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A Hawkeye at Heart for Health

February 1, 2016

Joni Troester, a University of Iowa graduate and current interim assistant vice president of benefits, health and productivity, didn’t limit herself to the university gates when developing a wellness initiative that has positively affected employees and the surrounding community. 


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Searching for Solace

November 5, 2014
Collaborative office spaces may be the trend today, but with a large sector of the workforce identifying as introverted, there’s a need for peace and quiet, too.
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How Do We Get People to Accept Working Apart?

August 18, 2014

How do I help my managers overcome the idea that people have to work in physical proximity to each other to be productive? They insist that most jobs require close exchange of information and collaboration.

—Trapped in the Past, senior vice president of human resources, nonprofit, Baltimore


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How Do We Evaluate Social Learning Platforms?

May 12, 2014

We have been moving slowly to integrate social learning in our LMS. We want to include tools that boost the nature of collaboration among our workers, especially among those who are stationed remotely. How do we evaluate social learning platforms to find the best match? How heavily should we rely on employee feedback?

 — Socializing at Work, vice president of talent, manufacturing, New York


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