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June 23, 2017
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9 ways to prep workers for active-shooter scenarios
9 ways to prepare workers for active-shooter scenarios
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Companies should prepare employees for an active-shooter situation, writes safety-training expert Judie Smithers. She offers nine tips for training, including how to spot potentially violent behavior, how to evacuate or hide, and what to do when law enforcement arrives.
The Business Journals (tiered subscription model)/Denver (6/22) 
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Are employees engaging with your healthcare program?
Delivering high value healthcare programs is no longer optional — it's a necessity. Join Chief Medical Officer, Jeff Dobro as he shares how companies can harness the untapped potential of primary care to drive stronger results. Click here to register.
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Recruiting & Retention
Google job-search feature goes live
Google on Tuesday launched its advanced job-search tool, allowing any job seeker to find and filter relevant job openings with a simple keyword search. Google has teamed with Facebook, Glassdoor, CareerBuilder and LinkedIn, among others, to bring more search results to users.
CNBC (6/20) 
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Do-it-yourself vs. Doing it right
A highly-engaged workforce drives results and employee engagement programs are key to success. But most companies still lack on-the-ground programs for employee engagement and alignment. Learn how to leverage time and resources with a social recognition program in the whitepaper "Do-it-yourself vs. Doing it right".
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Leadership & Development
Benefits & Compensation
Senate bill calls for steep cuts to Medicaid, end of mandate
Senate bill calls for steep cuts to Medicaid, end of mandate
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Senate Republicans on Thursday released a 142-page bill, aimed at repealing and replacing portions of the Affordable Care Act, that would also make steep cuts to Medicaid and end the requirement for all Americans to have health insurance while creating new federal tax credits to help people buy coverage. The bill would allow states to drop benefits mandated by the ACA, such as maternity and mental health care, and it would continue cost-sharing reduction payments through 2020.
Forbes (6/22),  The New York Times (free-article access for SmartBrief readers) (6/22) 
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The HR Leader
Gender balance in the workplace leads to culture growth
Having gender balance in the workforce helps create a better company culture, writes Joseph Smith. Organizations that want to see positive change need to take an active role in creating parity for a more productive workforce, he adds.
The Australian (free content) (6/21) 
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Workplace Chatter
Teen coder offers work-life balance tips
A 15-year-old coder recently spoke at the Catalyst Conference in San Francisco about how she balances work with school. Keila Banks says the best advice she's heard is simple: do what you love.
VentureBeat (6/20) 
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