February 20, 2013
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  • How employers should prepare for the Affordable Care Act
    March means employers will need to send workers written notices that explain state and federal health care exchanges and that offer the option of purchasing health coverage from an exchange. Some employers may find that most workers want to stick with the coverage they have, lawyer David Barron writes. Employers should plan for the worst-case scenario, Barron writes. (2/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Recruiting & Retention 
  • Firms aim to lure mothers back to the workforce
    Firms including McKinsey & Co. and Bain & Co. have initiated recruiting programs aimed at mothers who left the workforce or switched to part-time work after having children. The loss of talent caused by women leaving the workforce is particularly troublesome in professions such as banking and consulting, Leslie Kwoh writes. The Wall Street Journal (2/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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Benefits & Compensation 
  • Examine the risks of rewards to push extroverts
    Extroverts tend to be more motivated by the prospect of a reward than introverts are, and therefore are more susceptible to reckless behavior in pursuit of goals, says Dr. Janice Dorn, a neuroscientist. Organizations should ask whether they want to reinforce the reward-seeking tendencies of extroverts or keep those tendencies in check, Ann Bares writes. Compensation Cafe blog (2/15) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
  • Analysis: Most Americans have missed out on income gains
    Most of the income gains from the U.S. economic recovery that began in 2009 have gone to the upper 1%, according to an analysis by economist Emmanuel Saez of the University of California, Berkeley. In fact, real incomes for the lower 99% are less than they were at the end of the recession. Saez says this pattern of upward income redistribution is expected to persist. CBS MoneyWatch (2/17) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Regulatory & Legal Update 
  • Mandatory bus rides don't require compensation, court rules
    Employees who are required to take a 20- to 30-minute bus ride to and from a designated parking area every day are not entitled to compensation for time spent traveling, a federal appeals ruled last month. The employees are subject to company rules of conduct while on the bus, but are not required to perform any work, and can read or sleep. (2/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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The HR Leader 
  • How to control your business like a chessboard
    Axcient CEO Justin Moore says his time as a chess player helped prepare him to be a better boss. "Chess is constantly teaching you to think about what comes next, and what comes after that, and what the repercussions could be," Moore says. Fast Company online (2/19) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
Workplace Chatter 
  • How to be assertive with your handshake
    A great handshake can earn respect and impress others, and various techniques can communicate different messages, say Barbara and Allan Pease, authors of "The Definitive Book of Body Language." For example, the "upper hand" technique "communicates that you want to take control of the encounter," their book says. The Week (2/18) LinkedInFacebookTwitterGoogle+Email this Story
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