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NACD Annual Meeting: Additional rooms needed, overflow hotels & outstanding program
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Some room nights at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa are sold out. Attendees: If you have reserved extra rooms that you will not use, please contact Roselle Foley at or 571-482-3041 BEFORE you release those rooms so that NACD can accommodate attendees who are just now registering. More

There is still time to advertise in ICIS' NACD Supplement and Digital Review
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This year will mark an extra special Official ICIS NACD Annual Supplement and Digital Review as a result of the NACD's 40th Anniversary and the 20th Anniversary of Responsible Distribution. More

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Responsible Distribution upcoming events
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Take a look at the following events open to all NACD members, affiliates, candidates and others interested in the industry! There is no cost to participate in the conference call or the webinars. More

  General Business Interest

Valuing your most valuable assets — employees
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The Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, which has been polling at least 1,000 American adults daily since January 2008, shows that people have felt worse about their jobs this year than any previous year. Why the disconnect? In talking to employees, and analyzing nearly 12,000 daily work diaries, Harvard Business Review has identified at least one cause: Managers don't know how to show people that they are valued. In fact, they often unwittingly do the opposite. More

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Governments crack down on employers paying workers as contractors
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If your independent contractors clock in and follow your instructions for completing their tasks, maybe you're requiring too much of them. Maybe they should be considered employees and not independent contractors, government labor experts say. The federal government and states are cracking down on employers who treat what should be workers as contractors. More

Do you have to let an employee go to jury duty?
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As an employer, jury duty can be a hassle. It can make you miss work if you get called to serve. Not to mention it could make a key employee absent from their post if the government chooses them to sit for jury duty. What are the legal ramifications if an employee gets called away on jury duty? What should you know as an employer? More

How your business can benefit from uncertainty
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There are a lot of transitions going on right now. We're gearing up for a presidential election next year (though it seems to be in full swing already). Will we or won't we experience a double-dip recession? Anyway you look at it, change is in the air. Many people say this uncertainty is a bad thing for business. But it doesn't have to be. More

Management tip of the day: Stop wasting time and money
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Like old-time baseball scouts, many managers listen to their gut when making important decisions — and many times with poor results, says Harvard Business Review. Here are three ways to introduce evidence-based management at your company. More

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