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vacation

Vacation Rules! (All Work and No Play Makes Workers Leave Your Employ)

Do you ever find it interesting that some of the most tangled topics of HR administration primarily concern the hours when your employees aren’t at work? When employees are in the workplace, we have a pretty good idea of what they should and shouldn’t be doing and how to reasonably regulate their work-related behavior. But […]

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Don’t Let Them Eat Cake

Office celebrations are a great time for staff to gather and socialize, but could these celebrations also be bad for your health? Civil service workers in the United Kingdom (U.K.) were recently asked to stop bringing in cake for fear it would put other workers in danger, labeling cake a “public health hazard.”

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vegan

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be a Vegan Butcher

In high school, we had to take a test that helped us determine what we wanted to be when we graduated. I’m not sure if all high school students had to go through that test, but if so, I’m curious to know what your results said you were going to be—and are you actually in […]

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Great Service Rewarded with Massive Tip

Waitresses can sometimes have it rough. Especially if they work at Hooters and dye their hair or have to rescue a dog from a hot car. Most waitresses work below minimum wage and must survive on tips alone. For college students, who are struggling to make ends meet while paying for school, this next story […]

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Work Perk: Companies Offering Paid Vacations … WITH Spending Money!

Attracting and retaining top talent seems like it has become a rat race to see who can offer the better perk in the hopes of gaining the best and brightest the workforce has to offer. However, companies aren’t just offering these benefits to gain employees; they’re also offering them to help their current staff, who […]

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culture

Recognition and Rewards Best Practice: Tie Your Program to Company Culture

A positive employee experience makes people both less likely to leave their current job and more likely to go the extra mile for their employers.  And recognition and rewards programs are certainly one way to create a better work environment.  What are the most effective practices for employers who are thinking of rolling out or […]

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