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Workforce is a multimedia publication that covers the intersection of people management and business strategy. Our community of senior-level human resources executives and C-level officers are the key decision-makers on talent management matters in the 2,500 largest corporations in America. They read us for our editorial focus and relevance to help them improve their business -- and their bottom line -- through effective management of the workforce. While employees and executives often bemoan the bureaucratic nature of HR processes, companies increasingly realize they need to be smarter about the ways they attract, retain and train their workforce. Our content helps HR professionals approach their jobs from a more strategic, big-picture, business-results perspective.

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March 2014

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March 2014

Volume: 93
Edition: 3

The Saving Is the Hardest Part

March 6, 2014
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Workers are stashing away cash. It just may not be enough to feather the nest egg for long once they retire.
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Two Years Later ... Still Stressed and Pressed

March 13, 2014
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Companies continue to ask workers to do more with less. But there are signs that organizations have hit a tipping point and are starting to jeopardize their future success.
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Vineet Nayar's Happy Feet

March 14, 2014
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A willingness to experiment with counterintuitive, radical approaches to managing people enabled Vineet Nayar to turn around HCL Technologies and make a splash.
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The Insiders or the Outsiders?

March 10, 2014
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A company’s decision whether to select an internal or external candidate should hinge on the skills and competencies needed to achieve the strategy of the future.
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The Last Word: The Disconnected Vacation

March 10, 2014
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Wherever your holiday destination may be this year, leave work behind and enjoy your time off. After this winter, you’ve earned it.
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YourForce: March Madness

March 9, 2014
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March means that winter is just about over. It’s also the beginning of our new season of Workforce Live, our six-city event series.
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Wellness Program Success? It's a Long Shot

March 10, 2014
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Only savvy employers with a commitment to thoughtful, clear and open communication will be able to launch and maintain a successful wellness program.
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Interview With Caryl Rivers: Beware Subtle Bias

March 9, 2014
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Caryl Rivers of Boston University says to ensure fair and equitable treatment between the sexes, managers may need to be trained to spot subtle discrimination.
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Shedding Tiers: Auto Union Looks to Change Pay Gears

March 9, 2014
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United Auto Workers wants to eliminate the wage system that pays less-tenured workers at a significantly reduced rate for the same work, but challenges abound.
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Flex Work’s Potential Role in Gender Pay Gap

March 9, 2014
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One Harvard University economist suggests greater flex-work opportunities could aid women's cause in their pursuit of equal pay.
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People Moves, March 2014

March 10, 2014
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Julie Fletcher to chief talent officer at AMN Healthcare Services; Angie DeWinter named VP of HR at U-Haul; Alan Lui to senior VP of HR at Time Warner.
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Legal Briefing: Cancer and Accommodations

March 12, 2014
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Once an employer has knowledge of an employee’s disability, it must engage in an interactive process with the employee to determine if a reasonable accommodation exists.
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Legal Briefing: Pounds Foolish on Pregnancy Discrimination

March 13, 2014
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A strict 'no-restrictions' policy may provide a basis for pregnancy discrimination, if the employee is not limited from performing her job.
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The Dangers of Being Obtuse About Obesity

March 11, 2014
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Recent policy shifts from the American Medical Association and the EEOC are changing the way employers address obesity in the workplace.
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Chaplains Answer Workers’ Prayers for Guidance

March 11, 2014
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While employee assistance programs help connect workers with spiritual counselors, some companies see value in a corporate chaplain.


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Take Care to Communicate Health Care Costs

March 10, 2014
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More employees are asking for personal guidance in choosing their benefits than ever before.
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Special Report: Life, Disability & the Pursuit of Benefits

March 6, 2014
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With health care and retirement taking priority in company benefit budgets, group life and disability plans are slowly shrinking from employer offerings.
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Avoiding the ‘Bermuda Triangle’ of Employment Law

February 4, 2014
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The so-called “Bermuda Triangle” of employment law is: workers’ compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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