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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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Workforce July 2014

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July 2014

Volume: 93
Edition: 7

Introducing the Workforce 100

June 29, 2014
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And the top company for HR management in our inaugural Workforce 100 list is ...
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Sleep Derailed

June 29, 2014
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Tired workers are nothing new, but you’re in dreamland if you think having a sleepy staff isn’t a big problem for your business.
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OSHA's Foulke Tale: Ed Foulke Reflects on His Tenure

June 30, 2014
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During his tenure as the head of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Ed Foulke emphasized assistance, rather than inspections and enforcement, to improve safety.
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Inside Outplacement

July 1, 2014
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Employers are recognizing the bottom-line benefits of outplacement as they restructure and prepare for future growth.
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Here's What's Trending in Recruiting

June 29, 2014
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Recruiting’s future vendor scene won’t be driven by job postings, and there’s three macro-trends that are vying for your budgeted recruiting dollars.
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You Are Getting Sleepy ... Employees

June 29, 2014
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It seems clear that sleep could be the linchpin to achieving better wellness results.
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The Last Word: Be a Work Foodie

July 1, 2014
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I suspect your workplace Cookie Monsters also would leave that sensible bag full of almonds and dried apricots for a box of Girl Scout cookies.
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YourForce: Introducing the Workforce 100

June 29, 2014
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With our inaugural Workforce 100 list, our goal is to provide readers with a measuring stick to assess the best companies for HR management.
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People Moves, July 2014

June 30, 2014
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Brian Klepper to National Business Group on Health; D. Sangeeta to Nielsen Holdings; Nathan Christensen to HRAnswerLink
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It’s Who You Know: Readying for Referrals

June 4, 2014
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Employee referral software gives recruiters instant access to employees’ vast social networks — but will the quality of candidates suffer?
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By the Numbers, July 2014

July 2, 2014
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The employee cycle; (not) getting schooled; job hop; when I'm 65.
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What, Their Worries? More Feds, Expenses and Social Media

June 30, 2014
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A recent study identified the top business-related litigation trends and concerns from 2013.
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Legal Briefing: Workers' Lips Can't be Sealed on Wages, Working Conditions

July 1, 2014
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Employers cannot maintain employee confidentiality rules that prohibit the discussion of personnel information involving wages and other working conditions.
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The Hazy Issue of Marijuana in the Workplace

June 30, 2014
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Even with legalized pot laws on the books in 20 states, it’s still unclear how medical and recreational marijuana fits into workplace drug and alcohol policies.
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Legal Briefings: For Severance Pay, Companies Have to Pay Taxes

July 1, 2014
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Employers paying terminated employees under a severance plan may be required to pay and withhold FICA taxes.
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Wondering About Wellness

June 30, 2014
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The debate regarding the cost and benefit — or lack of benefits — of wellness programs continues.
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401(k)s With ‘Automatic’ Steering Drive Savings Success

July 2, 2014
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Auto-enrollment in defined contribution plans has helped employees skittish on making choices save for retirement.
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Back, Tummy, Skin: Protect Them or Else

July 1, 2014
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that U.S. businesses lose an average of 2.8 million workdays each year because of unplanned absences, costing employers more than $74 billion.
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Delays and Disarray for Small-Business Health Exchanges

June 29, 2014
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Several states have shuttered their marketplaces because of technical problems.
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Special Report: Relocation Sector Keeps Moving Right Along

July 3, 2014
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Relocation service providers saw an increase in moves last year and predict another year of growth and development.
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