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What’s the Business Case for Diversity?

December 3, 2013
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We're making a big push to focus on multiculturalism, but want to avoid it becoming “just another thing.” Is there a way to demonstrate the practical business value of having a diverse workforce?


—Melting Pot, project manager, finance/insurance/real estate, Cleveland, Ohio


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Office Party Planning: Celebrate Good Times With Round of Good Party Parameters

December 3, 2013
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One of the most important things to consider when planning the holiday party is how to limit the consumption of alcohol by party-going employees.
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Marissa Mayer’s Vision for Innovation Appears to Be Elimination

November 21, 2013
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Among many storylines during Mayer’s first year of running Yahoo, two have captured the attention of HR leaders: eliminate remote workers and deploy forced ranking in performance management.
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Onboarding Orientation Guide

November 20, 2013
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This Orientation Guide on Onboarding offers advice on how to create a program that ensures new employees are supported, engaged and productive from day one.
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Delivering Holiday Bonuses? Remember These Rules

November 14, 2013
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As the year draws to a close and the holiday spirit abounds, employers can anticipate reviewing year-end figures to determine who goes on the naughty or nice list.
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Ram Charan Is the Guru of Globalization

November 13, 2013
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Ram Charan, author and management consultant, has a heady warning for U.S. companies expecting business as usual to continue.
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Affordable Care Act Accelerates Decline of Retiree Health Benefits

November 13, 2013
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One expert says that while retiree health benefits for new hires are becoming a thing of the past, longtime retirees are not likely to see any changes to their coverage.
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Hiring Nerds? Then Prep the Managers

November 11, 2013
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The incumbents in the Miami Dolphins locker collectively said ‘no nerds,’ which, the last time I looked, isn’t a protected class.
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OSHA Releases Most-Cited Workplace Safety Violations

November 11, 2013
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For a second straight year, fall protection was the most-cited violation.
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Focused on the Future: 401(k) Plan Administrators

November 10, 2013
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Now that 401(k) plans have grown to become the No. 1 way U.S. workers save for retirement, it’s no secret many plan sponsors turn to experts to run the entire plan — or certain parts.
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