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New Survey Ranks Jobs Most Likely Considered “Boring”

New Survey Ranks Jobs Most Likely Considered “Boring” A recent survey offers a picture of the jobs considered “most boring,” by the people who occupy them. Employment data company, Emolument, surveyed 1,300 professionals to find out which sector currently considers itself the most bored.  Counting down the top-ten most boring job types looks like this: […]

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Uber: A Cautionary Tale for HR Policy

Uber: A Cautionary Tale for HR Policy What happens when you try to grow a business without well-crafted HR policies? Enter: Uber. Taking a look at the challenges that this popular rideshare company has faced can help you understand what not to do when shaping the culture of your business. Let’s focus on an important […]

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Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke

Marijuana Legislation Leaves Drug Testing Up in Smoke  Ongoing changes in attitudes and laws regarding marijuana are leaving some employers and HR without a feasible drug policy. HR policies have a direct impact on your recruiting, engagement, and retention, and your drug policy is an important one.  At present, 28 states and the District of […]

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How to Create a Positive Corporate Culture

How to Create a Positive Corporate Culture Contributed by Tess Pajaron It is not uncommon for large corporations to be faulted for their inability to create a positive culture within the company. There are a variety of reasons that can hold companies back from achieving this type of culture, and similarly, there are steps that […]

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Are You at that Point? What is the Best Way to Quit a Job?

Are You at that Point?  What is the Best Way to Quit a Job? There is a reason it is called an employee or job “lifecycle.”  It has a beginning and an end.  While we usually talk about onboarding, let’s take some time to talk about offboarding yourself in a way that preserves relationships and […]

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What Does the Future of Business Look Like? Ask 1,379 CEO’s

What Does the Future of Business Look Like?  Ask 1,379 CEO’s While we would all like to know the future, crystal balls are in short supply.  Instead, Pricewaterhouse Cooper (PwC) offered up its 20th annual global CEO survey, released recently in Davos, Switzerland. While a small business struggling to meet its bottom line, or even […]

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Employee Reputation Management: What Does It Entail?

Employee Reputation Management: What Does It Entail? Contributed by Jim Addison Description: More and more companies are instituting “employee reputation management” policies, but what do these policies entail? We take a look at how employee reputation management and social media can help safeguard a company’s branding and image. Online reputation is important—not just for individuals, […]

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Have You Considered the High Cyber Security Cost of Collaborative Work?

Have You Considered the High Cyber Security Cost of Collaborative Work? Using the right tools keeps your business agile and productive—but it can also mean lapses in cyber security. Technology makes a lot of good things happen.  You can attend or host a remote meeting, work collaboratively regardless of location, and share documents and work-product […]

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What HR Managers Need to Know About Hiring Millennials

What HR Managers Need to Know About Hiring Millennials Contributed by Sophia Beirne Millennials seem to have a bad reputation when it comes to working in an office environment. As with most stereotypical representations, this is undeserved. Millennials are the people who will carry your company into the future with their innovative ideas and fresh […]

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The Importance of Working Environments

What Works Best for You?  The Importance of Working Environments Look around you—do you have a cubicle, standing desk, or are you reading this on a mobile device?  As the boundaries between “living to work, and working to live” stretch, working environments are changing fast to keep up. Just like clothes and music, office settings […]

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