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HR Software Feels a Shift Following SuccessFactors, Lawson Deals

May 9, 2011
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The moves signal the rise of publicly traded SuccessFactors as a comprehensive talent management technology provider while also ending Lawson's run as an independent vendor of human resources and other business software.
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HR Tech Goes Social

May 9, 2011
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Recruiting led the way. Now software for employee recognition, collaboration, even wellness is being integrated into Facebook and other online networks, or mimicking them behind the company firewall.
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LIVE CHAT: Reviewing Performance Reviews

May 6, 2011
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Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT Some companies are moving away from traditional, often unpopular annual performance reviews and turning to other approaches for evaluating staff and giving workers more frequent feedback. Join Workforce Management senior writer Rita Pyrillis in a live chat Thursday, May 26, at 2 p.m. ET / 11 a.m. PT. She will share her perspectives on the topic and discuss her May 2011 cover story, "Is Your Performance Review Underperforming?"
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Is Your Performance Review Underperforming?

May 5, 2011
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Some companies are moving away from traditional, often unpopular annual performance reviews and turning to other approaches for evaluating staff and giving workers more frequent feedback.
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A Better Performance

May 5, 2011
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Once-a-year feedback via the performance review isn't cutting it anymore, and employees should take note.
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<i>Workforce Management</i>, May 2011

May 2, 2011
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Preview the May 2011 Table of Contents.
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Richard as 'Rick' or 'Dick': One Charming, the Other Cantankerous

May 1, 2011
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Nicknames also can play a role in personality traits. The full name may be a signal of formality, while a nickname offers a different side of that person.
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It's No Game When Screening Résumés by a Name

May 1, 2011
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Although most recruiters aren't formally trained in onomatology, studies have shown that—consciously or not—candidates are sometimes assessed on the basis of a name.
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Top Performers Look for a Little Love Outside of Pay

May 1, 2011
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Rewarding employees goes beyond pay and benefits, especially in a tight economy where pay raises are still averaging 3 percent. ‘Rewarder’ companies, which are repairing cultures and striving to enhance cooperation at all levels, are outpacing their competition when it comes to engaging the workforce.
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Workplace Retaliation Lawsuits Don't Have to Take an Eye for an Eye

April 29, 2011
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What is retaliation? Retaliation occurs when an employer takes negative action against an employee who has alleged or reported unlawful activities—for example, harassment or discrimination.
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