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Dec. 2014

Are Performance Reviews Dead?
"Good Cheer" - or the "Holiday Blues"?
For many employees, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year; for others, they intensify pre-existing stress and anxiety. Learn how to spot the "holiday blues" and more serious mental health problems in employees -- and address issues constructively.
Spot the Holiday Blues
More Companies are Cutting HR -- and it's a bad idea

Quick. Delicious. Portable. Healthy. 8 breakfast ideas to start your day in a great frame of mind.

Trying to eke by with a granola bar and coffee? Here are eight prep-ahead breakfast options that will get you off to a better start each morning.

8 Breakfast Recipes

HR Blog Watch: Who Defines Success? You Do!

Success shouldn't be defined by other people. You should define what success looks like for you!

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More Companies are Cutting HR -- and it's a bad idea

Overworked -- and Paying the Price

  1. In the U.S., 85.8 percent of males and 66.5 percent of females work more than 40 hours per week.
  2. Americans work 137 more hours per year than Japanese workers, 260 more hours per year than British workers, and 499 more hours per year than French workers.
  3. Stress is the #1 cause of health problems -- mentally and physically.
  4. Stress costs U.S. businesses roughly $300 billion a year as a result of absenteeism, reduced productivity levels and employee turnover.

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Blog Highlights

Keeping Your Employees Happy Over the Holidays

The holidays are a busy time, but that's no excuse for letting employee satisfaction slip. Read this article for several ways to keep your employees happy over the holidays.

Click here for 4 ways to keep employees happy. >>

7 Tips for Being the Boss Everyone Wants to Work For

Being a boss is never easy, but being the boss your employees want and need can sometimes seem like an impossible task. Read this article for tips on being the boss that employees want to work for.

Click here for 7 ways to be a better boss. >>
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