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Articles by Jessica Marquez

Connecting a Virtual Workforce

September 26, 2008
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To create a sense of belonging for its 178,000 employees, most of whom don’t work in company offices, Accenture employs webconferencing tools, an extensive orientation program, personal career counselors and community events at its offices.
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Sustainable HR

August 31, 2008
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Joseph High, Owens Corning’s senior VP of human resources, explains his strategy for maintaining the materials and insulation manufacturer’s talent pipeline throughout the world.
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Diversity Challenges in Japan

August 27, 2008
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Retaining key talent, regardless of gender, has become more important for companies as Japanese workers have become more mobile, and thus more likely to job hop.
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A High-Performance Life

August 14, 2008
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Stewart Friedman started seeing the world in a different light after his first child, Gabriel, was born.
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Retiree Health Care May Live On

August 5, 2008
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Employers who want to extend retiree health care fall into two camps. One believes that continuing to offer such a benefit is key in giving them an edge in recruiting. The other camp is made up of organizations that want to continue to offer retiree coverage to encourage older workers to retire, rather than continue working just to have health benefits.
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Temporary Executive Talent

July 29, 2008
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Like many senior executives, Jody Greenstone Miller has experienced the frustration of wanting to try a new business initiative but not having the right talent to do it.
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Rallying the Home Team

July 24, 2008
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Boosting morale and employees’ sense of ownership in the company has become a strategic priority at Home Depot amid the tough economy, says HR chief Tim Crow. New training, expanded cash bonuses and increasing face time with consumers are all part of the renovation plan.
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Freed Up for Floor Time

July 24, 2008
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When Amy Roberts heard about Home Depot’s Aprons on the Floor program last year, she knew her team had a winning idea.
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