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Emotional Notions

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Every manager who abruptly halts a conversation to race off to the next meeting should be advised to brush up on emotional intelligence. Adele Lynn, a Pennsylvania-based author and consultant, advises clients that if they feel rushed during a particular day they are mor... More »

Short-Sighted Changes Prevent HR from Becoming True Asset

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The survey conducted by Deloitte Consulting indicated that revamping HR is still mostly about savings, systems, and processes, despite rising demands for the HR department to meet the challenges of an increasingly competitive business environment. One strategy that comp... More »

The Sound of Teamwork

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His staff members may be unaware of it, but the ultra intense senior vice president just might have the pipes of Harry Connick Jr. or the soul of Sam Cooke. A team building exercise focused on creative innovation gives organizations a chance to belt out their best melod... More »

Workplace Gloom is Universal

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Learning professionals are all too familiar with the prevailing profile of Generation Y. Its members expect autonomy, crave praise, and become frustrated easily. While those characteristics may ring true, a new survey reveals that older workers are nearly as discontente... More »

Chinese Employers Fight Retention Battle: Job-Hopping has Become an Accepted Practice Among Chinese Workers

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Paula Ketter

Of the 862 employees surveyed for Employee Retention in China, 2006 - 2007, 25 percent had already had three or more jobs in their career. Twenty percent of those surveyed expected to leave their positions in the next year. "Turnover in China continues to be a problem,"... More »