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"Human attention spans are notoriously poor. Evidence suggests we can only concentrate on a given task for several hours at a time before we start to feel fatigued and our minds wander. After we've hit our peak, our performance will begin to flatline or even suffer." http://read.bi/2bmPqTk
Amazon is planning a pilot program in which a...
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Career management isn't just a nice to, it's a must do if you expect to gain maximum success and happiness from the hours you invest in work. Face it, you are likely going to work 40 hours a week for your adult life. Why not make it the best 40 hours that you can create? http://bit.ly/2bVY72q
Looking for tips that will help you turn your job into a career? These 5 tips will help you develop and succeed with a planned career path.
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Before you can improve employee satisfaction and employee engagement, you need to know what to improve. The annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2016 Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey identifies the factors that are important in employee job satisfaction... http://bit.ly/2bhfdXy
Before you can improve employee satisfaction and employee engagement, you need to know what to improve. These survey results tell you. Take a look and share.
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What do lawyers, ministers, and psychologists have in common? People in those professions have all made the transition to Human Resources management and the field is full of professional who took wildly divergent paths to get there. Here are some common ways in which people transition into Human Resource management. http://bit.ly/2byc2LK
Tips for transitioning to a career in HR management including networking resources, working at a temp agency, and promoting your soft skills.
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A conflict of interest arises in the workplace when an employee has competing interests or loyalties that either are, or potentially can be, at odds with each other. http://bit.ly/2bZQTiq
Need to understand what a conflict of interest at work entails? Here's a definition and see examples of potential workplace conflicts of interest.
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The Human Resources Manager guides and manages the overall provision of Human Resources services, policies, and programs for a company within a small to mid-sized company, or a portion of the Human Resources function within a large company. The major areas the Human Resources Manager manages can include... http://bit.ly/2bxltzq
Interested in what a Human Resources manager does? This sample job description for an HR manager provides a comprehensive list of the responsibilities.
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Imagine you work for a company where the Human Resources department arranges for every employee to receive a potted plant on the anniversary of his or her hire date. http://bit.ly/2bGrmGc
Need to know how HR can help managers provide the best possible recognition for employees. See this book chapter from Make Their Day! to find out.
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You're downsizing, right-sizing, cutting staff and experiencing layoffs, for all the right reasons. Your goal was to increase productivity, quality, customer care, and profitability, and to reduce costs and waste. Like the phoenix in ancient mythology, you've succeeded. http://bit.ly/2cbI59r
If you do the right things right, you can minimize, and even eliminate, the negative organizational impacts of layoffs. Find out how.
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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 imbedded organizational knowledge and learning. If managers know this so well, why do they behave in ways that so frequently encourage great employees to quit their jobs? http://bit.ly/2bAJ3XK
Want to keep your best employees and prevent them from scouting for new jobs? Here are 10 ways to retain your great employees and keep them satisfied.
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I'm a night owl, but part of this early waking appeals to me a lot. Maybe I'd exercise more regularly. http://on.wsj.com/2bNpSeM
Some people begin to work or tackle personal tasks before sunrise, aiming to find focus before distractions begin in the standard morning rush.
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If you are a US-based employer, I am sure you are already aware of the new Overtime Regulation from the Department of Labor (DOL) that goes into effect on December 1, 2016. This new law requires all exempt/full-time salaried employees earning less than $47,476 gross per year who work over 40 hours during any given week to be paid overtime at 1.5x the standard hourly rate. Find out more.http://bit.ly/2bPGFQs
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Nobody will stop you in the hallway at work to ask if your career provides meaning and personal fulfillment. Recognizing that something’s missing in your career and vocational life and taking the initiative to change must come from within. http://bit.ly/2bMGLIB
Concerned about whether your career provides meaning and personal fulfillment? If so, you may be ready to make a career change. These tips will help you.
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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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  • University of Michigan
    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
bloom.bg

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