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Employee Morale at Apple Sucks Right Now
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Morale at Apple is tanking thanks to a falling stock price. Are the rats running to Valley employers like Google, HP, Twitter and Facebook?

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9 Signs You’re In Out-Of-Office Hell
www.fastcompany.com

The summer is in full swing and everybody’s going on vacation. Too bad their out of office messages are so awful.

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8 Ways To Bring Sanity To Your Crazy, Wired Life
www.fastcompany.com

I’m a natural introvert, as many entrepreneurs (and especially social software entrepreneurs) are. Keeping the weekends quiet is critical. I disconnect and read, watch a movie, or just remember that I am a person outside of my mission.

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Leadership Lesson Learned at SHRM
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Our state council is very fortunate. Each time I have an opportunity to interact with other state council leaders I’m again reminded of just how well positioned we are. That’s not an accident. It’s the result of diligent planning, effective marketing, judicious spending, historical thought leaders and, perhaps most importantly, long-term succession planning.

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How to lead like Tony Soprano
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The premature death of James Gandolfini, the actor who played Tony Soprano on the cult television show The Sopranos, has thrown the show’s millions of fans into mourning for the man, while providing them with the opportunity to fall in love with the show and its central character all over again.

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Does your sick-day policy address telecommuting?
www.hrbartender.com

Are the rules different for exempt versus non-exempt employees regarding sick days? An HR Bartender reader wants to know. We consult a labor attorney.

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Is A Promotion More Stressful Than Divorce?
www.fastcompany.com

Promoting people to their first management job is harder than it looksfor everyone involved. Here’s how to increase the chances that it’ll work outup…

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10 Tips For Managing Creative People
www.fastcocreate.com

When the Harvard Business Review published a post called Seven Rules For Managing Creative People a few months back, the reaction was an almost universal, Oh, please! This was due to the fact that most of the advice in the piece was bizarrely off base (“surround them with semi-boring people.” What?), but also because of […]

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3 Reasons to Hire Nervous Job Candidates
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For many people, interviews are one of the most nerve racking things that they can do. It’s not surprising when you think about it, since there is a lot at stake: the job of their dreams, the ability to make the next mortgage/rent check, regaining a lost sense of self esteem, etc. With so much […]

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Physicians can help create wellness alternatives for employees
www.amednews.com

ACA regulations let people recruit their own physicians to meet requirements for such plans, but employers say this might come at an additional cost.

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Charitable giving as an employee perk
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Employers would do well to consider adding a vehicle for charitable giving, Blake Mycoskie of Toms Shoes said at the Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference. Charitable giving is attractive to customers, helps employees define their work in relation to their passions and can lead to business opportunities, Mycoskie says.

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What You Need to Know About Compensation Law
mybackoffice.biz

Compensation lawsuits are on the rise. Learn what you can do to protect your business with advice labor and employment lawyer Laurence Stuart delivered at SHRM 2013.

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8 tips for conducting an interview well
www.business2community.com

Use common sense when preparing to conduct an interview, Heather Huhman writes. Being on time, keeping the discussion relevant and taking notes are all easy but critical steps, she writes.

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Leaders need to communicate clear goals, connect with employees
www.entrepreneur.com

Getting your employees to perform at the highest level requires clear and repeated communication of expectations as well as an explicit outline of how everyone will contribute, Nadia Goodman writes. It’s also important to reward good work and make personal connections with your employees to learn what motivates them.

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