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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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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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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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The New Recipe for Workforce Innovation

January 17, 2013
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To cook up greater creativity, organizations ought to update their approach to collaboration, compensation and culture.
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A Little Bit of Employees' Time Can Go a Long Way as a 'Microvolunteer'

December 19, 2012
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Unlike traditional volunteerism, which may take hours of time, microvolunteering focuses on making use of the free time employees have during the workday, such as lunch breaks and coffee breaks.
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Private Equity Firms Can Improve People Management

December 7, 2012
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While horror stories exist, in some cases private equity takeovers can lead to healthy updates to management methods and practices.
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Report Confirms: Bottom Line for Firms Aiming to Prosper Is to Be the Tops at People Management

October 15, 2012
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A technology firm and a supermarket chain are among companies that validate a recent report that found that proper management techniques push companies from good to great.
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Small Companies Can Benefit From an HRIS

September 26, 2012
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Common signs that let you know it's time to automate your HR systems
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Special Report on RPO: An Improving Economy, In-House Recruiting Cuts Are Driving Demand

July 13, 2012
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'Companies want flexibility. RPO provides that flexibility and not the fixed cost of a permanent recruiting department,' says Rajesh Ranjan, a vice president at Everest Group, a consultancy.
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