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"You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind. "

--  Unknown

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Register Now to IHR Conference on August 17/18, 2011 on Leadership

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We invite you to attend one or more of the great conferences offered by   Conferences are offered virtually.  You will earn IHR and HRCI credits, and have access to industry leaders through their trade show booths. Registration space is limited – so register today!

IHR - Institute for Human Resources Virtual Workshops

Developing Organizational Leadership Capabilities
- August 17 - 18, 2011
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Rewards and Recognition
- August 22 - 23, 2011
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Canadian Masters in HR Strategy and Execution Virtual Workshops
- August 25 - 26, 2011
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Integrated Talent Management
- August 30 - 31, 2011
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Legal and Compliance: Managing Employer Risk Virtual Workshops
- September 8 - 9, 2011
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Contingent Worker

Outgrowing a Sense of Entitlement
Do you worry your employees are too passive? Do you get a sense that they sit around waiting for the world to be handed to them?
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The Art of Letting Go: Freeing Up Grief, Defusing Power Struggles and Inspiring Flow
The phrase "letting go" has long been a vital part of my stress management overview, especially related to breaking the "erosive spiral" of that all-consuming "b"-word.
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The Evolution of Team Synergy: Transforming Parts into Partners
That the term “synergy” keeps showing up on my mental radar and calendar is not surprising. But yesterday, I experienced the “mother nature” variation.
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Integrated Healthcare Strategies’ Survey On Advanced Practice Clinicians Provides Unique Pay Data
Survey reporting data on compensating advanced practice clinician providers, whom are now heavily utilized to increase patient access and improve quality and efficiency.
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Behave Yourself
There's a reason I devote so much energy to addressing interpersonal challenges in successful businesspeople: The higher up they go, the more their problems are behavioral.
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Companies Must Justify School-Leavers Recruitment Schemes
Employers, who are increasingly opening their graduate recruitment programs up to school-leavers, must make sure they have good business reasons for doing so.
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Location. Location. Location.
In the game of finding a job, being at the right place at the right time can be invaluable to both the job seeker and potential employer.
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Compliance Cost and Value
The burden for proof of compliance with various federal and state labor laws is getting tougher, and enforcement is getting more thorough.
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Hiring cliches
The board must have a concept based on which a strategy may be built before they start talking to candidates.
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> Making Telework Work - Summary

In Making Telework Work, authors Evan H. Offstein and Jason M. Morwick define telework as incorporating and optimizing technology to be productive, to collaborate better, and to be more proactive.

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Participate in this week's research initiative to find out what your peers are doing. Please make sure that you're logged in.

Featured Surveys and Polls :

Retention: Is it Challenging?

Gender Equity: Do you perform reviews?

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QR Codes in your Training: Improving Learning and Performance
In this highly interactive session, you'll use one of the hottest mobile tech trends to find information and discover ways to incorporate this tool into any organization to support learning & improve performance.

Date: August 9, 2011
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Drive Workforce Efficiency, Productivity and Engagement by leveraging Mobile HR
In this webcast, you will learn about several notable findings about mobile applications, their acceptance in the workplace, current usage, and future indicators.

Date: August 10, 2011
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Be the Phoenix: Staying Motivated and Resilient in Tough Times
This webcast provides stories, insights, and a thoughtful and reflective way to enhance our ability to respond positively to life’s vagaries, especially in our careers.

Date: August 10, 2011
Time: 3:30 - 4:30 PM ET

10 Things IT Won’t Tell You About Your Performance Management System
IT must be involved in the procurement of any HR Software application, including Performance Management, but there are serious questions about the...

Date: August 11, 2011
Time: 11:00 - 12:00 PM ET

Vital Answers for Workforce Analytics: Operational Metrics
Join us for the Vital Answers for Workforce Analytics webinar series to gain a comprehensive understanding of essential metrics across the four categories of Operations, Recruiting, Retention...

Date: August 11, 2011
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET

Leadership Development: The Four Corners of Empathetic Assertiveness
Successful leaders exhibit skills that may look natural and easy yet are truly the result of paying close attention and being responsive to the whole environment.

Date: August 11, 2011
Time: 3:00 - 4:00 PM ET

Employees Think You’re a Horrible Boss – Why You Should Engage your Workforce Before They’re Hired
The economic downturn leaves in its wake overworked and frustrated employees ready to jump ship at the first sign of opportunity. Employee engagement is the key to sustaining a long and...

Date: August 16, 2011
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Fourth Annual 2011 Global RPO report Summary
This report builds a picture of global business leaders’ views and practices related to recruiting and recruitment process outsourcing (RPO).

Date: August 23, 2011
Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM ET


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