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Whatever Works riffs on what's right--and wrong--in the workplace. It seeks best practices from within and outside the workforce, and sometimes takes a stroll down memory lane.

The Titanic Tragedy Continues to Teach New Lessons

May 24, 2012
The tragedy took place a century ago this past April, but the legend and interest in the mighty Titanic, which was done in by an iceberg, remain strong today, and there are some intriguing lessons still to be found among the ship's wreckage.
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Tournament Update

March 20, 2012
Voting is now over for the Workforce Impact and Pop Culture bracket challenges. The winners will be announced July 2, 2012. Thanks for playing! Updated Thursday, June 14, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. CT.
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Addressing the Address Change

March 8, 2012
When we were putting the finishing touches on the March issue of Workforce Management, something donned on me at the last minute, as is often the case for me on deadline: We had no memo in the magazine about our then-upcoming move to 150 N. Michigan Ave. (For the record, we officially moved into our new Chicago home on March 12.)
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Nine Decades Later

March 1, 2012
Ninety years. Think about it. While that's a blip on the radar for countries such as China or Greece, that number makes up 38 percent of U.S. history going back to the Declaration of Independence. And so much has happened in the past 90 years, especially in the U.S. workforce. Without a doubt, we've come a long way.
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