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The employee's first stop should be his manager to deal with  complaints and problems - not HR.  http://abt.cm/1eA3rJi
Want to help your managers step up to the task of dealing with employee complaints? Here's a four step process they can use daily to handle complaints.
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Employee recognition is worth the time and the money you spend on it. You have no other tool at your disposal that so predictably makes employees feel good about your company and goals.   http://abt.cm/1HIbjVA
Want to effectively recognize employees in a way that they will remember for years? Write an employee recognition letter. Here's how and a sample.
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Controversial with job searchers are certain requests that employers make in job postings. These requirements leave job searchers in a quandary. http://abt.cm/1cV31vT
Job searchers dislike providing personal, confidential information on a job application but many employers ask for convenience. I don't recommend. See why.
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Stacy Fisher brings her annual round up of Memorial weekend freebies for active military personnel and veterans. http://abt.cm/1F2FqjB
Memorial Day freebies for 2015 include free food, free museum and amusement park adventures, and retail discounts.
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What do employees want from work? There are five factors that must be present in your workplace for your employees to be happy and motivated at work. Your employees need...
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Five factors basically define what employees want from work. After adequate pay, these are the five most important needs of your employees. Find out more.
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Want to benchmark your paid time off with that of other employers? Holiday weeks are popular times for employees to use their PTO days or take paid vacation days. Summers are also a challenge for employers because most employees take vacation days. See how your time off compares.  http://abt.cm/1Q1nhc6

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Want to compare the paid time off that you offer your employees with that of other employers? These figures will give you a general idea of the range.
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Want to boost employee morale in your organization? Here's how you can bolster employee morale.  http://abt.cm/1Fb2Hkm
Want to boost employee morale at work? You can if you follow these tips to help employees feel appreciated and valued. Find out more.
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Key employee retention is critical to the long term health and success of your business. Managers readily agree that retaining your best employees ensures customer satisfaction, product sales, satisfied coworkers and reporting staff, effective succession planning and deeply embedded organizational knowledge and learning. http://abt.cm/1ceSvip
Want to keep your best employees when many employees are looking for new jobs? Here are 10 ways to retain your great employees. Start with these four.
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I share many of these characteristics - but not all of them. How about you?

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Women who wear short skirts that display a lot of leg may be overlooked for promotion and pay increases. So says a recent study conducted by Tulane University.  http://abt.cm/1FKIkQs
A recent study says that women who behave sexually at work are less likely to earn promotions, and they make less money. Learn why sexy isn't better.
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What Can a Manager Do When Employees Won't Get Along? Try these four helpful ideas. http://abt.cm/1F1NGAo
When employees don't get along at work, the manager is challenged. If she ignores the bickering, it won't improve. Here are the steps she needs to take.
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Debates about the importance of Human Resources Management occur daily in workplaces.  See why HR is important...  http://abt.cm/1EmGTk2
Want information about the importance of Human Resources management? Because HR touches every department and every employee, HR plays a significant role.
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  • Management Consultant, Trainer, Writer
    Management Consultant / Writer, 1987 - present
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HR expert, writer, management consultant, trainer, cooking enthusiast, conservative: Writes a forward-thinking HR/blog: About.com Human Resources and a second blog devoted to management and conservative social, economic, and political issues. Loves change, challenge, thinking, learning, reading, writing, traveling, and Lake Michigan.
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    English, Social Studies, Education
  • University of Michigan
    Organizational Counseling
  • Michigan State University
    Management, Labor & Industrial Relations, Higher Adult and Life Long Education
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They're Watching You at Work
www.theatlantic.com

What happens when Big Data meets human resources? The emerging practice of "people analytics" is already transforming how employers hire, fi

Glassdoor – an inside look at jobs & companies
www.glassdoor.com

Search jobs then look inside. Company salaries, reviews, interview questions, and more - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers

Job Search - Job Search, Employment & Career Advice from About.com
jobsearch.about.com

Job search advice including job listings, job search engines, resume writing, cover letters, interviewing, employment information, and more

Five Tips for Effective Employee Recognition
humanresources.about.com

Employee recognition is not just a nice thing to do for people. Employee recognition is a communication tool that reinforces and rewards the

Mixed Bean Soup Recipe
www.grouprecipes.com

Dr. Boofie's recommended treatment for long, cold days where hearty, soothing, warmth is needed. A very easy, slow-cooker bean soup that ta

Carter: Economic Stagnation Explained, at 30,000 Feet
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The man in the aisle seat is trying to tell me why he refuses to hire anybody. His business is successful, he says, as the 737 cruises smoot