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2014: A Health Care Odyssey

September 1, 2011
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Just over two years from now, the major provisions of health care reform kick in. Will your company be ready for the changes that are coming your way?
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Much Obliged? No, Benefits Are Optional, but ..

August 31, 2011
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Except for Social Security, workers' compensation and a few state requirements, employers are free to choose whether to provide other benefits.
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The Courts Weigh In

August 31, 2011
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As of mid-August, of the more than 12 lawsuits brought against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act four are of any significance, legal experts say.
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Security, Trust Are Among Top Concerns for Growing Mobile Workforce

August 26, 2011
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Although telework is becoming commonplace in the corporate world—including in small and medium-size businesses—there are obstacles to conquer. These include management mistrust, worker isolation and data security.
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Securing a Virtual Workforce

August 26, 2011
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Citrix Systems has avoided many of the pitfalls companies have faced with a remote workforce by implementing a solid plan.
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5 Questions for Ravin Jesuthasan: Out of Job Site, Out of Mind

August 24, 2011
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To Ravin Jesuthasan, continued high unemployment in America isn't just about tough times for jobless workers. Jesuthasan, global practice leader for talent management at consulting firm Towers Watson & Co., says it's also about bias and missed business opportunities. Jesuthasan recently spoke with Workforce Management senior editor Ed Frauenheim.
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Avoid Culture Shock When Rewarding International Employees

August 23, 2011
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When properly executed, employee recognition programs and rewards can go a long way in inspiring employees, especially during difficult economic times.
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401(k) Savings Zoom When Employers Set Autopilot

August 23, 2011
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Employees tend to take a laissez faire approach toward their 401(k) plans, letting them have a life of their own after the initial sign-up. Those who voluntarily enroll, on the other hand, tend to contribute at a significantly higher rate—an average of 7.8 percent monthly—research by Aon Hewitt shows.
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New Tools Cast a Wider Social Network for Recruiters

August 22, 2011
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With the launch of BranchOut in July 2010 and BeKnown and Google Plus, which made their debuts in June, recruiters are trying to decide how to best use a dizzying array of tools to find top talent.
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