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The dangers of office gossip
www.payscale.com

When we are children, we are taught that gossip is wrong, but as adults in the workplace, we seem to forget this rule. We shouldn’t.

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No, Women Don’t Make Less Money Than Men
www.thedailybeast.com

It’s the bogus statistic that won’t die—and president deployed it during the State of the Union—but women do not make 77 cents to every dollar a man earns.

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The 5 Absolute Worst Kinds of Bosses
business.time.com

Which kind do you have?

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Everything I need to know about management I learned from playing Dungeons and Dragons
qz.com

January 25 marked the 40th anniversary of the world’s most iconic role-playing games, Dungeons and Dragons. Even if you’ve never known the pleasure of wiling away an afternoon bashing Orcs with your warhammer, odds are you or someone you know has internalized the mechanics of Dungeons and Dragons, either by actually rolling its unique die.

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Restoring corporate trust: Why we must try
smartblogs.com

To create a culture of trust, bosses need to stop holding so many meetings and spend more time demonstrating commitment to and care for employees, writes John Keyser. “It requires an attitude of servant leadership, truly making helping your team members a top priority, and wanting your team to be a community founded on strong […]

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Do you pay employees for time spent renewing credentials?
www.monsterthinking.com

In general employees have to be paid for attending mandatory training sessions. Learn the rules about paying employees for their time spent training.

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5 Reasons Why Your Kid Will End Up Being a 40-Year Old Barista
fistfuloftalent.com

Being a barista isn’t a bad thing—if you have passion. But being an involuntary 40-year old barista is a place you don’t want your kids to be.

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How to See the Best (Not the Worst) in a Job Candidate
www.smartrecruiters.com

I have worked for hiring managers who relished the opportunity to interview new candidates. They’d get all excited – but for the wrong reasons – they were to destroy the poor unsuspecting interviewee. The candidate is in the waiting room, while the interviewer is in their office planning an attack to €œput them on their […]

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Job Boards: An Enduring, Evolving Recruitment Marketing Channel
www.recruitingtrends.com

So, why the reports of demise? Because many get stuck on the original job board format without realizing that the job board industry has changed. Yesterday’s job boards offered a place to post static content that would expire after a period of time. Today’s job boards are much more dynamic.

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Will 2014 be the year of the raise?
www.usatoday.com

With the unemployment rate set to finally plummet toward pre-recession levels, some economists think 2014 is beginning to shape up as the Year of the Raise. For millions of workers, it’s about time.

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Top Recruiting Influencers
blog.entelo.com

According to Entelo.

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How to Engage Employees Who Are About to Lose Their Jobs
blogs.hbr.org

Successful mergers and acquisitions require transformative, empathetic leaders.

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Why hiring managers should know their weaknesses
www.noexcuseshr.com

When hiring for your own team, assess your greatest weaknesses and seek someone who will offset those deficiencies, Jay Kuhns writes. The strategy will help you avoid the bias of hiring people similar to yourself, Kuhns writes.

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Turns out working from home is for old people
www.ozy.com

Employers may want to re-think their shifting attitudes towards workplace flexibility when it comes to their younger employees.

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