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The Office Space Race

May 28, 2014
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Progressive companies have been rapidly redesigning the workplace, rooting out the cubicle farm and replacing them with open tables and shared work “pods.”
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Don Kirkpatrick Dies: Training Pioneer Created Four Levels of Measurement

May 12, 2014
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Don Kirkpatrick is widely known for the training measurement model he developed in the 1950s as a professor at the University of Wisconsin.
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YourForce: The Good Part of Technology

May 4, 2014
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The question isn’t what technology can do but what you can do with technology.
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YourForce: Who Should Run HR?

April 6, 2014
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Some argue the profession is on par with engineering or finance and the boss should have years of academic study and pass rigorous testing. Others say it’s not that complicated.
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YourForce: March Madness

March 9, 2014
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March means that winter is just about over. It’s also the beginning of our new season of Workforce Live, our six-city event series.
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YourForce: A Valentine to Your Employees — and From Us

January 31, 2014
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Where is the love? It’s a question your employees are probably asking even if Valentine’s Day isn’t looming like a giant heart-shaped cloud.
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YourForce: Encouraging Employees to Take Part in the Community

January 5, 2014
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What may be most effective retention strategy is something that costs next to nothing: volunteering.
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YourForce: A Few Minutes for '5 Minutes of Management'

December 10, 2013
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Do you have 5 minutes to check out our new video series on management?
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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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What If Email Got Pantsed?

October 14, 2013
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Workforce talks to Scott Berkun, author and former Microsoft Corp. manager, to hear what he learned from working at the startup company and why email overload is just the tip of the iceberg.
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