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Take a look at how these 7 influential HR leaders share their valuable experiences in the industry and thoughts on their vocation. Each of these books will enlighten the readers about what matters at the end of the day. Every aspiring leader and HR professional must get their hands on these to learn how to develop a positive approach and overcome obstacles in their career. Work...

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Here are 7 oft-forgotten productivity factors to look out for. 1. Poor Health Illness alone costs the US economy $576B each year. Of this cost, $117 billion is due to absence and worker’s compensation, while another $232 billion come from medical and pharmacy costs. Many would suggest that poor health is clearly at the forefront of our minds when thinking about productivity, but therein lies the difference between...

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The holiday season is upon us, and many individuals are reflecting on their past year, both personally and professionally. In the workplace, leaders and employees alike are contemplating their successes in 2015 and identifying areas where they would like to focus more attention in 2016 and beyond. For many organizations, one area that continues to receive attention is employee engagement. With the number of engaged employees...

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Thirty years ago, a hardworking female executive in Japan had to hide in the washroom until all the men in her company had left before she could return to her desk to finish her work. It was deemed unacceptable for female employees to stay in the office after 5pm. Today, the percentage of women in leadership positions in companies such as Shiseido’s Japanese operations have increased...

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Workplaces have always had multiple generations working side by side. There's the fresh-faced younger generation of newcomers, the established middle generation that holds most of the management roles and the older generation of senior executives who are 30 or 40 years into their careers. Each of these distinct age groups comes with their own generational differences, which can cause some friction among colleagues and bosses. The...

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It's the holiday season! The holidays are a time of celebration, food, and fun, but it is also a time where companies must be sensitive to the varying religious and cultural customs of employees. It is nearly impossible to acknowledge every holiday celebrated during this time, however there are steps organizations can take to create an inclusive environment around the holidays. Here are three steps...

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