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A Reminder About Holiday Pay

July 3, 2013
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Tomorrow's July 4th holiday is a paid day off for many American workers. Last year, I wrote a post titled, '8 Things You Need to Know About Holiday Pay.' In light of tomorrow's holiday, I thought it was a good idea to revisit that list.
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#SHRM13: Opening Day at SHRM Book It

June 17, 2013
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As Hillary Clinton chatted about whatever she chatted about, other SHRM attendees opted to spend their time in pursuit of their profession.
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Paying Employees for Accrued Vacation Upon Termination—Yay or Nay?

March 18, 2013
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According to the court, the employee handbook clearly stated that accrued vacation is forfeited to an employee upon termination. To me, however, such as policy is draconian and overbearing. Instead, consider limiting vacation and other paid time off forfeitures to “for cause” terminations.
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Average Salary for Technology Professional Rises 5.3 Percent: Survey

January 29, 2013
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The average salary for technology professionals rose 5.3 percent in 2012—the largest increase in a decade, according to a Dice Holdings Inc. salary survey.
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Possible Civil Rights Reform Under Obama Could Benefit Businesses

January 24, 2013
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Human resources departments nationwide could be rewriting policies and drafting new procedures over the next four years if the president and his administration are able to accomplish the goals expressed in his second inaugural address.
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The New Recipe for Workforce Innovation

January 17, 2013
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To cook up greater creativity, organizations ought to update their approach to collaboration, compensation and culture.
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Global Salaries Will Climb, but Only Modestly in North America: Study

December 19, 2012
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The slight increase in North America is not surprising, according to Hay Group analysts, because the U.S. economy is only expected to grow 2.1 percent in 2013.
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DuPont Sees Bottom-Line Boost After Retooling Its Rewards

December 17, 2012
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Early results of DuPont's program have been encouraging, giving company leaders hope that its new recognition system will have a measurable effect on the company's overall business objectives. Studies also show that companies excelling in employee recognition are 12 times more likely to generate strong business results than their peers.
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Five Ways to Revamp Your Rewards System

December 17, 2012
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Companies and consultants offer tips on what, when and how to reward worthy employees.
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2013: A Time for Re-imagining How Work Gets Done

December 13, 2012
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How work gets done, who does it and the tools they use to accomplish the task are all shifting as the new year approaches.
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