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AARP's best employers
Human Resource Executive Magazine    Share   Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
By 2016, one-third (33.5 percent) of the total U.S. workforce will be age 50 or older, up from 28 percent in 2008. As the proportion of younger workers continues to decline, attracting and retaining mature, experienced 50-plus employees is becoming increasingly crucial for organizations that seek to remain competitive in today's changing economy. More

Leadership in troubled times
ADVANCE for Administrators of the Laboratory    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The economy has created many anxious situations. Job loss, home loss, family disruption, retirement concerns — any of these issues can weigh heavily on an employee. If your company is experiencing financial woes, it can only add to the burden of worry. The common thread is loss of control. Your employees have little control over these factors impacting their lives. More

8 creative ways to keep your staff healthy
BNET    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
If you're Google or Facebook, you can give your staff fancy gyms, personal trainers, and boatloads of healthy free food to help them get — or stay — fit. The average small business? Not so much. More

Flexibility vital in war for talent
Postmedia News via The Vancouver Sun    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
In a business as cyclical as the energy sector, flexibility and adaptability are seen as crucial to the long-term success of a company and it's no different when it comes to human resources strategy. More

Advocates seek Obama order barring LGBT job bias
Washington Blade    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
An executive order to prohibit workplace discrimination against LGBT people is receiving renewed attention now that the makeup of Congress makes passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act highly unlikely for at least two years. LGBT rights supporters are pressing President Obama to issue a directive requiring the federal government to contract only with companies that have nondiscrimination policies based on sexual orientation and gender identity protecting their employees. More

Barriers to advancement
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A new study finds that the barriers to women —and other minorities — advancing to the top corporate levels are at the management level. Downward mobility also plays a role, according to the research, which drew disagreement from some diversity experts. More

Payroll outsourcing gains momentum
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According to recent research, the global human resources outsourcing market will reach $162 billion by the year 2015 with payroll outsourcing playing a major role in the industry. More

Report: Manage employee health — not just benefits
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To save money on their health benefits, businesses must invest proactively in their employees' health—and not just shop around for a good insurance deal, according to a report from the Healthcare Performance Management Institute, a research and advisory firm. More

How employee-resource groups increase engagement
Diversity Inc    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
How do you make your employee-resource groups effective across all cultural groups and issues? More than 150 chief diversity officers and senior executives from more than 75 companies attended DiversityInc's November event in Washington, D.C., discussing this and other questions on diversity management. More

If you don't want to influence others, you can't lead
Harvard Business Review    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The stereotypical bad boss is one who marches through the workplace barking orders left and right. But there's another type we've probably all experienced at one time or another: bosses who don't do what they need to do. They provide no direction or guidance. What they want or expect isn't clear. They're distant, unapproachable and they can't or won't make choices. It's not that these bosses don't know what to do. They're not willing to do what the job requires. More

How to deliver bad news to employees
Inc.    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
Whether you're starting the conversation about layoffs, communicating a bad financial situation, or dealing with poor employee performance, being the bearer of difficult news is one of the toughest tasks a manager faces. Here's how to do it right. More
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