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Your ‘loyal’ employees? Always looking for the next job.

And they’ll tell you that zero-loyalty cuts both ways. They know you may let them go at any time, too.

Healthcare Job Growth Is Slowing, and That’s Good

Evidence is spreading that healthcare costs are growing much more slowly than before. Now, it’s not just a flattening in Medicare spending; the deceleration has spread to employment, too.

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How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

Get over your “feelings” and take care of business.

Morale.me Review

Joel Cheesman just launched Morale.me, a mobile app that begins with a simple question: “How’s employee morale at your company?”

Your Employees Are Your Most Valuable Recruiting Tools

One asset that recruiters often overlook are the people sitting right around them in the office. Employees can be valuable recruiting tools.

How Flexible Work Culture Can Make Business More Social

Ten years ago, I met a woman working in the kitchens of my sons school. Prior to having children, she had been a high flying professional. This, she told me, was the only job she could find with the flexibility she needed to care for her family.

The dangers of office gossip

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.

No, Women Don’t Make Less Money Than Men

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.

The 5 Absolute Worst Kinds of Bosses

Which kind do you have?

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

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.

Restoring corporate trust: Why we must try

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 […]

Do you pay employees for time spent renewing credentials?

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

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

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.

How to See the Best (Not the Worst) in a Job Candidate

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 […]