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Work, Cancer and Us

February 27, 2013
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'If you don't know someone who has been afflicted by cancer, chances are good that your colleague does.'
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Part of Boston Consulting Group's Success Comes From Looking Out for Its Workers

February 20, 2013
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Boston Consulting Group ranked No. 4 on Fortune's Best Companies list for its emphasis on a positive culture and the development of the firm's most important asset: its employees.
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Putting Value Into the 'Employee Value Proposition'

February 20, 2013
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In the past several years, more companies have introduced or re-crafted their “employee value proposition” to give employees a better idea of what the total employee experience encompasses, beyond the basic salary and benefits. Laura Sejen, global practice leader of rewards for consultancy Towers Watson & Co., recently spoke with Workforce contributing writer Meg McSherry Breslin about the key factors employers should keep in mind when they're looking to revise their employee value proposition, otherwise known as the "employment deal."
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Cancer Poses a Growing Challenge to Employers

February 14, 2013
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Care for cancer patients costs employers an estimated $264 billion a year in health care costs and lost productivity, although cancer strikes just 1.6 percent of the workforce.
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Laughing Out the Door: Half of Employees Admit to Stealing Corporate Data

February 11, 2013
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There exists no greater deterrent to copycat misconduct in the future than putting a thief through the legal wringer. Your employees will know that your agreements have teeth and that you will go to mat to enforce them.
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Honoring Diversity the Hawaiian Way

February 8, 2013
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The 'Hawaiian Renaissance,' which helped restore the language and time-honored cultural practices, has changed workplaces in Hawaii, especially at tourist hotels.
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Honoring Diversity the McDonald's Way

February 8, 2013
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Dialogue and the exchange of cultural information happen through the fast-food giant's Intercultural Learning Practice and Intercultural Learning Lab.
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Microsoft Proposal on Visa Program Starts Debate

February 7, 2013
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Microsoft Corp. is seeking to expand the skilled guest-worker program by an additional 20,000 workers per year to help bring in science and tech talent. But not everyone agrees.
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Meet Myers-Briggs

January 28, 2013
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The Myers-Briggs system begins with a test in which participants respond to questions that provide clues about their basic outlook or personal preferences.
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