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Significant Attention Paid to Significant Others in Need

February 4, 2011
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Bon Secours Virginia Health System has found that permitting employees to modify their schedules reduces their anxiety and stress.
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Firms Offering Finance Classes to Employees to Allay Anxiety

December 10, 2010
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Employers like McLeod Health in South Carolina realize that their workers' financial worries are spilling into the workplace, hurting productivity and increasing absenteeism.
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A Game Plan for Networking

September 8, 2010
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Rob Howard, founder and chief technology officer of Telligent, offers tips to help companies make their decision about establishing a corporate social networking site.
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Social Work

September 8, 2010
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To satisfy employees' need to feel connected, a growing number of companies are developing their own social networks.
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Weighing the Risks of Social Networking

September 7, 2010
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Doing research in advance and putting ground rules in place before launching a corporate social networking site can ease fears and minimize risks.
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A Delicate Balance Business Needs and Employees' Lives in Chaos

October 22, 2004
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With four hurricanes pounding Florida in six weeks, critical services such as hospitals, utility companies and government offices had to perform quite a juggling act. These organizations had to remain up and running and keep employees focused on their jobs, while at the same time taking into account workers’ concerns about their families, pets and homes.
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RealTrouble

July 15, 2004
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Some Wall Street analysts say that workforce-management problems at RealNetworks raise questions about the company’s prospects. Experts discuss why these problems happen so often and what can be done about them.
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It Takes a Village to Recruit a Kaiser Employee

June 2, 2004
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Kaiser is holding workshops at the NAACP. It has teamed up with a nonprofit called Workforce Organizations for Regional Collaboration. It’s talking to people who are as young as junior-high-school age. Find out about Kaiser’s extensive interaction with the community, which it hopes will ultimately result in new hires.
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Blogs A New Frontier in Online Recruiting

May 3, 2004
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In fields like nursing and technology, some companies are turning to Web logs for hard-to-fill jobs. “We’re doing very little traditional advertising right now,” one recruiting manager says.
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