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May 3, 2013 - Nonfarm payroll employment rose by 165,000 in April, and
the unemployment rate was little changed at 7.5 percent.
February 10 2013 - With as much as 60 to 80 percent of employee time on the Internet having nothing to do with work,
organizations are facing an epidemic of 'cyberloafing.'
February 4 2013 - When looking for help during a divorce, few people consider the human resources department at their place of employment as a place
to go for assistance.
November 5 2012 - Informal feedback is critical to success said 93% of IT Professionals in a recent survey but
fewer than half felt that feedback in their organization could be rated as good or excellent.
July 23 2012 - Research from the University of Iowa has shown that police officers sleeping less than six hours
per night are more susceptible to chronic fatigue and health problems.
July 2 2012 - It has been estimated that the average corporate email user sends 112 messages a day - and one in seven
of those messages can be described as gossip.
June 5 2012 - Male leaders who make mistakes in what is
perceived as a man's world are also judged more critically than a female leader.
May 30 2012 - Stanford Graduate School of Business has reported that its graduates are much more likely to
become entrepreneurs than ever before. 16% of the class of 2011 have already started their own businesses compared to a mere
5% in the early 1990s and 10-year trend data is suggesting that there is a generational shift toward entrepreneurship.
April 24 2012 - There is evidence to suggest that organizations are only achieving 'surface diversity' while
key customer-facing staff such as servers are behaving in a racist way towards diners.
March 9 2012 - A growing number of internet users have split themselves into
multiple personalities (albeit web-based) to conduct day-to-day business.
March 2 2012 - Employees need to feel like they are progressing. If you think about a time when you did something extraordinary at work, most
likely you accomplished a difficult goal that was important to the organization.
December 7 2011 - Using the Internet for job-hunting reduced time spent unemployed by an
average of 25%.
December 6 2011 - Employees who have flexibility in the workplace tend to sustain healthier lifestyle habits.
August 26 2011 - Recruiting practices need to be consistent with branding strategies or organizations risk missing out on top talent and potential
July 12 2011 - Employees still do not trust company management, nearly three years after the
beginning of the economic downturn, according to results from a Maritz© Poll conducted by Maritz Research.
April 22 2011 - A half of the participants in an online survey conducted for Globoforce think that employee performance reviews do not provide
accurate appraisals of their work.
April 20 2011 - New research shows that jobless Americans face discrimination unrelated to their skills or
to ways in which they lost their previous jobs.
March 12 2011 - A recently published study indicates that honesty pays off for job applicants.
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