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Are you struggling to find the talent you need? Be sure to retain the talent you already have.

The U.S. economy is in the fifth year of recovery, and Asian economies are rapidly expanding. The United States is experiencing growing labor shortages for programmers, software engineers, CPAs, health care workers and clinical researchers.  Finding critical talent in expanding…

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Flexible work arrangements will help you win the “war for talent”!

Whether called telecommuting, teleworking or mobile work, flexible work arrangements are highly valued by today’s workforce. They are equally beneficial for companies because they create engaged employees and individuals who are more productive and loyal. Flexible work arrangements are here…

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Employee Wellbeing – Is your company investing in it?

During the early 1990s, I implemented an employee wellness program in North Carolina and saw the dramatic positive effect it had on employees’ diets, exercise, following up on medical screenings and listening to their doctors’ advice. Today, there is growing…

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Form Follows Function: flexible work arrangements and tailored office design!

Whether called telecommuting, teleworking or mobile work, flexible work arrangements are highly valued by today’s workforce because they allow employees more control over their busy lives. They are equally beneficial for companies because they create engaged employees and individuals who…

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Union Activity Heats Up: Are You Staying Engaged with Your Employees?

Upon returning from a weekend of wine tasting with friends in Temecula, CA, I was jolted from my Bordeaux bliss by headlines of union activity heating up across the United States. “Facebook Shuttle Drivers Vote to Ratify New Teamsters Contract”…

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Nine Tips for Smooth Performance Appraisals—Guidance for Managers

As managers sit down to prepare for a performance appraisal, they need to remember that this is a stressful time for the employee as well as the manager. Unless there is a significant performance or behavior issue, employees should leave…

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Can Changing a Company’s Culture and Values Turn It Around?

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that big banks are focusing more on their corporate culture and monitoring employee values and attitudes. They hope to avoid more years of bad headlines, bruising fines from regulators, losses and layoffs. It turns…