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Articles by Charlotte Huff

An Intriguing Development for Workplace Concierge Services

March 23, 2008
The services are still more the exception than the rule for companies. But late last year, food and facilities management giant Sodexho announced the acquisition of Circles, a veteran concierge service, and said it would make its services available to its roughly 3,000 U.S. corporate client sites. Does that signal greater interest in what concierge companies can do?
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Motivating Workers Worldwide

October 4, 2007
In today's far-flung economy, companies need to manage recognition globally while tailoring rewards for local markets. Awards that are in line with business goals are the most likely to ensure a substantial payoff, but organizations expecting immediate results may be disappointed.
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Green Recruiting Helps Bring in Top Talent

August 17, 2007
In the race to attract the most talented, innovative employees, some companies like GE are painting themselves in green—a rich environmental green—to boost their recruiting leverage. An environmental pedigree, recruiting experts say, can help lure applicants.
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Recognition That Resonates

September 22, 2006
Effective rewards--one that are personnally significant to the recipient--will not only motivate employees in the short term, but also may help engage them for the long haul.
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