The most bizarre interview we’ve ever heard about

This idiotic candidate broke three basic rules of job interviewing: 1) Don’t show up drunk, 2) don’t get angry when you’re asked questions, and 3) don’t assault the boss. And...
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4 ways the GOP could actually change Obamacare

With Republicans now in control of both houses of Congress, Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell has publicly vowed to repeal the healthcare reform law at any cost. That’s not going to happen while President...
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No, the world is not fair. Good-looking people do better. Get over it.

Apparently, the world is exactly as superficial as we all feared. Richard Madison, marketing executive of the online Brighton School of Business and Management in Britain, recently put together some stats...
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Successful Delegation — Developing Your Productivity Skills

Learn how to master the skill of delegation and become more productive at work. One of the fundamental problems that people have when making the step up to management is the inability to delegate effectively....
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BizSpeak 2014: What those workplace phrases really mean

A cynic might claim the language of business is really secret code. Well, we’ve deciphered it.   Actually, we didn’t crack the case — Luke Lewis, writing on the Irish Times website,...
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Are these strippers employees? Judge makes $10.8M call

You know the cost of misclassifying employees as independent contractors. But can you determine whether or not these exotic dancers were employees? Here are the facts: The dancers couldn’t adjust...
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Employers won’t like this federal court ‘mixed motive’ ruling

All along, employers have been told they can terminate an at-will employee — even if a member of a protected class — as long at it had a legitimate business reason for doing so. A recent court...
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Employers still committed to offering health plans in 2015

Looks like despite all the back-and-forth about the future of Obamacare, companies remain steadfast in their committment to offering employees medical plans in the next year.   A new survey from the Society...
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Open Enrollment Communications Best Practices Playbook

Here’s an opportunity to reimagine your open enrollment. This playbook includes creative ways to influence your communication strategy to help you maximize reach and engagement. It includes checklists,...
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One manager’s 22 forbidden workplace words

“You will speak properly when you walk through these doors. These words are banned.” That message greeted Chick-fil-A employees and was followed by a list of slang terms their manager had...
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