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Performance management has become an ever-increasing critical tool to success for businesses. Within the last year we have experienced both a booming economy as well as a recession; a historically low unemployment rate combined with massive layoffs and business closings. But the bottom line to all of this is people! AND, we are human and […]
by Patti Dunham, MA, MBA, SPHR On June 11, 2009, Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization announced the first global flu pandemic since 1968. In her statement Dr. Chan stated that the H1N1 swine flu virus is “moderate in severity” and that “…a global outbreak of swine flu has begun.” Defined, a […]
by Linda Gravett, PhD, SPHR and Robin Throckmorton, MA, SPHR “Where can I find information about…???” This is probably the most frequent question both of us receive from HR practitioners. Therefore, this article is dedicated to sharing with you as many resources as we can think of that you may find helpful now or in the future. […]
by Linda Gravett, PhD, SPHR It’s well documented that organizations today are facing a skills crisis. There are simply too many Radio Babies and Boomers going out of our doors without an adequate number of younger people coming in behind them. This means that we have to be creative in our recruiting and retention efforts […]
by Stephanie Pittman Sullivan, MA, PHR What you don’t know may be hurting your employees and your bottom line. The prevalence of eating disorders is staggering. Employers may suspect an employee has an eating disorder but not know how to address the problem and be hesitant to do or say anything given today’s legal climate. […]
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