qualified candidates are being overlooked for good jobs.
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Debate Continues on Whether Women Can Have it All

September 18, 2012
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As long as companies cling to rigid 9-to-5 schedules and penalize employees for taking time off for their kids, parents –mostly mothers – will be forced to make difficult choices about their careers and families.
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Grabbing a Seat: Developing CHROs in the 2000s and Today

September 12, 2012
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To celebrate Workforce's 90th anniversary, we're running a series of articles looking at important workforce-related issues with a then-and-now theme. This installment examines HR leaders branching off into other executive roles in the 2000s and today. In November, we will look back at the employment deal over the past 90 years.
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HR, Your Input Is Needed

September 7, 2012
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As companies look for ways to spur collaboration and efficiency, they are naturally drawn to software tools that break down barriers and foster better communication—and human resources needs to be leading this transformation, experts say.
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Health Care: A Real Fixer-Upper

August 30, 2012
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Employers are helping to rebuild the health care system with a do-it-yourself approach that takes picking the right tool. The new options include value-based design, workplace clinics and direct primary care.
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