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The Last Word: Misery in Your Company

August 3, 2011
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While other films, such as 9 to 5 , have depicted office dictators, the storyline in Horrible Bosses is especially resonant in the job market of 2011.
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Great Expectations: Mastering Cultural Sensitivity in Business and HR

August 3, 2011
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Experts say success in international business comes down to knowing the culture and language. But is that all there is to it? Is it enough to only master a few key phrases in a foreign language, as well as knowing when not to shake one’s hand and what topics to avoid in a business meeting?
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Companies Draw Up Coaching Play for Managers, but Many Can't Coach

August 2, 2011
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The influx of younger workers from the millennial generation is driving interest in coaching because they tend to crave frequent feedback and one-on-one interaction with managers and mentors.
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Computer Scrubbing and Data Theft: It's Dirty Business if Employers Are Not Prepared

August 1, 2011
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A number of measures will put a company in a far better position to prevent and respond to data theft and computer scrubbing.
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Should You Hire a Tech Manager?

August 1, 2011
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Expert points out that HR generalists and recruitment professionals don't have the time to stay abreast of all of the tools, to learn technologies and the use of different systems and tools.
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Follow These Seven Steps to a Drama-Free Office

August 1, 2011
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There are four primary drama roles that emerge most frequently in office settings: the Complainer, the Controller, the Cynic and the Caretaker. A good manager will use different strategies for different personality types, as there is no ‘one size fits all’ antidote for drama.
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Creativity Becoming a Key With Benefit Plans, Especially for Boomers

July 29, 2011
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According to a Bank of America Workplace Benefits Report , 94 percent of employers say it’s important to keep older employees past their retirement date, mostly because of their institutional knowledge, skill set and ability to train new employees.
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Drugs Increase Employer Pain

July 29, 2011
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As the over-prescription of narcotic pain relievers to injured workers grows to near epidemic proportions, applying medical guidelines would help eliminate unnecessary consumption and the problems it drives, the occupational medical experts say.
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Nontraditional Perks Paying Off for Forward-Thinking Employers

July 29, 2011
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Besides health benefits and savings plans, large and small employers are finding catered meals, fitness classes and holiday presents for families work to retain key players and entice new workers to join.
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Optimas Award Videos

July 27, 2011
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See and hear what winners from 2010 are saying as they explain what the Optimas Award means to their company.
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