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Articles by Brenda Paik Sunoo

When You Work For a City, Your Job Is Everywhere

February 1, 1998
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Workforce talked with Donald E. Walsh, personnel director for the City of Phoenix, about managing a fast-growing public entity.
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1998 Managing Change Optimas Award Profile U.S. Office of Personnel Management

February 1, 1998
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In response to Executive Order 12862 (which mandated government reform), the US OPM has created a humane model for downsizing (and successfully cut almost 300,000 jobs), provided outplacement, pioneered privatization with the Federal government’s first employee stock ownership plan, and reduced its own bureaucracy.
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1998 Quality of Life Optimas Award Profile City of Phoenix, Arizona

February 1, 1998
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As the city continues to attract young families and new businesses, one of the biggest HR challenges has been to help employees balance their work/life priorities. Several initiatives have helped meet the need.
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Growing Without an HR Department

January 1, 1998
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Rather than build a traditional human resources department, Linda O. Crawford, CEO and president of DELTA Dallas Staffing Companies, used qualified staff in a nontraditional way to handle HR functions. Here she shares her insights.
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Wellness Pays Off

December 1, 1997
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Because poor health of aging boomers translates to both decreased productivity and increased health-care costs, it's important for HR professionals to pay attention to prevention
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Why Women Need Financial Education

December 1, 1997
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As women learn more about financial and retirement planning, they're more likely to maintain control over their lives and remain in the workforce.
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Learning How To Develop Entrepreneurs

December 1, 1997
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Doris Drucker, co-founder of RSQ LLZ, is a former employee turned entrepreneur. HR can get a glimpse of her entrepreneurial mindset and encourage some retiring employees along a similar path.
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Millions of Boomers May Retire

December 1, 1997
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Baby boomers dream of early retirement. But a mass exodus could cause a staffing nightmare. By assessing your workforce, phasing retirement and providing sound financial education, you can welcome their Golden Years.
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Thumbs Up for Staffing Web Sites

October 1, 1997
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As you search for temp workers, the Internet can become a time-saving assistant. Explore staffing agencies' Web sites and screen prospective partners without leaving the office. Here are Workforce's-and your colleagues'-tips.
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