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Top 10: HR Daily Advisor 2014 Year in Review

As we reach the end of 2014, we take a look back at some of your favorite articles. Here’s a list of the top 10 posts on the HR Daily Advisor website this year.

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Tips for Preventing Fraud in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Most employers understand the benefits of workers’ compensation insurance. If an employee is injured on the job, the insurance kicks in to pay for the medical bills and at least a portion of the lost wages while the employee recovers. The employee doesn’t have to fear losing his or her livelihood after reporting the injury, so there is less incentive to keep injuries quiet. The employer doesn’t usually have to fear negligence lawsuits (except in extreme cases) for simple work injuries. (In the past, these suits were the only way for an employee to get bills covered, so they were much more common—workers’ compensation is in place to reduce this issue.)

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Most Unusual Holiday Gifts Exchanged at the Workplace—2014 Edition

It’s that time of year again for CareerBuilder’s annual holiday survey that asked workers to share the most unusual gifts they’ve received from a coworker during the holiday season.

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HTHJ Managers? They’re Sending Your Best People Packing

Do you have managers who say to their employees, “You should be Happy To Have a Job”? That mindset isn’t going to do it, says Consultant Ron Katz. With that attitude, your best people are out looking.

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Fixing Engagement—What to Do

Yesterday’s Advisor featured Nicole Price’s take on engagement—it has to be coupled with personal accountability; today, her tips for getting your engagement going.

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Santa’s on the Naughty List This Year

You would think Santa would be unbiased to all children, but that’s not the case for one mall Santa in Mission Viejo, California. A local Santa and elf committed a cardinal sin recently, and we’re not talking about robbing the mall.

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Engagement = Results, Right? Not So Fast

Engagement drives results, right? It’s not that easy, suggests Consultant Nicole Price. Personal accountability has to be part of the equation.

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Flying mistletoe and distracted drone driver cause work-related accident

We just gave you the HR slant on the beloved reindeer Rudolph. Flying reindeer are a holiday tradition. But when a chain restaurant in Brooklyn decided to experiment with “mobile mistletoe,” a workplace accident occurred—to an employee of another company!

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Minimum Wage Requirements 101

Does your organization pay minimum wage for any roles? What about roles that are paid above minimum wage, but still close to it? Did you know this may not be enough to be legal if you’re taking certain deductions off that pay? Did you know that you may not be able to pay only the federal minimum wage if your local minimum wage regulations differ? Let’s take a closer look at some minimum wage basics.

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Does Competition Among Employees Work as a Motivator?

Can competition among employees serve as a motivator of performance? This is quite a conundrum, because there are arguments on both sides of the coin. Perhaps you’ve just read an article saying that competition is a brilliant way to encourage employees to a higher level of performance by stimulating their competitive spirit. That article may be right, but there are also individuals who shy away from competitive situations—such scenarios could actually hinder their ability to perform well. In short, it depends on the personalities of the employees and whether the work tasks lend themselves well to a competitive environment. Let’s take a look at some of the pros and cons of competitive work environments.

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