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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Much Per Person Should Our Manufacturing Firm Allocate For Training

May 26, 2002
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This isn’t the best approach. Instead, assess areas where changing performance will yield the most value and then implement strategies to achieve that goal.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How are Organizations Handling Compensation for Sales-Support Staff?

May 19, 2002
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Organizations realize the contributions of sales support employees are critical to the success of the sales force, and are adjusting their compensation and reward strategies to reflect this.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Avoid Cultural Conflicts Related To Our Merger

May 16, 2002
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Both companies need to understand the business reasons behind their differing cultures and use that information to find common ground.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can I Justify An HR Position, Especially During Tough Economic Times

May 12, 2002
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Articulate how HR creates value in financial terms in one of three ways: increased profit, diminished risk, and increased talent liquidity.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Should We Handle An Employee’s Salary When It Reaches The Maximum Salary Grade

May 5, 2002
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A number of things ought to be considered, including “hot skills” or individual performance.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What HR Trends Have The Most Impact On Training

April 21, 2002
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E-learning technology has played a key role, giving employees the opportunity for self-directed development.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> What Qualities Should We Look For When Choosing An Industrial Medical Provider

April 14, 2002
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There are a number of things to analyze -- reporting, quality of care, and familiarity with workers’ comp laws and rating systems.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do I Reduce The Salary Of A Long-Time Employee

April 7, 2002
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It’s probably worth changing to a merit-based compensation system to avoid dilemmas like this in the future.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can We Evaluate The Technical Proficiency Of Software Designers

March 31, 2002
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Evaluate their performance against several measures, including quantity, quality, timeliness, and cost.
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