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Net Gains: HR Technology in the '90s, Today

August 22, 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 technology in the 1990s and today. In October, we will look at the 2000s and HR's bid for a seat at the table.
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Analysis: Transforming the Mobile Workplace While Keeping an Eye on Ergonomics and Underlying Health Risks

August 17, 2012
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While mobile device use in and outside of the office is still too new to know the long-term impact on employees, this reality holds true: Workplace injuries can leave your company at a competitive disadvantage.
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Employers Resolve Retirement Stress With Investment Options Shift

August 14, 2012
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Target date funds and professional investment management services help employers and employees transition from outdated attitudes and methods to fund retirement.
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Ohio State University Takes a Stand Against Sitting for Too Long

August 9, 2012
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Researchers have long advised that workers shouldn't sit too much because they say the inactivity can be a factor in such conditions as heart disease and cancer. The university is acting on the issue: Officials encourage standing at meetings, communicating face-to-face instead of by email and more.
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Test : Technology Apple and Foxconn: Beginning to See the Light

August 3, 2012
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In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China.
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Test:-More CFOs Are Landing in HR Territory

March 21, 2012
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The recession hit Corbins Electric hard, prompting the firm to lay off nearly half of its 350 employees—including its human resources director. "We didn't feel we had enough employees to support the HR position," explains Lisa Autino, chief financial officer, who took over HR management.
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Test : Apple and Foxconn: Beginning to See the Light

March 19, 2012
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In remarkable moves, Apple and its major supplier Foxconn recently gave into public demands for better treatment of the workers who assemble electronic gadgets in China.
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Test : Reflecting on Massachusetts' Health Care Reform

March 19, 2012
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With national health care reform looming, Workforce Management examines Massachusetts' reforms, which went into effect in 2006. Though most Bay Staters have health insurance, there are underlying problems.
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Test : Unprepared for the Future

March 19, 2012
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