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Which do you believe? You can’t trust anyone in HR: they get you talking, look sympathetic, and then turn everything … Continue reading How HR Shoots Itself in the Foot
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Crises like the COVID-19 global pandemic, or other natural or man-made disasters such as cyber-attacks, earthquakes, workplace violence, hurricanes, massive … Continue reading Retention Strategies a “Must” During a COVID-19
Part 6 of the “What Employees Really Want for Christmas” series): the long-lasting benefits of professional development: My employer expects … Continue reading Prove You Respect Your Employees & Their Investment in Your Company
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