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<i>Dear Workforce</i> Should Our Company Share Employee Salary Information Among Employees?

February 13, 2002
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Do most private sector employers limit salary range distribution to managers,or make the information available to all employees?
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Motivate A Lawyer To Meet Budget

February 6, 2002
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The lawyer may be dissatisfied but also could be learning new areas of law. First find out the reasons for reduced billings. Then, plan accordingly.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Write A Business Case Justifying A Staff Increase

January 30, 2002
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Remember your company’s objectives: to use resources efficiently, develop productive employees, and create a successful business. Test your arguments with managers to ensure buy-in.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do We Overcome Resistance To Training

January 23, 2002
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Find a manager who is open to learning how training can help. Next, illustrate how specific needs can be met with tailored training programs.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do Companies Measure The Cost Of Training

January 16, 2002
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To measure true cost for ROI purposes, consider indirect costs along with direct costs.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can I Help Employees Manage Their Careers

January 9, 2002
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Nurture their careers by encouraging them to ask key questions that help employees determine career aspirations.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do I Retain Workers Whose Salaries Are Low And Who Don’t Qualify For Benefits

December 26, 2001
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Think about bonuses and other creative perks to compensate. Also, consider ways the haves can help the have-nots.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Can I Help Employees Get Feedback Following Interviews

December 19, 2001
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Remind them that interviews are conversations for exploring a company’s values, culture, and business issues, and whether employees are a good fit.
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<i>Dear Workforce</i> How Do I Tie Orientation Programs To Measurable Metrics?

December 12, 2001
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First, document how many employees are leaving after short periods. Next, shore up your orientation process and create your own metrics.
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