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Meet the Game Changers 2014

August 3, 2014
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Workforce’s staff selected the 30 winners of the fourth-annual competition. They are a diverse group representing some of the best HR practitioners and strategists under 40 years old.


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SHRM's Game of Chance

August 3, 2014
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The Society for Human Resource Management roared headlong into the certification competition late this spring, leaving the distinct impression that the organization intends to spin HRCI and its cadre of certification letters into irrelevance. 


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Ammunition for Immunization

August 3, 2014
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This month is National Immunization Awareness Month, and employers committed to employee health and wellness should feel compelled to participate given recent statistics around immunization and illness. 


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What Kind of Retirement Guidance Should Be Offered?

July 31, 2014
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What is the trend among large corporations to offer retiring leaders some guidance or preparation for both the financial and emotional impact of retirement? Why do they do it and what types of services do they offer?

— Fact-finding Mission, president, consulting/legal, Los Gatos, California


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How Do We Demonstrate Coaching’s Effectiveness?

July 31, 2014
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How do I demonstrate the development impact of coaching on our leaders?

— Weights and Measures, health care, Florence, South Carolina


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A Currency Exchange: Don't Get Tripped Up by International Compensation Practices

July 28, 2014
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India’s 2014 salary budget, for example, increased at more than triple the rate of the United States’—what does this mean for the U.S. workforce?
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Caught on Video: Companies Use Audiovisual Methods To Reel in Candidates

July 22, 2014
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Thanks to YouTube, Skype and the fact that most employees have a video camera on their smartphone, live and recorded video have become popular tools for HR practitioners
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Norm Kamikow, Workforce's Editor-in-Chief, Dies at Age 70

July 21, 2014
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Kamikow was an industry leader who worked to elevate the human capital profession and served as personal inspiration for many.
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Don’t Ignore Low-Performers

July 18, 2014
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Poor performers may be the result of mismatched skills, not a lack of talent. Better management can fix the issue.
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Making ‘Benefits Information Amnesia’ a Distant Memory

July 15, 2014
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Here are three ideas on how to make benefits communication more effective.
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