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Cool Defined

April 1, 1998
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Workforce asked several people to define cool in the corporate sense.
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Be Cool! Cultivating a Cool Culture Gives HR a Staffing Boost

April 1, 1998
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Paychecks and benefits aren't enough to attract and retain the right employees. Companies must also be cool, really cool, places to work.
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How Will the Age Wave Affect Your Company

December 1, 1997
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Human resources professionals who don't want to be caught off guard by issues related to the aging workforce should undertake an "aging diagnostic."
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Baby Boomers Are Redefining Retirement

December 1, 1997
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With baby boomers at the helm, retirement will never be the same. See how and why it will change. And discover what that means for HR—today.
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Part-Timers Make Headline News Here's the Real HR Story

November 1, 1997
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In August, United Parcel Service (UPS) faced a strike over part-time work and benefits that captured national attention. While UPS (which was doing a lot of things right) wraps up a final agreement with the Teamsters, all HR professionals should take a close look at their contingent worker strategies.
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10 Tips To Breaking the Work vs. Love Problem

September 1, 1997
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A few ways companies might be able to help employees maintain healthy relationships.
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Love vs. WorkHow You Lose by Making Employees Choose

September 1, 1997
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Recent reports of military personnel infidelities prompted Workforce to look at love as a work issue. What we uncovered was a huge work/life problem that HR has ignored: relationship stress due to extreme overwork. Learn why employees have been suffering in silence and why companies must address the issue.
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The CEO Needs You. Are You Delivering

June 1, 1997
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Now more than ever, CEOs are ready to buy what HR is selling. But in order to close the deal, you need to articulate a vision, speak in executive terms and make your boss your No. 1 customer.
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CEOs Talk to Their Peers

June 1, 1997
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In companies in which HR practices have shown a measurable financial impact, the CEOs understand the value the function brings to the bottom line. What advice do these executives have?
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Blow the Whistle On Employment Disputes

May 1, 1997
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For years, companies have shied away from employment contracts fearing the courts would interpret them as a promise of employment. But runaway litigation costs are causing many employers to use a new form of contract-the mandatory arbitration agreement -- resulting in faster conflict resolution, lower legal costs and happier employees.
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