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Articles by Gail Dutton

Preparing Your Company for Biochemical Terrorism

October 21, 2001
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Fire, floods, tornadoes, and even long-term power outages aren't particularly likely, but companies prepare for them. It's time to update disaster-preparedness plans to include responses to biochemical terrorism.
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Winning Solutions Tales of HR Success

October 18, 2001
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Special Advertisement: See how 12 companies improved HR efficiency.
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Quill Tracks Performance and Boosts Sales

April 22, 2001
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Quill Corporation believes incremental sales are so important that theyfigure prominently in employee performance evaluations.
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'Round the Clock Performance Management

April 22, 2001
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Moving from paper to Web-based performance appraisals was a natural decision for Red Hat.
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Objective Appraisals

April 22, 2001
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"Evaluations were late, employees said it was toosubjective, and managers didn't like the system."
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Making Reviews More Efficient and Fair

April 22, 2001
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Many performance-appraisal software programs have a generic set of questions that too often aren't customized for the jobs being evaluated.
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Attitude, Attitude, Attitude

December 2, 2000
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One of the biggest barriers to employing disabled job candidates is the negative attitude of supervisors and coworkers.
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Being Accommodating

December 2, 2000
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Supervisors' lack of knowledge about accomodations was cited as an obstacle to hiring disabled job candidates - that lack of knowledge extends to disabled individuals, too.
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The ADA at 10

December 2, 2000
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Is the American with Disabilities Act working? Lawmakers say yes, but activists - on both sides - disagree. The disparity seems to be a matter of expectations.
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