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How Do We Get Employees to Mentor?

June 30, 2014
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What do we do when experienced employees don't want to mentor fresh blood? Specializing in products for which experienced talent is hard to recruit, my company has to focus a lot on developing new talent and training them on the technical skills to build a critical talent pipeline. Because of the overall economic volatility, the employees feel insecure of losing what they have. We have found out through exit interviews that young talent is leaving us because they receive little help and training from their seniors. We suspect fear of losing their current position is the reason. What do we do?

— No One Cares Here, manufacturing/production, Lahore, India


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How Do We Make a Supervisor Deal With a Problem Employee?

June 30, 2014
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We have a problem that needs resolution right away. One of our supervisors avoids dealing with a problem employee, who tends to bully others into accepting his ideas and resists collaborating with his co-workers. Each time a complaint is brought forward, this supervisor buries his head in the sand. What kind of training or intervention should we provide? How do we raise this delicate issue?

— Intimidated by the Problem, human resources specialist, nonprofit, Washington, D.C.


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Wondering About Wellness

June 30, 2014
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The debate regarding the cost and benefit — or lack of benefits — of wellness programs continues.
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People Moves, July 2014

June 30, 2014
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Brian Klepper to National Business Group on Health; D. Sangeeta to Nielsen Holdings; Nathan Christensen to HRAnswerLink
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What, Their Worries? More Feds, Expenses and Social Media

June 30, 2014
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A recent study identified the top business-related litigation trends and concerns from 2013.
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Introducing the Workforce 100

June 29, 2014
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And the top company for HR management in our inaugural Workforce 100 list is ...
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Sleep Derailed

June 29, 2014
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Tired workers are nothing new, but you’re in dreamland if you think having a sleepy staff isn’t a big problem for your business.
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You Are Getting Sleepy ... Employees

June 29, 2014
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It seems clear that sleep could be the linchpin to achieving better wellness results.
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Delays and Disarray for Small-Business Health Exchanges

June 29, 2014
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Several states have shuttered their marketplaces because of technical problems.
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Here's What's Trending in Recruiting

June 29, 2014
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Recruiting’s future vendor scene won’t be driven by job postings, and there’s three macro-trends that are vying for your budgeted recruiting dollars.
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