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Some Social Media Stats to Chew On

October 9, 2012
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Unless you require that your employees check their mobile devices at the door (and suffer the anarchy that would likely ensue) it is impossible to prohibit employees from accessing personal social media accounts during the workday. And, if it's impossible to monitor or enforce a policy, why have it in the first place?
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Study: Generational Job Seekers Aren't Using All Their Tools

October 9, 2012
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Recruiters take note: Baby boomers, Gen X and millennials are spending almost all their time job searching online instead of offline. Boomers turn to LinkedIn first, while Gen X and millennials are first using Google and Google Plus.
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Get Millennials Out of Their Comfort Zone When It Comes to Training

October 2, 2012
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Letting students determine what delivery systems work best for them when there may be other more effective ways for them to master critical knowledge and applications is an abdication of leadership responsibility.
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Tracking True Cost of Lost Productivity Remains a Challenge

September 17, 2012
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Large, sophisticated employers are struggling to track and measure how much the lost productivity resulting from employee absences and presenteeism costs their companies.
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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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Journalism—My Field of Dreams—Chose Me

August 10, 2012
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General Motors' CEO Dan Akerson Urges Employees to 'Behave With Integrity'

August 10, 2012
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Akerson told employees he wants to focus GM more on brands and customers, and better position the company to survive the next 50 or 100 years.
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